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Speakers on Aging Issues

Cumberland County Council on Older Adults

   Provides resources to help older adults maintain independence and age with dignity.

   910-484-0111

   http://www.ccccooa.org

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Mid-Carolina Area Agency on Aging

   Plans and administers programs serving older adults.  Promotes independent living.

   910-323-4191

   http://www.mccog.org/aging.asp

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Fayetteville-Cumberland P&R Senior Center

   Administers programs and activities.  Provides facilities for clubs and informative classes of interest to seniors.

   910-433-1574

   http://www.fcpr.us 

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Harnett County Department on Aging

   Coordinates services and programs for older adults, educates the public in successful aging, acts as a catalyst for new programs and services in the interest of older adults.

   910-893-7579 

   http://www.harnett.org/aging/

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Sampson County Department on Aging

   Conducts research, evaluates, implements, and administers a coordinated system of services for seniors.

   910-592-4653  

   http://www.sampsonnc.com/deptaging.asp

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About this Guide

Our guide helps you find useful local, state, and national resources and web sites that provide a variety of assistance for seniors.  You can also find books of interest for seniors available at Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center.                                             10/2014

     

    Books of Interest for Seniors

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    Photo and Video Editing for Seniors - Studio Visual Steps
    Call Number: 775 P
    ISBN: 9789059051676
    Publication Date: 2011-04-22
    Create fantastic movie and photo projects.

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    Accessible Gardening - Joann Woy
    Call Number: 635.087 W
    ISBN: 0811726525
    Publication Date: 1997-02-01
    Tips and techniques for seniors and the disabled.

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    Personal Finance for Seniors for Dummies - Eric Tyson; Robert C. Carlson
    Call Number: 332.024 T
    ISBN: 9780470548769
    Publication Date: 2010-05-03
    Are you aware of the unique financial opportunities and challenges you'll face in your golden years? This hands-on, practical guide empowers you to chart your financial course with targeted advice for investing, spending, and protecting your wealth for the decades to come.

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    Google for Seniors - Studio Visual Steps Staff
    Call Number: 005.758 G
    ISBN: 9789059052369
    Publication Date: 2010-04-01
    Covers Google Search, Maps, Gmail, iGoogle, Chrome, Calendar, Groups, Talk, Blogger, Docs, Translate, YouTube, Sites, and Picasa.

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    Microsoft Office 2010 and 2007 for Seniors - Studio Visual Steps
    Call Number: 005.369 M
    ISBN: 9789059051775
    Publication Date: 2011-04-01
    Practical applications for every day usage.

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    Laptops for Seniors - Nick Vandome
    Call Number: 004.16 Microsoft Windows
    ISBN: 9781840783896
    Publication Date: 2010-06-01
    Covers everything seniors need to get started using a laptop. It starts with the important factors to consider when buying and the ergonomic issues surrounding them. Gives an overview of the workings of laptops, including the software that is provided with them. Networking and using a laptop wirelessly are also covered, with attention given to accessing the Internet from wireless locations, demonstrating that the over-50 crowd can be part of the mobile-computing revolution.

    Librarian Contact Information

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    Janet M. Beaudry
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    Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center
    Cliffdale Regional Branch Library
    6882 Cliffdale Road
    Fayetteville, NC 28314
    910-864-3800
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    Books of Interest for Seniors

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    Mac Computers for Seniors - Nick Vandome
    Call Number: 004.165 V 2nd ed.
    ISBN: 9781840784343
    Publication Date: 2012-01-17
    This guide begins with an overview of Mac computers, covering different types of desktops and laptops that are available and gives a tour around them so that you quickly feel confident about using them. There is then an extensive look at customizing the desktop so that you can set up your Mac exactly as you want it.

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