Journeys Fall/Winter 2016 - Page 2

Inside this Issue Celebrating 25 Years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Archery: A Sport for Any Age . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Conversations on Mental Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Support Groups Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Assistance Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Free Assistance with Medicare Enrollment . . . . . . . . . 9 In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Board of Commissioners Stephen M. Morris, Chair smmorris@cabarruscounty.us Diane R. Honeycutt, Vice Chair drhoneycutt@cabarruscounty.us Grace M. Mynatt gmmynatt@cabarruscounty.us Elizabeth F. Poole efpoole@cabarruscounty.us Lynn W. Shue lwshue@cabarruscounty.us Pam’s Kitchen: Chili Recipe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Collards for Calcium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Important Contact Information Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Cabarrus County Manager’s Office 704-920-2100 Volunteer Opportunities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Cabarrus’ Vision for an Aging Population . . . . . . . . 18 Cabarrus County Veterans Service Office . . . . . . . . 20 Tips and Resources for Winter Weather . . . . . . . . . . 21 Senior Center Dances and Fitness . . . . . . . Back Cover Cabarrus County Adult and Aging Services 704-920-1400 Cabarrus County Transportation Services 704-920-2246 Cabarrus County Active Living and Parks 704-920-3484 On the cover Cabarrus County Senior Center, Concord 331 Corban Avenue SE, Concord 704-920-3484 Local seniors can enjoy a variety of drop-in activities at the Cabarrus County Senior Centers, including pool, bocce, shuffleboard, and indoor and outdoor fitness equipment. Cabarrus County Senior Center, Mt. Pleasant 8615 Park Drive, Mt. Pleasant 704-920-3487 O US C UNTY RR 1792 RT NA N O AL SE CAB A In accordance with ADA regulations, anyone in need of an accommodation to participate in a program should notify the ADA Coordinator at 704-920-2218 at least 48 hours prior to the event. H CA R O L I Journeys magazine is produced by Cabarrus County Government. Get your copy at the Cabarrus County Senior Centers or online at www.cabarruscounty.us/seniors. Please direct questions to outreach@cabarruscounty.us or call 704-920-3484. Cabarrus County wants to hear from you. Have an idea for improving services at the Cabarrus County Senior Centers? Share your comments by emailing parks_rec@cabarruscounty.us or placing your comments in suggestion boxes, located inside the front entrance of both Senior Center locations.