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A Cautionary Tale: Anatomy of the All-Too-Common “Grandma” Targeted Phone Scam

2018-06-14T08:47:13+00:00

National City Grandma Target of Huge Scam

 


Beth Baker got a phone call saying that her grandson was in trouble. A week later, she had lost tens of thousands of dollars. See a prosecutating District Attorney explain the details of how this common scam works and how to recognize the warning signs that you could be being set up to become a victim.

A Cautionary Tale: Anatomy of the All-Too-Common “Grandma” Targeted Phone Scam 2018-06-14T08:47:13+00:00

Chatham County 8th Annual Alzheimer’s Walk & 5K Run on September 15, 2018

2018-06-11T22:09:03+00:00

Alzheimer’s 5K Run

Ending the Alzheimer’s Epidemic with Dr. Todd Cohen and Peggy Best Friday, June 29, 4:00-5:30 p.m. – Chapin Auditorium As the kick-off to our Longest Day campaign, Dr. Todd Cohen, Assistant Professor and researcher at the UNC Neuroscience Center, and Peggy Best, Director of the Alzheimer’s Association Eastern North Carolina Chapter, will be joining us for an evening of celebration and education on the recent strides made in Alzheimer’s research.

Chatham County 8th Annual Alzheimer’s Walk & 5K Run on September 15, 2018 2018-06-11T22:09:03+00:00

Get Ready for New Medicare Cards (After June 2018)

2018-06-06T20:33:58+00:00

Coming starting in June 2018! A more secure ID card.

Between April 2018 and April 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will mail new Medicare cards to all people with Medicare. The new cards will have a new unique Medicare Number instead of a Social Security Number. Medicare will automatically mail the new cards to the beneficiary address on file with the Social Security Administration.

CMS will mail the new cards in waves. Starting in April 2018, people with Medicare will be able to check the status of card mailings in their area on Medicare .gov. The first wave of cards will be mailed between April and June to people with Medicare in all states and territories. North Carolina residents will begin to receive their new card starting in June.

Get Ready for New Medicare Cards (After June 2018) 2018-06-06T20:33:58+00:00

PBS Special on WUNC-TV: “Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years”

2018-06-01T22:02:17+00:00

Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years | Preview | PBS Presents

Join Meredith Vieira to explore the latest research on aging and how to master our lives.


Description: “Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years” hosted by Meredith Vieira, sheds light on the complex and sometimes confusing information about healthy aging. Based on the latest scientific research, this documentary program carves a path toward understanding what it means as we age and how the latest information can help you master your life as you age
Broadcast Schedule:
Saturday, June 2, 05:00 pm on UNC-TV
Wednesday, June 13, 02:00 am on UNC-TV
Duration: 1:27:36

PBS Special on WUNC-TV: “Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years” 2018-06-01T22:02:17+00:00

Chatham County Council on Aging Invites You to View 2018-2023 Aging Plan

2018-05-31T09:50:57+00:00

Chatham Aging Plan – Chatham County Council on Aging

After a steering committee, representing all areas of Chatham, held three community forums in November 2017 to hear from Chatham residents of all ages, Chatham now has an Aging Plan! The purpose of these forums was to enable Chatham residents to voice their views and ideas to help the Committee select five priority areas that will provide the structure for the Aging Plan.

Chatham County Council on Aging Invites You to View 2018-2023 Aging Plan 2018-05-31T09:50:57+00:00

Community Presentation May 10, 2018: Chatham County’s New 5-Year Aging Plan

2018-05-05T10:09:21+00:00

The Chatham County Council on Aging is excited to announce that it has completed the development of a Five-Year Aging Plan. The plan involved several committees and community meetings over the past several months. The Council had valuable assistance from a Capstone Team of graduate students from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. The resulting plan is a guide outlining planning and programming for older residents for the next five years across Chatham County.

The Council on Aging invites county residents to attend a community presentation of the Aging Plan slated for Thursday, May 10, 4:00-5:00 PM, at the Chatham Community Library in Pittsboro. The library is on the campus of Central Carolina Community College campus in Pittsboro, which is near the Eastern Senior Center on Highway 87.

Light refreshments available. If you have questions, contact the Council on Aging at 919-542-4512.

Community Presentation May 10, 2018: Chatham County’s New 5-Year Aging Plan 2018-05-05T10:09:21+00:00

3rd Annual Cree Memorial Conversation

2018-04-23T23:09:04+00:00

See the Poster for Details.

Join Fearrington Cares in The Barn on April 25, 2018 at 1:30 pm for a conversation with Lee Anne McClymont, MHA, Founder of Innovative Elders, a company working with academics and business leaders to promote the experience and perspectives that the “average age” Fearrington resident can bring to the table, Lee Anne will discuss putting a plan in place to move through the transitory spaces and boundaries that we all encounter, as well as how to truly engage and open ourselves up to find personal satisfaction as we give and receive through networks and involvement in inter-generational communities.

At the conclusion of the presentation and discussion, we will have a drawing for gift certificates to local restaurants and a gift certificate for a night at The Fearrington House Inn!

3rd Annual Cree Memorial Conversation 2018-04-23T23:09:04+00:00