Harnett County, North Carolina
 
Parks & Recreation 
 
Purpose and Program Objectives

Purpose:

  • To provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere where older adults may receive friendship, good nutrition and valuable information for the needs of those people over the age of 60.
  • To explore the potential of everyday living.
  • To learn that older adults are the most valuable natural resource.
  • To improve ones way of life at home and within the community.

Program Objectives:

  • To establish a community focal point for older adults activities and services.
  • To provide public information about older adult services.
  • To provide community education on specific problems of the elderly and resources to assist with these problems.
  • To provide advocacy regarding issues of the elderly to offer opportunities for community involvement for odler adults and others.