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Resource Guide for Senior Services

Resource Guide for Senior Services

COG Resources

Columbus County

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Agencies
Community help groups and services for older adults.
Aging Service Providers
Various services that focus on the needs of older adults.
Assisted Living/Adult Care Homes
Provide 24 hour supervised personal care to older or disabled adults who do not need nursing care, but cannot remain in their own homes. Facilities may be referred to as rest homes, family care homes, or assisted living facilities.
Board of Elections
Caregiver Resources
Chambers of Commerce
Congregate Meal Sites
Provide sit-down meals that are 1/3 of the Recommended Daily Dietary Allowance
Educational Opportunities
Emergency Phone Numbers
Food and Nutrition Resources
Home Health & Non-Medical Care Agencies
Home health agencies provide skilled health care services prescribed by a physician in the home of an older adult. Non-medical care agencies assist with daily living activities.
Hospice Care
These listings include provider information as well as resources about hospice and end-of-life care, and grieving.
Housing Services
These services assist older adults with obtaining or retaining adequate housing and basic furnishings, and may include locating and financing housing, housing improvements, and real estate information.
Local Organizations and Information Sources
Miscellaneous Phone Numbers
Contact information for support groups, utilities, and other community services are listed here.
Nursing Facilities
Provide 24 hour nursing care, as well as related services such as rehabilitation for injured, disabled or sick persons. Also commonly called nursing homes, health care centers, or convalescent homes.
Senior Centers
The primary objectives of a multipurpose senior center are the centralized provision of services which address the needs of older adults and provide opportunities to become more involved in the community.
Support Groups
Transportation Services
Services that provide travel to and/ or from community resources such as medical appointments and nutrition sites, or other designated areas for older adults needing access to services and activities necessary for daily living.
Volunteer Opportunities
These may include community service opportunities for older adults as well as programs that may involve volunteers of all ages in providing services to older adults.
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