Senior Education Retreat

April 18, 2018---9am-3pm

The Chatham County Council on Aging, in partnership with NC Cooperative Extension Service, is putting together a day-long program of educational sessions on a wide range of topics at the new Chatham County Agricultural and Conference Center. The keynote speaker is Dr. Nortin M. Hadler, Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Microbiology/Immunology at the UNC-Chapel Hill. Author of a number of books and other publications, including “Rethinking Aging: Growing Old and Living Well in an Overtreated Society,” Dr. Hadler encourages people to make better choices and increase their wellness as they age.

Among the many other topics that will be addressed during the day by speakers from Chatham and surrounding counties include fraud and scam protection, advanced directives, spring gardening, cooking for 1 or 2, financial and estate planning, selecting the right footwear, internet technologies for seniors, pain management, discovering Nia as a holistic fitness practice,medicinal use of herbs, downsizing and de-cluttering, preservation of historical sites, and much more.

The registration price of $25 will include a catered lunch from “The Old Place,” which has operated on a 120-acre farm in Bear Creek since 1979.

Ticket quantity is limited to 150 and registration extended to 4/13/2018.

All proceeds from the retreat will go to support the work of the Council on Aging in its efforts to serve Chatham seniors and their families. The Council has a growing wait list for such services as Meals on Wheels, In-Home Personal Care, and Family Caregiver Respite.

Tony Williamson & Friends

June 24, 2018 at Carolina Meadows

Music Fundraiser

Join us for an evening of music and entertainment at Carolina Meadows. More details to come, so check back here for ticket information.