Senior Resources in Fayetteville
Named “America’s Most Pro-Military Town” by TIME Magazine, and best known as the home of Fort Bragg, the largest military base in the world with over 50,000 active duty personnel members, Fayetteville is the county seat of Cumberland County. Fayetteville is also home to Pope Airforce Base, but there is more to this historic hometown than military life. It has a beautiful, walkable downtown, thanks to wide spread revitalization efforts. Attractions like the Cape Fear Botanical Garden, Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex, Airborne and Special Operations Museum Foundation, Heritage Square, contemporary art museums, distinctive shopping, eclectic restaurants, and sporting events provide something for everyone. And the lower than average cost of living makes Fayetteville a great city to retire to.
Cumberland County Council on Older Adults
With a 48-year history, the Cumberland County Council on Older Adults provides programming that directly benefits seniors and caregivers in Fayetteville. CCCOOA programs fill a variety of needs that seniors may need during life changes, including in-home aide services, Meals-on-Wheels, congregate lunch program, home improvement program, senior companion program, Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), options counseling, and much more. See the full list of programs on the CCCOOA website here.
Military Retirement Community
For military personnel nearing retirement, having access to military hospitals, VA centers, commissaries, military bases, and Officer’s clubs are important considerations. The Fort Bragg post and surrounding area offers retirees affordable shopping, health care, sporting events, and museums. , and even a spa and open to all active, reserve, and retired veterans of US military. For military personnel looking for a place to retire, Anderson Creek Club in Fayetteville is a retirement community loaded with amenities like pools, fitness centers, canoeing and fishing ponds, outdoor BBQ grills, gazebos, nature trails, classes, lifelong learning center, golf, and tennis, all coordinated through the community. For more information, visit their website here.
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Womack Army Medical Center
Having access to excellent medical care is critical for retiring military and seniors everywhere. The Womack Army Medical Center is a state-of-the-art medical complex, and is an essential component of Fort Bragg’s military mission. The Womack Army Medical Center provides a vast array of services including allergy, behavioral, cardiology, medical management, oncology, and physical therapy, to name a few. Find out more about the Womack Army Medical Center’s Healthcare services here.
Assisted Living Facilities
When most people plan their retirement they assume they will be living in their home for the rest of their lives. Unfortunately, decline in physical and mental health can change those plans. Assisted living is a long-term care option that combines housing, support services, and health care, as needed. Assisted living is designed for individuals who need assistance with everyday activities such as meals, medication management or assistance bathing, dressing, and transportation. When searching for an assisted living center ask about important amenities, services, accommodations, staffing, fees, extra charges, and move-in and move-out criteria. Here is a link to some of the assisted living communities in Fayetteville.
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