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Randolph Senior Adults Association (RSAA) is a nonprofit organization and has been the community’s lead agency on aging services for adults ages 50 and over for 47 years and counting. If you are an older adult, a person with a disability, a caregiver, or planning for your long-term care needs, RSAA’s friendly, helpful staff are trained professionals who are here to serve you. RSAA is a United Way agency.
To empower adults age 50 and over in Randolph County toward a life of personal independence, healthy aging, social connection and life-long learning.
Randolph Senior Adults Association
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Adult Resource & Education Center (REC)
Serving ages 50 years & older
347 West Salisbury Street PO Box 1852 Asheboro, NC 27203 336-625-3389
It is very important for everyone becoming eligible for Medicare to get accurate information about coverage and delivery options, including supplemental health insurance, Medicare health plans, and prescription drug coverage. Attention to these issues will help you avoid serious and costly problems later.
Randolph Senior Adults Association is the SHIIP Coordinating Site for Randolph County. The Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) is a division of the NC Department of Insurance which assists Medicare beneficiaries. SHIIP counselors offer free and unbiased information regarding Medicare health care products.
This video, from the NC SHIIP office in Raleigh, is designed to help you learn the basics. For more information and one-on-one assistance, contact SHIIP Coordinators Margie DiDona or Lisa Alley at 336-625-3389 or email@example.com.
Grab a friend or two and join us each month at the Historic Sunset Theatre in downtown Asheboro for the Senior Movie! Ages 50+ receive FREE admission to the movie, as well as a FREE popcorn, a FREE small drink, and entry into door prize drawings.
What is the "Brighter Side of 50?" At the Randolph Senior Adults Association, it is living life to the fullest. It is meeting new people. It is going new places. It is trying new things. It is helping others. And, sometimes, it is receiving services that help you remain independent at home.
Caring for a loved one with dementia presents numerous challenges for families and caregivers. Having dementia puts older adults at risk of wandering, increased aggression, hallucinations, and depression.
Caring.com is a website filled with valuable information for caregivers. Below is a link to a new resource that explains the most common crises that arise and offers caregivers strategies to cope with or prevent them if a situation occurs. Click here to learn more.
Issue #20 (published May 2023). Click hereto read our latest issue of The Nurturer, a newsletter for family caregivers in Randolph County. Free copies of The Nurturer can be picked up at all Randolph Senior Adult Association locations, Randolph Health, Regional Consolidated Services and other community sites. To receive free quarterly copies of The Nurturer in the mail or via email, call 336-625-3389 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org to add your name to our mailing list.
Family Caregiver Newsletter
Presented by Hospice of the Piedmont and Hospice of Randolph, The E-Series is an educational webinar series aimed at engaging the community, exploring relevant topics and educating about ways to connect with their organization.
The E-Series: When Nothing Else Can Be Done
In this episode, Hospice CEO Trent Cockerham is joined by Leslie Groves, Palliative Counselor for Novant Health. Together, they explore the conversations and emotions that patients and families experience when they receive a difficult medical diagnosis and begin to process how to move forward and what the future may hold.
RSAA Membership Campaign Underway
Have you considered joining as a member of the Randolph Senior Adults Association? Now's the time! We're currently running a Membership Drive. There's an array of benefits at each level of Membership. Plus, Premier Members receive a FREE RSAA t-shirt (pictured) and 10 FREE classes (Yoga and/or Tai Chi). Why not join today?
JEANNIE LEONARD, RANDOLPH COUNTY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION
Join us for a variety of cooking classes hosted by Jeannie Leonard of the Randolph County Cooperative Extension. The program is provided free of cost; however you must call to pre-register. Call 336-625-3389 ext. 221.
SeniorHousingNet.com offers seniors and their loved ones senior living listings and resources. On their website you can find a community that is right for your situation, whether you are looking for 55+ Apartments or nursing homes. Visit their website to learn more.
Asheboro-based Girl Scout Troop #300681, of the Girl Scouts Peaks to Piedmont Council (GSCP2P), enjoyed spreading some “sweet” cheer to seniors across Randolph County as part of a Council-wide Gift of Caring service project called "Cookies for a Cause." Troop #300681, located within GSCP2P Service Unit #146 in the Happy Hollow Community Center, had the largest donation and was able to deliver 30 cases (360 boxes) of Girl Scout cookies to the Randolph Senior Adults Association (RSAA) to distribute to homebound seniors enrolled with the Meals on Wheels program.
Members of Asheboro-based Girl Scout Troop #300681, Sara C., Clara H., Isis T., Katlyn V, Brinnley D, Alex L, Oona D, ALex S, Sky S, Riley D., Brianna D., Sawyer A., Aliza T., and Penelope E. stand with the cases of of Girl Scout Cookies that were distributed to homebound seniors enrolled in the Meals on Wheels program.