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The 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, lunches, trips, volunteer opportunities, and much more.

Explore the links to the left, watch the video below, and visit us to discover the endless possibilities for older adults in Orange County!

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.

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FREE Dinner & Show
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Seymour Center
Nov. 4, 6-8 pm
Register by Oct. 28

 2017-22 Master
Aging Plan (MAP)
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Your voice is Needed!
Attend a Community 
Planning Event Oct. 28

Benefits Clinic
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Oct. 31 @ Seymour
Clinic Details >>

Depression Screenings
Passmore Ctr., Nov. 2
Screening Details >> 


Medicare Annual 
Open Enrollment
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Seniors may save!
Schedule your 
Medicare Appointment 
Oct. 15 - Dec. 7 >>

Friends of
Crafts, Food &

Saturday, Nov. 5
9 am - 2 pm
Vendor Details
& Application

Volunteer for VITA
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Help low-to-middle 
income clients with
their taxes. 
Become a 
VITA Volunteer!

Joyce Mason
Art Opening 
Passmore Center
Mon., Nov. 14
Register by Nov. 7

Thanksgiving Plate
Free Thanksgiving
Meal & Entertainment 
Passmore Center
Friday, Nov. 18
Register by Nov. 4

Bus Riding 101:
Getting the Most Out
of Public Transportation
Cedar Grove Comm. Ctr.
Nov. 10, 1-2 pm

Medicare Open Enrollment Clinic
Seymour Center
Nov. 10 & Dec. 3
FREE; walk-in's welcome!
More information >>

Veterans Appreciation
Veterans Appreciation Breakfast
Passmore Center
November 11
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Call: 919-245-2015

Dementia Basics:
What Can We Expect?
Education Series
Seymour Center
Nov. 15, 22, & 29

Are You
Planning to Die?
Share your thoughts & experiences on death and dying.
A Community
Conversation on
Death and Dying

Share your story.
Seymour Center
Nov. 17, 4:30-6:30 pm

 FREE Medicare
Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program logo
For those new to
Medicare or interested
in learning more>>

Orange County Department on Aging Community Resource Guide 2016-17

Pick up a copy, or search 
the online database >>

FALL 2016
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 Clinic for
Community Living
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Stay Active * Stay Fit
Stay Safe in Your Home
Learn More >>

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Support Dementia
Friendly Businesses.
Become a Dementia
Friendly Business.
Learn more >>

Death With Dignity
Panel Discussion
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Videos, Media
Coverage & More >>

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 Resources for
Chinese Seniors
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Orange County
Community Giving Fund
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