The Harnett County Division on Aging Coordinates services and programs for older adults, educates the public in successful aging, acts as a catalyst for new programs and services in the interest of older adults. Services for the elderly, including advocacy, information and referral, minor home repair, In-Home Aide-Level I, Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Volunteer Center, Elderly Nutriton Program, Community, Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP), Alternatives Program for Disabled Adults (CAP/DA), Medicare Counseling through the SHIIP Program, and others.
|Medication Safety Tips |
Proper disposal of unused drugs saves lives and protects the environment. Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue, leading to accidental poisoning, overdose, and abuse. Help protect your family, community and environment! Click on the title to view a listing of prescription drug disposal sites in Harnett County. Medication safety tips: Dispose of unused, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs. Be smart about storage; keep medicines in their original bottles or containers. Review all your medicines with your doctor or pharmacist, do this at least once a year, or when you start using a new medicine. Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children and away from pets. For more information 910-893-7550.
"Medicare Summary Notices: Are Those Charges Really MIne?"
This workshop will be good for all Medicare beneficiaries as well as new to Medicare beneficiaries. The Harnett County Family Caregiver Support Program will be partnering with the Town of Lillington and Senior Medicare Patrol Program to offer information to help you protect yourself from Medicare fraud, waste, and abuse.
You will learn how to read and understand your Medicare estimate of benefits. For more information and to RSVP please call 910-814-6073.
Matter of Balance
- We are hoping to host "Matter of Balance", a fall prevention course in the near future. Please contact Brittany Weathersbee at 910-814-6075 if you are interested in attending.