Search for Aging and Disability Services in Chatham and Orange County: Counseling

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The mission of the Chatham County Council on Aging is to promote and encourage independent living and physical and mental wellness through agency activities among the population over 60 years of age.

Our senior centers are one-stop hubs for older adults to access services and programs through the Department on Aging. We offer an array of activities, special events, trips, classes, clubs, lifelong learning, recreation and drop-in programs. We provide information, counseling, and services to help individuals and their families navigate the medical, personal, and social transitions that may accompany aging.

We are a Christian non-profit designed to offer services to families who have a child or children with a special need(s). These services will take the form of support groups, workshops, family support activities, and medical advocacy.

The other component to our non-profit is community education. We will be visiting churches, schools and other various groups to educate on topics applicable to supporting families and children with a “special need”. Our goal is also to create awareness and growth in the community in the area of “special needs”.

The UNC Health Care System is a not-for-profit integrated health care system, owned by the State of North Carolina and based in Chapel Hill.

It exists to further the teaching mission of the University of North Carolina and to provide state-of-the-art patient care. A distinguishing characteristic of UNC Health Care is its association with the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, a nationally eminent research institution. This relationship gives UNC Health Care a powerful pathway for moving the results of biomedical research from medical school laboratories to patient care settings.

Death is part of the normal cycle of life. UNC Hospice exists to support patients through this final phase of any illness. The program takes an integrated, team approach, while helping patients to manage their pain and other symptoms and live as fully and comfortably as possible. Services also benefit patients’ families as they prepare for loss while accepting new roles.