Powerful Tools For Caregivers Class Starting September 19, 2019

Are you a family caregiver of an older adult?  

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a class that gives you the skills to take care of yourself while caring for someone else.  By taking care of your own health and well-being, you become a better caregiver.

Six free class sessions held once a week are led by experienced class leaders.  Class participants are given The Caregiver Helpbook to accompany the class and provided additional caregiver resources at no cost.

The classes give you tools to help:  

Reduce Stress

Improve self-confidence

Manage time, set goals, and solve problems

Better communicate your feelings

Make tough decisions

Locate helpful resources

Date:  Thursday, September 19, 2019 – October 24, 2019

Time:  4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Location:  St. Patrick Catholic Church, 2844 Village Drive, Fayetteville, NC  28304

Please call Lisa Hughes, social worker with the Cumberland County Council on Older Adults, at 910-484-0111, Ext. 242 to register no later than September 12, 2019.  

 

Community Caregiving Circle is a program of the Cumberland County Council on Older Adults funded through the Corneilia “Neill” Bullock Wilkins Charitable Endowment-Seniors of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc.  

 


Meals on Wheels Cumberland County receives monetary support!

Meals on Wheels Cumberland County would like to acknowledge the generous gifts from Heritage Place Endowment Fund of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. &  Fayetteville New Car Dealers Association Advised Fund of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc.

  It is our goal no senior has to go hungry and feel isolated.  Thank you for making a difference in the lives of others!

 

 


Fans for Seniors

FANS FOR SENIORS

“No charge for fans”

Requirements:

Must be at least 60 years old

“Photo ID required with proof of age”

Must be a Cumberland County resident 

One fan per household

No deliveries 

Fans can be picked up from the Council:   

 Monday – Thursday  9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Call (910) 484-0111 

Program runs through August or as long as fans are available

 


2019 Blast From The Past Sponsors

THANKS FOR YOUR SPONSORSHIP FOR OUR UPCOMING ANNUAL

 Volunteer Award Dinner and Dance 

May 16, 2019 

6:00  PM – 10:00 PM

Sponsors

A Plus Kleaning

AARP Highland Chapter 4204

Allegra Print & Imaging

American Red Cross

Autumn Care of Fayetteville

Autumn Care of Raeford

Bateman Community Living

Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers

Carolina Specialist International

Carolina Vision Center

City View Magazine

COL & Mrs. Leonard (Lori) Hawkins

 Dr. Ernest J. Goodson

Five Star Entertainment

Freeman & Barrett, CPAS, PA

Glenda Tart

Haymount UMC

Heritage Place

Home Instead Senior Care

Life at St. Joseph of the Pines PACE

McDonald Lumbar

Pinecrest Funeral & Cremation Services

PWC Fayetteville’s Home Town Utility

Rogers & Breece Funeral Home

Ron O’Brien

 Saint Michael The Archangel Knight of Council 15252

Tokay Rockers

 Sandhills Area USO

Village Green Health & Rehabilitation

Donations

William Lambert

Rhonda McFalls “In Memory of”  Ronnie McFalls

Tom Keith & Associates

Tar Heel Furniture Gallery

Carl Birk

Sandhills Oral Surgery & Implant Center

Lee’s Auto Sales of Fayetteville, Inc.

Bob White

Dr. Kasmin Davis

Felecia Padgett 

Flo Edwards

Sandra Monroe

L. Samuel Bright, Jr., D. D. S.

COL Arturo Rodriguez

James McDermott

Tew Tile and Carpet, Inc.

 

 

 

 


Community Caregiving Circle Support Group 2nd Wednesday of Each Month

Caregiver Support Group

2nd Wednesday of Each Month

10:00 – 11:30 am

May 8th

June 12th

July 10th

August 14th

September 11th

Location:  339 Devers Street, 

      Fayetteville, NC  28303

 

The Support Group is designed to provide caregivers of older adults education on various topics and an opportunity for mutual support in a comfortable environment.  Knowledge, advice, insight and encouragement are keys to success as a caregiver.  The purpose of this group is to provide for these needs within the local caregiving community.   For more information or to RSVP contact:

  Lisa Hughes, MSW 

(910) 484-0111, Ext.  242 

 

Community Caregiving Circle is a program of the Cumberland County Council on Older Adults funded through the Cornelia “Neill” Bullock Wilkins Charitable Endowment-Seniors of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc.  


Welcome to Medicare Class – Tuesday, September 17, 2019

                                                                  ” Welcome to Medicare Class”

                                                                     Tuesday, September 17, 2019

                                                                      10:00 AM   – 12:00 Noon

                                                                              Topics Covered:

  • General Overview of Medicare
  • Original Medicare – Part A, Part B, Supplements, Part D-PDP
  • Medicare Advantage Plans – With and Without PDP
  • Medicaid – Help with Medicare Part B – Extra Help or Low Income Subsidy
  • Medicare & Other Coverage – Retiree Benefits, Tri-care, VA, EGHP, Civil Service, Medicaid
  • New Medicare Cards

Location:  339 Devers Street

                  Fayetteville, NC  28303

Call (910) 484-0111 to register.   

                                                                             


Assisting Older Adults Class October 2, 2019

 Assisting Older Adults  – Are you a caregiver for an older adult?

Date:  Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Time:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Cost:  Free

Location:  Cumberland County Council on Older Adults, 

                      399 Devers Street, Fayetteville, NC  28303

Call:  Lisa Hughes, MSW  (910) 484-0111 Ext. 242 to register.

Class includes:

  • Having difficult conversations
  • Expectations for caregivers
  • Potential areas of need for seniors
  • Dementia
  • Self-care for the caregiver 

(Class formerly known as Assisting Aging Parents)

Community Caregiving Circle is a program of the Cumberland County Council

on Older Adults, funded through the Corneilia “Neill” Bullock Wilkins Charitable

Endowment-Seniors of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc.


Welcome to our website! The Council on Older Adults was established in 1968 as a non-profit organization and forty-eight years later we remain committed to our original mission of helping older adults living in Cumberland County maintain their independence at home with dignity.

 

339 Devers Street
Fayetteville, NC  28303
Telephone:(910) 484-0111
Fax: (910) 484-0627