- Senior Resource Center
- Online Resources
- Community Partners
DSR @50+/AARP - The SRC partners with Digital Skills Ready @50+ training brought to you by AARP Foundation in collaboration with Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) from AARP.
This initiative is supported through a generous grant from Google.org to provide trainings that help increase older adults’ economic security. These presentations and workshops will help you build essential digital skills so that you can find jobs, change careers, or explore entrepreneurship. For more information on how to join us in our upcoming technology class series/presentations/lectures, please contact Megan at (910) 612-5379.
OATS also runs Senior Planet which offers free virtual classes for seniors 60+ https://seniorplanet.org/classes/
Feast Down East - The SRC partners with Feast Down East to bring a mobile farmer's market to our main location and satellite nutrition sites. They offer local farm fresh vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs, goat cheese, pecans, honey, herbs and more at discounted prices. They accept cash, debit, SNAP/EBT food stamps with Fresh Bucks dollar-for-dollar matching and food prescription vouchers.
Alzheimer's Association of NC - The SRC partners with the Alzheimer's Association of NC by promoting their virtual and in-person programming in our area for those living with the disease, caregivers, health care professionals, and families.
Cape Fear Area Agency on Aging (AAA) - The SRC works closely with AAA to "enhance the quality of life and meet the needs of older adults and their caregivers through a regional system of comprehensive, coordinated and community-based services and advocacy." They do this through family caregiver support program, long-term care ombudsman, elder abuse prevention, and much more.
LGBTQ Center of Cape Fear Coast - The SRC partners with to promote their advocacy, education and community support for LGBTQ+ elders. They are the local home for OWLS (OUT Wilmington LGBTQ+ Seniors) whose primary objective is to improve life for older LGBTQ+ people in our community. The LGBTQ Center offers targeted, inclusive programs, outreach, and support to our 50 and over LGBTQ+ members.