Printable Calendars of Upcoming Events
Live, Online & Distance Classes & Events
The Council on Aging's programming is shifting as we begin our phased reopening!
For complete details, schedule and registration links for the online offerings,
please visit our interactive calendar here: https://chathamcouncilonaging.org/activities/calendars/
COA Fitness Class Playlists & Archives
New recordings added regularly!
Senior Fitness YouTube Playlist
Chair Yoga with Liz on YouTube
Tai Chi for Arthritis YouTube Playlist
Facebook Live Video Archive
Click here or above to view our archive of Facebook Live programming, including fitness and other events.
Other COA Event & Class Playlists & Archives
New recordings added regularly!
Science with Alan YouTube Playlist
COA Educational Program YouTube Playlist
Wood Turning with Alan YouTube Playlist
COA Live! Music & Entertainment YouTube Playlist
Conference Call & Story Time with Chris Archives
To access recordings of our weekly call with Dennis Streets or our Short Stories with Chris events, visit our FreeConferenceCall.com meeting "wall" (as shown above) and click on the call you want to listen to in the Meeting Resources section: https://www.freeconferencecall.com/wall/chatham_coa/
Notes and other handouts from those calls can also be accessed via that page, in the Meeting Resources section. (We are currently updating that archive.)
Note: Calls aren't in date order, so you will have to click on the numbers at the bottom of the page to find your selected call. Be sure to bookmark that page for updates!
COA Live! Events & Presentations Archive
Download your Alpaca craft sheets here.
Above: Trivia with UNC Students! Play along at home! Answers given at the end of the broadcast.
COA Live with UNC Dentistry
Note: Products shown are for illustration purposes only and are not endorsements. If you have questions about what dental care products and devices are appropriate for you, please contact your dentist.
Executive Director Dennis Streets interview with the Chatham News + Record, along with Layton Long from the Chatham County Public Health Department. April 2, 2020.
Executive Director Dennis Streets interview with the Chatham News + Record, along with Layton Long from the Chatham County Public Health Department. April 2, 2020. (Transcript)
How to Use Video Conferencing
State, Local and Federal Tips & Information
Non-COA Online/Virtual/Distance Offerings
The following list of online and virtual activities is provided as a convenience, but is not an endorsement by the Chatham COA of any of the groups or individuals involved in the production or administration of these offerings. These organizations, businesses or individuals are not employees of the council, nor were these offerings created or delivered on behalf of the Council.
We hope you have a positive experience with these options.
Tips, Information & Other Resources
- Tips for Families of Persons Living with Dementia
- AARP Community Connections (Resources & Support)
- Caremongering Pittsboro Facebook Group (for sharing and organizing community resources)
**Please exercise all necessary judgment when interacting with community members not previously known to you.**
- Home Delivery Resources in Chatham County for Groceries & Prescriptions
(In offering this list of businesses that provide home delivery of groceries and prescriptions, the Chatham County Council on Aging is not endorsing any of these businesses, nor guaranteeing the quality of their services, nor overseeing their work. Information contained therein is subject to change without notice.)
InFocus Photography Group Archive
Before exercising, check out "How to Stay Safe During Exercise & Physical Activity" by the National Institute for Aging.
See bottom of page for Fitness Class Disclaimer.
Go4Life Exercise Video Playlists
Calming & Meditation
"Have you caught Coronavirus Panic? Stop your stress and mentally reset!"
(A great listing of online sites and activities to help "Take a deep breath and wash your hands' of all unnecessary stress and anxiety," courtesy of BoysTown.org)
Arts & Culture
Virtual Museum Tours via Google Arts & Culture
(Includes a variety of museums from around the world!)
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma's "Songs of Comfort" Series:
Books & Literature
- Audible Stories
Selection of free audiobooks, including some literary classics. No sign-up needed.
- Chatham Community Library e-Books
Access through Libby/Overdrive
Need a library card? Register for one here.
Free online and downloadable recordings of public domain books
- Poetry Foundation
Arts & Crafts
Fitness Class Disclaimer
The Chatham County Council on Aging strongly recommends that you consult with your physician before beginning any exercise program. You should be in good physical condition and be able to participate in the exercise.
The Chatham County Council on Aging is not a licensed medical care provider and represents that it has no expertise in diagnosing, examining, or treating medical conditions of any kind, or in determining the effect of any specific exercise on a medical condition.
You should understand that when participating in any exercise or exercise program, there is the possibility of physical injury. If you engage in this exercise or exercise program, you agree that you do so at your own risk, are voluntarily participating in these activities, assume all risk of injury to yourself, and agree to release and discharge the Council from any and all claims or causes of action, known or unknown, arising out of your use of the Council's fitness materials and classes.