Transportation: Provide rides to and from medical appointments.
Friendly Caller: Weekday calls to homebound recipients for a “friendly hello”.
Visitation: Provide short visits for socialization and/or longer visits for relieving family caregivers.
Personal Shopper: Pickup, fulfill, & deliver groceries, food pantry requests, and prescriptions.
Project Joy: Procure, arrange, and deliver donated flowers to those suffering illness or loss, celebrating milestones, or just needing a “lift”.
Handy Person: Provide assistance with minor home repairs inside or outside the home.
Pastoral Counseling: Counseling sessions offered by appointment only with a certified volunteer counselor.
Financial Care Counseling: In partnership with other organizations, provide financial & insurance support via phone and in-person appointments with a Financial and Certified SHIIP Counselor.
Legal Aide Consulting: In partnership with Legal Aid of NC, provide legal support with civil matters involving basic human needs such as safety, shelter, income, and more via phone and in-person appointments.
Elder Law Legal Aide: Providing legal support via phone and in-person appointments with an Attorney.
Senior Enrichment Programs: A full-time “Center of Excellence” offering a variety of life enriching activities and classes in: arts, education and enrichment, fun and games, and health and wellness.
Bill Radisch Computer Center for Seniors: Offer one on one computer and other electronic device operational education and assistance.
Caregiver Support Group: Monthly meetings held for caregivers needing support.
Equipment Loan Program: Loan out durable medical equipment such as canes, walkers, and wheelchairs for short-term or long-term needs on a renewable basis.
Income Tax Preparation: Free annual income tax return preparation appointments February through mid-April in partnership with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program.
Information & Referrals: Provide a variety of resources for aging and/or disabled adults.
Advocacy: Provide meetings and events to raise awareness of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in conjunction with local law enforcement.
Senior Enrichment Center
On-Going Programs, Services, and Drop-in Activities
ARTS & CRAFTS PROGRAMS
American Sewing Guild ~ 10:00 am, 3rd Wednesday, Dues apply
Basket Weaving ~ 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Instructor and Supply fees apply
Bee Quilters ~ 9:30 am, Tuesday
Needle Arts ~ 10:00 am, Thursday
Rubber Stamping ~ Kit fees apply
M. McManus Classes: 6:30 pm, 1stFriday or 9:00 am, 2nd Friday
Tedder Bear Stamping ~ 4:00 pm, Thursdays, YouTube Live
Tatting ~ via Zoom, 1:00 pm, Monday
Four Seasons Watercolor Club ~ 1:00 pm, Wednesday, Club fees: $32 annually
Watercolor Lessons ~ Beginner lessons, $35 per person (call for schedule)
EDUCATION & ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS
Acoustic Jam ~ 10:00 am, Tuesday
Books Ignite! Book Club ~ 10:00 pm, 3rd Tuesday
Caregiver Education and Support Group ~ 11:00 am, 2nd Monday, first hour an education topic followed by a one-hour support groups session.
Bill Radisch Computer Learning Center ~ Wednesday and Friday mornings by appointment. $5.00
Qipao (Chinese Dress Performance Group) ~ 7:30 pm Monday, requires a commitment to the group as the group creates routines and performs in costume at local festivals. Pre-registration is required for this group.
Lectures and Lessons on a variety of topics are offered monthly. Check Center calendar each month for current schedule.
Open Enrollment Medicare Appointments ~ schedule varies year to year mid-October to early December.
Appointments are schedules for individuals and couples with a certified SHIIP counselor to assist with unbiased Medicare Healthcare choices.
HEALTH & WELLNESS PROGRAMS
Chair Yoga ~ 1:00 pm, Thursday, First class free. $5.00/week
Line Dancing ~ Beginner: 1:00 pm, Monday, Advanced: 2:00 pm, Monday, $6.00/week
REFIT® ~ 2:30 pm, Friday
Square Dancing ~ 3:30 pm Monday, Fees apply.
Stretch & Flex Exercise ~ 10:00 am, Tuesday & Thursday
Tai Chi ~ 10:00 am, Wednesday, $5.00/week.
FUN & GAMES PROGRAMS
Bingo ~ 10:00 am, Friday. Bring two prizes and win two prizes.
Bridge ~ 12:30 pm, Tuesday
Games & Conversation ~ 10:00 am, Wednesday
Cribbage ~ 6:00 pm, Wednesday, September – May
Hand & Foot Canasta ~ 12:00 pm, Tuesday & Friday
Lowy Movie Day ~ 1:00 3rd Mon.
Mah Jongg ~ 12:30 pm, Wednesday
DROP-IN ACTIVITIES *
Jigsaw Puzzle Library – puzzles are available for pick-up Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm.
*All other Drop-in Activities are on hold at this time.