Senior Services

Alleghany In Motion

Elderly and Disabled Transportation Assistance Program for medical and dental purposes, requirements and age limits, at least 24hr. notice required for scheduling.
Telephone: 336-372-8747

Alzheimer’s Association-Western Carolina Chapter

Provide and enhance care and support for all affected by Alzheimer’s/ Dementia and reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
Telephone: 828-514-3124

Appalachian Senior Companions/ Foster Grandparents

55 yr. and older, volunteer 20 hrs. per week with ill seniors or in the school with special needs children.
Telephone: 336-846-4898

Council on Aging

Fitness room, activities, outreach, information and referral, senior companions, congregate lunch 4 days a week, transportation to and from Senior Center available.
Telephone: 336-372-4640

D.A.N.A. Elder Abuse

Information, counseling and referrals.
Telephone: 336-372-3262

Genesis Health Care, Alleghany Center

Long term skilled nursing facility; short term rehabilitation facility offering full time physical, occupational and speech therapy, inpatient and outpatient.
Telephone: 336-372-2441

Senior Exercise to Nutrition

Exercise at Alleghany Wellness Center special classes and be rewarded with coupons to be spent at local farmers market.
Telephone: 336-372-5959

Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)

Publications, information and guidance regarding Medicare, Medicare Part D, Medicare Supplements and Medicare Advantage plans; Division of NC Dept. of Insurance.
Telephone: 336-372-4640

Social Security Administration

Obtain new Medicare card, social security statements, and disability benefits planning query; make appointment to apply for retirement, disability, Medicare and Social Security.
Telephone: 800-772-1213
Wilkesboro: 866-331-2298

Veteran’s Office

Veteran’s compensation, pension, VA Healthcare, military paperwork.
Telephone: 336-372-4850