- Information Helpline
- One-Stop-Shop Low-Income Services
- Options Counseling
- Donate to Aging in Place Fund
- Our Team
Call the Aging Helpline at 919-968-2087 to talk to trained staff about any aging-related issue. You may also email Aging Services. We try to find answers to all of your questions and link you to the services that you need. Helpline hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Chinese & Spanish Language Helpline
- Call 919-259-0232 to speak to our staff in Mandarin.
- Call 919-245-4279, ext. 1 to speak to our staff in Spanish.
Our Senior Centers are your One-Stop-Shop for a variety of financial aid services like:
- Adult Medicaid programs
- LIEAP (Low-Income Energy Assistance Program)
- Medicare Counseling
- SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
Call the Information Helpline, 919-968-2087, to see if you qualify for these programs.
Transition from your current home to a new one or a higher level of care. Help make a plan for these changes, looking at cost, location and personal preferences/limitations. Call the Information Helpline to make an appointment.
Interested in making a tax deductible donation to the Aging Transitions Program? Simply make out a check to the Orange County Department on Aging/Aging in Place fund. Specific program preference can be noted on the Memo line of your check.
Aging Transitions Staff
Annie Deaver, MSW, LCSWA, Administrator: (919) 245-4276
Keisha Andrews, MSW, Social Worker: (919) 245-2022
Lisa Berley, MSW, Transportation Specialist: (919) 717-1853
Marie Rawlings Dagger,MS OTR/L, DFB Coord., Occupational Therapist: (919) 245-4253
Anshu Gupta, MBA, Data Manager: (919) 245-4244
Melissa Hunter, MSW, Social Worker: (919) 245-4278
Kim Lamon-Loperfido, MSW MPH, Social Worker: (919) 245-4275
Ryan Lavalley, MOT OTR/L, Occupational Therapist: (919) 245-4253
Lisa Meinert, BA, OC CARES Caregiver Respite Program Coordinator: (919) 245-4253
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