Aging in Place Support Services

Orange County’s Stay at Home Order Extended through May 8th, 2020 READ the full press release.

Activities at both Orange County senior centers are suspended.


See our New and Modified Programs, Services and Resources for older adults during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond here and view the many resources below that do not require in-person services.

We offer a number of resources to help older adults live independently, safely, and comfortably in their homes and communities, such as:

Resource Guide

Staying Safe at Home

  • Durable Medical Equipment
  • Falls Risk Screening: Are you concerned about falling?  Contact Occupational Therapist Marie Dagger for a 1:1 appointment to discuss your falls risk. In-home follow-up available post COVID-19.  Contact 919-245-4279 or mdagger@orangecountync.gov
  • Handy Helpers
  • Home Safety Assessments
  • Home Safety Chats 
  • Ramp Installation Resources (PDF)
  • How to Choose a Medical Alert System (Consumer Reports article)
  • Stay Up and Active: Help Lower Your Risk for Falls (PDF)
  • Making Seniors Homes Safer: Staying Safe While Social Distancing (UNC Trauma Talk podcast)

In-Home Assistance

Staying Connected

Housing Information

Food Resources

Mental Health Resources

Music In My Mind

Options Counseling

Call the Aging Helpline (919) 968-2087 to learn more about any of these support services.