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Our NEWS component is designed to augment our key traditional information streams, which include FHA Newsletter pages (prepared by Carolyn and John Boyle), ECares (prepared by Pat Skiver), and mail kiosk posters (prepared by Art Lituchy).
Since most information about Fearrington Cares will continue to be distributed by those traditional information streams, NEWS articles will be published aperiodically and you will not be deluged with NEWS notifications.
NEWS content is currently classified by the eight category labels briefly described in the following list. Additional categories may be added in the future.
Featured | Includes featured news stories of special interest and featured news about Fearrington Cares.
Focus on Chatham | Includes but not be limited to opportunities to “play” and opportunities to contribute in Chatham County.
Focus on Education | 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.
Focus on Technology | Includes but not be limited to computer safety, “wired for monitoring” homes, AI [artificial intelligence], etc. Covers high-and low-tech ways to make it easier for seniors to enjoy life and/or to age at home.
Fraud and Scam Alerts | Includes information about fraud and scam schemes targeting seniors, especially those related to landline and smartphones, computers, email, texting, US postal mail, door-to-door “sales,” etc.
Health Topics | Health topics from a small group of sources to include but not be limited to Medicare, AARP, CDC, etc.
Home and “Near” Environment | Includes but not be limited to landscaping, universal design, outdoor lighting, home modification, smoke alarms, ramps, etc.
Personal Aspects of Aging in Community | Includes but not be limited to medical alerts, staying socially connected, volunteer opportunities when mobility is limited, deciding to stop driving, exercise and stretching, advanced directives, changes in nutritional needs, entrepreneurial seniors, etc.