Harnett County,
North Carolina

Department on Aging 

Welcome

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, In-Home Aide-Level I, Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Elderly Nutrition Program, Community, Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP), Alternatives Program for Disabled Adults (CAP/DA), Medicare Counseling through the SHIIP Program, and others.

Important Announcements
Older American's Month Celebration

The Sampson County Department of Aging Garland Senior Center invites you to come and join them at 9:00am on Thursday May 25th for the opening ceremony. The theme this year is "AGE OUT LOUD", so come prepared to have an experience with the many senior citizens in our county that are "AGING OUT LOUD”. You will have an opportunity to visit our many vendors, participate in a Family Caregiver Sponsored Cake Walk, play Bingo, dance, win prizes, fellowship, listen to music and have a delicious Hot Dog lunch!! Click on the title for more information or call Marie Faircloth at 910-529-3937.


Dispose of Unused or Expired Medicines

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.To view a list of drug disposal sites located in Harnett County click on the title.


Caregiver College

Are you caring for an aging loved one? You are not alone. Attend a free seminar to gain practical caregiving information while loving on your aging loved one. Click on the title for more information and to register.


Sailing into Better Health Senior Fair

We are proud to announce that plans are underway for the "Sailing into Better Health" Senior Fair sponsored by Harnett County RSVP. Area senior citizens are already asking when it will be held and vendors are ready to register so mark your calendar for Thursday, May 11th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2:00pm at the Dunn Community Center on 205 Jackson Road in Dunn. We invite you to join us as an exhibitor to showcase your business, agency or organization. Each exhibit space is 10’ x 10’ with electricity provided upon request. The registration fee for a Local Business is $100 and $65 for a Government/Non-Profit Organization. For questions and more information contact the Harnett County Division on Aging at 910-893-7579 or click on the title.


 
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