Aging

The Next Master Aging Plan! What is most important to you? 

As the experts in what it means to be an older adult in Orange County, we’re counting on your input to help develop our 5-year Master Aging Plan. This strategic plan will guide our age-friendly community initiatives, events, programming, and policy from 2022-2027. The Master Aging Plan (MAP) goals should reflect what is most important to you!

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Description automatically generated Opens in new windowPlease share your thoughts through this anonymous electronic survey found at www.orangecountync.gov/2021-MAP-Survey or scanning the QR code at right with your smart phone camera. Call the Aging Helpline at (919) 968-2087 if you need help accessing or completing the survey.

Orange County Department on Aging Director, Janice Tyler, sat down with 97.9 The Hill's Brighton McConnell on July 7 to discuss the new five-year Master Aging Plan. Listen to the podcast here and take the MAP Survey to let your voice be heard.

COVID-19 modifications of on-site activities at both Orange County senior centers: Outdoor group programs have moved inside with limited capacity. Social distancing and masks are required at both senior centers. We continue to offer virtual and hybrid (in-person and virtual) programs, information, individual services and one-on-one appointments Mon - Fri, 8 am - 5 pm.

For more information please see:

  • Activity Calendar: Download a paper copy of our monthly Activity Calendar including all of our videos, live classes and online programs.
  • Appointments: Information, individual services and one-on-one appointments are available M-F, 8 am - 5 pm. For an appointment, please call the Aging Transitions Services Helpline at 919-968-2087.
  • Lunch Program: Meals are now available via curbside pick-up. Email Isabel Jackson or call 919-245-4256 for more information or to register for our Lunch Program.
  • New or Modified Programs, Services and Resources for older adults during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond here
  • Register Online: Register for classes online. Choose display option "Detail" and search by title, activity code and more to find and register for you class or event.
  • Senior Times: View the latest Senior Times for all of our programs, services and resources.

About Us

Orange County Department on Aging (OCDOA) is a one-stop resource where older adults and caregivers can meet their social, mental, physical, financial, and day-to-day practical needs.

We offer integrated aging services and programs at our two senior centers including, wellness and education classes, job search advice and workshops, lunches, trips, volunteer opportunities, and much more.

Our Mission

To provide leadership in planning and operating a system of integrated aging services through state of the art senior centers, serving as focal points for coordinated community and individualized programs designed to educate seniors and their families and maximize the health, well-being, community engagement, and independence of older adults at all functional levels.

  1. PASSMORE CENTER

    Physical Address
    103 Meadowlands Dr.
    Hillsborough, NC 27278


    Directions

    Mailing Address
    PO Box 8181
    Hillsborough, NC 27278

    Phone: 919-245-2015

    Hours:

    Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5 pm


  1. SEYMOUR CENTER

    Physical Address
    2551 Homestead Road
    Chapel Hill, NC 27516


    Directions

    Phone: 919-968-2070

    Hours

    Mon, Wed, Fri: 8 am - 5 pm
    Tue, Thu: 8 am - 9 pm
    Sat: 9 am - 4 pm

    Evening and Saturday hours starting Sep. 7, 2021