Aging in Place Downtown is a program of Comprehensive Care of Wilmington.
We are a non-profit organization in the State of North Carolina.
If you are over 55, live in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina and are beginning to think about life as a Senior, the AGING IN PLACE DOWNTOWN Program is meant for you. Regardless of your health, wealth, or type of home, you will be eligible to participate in this innovative program to help you remain in your own home as you age.
AGING IN PLACE DOWNTOWN enables seniors to remain in their own homes with our service, called “Options Counseling.” We help you identify your current and future needs and assist you in accessing services that will keep you at home. We consider medical, mental health, social, homemaking, legal, technology, safety, home modification and maintenance, financial, nutrition, housing, and transportation factors that are crucial to aging in place.
We inform you of resources in the community and suggest ways to pay for them.
Please click on the buttons above for details on our programs and to find ways to help us.
____________________________________________ TUESDAY TALKS - A monthly series of free talks of interest to Agers in Place Downtown...
HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?
Survival Tips to Keep Your Garden Cool in the Summer Heat
Is it hot enough for you yet? If you are a heat lover, summertime in the simmering Southeast usually does not disappoint. For some gardeners, scorching summer heat can take the fun out of gardening and weather extremes can wreak havoc on your landscape. Fortunately, there are a few summer gardening tips that will help you grow a successful garden even during the hottest summer! Don’t let the heat beat down your vision of a productive garden. Use these summer growing tips to grow the best summer crop you can. Have general garden questions? The speaker will also be available to answer your most pressing questions.
Susan Brown has been working in the horticultural industry for 21 years. Since graduating from NCSU in 1996 she went on to do interior plant care, landscaping, estimating and design, sales and production. She was a professional grower at an independent garden center where she specialized in growing roses, perennials and poinsettias. She started her career with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service in 2010 as the Brunswick County Agriculture Agent. Two years later she transferred to New Hanover County where she currently resides as the Consumer Horticulture Agent.
► Tuesday June 20, 2017 - 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
► Main Library · 3rd & Chestnut Sts. · New Hanover Room
► FREE! Please RSVP: AgingInPlaceDowntown@hotmail.com or
leave a message at: 910-805-HOME (4663)
► Free 2 hour parking on the ground level of the deck on 2nd Street