Council on Older Adults is Awarded Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation Grant

We are pleased to announce a recently awarded grant from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation to support our Senior Nutrition Program.

Welcome to Medicare Seminar

Are you new to Medicare? Are you asking yourself “how does my coverage work”? If so, join us for a free informational session about the basics of Medicare coverage, how it works with other insurance, and what your next steps should be. Call today to register: 910-484-0111.

Dementia 101 Workshop

Interested in learning more about dementia? Join us as we discuss general dementia information, dementia communication and care tips, local resources, and much more! Space is limited, and registration is required. Call today! (910) 484-0111

Funding Awarded through Meals on Wheels America and The Home Depot Foundation

PRESS RELEASE: Cumberland County Council on Older Adults announces that it has received a $25,000 grant from Meals on Wheels America and The Home Depot Foundation through their joint initiative, Helping Homebound Heroes- a program that provides home repairs and modifications for aging veterans. The funding will support the Council on Older Adults’ efforts to ensure that veteran clients have safe and accessible homes.

Upcoming Caregiver Classes

Whether you’re a family member, professional, or community member looking to learn more about how to support seniors in the community, we welcome you to join us for our upcoming Assisting Older Adults class. The class is being offered in-person only at this time. Space is limited and registration is required, so please call or email to register today.

Calling all family caregivers! Join us to learn how to thrive while caregiving for your older adult loved one. The Powerful Tools for Caregivers program is an evidence-based offering that meets once a week for six consecutive weeks, and the class will be offered both in-person and virtually. Resources, including the Caregiver Helpbook, are included for all participants. Space is limited and registration is required, so please call or email to register today.

Managing Stress and Therapeutic Horticulture Workshop

Are you a caregiver of an older adult? Join us at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden as we discuss methods to more effectively manage caregiving-related stress, including a guided imagery demonstration and a presentation by Therapeutic Horticulture Program Manager Mallory Schroer.

Registration is required and space is limited, so please call today!

Upcoming Welcome to Medicare Class

Are you or someone you know turning 65 soon and need to learn more about available Medicare options?

Join us for this free seminar on Tuesday, February 20th at 10am at our office. We will discuss the various parts to Medicare, when you need to sign up, and how Medicare might work with other coverage.

Registration is required.

Caregiver De-Stress with NC Museum of Art

Are you a caregiver in need of some relaxation?

Join us on Wednesday, January 24th, as we enjoy the North Carolina Museum of Art’s slow art program. The event will be held virtually, and will include an engagement kit for use during and after the event.

Registration is required. Please contact Lisa Hughes at (910) 484-0111 or to register today!

Giving Tuesday

We are once again participating in Cumberland Community Foundation’s Giving Tuesday Catalog. Matching funds of $550,000 are available for donations made through the Giving Tuesday campaign between November 20, 2023 at 9am through November 29, 2023 at 5pm, maximizing your donation. We thank you for considering joining us in supporting the seniors of our community by making a generous gift to the Council on Older Adults.

To make a donation, you may click the “Donate” button on our website, or you can drop off a check to the Council on Older Adults (339 Devers Street, Fayetteville, NC) by November 29th at noon or Cumberland Community Foundation (308 Green Street, Fayetteville, NC) by November 29th at 5pm. If paying by check, please be sure to make the check payable to “Cumberland Community Foundation”, with “Giving Tuesday- CCCOA” noted in the memo line. To inquire further about giving opportunities, please call our office (910-484-0111) or Cumberland Community Foundation (910-483-4449), or check out our Facebook page.

Welcome to Medicare Class

Are you new to Medicare or are interested in learning more about your Medicare coverage? If so, please join us for our last Welcome to Medicare class of the year.

Registration is required; please call (910) 484-0111, ext 221 to register for the session.

Cumberland County Council on Older Adults was established in 1968 as a non-profit organization and fifty-five 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