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Chatham County Council on Aging Online & Distance: Offerings and Resources

Online & Distance: Offerings and Resources

Downloads If you are using Zoom on your computer, you will want “Zoom Client for Meetings.”For a smartphone or tablet, you will want “Zoom Mobile Apps” The Chatham County Council on Aging strongly recommends that you consult with your physician before beginning any exercise program.

Chatham County Council on Aging Online & Distance: Offerings and Resources 2020-04-15T15:30:02-04:00

Chatham County Seniors Have Online and Phone Line Options to Keep Them Moving and Learning From Home

Chatham County Senior Citizens Have Online and Phone Line Options to Keep Them Moving and Learning From Home

Chatham County Council on Aging is now offering online events or events over the phone! Family and Consumer Service Agent, Phyllis Smith, will be presenting on Thursday, April 16, 2020. She will be discussing COVID-19 Safety using Zoom. The Chatham County Council on Aging will also offer other online events.

Chatham County Seniors Have Online and Phone Line Options to Keep Them Moving and Learning From Home 2020-04-15T15:22:41-04:00

How to Join a ZOOM Meeting

Joining a Meeting

In this article, we will discuss how to join an instant meeting through an email invite, an instant messaging invite, from the browser, from the Zoom desktop and mobile application, from a landline or mobile phone, and with a H.323 or SIP device.

How to Join a ZOOM Meeting 2020-04-15T15:26:48-04:00

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
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