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Services We Offer

  • THE FEARRINGTON CARES CENTER WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 2019 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

  • Volunteers Always Needed and Welcome! Fearrington Cares can always use more volunteer drivers, handy people, computer jocks, and Fearrington Friends. If you have any interest in or questions about volunteering, please call the Center (919-542-6877).
  • Movement Classes

 
    • MONDAYS — Chair Yoga Mondays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Come welcome Tim Keim (one of our two newest movement instructors). Tim is a Pittsboro resident and an IAYT Certified Yoga Therapist & Ayurvedic Health Counselor with 25 years of experience, See his personal profile.
 
    • TUESDAYS — Qi Gong: Easy Movements to Reduce Stress and Increase Vitality with Patrick Marron (one of our two newest movement instructors) Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Six-week pilot: January 08, 2019—February 12th. View this short introduction.
 
  • Education Program  Ageless Dentistry and Your Health Jan. 24, 1:30 p.m. at The Gathering Place. Dr. Allen Samuelson, Professor and Director of the Geriatric Dental Clinic at the UNC School of Dentistry, will share helpful knowledge and advice to preserve your teeth and reduce the risk of other health problems. See this poster for more detail.
  • Learn Bystander CPR at The Gathering Place (Registration is required.). Friday, February 01 & Thursday, February 14 at 9:00 a.m. to Noon, or 1:00 pm. to 4:00 p.m. Also on Saturday, February 02 at 1:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m. Call the Fearrington Cares Center (919-542-6877) for more information or to register for a class. The American Heart Association charges $45 per person, which is payable at the class.
  • Especially during the winter season, Duke Energy (soon to be Dominion Energy) encourages everyone to have a plan should another severe storm cause extended power outages. You can sign up for outage alerts by texting REG to 57801 or enroll online.
  • The Chatham County Council on Aging seeks someone to serve as an alternate representative to the NC Senior Tar Heel Legislature (STHL), which provides a united voice for older residents on important state policy and funding issues. The deadline to express interest is January 28, 2019. See our News story here.

Nursing Services

Fearrington Cares offers the services of a Registered Nurse right here in the Village during office hours.

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Transportation

Volunteer drivers provide limited (within a 25-mile radius) transportation for specific needs.

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Computer Assistance

Computer Help volunteers can help you with connecting wires and troubleshooting other minor hardware and networking issues with PCs and Macs.

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Minor Home Repair

Handy Person volunteers can help with minor home repairs and small maintenance issues.

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Fearrington Friends

Fearrington Friends volunteers connect one-to-one with residents who may benefit from a friendly visit and regular social contact.

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Equipment Loans

Fearrington Cares can loan you equipment for medical needs or for visiting children.

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Support Groups

Fearrington Cares sponsors support groups that provide a safe place to explore the challenges, feelings and rewards that come with dealing with chronic health conditions, caregiving, grief and other issues.

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Movement Classes

Fearrington Cares sponsors Movement Classes every weekday at the Gathering Place.

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Educational Offerings

Fearrington Cares offers Educational Opportunities throughout the year on a variety of topics.

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Questions? Need More Information?

Contact Fearrington Cares (919-542-6877 or info@fearringtoncares.org) or just stop by the Center (9 a.m.–1 p.m., Monday–Friday)