Aging in Place Support 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

  • Do Not Resuscitate Bracelets (DNR) Available 
  • Durable Medical Equipment
  • Emergency Plan and Serious Illness Plan
  • 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 
  • Home Safety Checklist
  • 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.