Courses

This course will consist of four sessions that will cover brain plasticity,or study of a physical process resulting in changes in our abilities; Glial Cells and Neurons, including the purposes they serve; Cognitive Changes in Aging, including normal and abnormal; and the importance of keeping your brain functioning at its highest level.
This FREE, evidence-based 6-session workshop is open to all community members to include individuals with diabetes, arthritis, fibromyalgia, asthma, COPD, heart disease, stroke, hypertension, kidney disease, cancer, osteoporosis, depression, and other such chronic health conditions.
This FREE, evidence-based 6-session workshop is open to all community members who experience chronic pain, to include individuals with conditions, injuries, or health events that cause chronic pain - - e.g., diabetes, arthritis, fibromyalgia, cancer, heart conditions, back strain, falls, heavy lifting, motor vehicle accidents, traumatic injuries, surgery, depression, kidney disease, and other such conditions, injuries, or health events.
Shares perspective on a process women can use to identify financial goals and set a strategy. Discusses Rule of 72, systematic investing, employer-sponsored retirement plans and IRAs as strategies for saving.Examine how to budget for retirement expenses, potential sources of retirement income and potential risks such as LTC and health care costs.Audience: Investors who are thinking about retiring or who have retired recently
Conversations about personal values and goals of care are the best way to ensure that your family and loved ones know what's most important to you should they ever have to represent your preferences for you. These conversations can be challenging to start. Now there's a tool that helps makes this more comfortable and can even be fun, a game called "Hello."*
Join Tamyra Jovel, the Family Caregiver Resource Specialist at Mid East Commission Area Agency on Aging as you view an eye opening film on Alzheimer's disease. An hour long film will be followed by discussion and conversation with those in attendance.
In 2018, the NC Durable Power of Attorney statute was significantly modified and updated. The class will detail why a Durable Power of Attorney is such an important legal document and discuss the 2018 changes to the law and how/whether they affect those with existing durable powers of attorney.
This course will discuss investment strategies and current market commentary.
Prepare to Care was developed by AARP to help families develop a caregiving plan. This 5 step process will help families who are currently caregivers as well as those who may be caregivers in the future.This presentation is about 45 minutes long.
It is important for everyone becoming eligible for Medicare to obtain accurate information for coverage and delivery options, supplemental health insurance, Medicare health plans, and prescription drug coverage. Attention to these issues will help you avoid serious costly problems. This workshop will help you map your journey to Medicare, highlighting roadblocks and warning signs along the way.
Today's retiree's may find themselves having to consider other options in addition to Social Security, retirement plans, and personal savings to help meet financial needs. HECMs (Home Equity Conversion Mortgage, also called reverse mortgages) can, in the right circumstances and with the right borrower, offer both shorter-term (immediate need) and longer - term benefits and help close in the gaps.