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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 #22 (published September 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: Our Caring Community - Senior Resources In A Rural Setting
In this episode, Trent Cockerham, CEO of Hospice of the Piedmont, is joined by Mark Hensley, Executive Director for Randolph Senior Adults Association. Mark leads this organization as it engages with and supports the senior population that resides in Randolph County’s expansive 800-square mile landscape. Together, Trent and Mark will take a look at rural considerations the organization faces as well as the creative strategies and programs they’ve incorporated that focus on these considerations, including reducing isolation and building community in an effort to cultivate social and mental wellbeing within the aging population.
Asheboro-based Girl Scout Troop #30061, 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.
6th Annual "Swing FORE Seniors" Golf Tournament!
Randolph Senior Adults Association hosted the 6th Annual "Swing FORE Seniors" Golf Tournament on Thursday, October 12, 2023 at Pinewood Country Club. Many thanks to our Signature Sponsor, City of Asheboro, as well as all other sponsors, volunteers and supporters. This was our biggest event to-date!
If you need transportation assistance, please call the RCATS office at 336-629-7433 (Randolph County) or
910-572-3430 (Montgomery County).
Regional Coordinated Area Transportation System, RCATS, provides public transportation service to all Randolph and Montgomery County residents on an advance reservation basis. Open to the public and all ages.
**PLEASE NOTE: Our Liberty Senior Center has moved to a new location
(239 S. Fayetteville Street, Liberty).**
Medicare Open Enrollment
Oct. 15th through Dec. 7th
Does Medicare Have You Confused?
WHAT are all those commercials talking about?
Medicare Open Enrollment is from October 15-December 7.
The Randolph Senior Adults Association has Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) Counselors from The NC Department of Insurance to assist you! Let an unbiased source help you figure out which of the Medicare Advantage or Medicare Part D plans available in Randolph County is right for you.
SHIIP Counselors are available in person Monday-Thursday 8:30am-4:00pm,
or we can assist you by phone or email
If we helped you last year, you can bring in, mail or email us your current list of medications along with dosage. If we did not help you last year, you will need to provide us with a completed Plan Finder Tool Form. You can pick one up at any of the four Randolph Senior Adults’ senior centers, one can be mailed or emailed to you, or click here for the Plan Finder Tool Form.
It is so important to check your plan during Open Enrollment. Each year plans have changes in premiums, deductibles, copays, and extra benefits. You don’t want to find yourself stuck in a plan that doesn’t meet your needs. This simple inconvenience may save you a great deal of money and aggravation in 2024.
Randolph County SHIIP Coordinators Margie and Lisa can be reached by:
Phone: 336-625-3389 Margie x235 Lisa x237
Email: email@example.com (Margie) or firstname.lastname@example.org (Lisa)
Mail or in person: Randolph Senior Adults Association
347 W. Salisbury Street
Asheboro, NC 27203
"Stockings of Care"
Brings Cheer to Homebound Seniors
The holiday season, for all its intended joy, can be a lonely time for many local seniors. In order to bring a smile to many seniors’ faces, Randolph Senior Adults Association (RSAA) works to spread Christmas cheer to area homebound seniors through its “Stockings of Care” Project.
Now in its ninth year, area seniors enrolled with RSAA’s Meals-on-Wheels program receive a stocking—filled with a variety of personal care items, puzzles, games, and more—delivered as an added bonus to their daily nutritious hot meal. Click here to read more about this annual project.
Would you like to help brighten a senior’s day this holiday season?
Consider contributing financially to the “Stockings of Care” Project or through a donation of items. (Click here for a list of ideas). You can drop off items with the front desk or make checks payable to Randolph Senior Adults Association
(or RSAA) and mail to: RSAA, 347 W. Salisbury Street, Asheboro, NC 27203.
Let Us Tell You About the RSAA!
Susanne Allen, our Community Engagement & Volunteer Coordinator, would love to come speak to your senior group, church, civic organization or other group about what the RSAA has to offer. Please reach out to Susanne at 336-625-3389 or email@example.com to schedule a time.
Heart of Christmas Dinner
Do you know a senior who will be home alone on Christmas Day? Invite them to the annual The Heart of Christmas Dinner to enjoy food, fellowship, entertainment, Bingo, and more!