The Harnett County Division on Aging Coordinates services and programs for older adults, educates the public in successful aging, acts as a catalyst for new programs and services in the interest of older adults. Services for the elderly, including advocacy, information and referral, minor home repair, In-Home Aide-Level I, Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Elderly Nutriton Program, Community, Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP), Alternatives Program for Disabled Adults (CAP/DA), Medicare Counseling through the SHIIP Program, and others.
It's time to evaluate your current Medicare Prescription Drug Plan and see what's new for 2014.
Annual Open Enrollment: October 15- December 7, 2013.
Trained Medicare counselors are available through the Harnett County Division on Aging/NC Department of Insurance (SHIIP) to help you make changes to your plan and apply for Extra Help through Social Security Administration.
Changes to your Plan will be effective on January 1, 2014.
Call for an appointment at 910-893-7578.
For more information about Medicare in general please visit www.medicare.gov
Proper disposal of unused drugs saves lives and protects the environment. Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue, leading to accidental poisoning, overdose, and abuse. Help protect your family, community and environment! Click on the title to view a listing of prescription drug disposal sites in Harnett County. Medication safety tips: Dispose of unused, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs. Be smart about storage; keep medicines in their original bottles or containers. Review all your medicines with your doctor or pharmacist, do this at least once a year, or when you start using a new medicine. Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children and away from pets. For more information 910-893-7550.
- We are hoping to host "Matter of Balance", a fall prevention course in the near future. Please contact Brittany Weathersbee at 910-814-6075 if you are interested in attending.