Information & Options Counseling
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Asheboro Senior Center
133 W. Wainman Ave
Asheboro, NC 27203
Monday - Thursday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Information and Options Counseling provides information about services, programs or assistance available to seniors age 60 and over. Trained personnel will answer callers' questions or refer them to the appropriate resource. Serves as a central access point for answers to questions and information about community resources.
Offered to those persons age 60 and over who require a more intensive service or who require additional assistance with negotiating the service delivery system. It is the provision of referral, follow-up and advocacy activities on behalf of the older adult and/or their families to ensure that needed assistance is received. Case assistance may also include a home visit to more clearly identify a clients' needs.
The Sitter's List is made up of caring people willing to sit, assist with homemaker chores, personal care, errands, etc. This is an option for someone needing in-home assistance and is able to pay out-of-pocket.
Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)
The Randolph County SHIIP Coordinators and trained volunteers are able to provide help in choosing and enrolling in a Medicare Part D plan, applying for Extra Help, or assisting with solving problems regarding their plan. Volunteer consultants are trained by the NC Department of Insurance. The program also provides guidance on Medicare supplements and Medicare Advantage plans.
Caregiver Planning Assistance
This service is provided to caregivers who care for someone age 60 and over. We offer guidance and options on issues that arise with healthcare, medication management, transportation and financial needs. This gives the caregiver peace of mind.
This program assists seniors locate free or discount prescription medication through pharmaceutical companies. These companies limit their assistance to those within income guidelines. Some will limit or not provide medication to those on Medicare.
Senior Heat Relief Program
A limited number of fans are donated by local power companies in June each year. Fans are distributed to seniors in need of heat relief.
Rise and Shine
Rise and Shine is a telephone reassurance program in Randolph County that provides shut-ins, older or handicapped individuals living alone, daily contact with a concerned volunteer caller.
Randolph County Senior
Adults Association, Inc.
133 West Wainman Avenue PO Box 1852 Asheboro North Carolina 27204-1852 336-625-3389