Focus on Education

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Includes, but not limited to, Fearrington Cares Education Committee programs and events, Olli classes, Peer Learning classes, Galloway Ridge education events, Great Decisions programming, online learning, UNC & Duke opportunities, etc.

Free Matter of Balance Course

MATTER OF BALANCE
Do you have concerns about falling? Have you been struggling with maintaining your balance?
Many older adults are concerned about falling and restrict their activities. This award-winning program is designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. It is an evidenced-based health education program and it is free of charge. While simple exercises will be used, it is not an exercise class.

Minimum Number of people: 3 minimum and 8 maximum

Registration by Thursday, September 26
To register call the Passmore Center front desk, 919-245-2015
Instructor: Geri Kanne, MSN, ANP-BC
Fee: FREE
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Drive, Hillsborough, NC 27278

Classes will be held from Tuesday, Oct 2 through Nov 19 (242000-02)
Time: 10 am – 12 pm, or 1- 3 pm

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Free Matter of Balance Course 2019-09-18T17:27:51-04:00

Free Seminar Raises Awareness About Scams & Fraudulent Schemes Targeting Seniors

Event Also Recognizes Elder Abuse Awareness Month

Each year North Carolina recognizes Elder Abuse Awareness Month from Mother’s Day to Father’s Day. Increasing awareness of one of the most vulnerable populations is now more important than ever. The Adult Services Division of Chatham County Social Services Services, Cooperative Extension and the Council on Aging and NC Cooperative Extension jointly host a free event on the dangers of scams to bring awareness of elder abuse to you and your loved ones.

The seminar will be held on Thursday, May 30, 9:30 AM to Noon at the Council on Aging;-Western Senior Center at 112 Village Lake Road in Siler City. [MAP]

The program will include such topics scams and fraudulent schemes through the internet, sweepstakes, lotteries, home repairs, phone and telemarketing scams, reverse mortgages and Medicare fraud. Presenters include Hugh Harris with NC Department of Justice, Stephanie Bias with NC Department of Insurance, and the Chatham County Council on Aging.

Free Seminar Raises Awareness About Scams & Fraudulent Schemes Targeting Seniors 2019-05-06T13:26:04-04:00

Second Senior Education Conference on November 7, 2018 at Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center in Pittsboro

Enjoy a day-long program of educational sessions on health and wellness, planning for the future, safety, and nutrition. Lunch included.

The Chatham County Council on Aging, in partnership with NC Cooperative Extension Service, is putting together a day-long program of educational sessions on a wide range of topics.

SPEAKER: The keynote speaker is Dr. James Johnson and he will be speaking on the “Browning and Graying of America”—Implications of Immigration for an Aging Population. It is sure to be a thought-provoking presentation.

TOPICS COVERED: Among the many other topics that will be addressed during the day by speakers from Chatham and surrounding counties include (more…)

Second Senior Education Conference on November 7, 2018 at Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center in Pittsboro 2018-08-20T10:12:23-04:00