A big thank you to a local family for their generosity!

Our cup runneth over! Matt, Kelli, Austin & Luke Howle donated blankets, toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, shampoo and socks to our seniors. We are truly humbled by your generosity!

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Walgreens donates 150 bags for seniors

A BIG thank you to Walgreens located at 1600 Skibo Road in Fayetteville for generously donating 150 bags for our senior clients who are receiving holiday meals this year! This Walgreens location is so very generous and faithfully gives every year. Please stop by and visit their location! Thank you Walgreens!

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Scarf It Up donates 53 bags to Council clients

Scarf It Up delivered 53 donated bags filled with scarves, toiletries, and canned goods for our seniors on 12/16/15! To find out more about this wonderful organization call 910-922-6890 or visit http://scarfitupoutreach.org/.

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Welcome Jackie Bishop, Resource Specialist!

We want to officially welcome Jackie Bishop to our team, as our new Resource Specialist in our Information & Options Counseling Program! Jackie is responsible for maintaining a database of local, state, and national resources for older adults and caregivers and providing that information to clients who request it. Jackie holds a B.S. in Education from ECU and brings experience in university admissions, social services, and as a financial representative in the healthcare industry. We are so happy to have Jackie as part of our team. Welcome!


Meals on Wheels America awards the Council with $2000 grant for MOW program

A big thank you to Meals on Wheels America who awarded $2,000.00 as part of the 2015 Meals on Wheels Driving the Movement grant program. Driving the Movement grant funding was raised through the 2014-2015 Subaru Share the Love Event. In total, Meals on Wheels America received a pool of $1.251 million from Subaru of America to be granted back to our Members during 2015. More than $735,000 of this funding had already been granted through Share the Love grants, March for Meals grants and Annual Conference scholarships. This grant program places the remaining $515,000 into the hands of Member programs that will put it to use to support America’s seniors.


$20,000 Grant Received from Elizabeth A. Hudspeth Endowment Fund of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc.

We are so very grateful to have recently been awarded $20,000 from the Elizabeth A. Hudspeth Endowment Fund of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. These funds will specifically support the purchase of a hot/cold food delivery truck for our Meals on Wheels program.

The Elizabeth A. Hudspeth Endowment Fund provides financial assistance for programs promoting health and providing health services to Cumberland County, NC and surrounding counties through grants to qualified nonprofit organizations. The Elizabeth A. Hudspeth Endowment Fund was created in 2008 in honor of the founder of the First Home Health Agency.


The Council graciously received a $1000 grant from Lynette S. Green and Michael R. Green Charitable Fund of Cumberland Community Foundation!

The Cumberland County Council on Older Adults recently received a grant in the amount of $1,000 from the Lynnette S. Green and Michael R. Green Charitable Fund of Cumberland Community Foundation.

The grant was given in support of our Meals on Wheels program, which provides nutritious meals to home bound older adults living in Cumberland County, who are unable to prepare meals for themselves.

Our seniors greatly appreciate this support!


Medicare Open Enrollment Begins October 15th!

We are the Seniors Health Insurance & Information Program (SHIIP) Coordinator for Cumberland County and can help provide unbiased information about your Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage Plan specifically from October 15 – December 7th. Call us to make an appointment today: 910-484-0111.


Anita Weston: CNA of the Quarter April – June 2015

A big congratulations to Anita Weston, CNA of the Quarter April-June 2015, who has been with the Council since February 2010. She is an outstanding CNA and is always pleasant and smiling.

Anita serves five Level III clients, which are more intensive care clients. She also helped us when the department was in need of chore workers. She provided services for those clients and trained a new chore worker. She is professional, efficient and dependable. All of her clients and their families love her.

Thank you for your loyalty and for being such a positive addition to our team, Anita!AnitaWeston


The Council Welcomes Kelly Moreton, Senior Companion Program Coordinator

We are happy to announce that Kelly Moreton has joined the Cumberland County Council on Older Adults staff as the Senior Companion Program Coordinator! This program pairs clients with trained volunteers who provide companionship and light household tasks; and is a free service.

In 1995 Kelly earned a Bachelor’s in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. She completed her internship In Long-Term care at Village Green Nursing and Rehabilitation Center followed by being a Social Worker for the facility.

Kelly has 20 years of social work experience with both children and adults that includes working both in the juvenile and adult court systems. Most recently she was employed as a Social Worker, III in the Child Protective Services in Foster Care for the Cumberland County Department of Social Services.

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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.

 

 

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