Randolph Senior Adults Association is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3)organization, serving Randolph County since 1975. It is an organization of individuals who are interested in improving the quality of life for Randolph County residents who are 50 years of age and older and in serving as advocates in their behalf.
The association operates four senior centers located in Asheboro, Archdale, Liberty, and Randleman. These centers provide congregate meals for seniors in Randolph County and serve home-delivered meals to over home-bound seniors. Their four centers offer a variety of activities including parties, line dancing, bingo, quilting, senior games, crafts, and exercise classes. A fitness room is available for a small fee.
Other programs and services include:
- Our Place Adult Day Care
- Our Place serves adults 18 and older who cannot or should not remain alone all day, who want to live at home, desire companionship or require help with daily living activities. Our Place offers a structured environment for stimulating their social, physical, and emotional needs. Participants may schedule to attend from two to five days per week. Contact Our Place to receive fee information and additional information.
- Information & Options Counseling
- I&OC Services are available to persons age 50+ or persons acting on their behalf. Medicare assistance is provided to those of any age. I&OC services are available Monday-Thursday 8:30am-4:00pm at the Adult REC and include: Senior Information Line serves as a “one-stop shopping place” for senior adult services over the telephone, through office visits and e-mail. Questions are answered and referrals to appropriate resources are given.
- Case Assistance
- Available to help complete forms, read letters received, provide referrals, follow-up and advocacy activities on behalf of the older adult to ensure that needed assistance is received.
- Options Counseling
- Available to assist in creating an Action Plan to help a person accomplish their goals. A follow-up call is given to ensure decisions and supports are to their satisfaction.
- Family Caregiver Support Program
- This program helps caregivers understand care options, research appropriate services, and develop a plan to help meet the needs of the care recipient. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-week workshop that teaches family caregivers how to reduce the stress of caregiving. Caregiver Skills Class trains family caregivers how to physically help their loved one.
- Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program provides assistance to Medicare Beneficiaries in choosing and enrolling in a Medicare Part D plan or Medicare Advantage Plan, applying for Extra Help or assisting with solving problems regarding their plans. Certified counselors also give guidance in selecting Medicare Supplements.
- Prescription Assistance
- Assists with locating free or discounted prescription medication through pharmaceutical companies and help completing applications.
- Senior Heat Relief Program
- Fans are donated by local power companies and distributed to seniors 60+ or those on disability in need of heat relief. Limitations apply.
- Sitter’s List
- List consists of caring people who can provide company, assist with household chores, errands, etc. This is an option for someone needing in-home assistance and able to pay out of pocket.
- S.A.L.T. Council
- The Seniors And Law Enforcement Together Council meets quarterly rotating between the four senior centers. Educational programs are presented on safety concerns and more.
- Legal Aid
- A lawyer comes to Adult REC once a month to help those 60+ with advanced directives and other civil matters. Appointments required.
- AARP Tax Preparation
- Trained AARP Tax Aides help file income tax returns on Mondays and Saturdays from February through mid-April at no charge. Appointments required.