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Shepherd's Center of Charlotte

Cause Area

  • Seniors

Location

300 Hawthorne LaneCharlotte, NC 28204 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Shepherd’s Center of Charlotte has been serving older adults in Mecklenburg County for 40 years. By providing programs and services that are specifically designed for this community, we keep older adults mentally stimulated through fellowship & educational programs and support them through our Medicare, medical transportation, tax assistance, and handy helper services.

Description

Shepherd's Center of Charlotte provides services to seniors in many areas. Ongoing programs include Adventures in Learning educational programs,. Travel Adventures travel programs designed with seniors' needs in mind. Computer classes are offered on beginning and intermediate levels, with specialty classes on iPhones, iPads and social media. Our services include assistance with income tax filing. Medicare consulting is offered for those turning 65 and those wishing to change their medication coverage during open enrollment. Volunteer drivers provide medical transportation to ambulatoroy seniors who can no longer drive. Our "handy helpers" do small repairs to help seniors remain in their homes. Shepherd's Center works almost entirely by volunteers.

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