Support is offered for older adults

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All senior-center based nutrition centers across the region are closed for at least the next two weeks. The situation will be reassessed at that time.

Take-out options, as well as home-delivered options are available in Person County. Senior Center staff are making safety checks on older adults on a regular basis.

Anyone in need of assistance, can call the Person County Senior Center at 336-599-7484, or the Area Agency on Aging at 252-436-2040, extension 2047.

The National Disaster Distress Helpline “24/7/365 Crisis Counseling & Emotional Support” continues to be available for anyone experiencing distress or other mental concerns during the ongoing COVID-19 infectious disease outbreak. Call 1-800-985-5990 (press “2” for Spanish) or text “TalkWithUs” to 66746 to access this service.

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