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67 THE ORIGINAL RELOCATION GUIDE — TRIANGLE NC | VOLUME 17 — ISSUE 2 SENIOR RESOURCES CARE GIVING/HOUSING The Arc of the Triangle partners with people with intellectual and de- velopmental disabilities [I/DD] and their families to help them achieve their life goals. Supported Retire- ment (Wake) is a therapeutic com- munity service designed to enhance the quality of life of older individuals with I/DD and may not have pre- pared for their retirement. For more information: call (919)832-2660 x134 or go to: munity_prog The Eastern North Carolina Chap- ter of the Alzheimer's Association is responsible for providing programs and support services, information, referral, education and advocacy. Alzheimer's North Carolina is dedi- cated to providing education, sup- port and services to individuals with dementia, their families, health care professionals and the general public. RECREATION City of Raleigh Parks & Recreation Adult Program offers activities to seniors only, one-day and overnight trips, educational seminars and workshops, and various exercise and wellness classes. PRecRecreation/Articles/AdultPro- gram.html WD Hill Senior Center is located in a Durham Parks and Recreation facil- ity and offers a wealth of programs and services. The Orange County Department on Aging's two senior centers offer a variety of programs including class- es, lunches, trips, and more. www. ing/senior_center_programs.php olli/index.jsp There is also an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) on the Duke University campus. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers a tuition waiver program for legal residents of the state who are 65+. Seniors can at- tend any classes for credit or non- credit (but only on a space available basis). The Friday Center at UNC-Chapel Hill is an expanding center for continu- ing education. Both Durham Technical Com- munity College - Durham, NC and North Carolina Wesleyan College - Rocky Mount, NC have fee waiver programs avail- able for Seniors. Find informa- tion and forms on their respec- tive websites: and The Adult Program of the City of Raleigh serves over 6,500 adults in the Raleigh area and many activities require a mini- mum age of 55 to participate. Seniors have access to many educational seminars and work- shops on a wide range of topics. Check it out: parks/content/PRecRecreation/Ar- ticles/AdultProgram.html Durham Center for Senior Life (DCSL) downtown center, located at 406 Rigsbee Avenue, serves senior adults of Durham County 8:30am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday and offering a variety of on-going programs including lively exercise classes, classes on learn- ing new skills and much more. The Senior Center also has its own computer lab. DHIC, Inc. is a non-profit organiza- tion dedicated to the development of high-quality housing communities in the Research Triangle for seniors Senior housing is restricted to individ- uals who are age 55 (or in some cases, 62) and older. Communities are being developed in cities like Cary, Durham, and Raleigh. ments/senior-housing For endless information on senior care giving and housing options, seek out resources like Council on Aging of Wake County now known as Resources For Seniors:

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