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Senior Resources

Asbestos (Mesothelioma) Cancer Resource

» National Cancer Institute
Asbestos exposure causes thousands of cases of Mesothelioma in the United States each year, and the National Cancer Institute has information available about treatment, research, screening, and coping with the disease. 

» Pleural Mesothelioma Center
Free resources and support information available to help those affected by Mesothelioma. 

» American Cancer Society 
Mesothelioma affects many Americans, learn what the disease is and how to cope with the disease.


» North Carolina Department of Insurance 
The Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)  is a resource to answers questions and counsels Medicare beneficiaries and caregivers about Medicare, Medicare supplements, Medicare Advantage, Medicare prescription drug plans, long-term care insurance and other health insurance concerns for North Carolina residents.

» Currituck County Cooperative Extension
Local Cooperative Extension personnel are Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) trained and periodically hold informational classes.

» Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare
A valuable resource to learn about Medicare and who to contact for information.

Aging and Adult Services

» North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services
Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) works to promote independence and enhance the dignity of North Carolina's older adults, persons with disabilities, and their families.

» Administration on Aging (AoA)
The Administration on Aging (AoA) is the principal agency of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services designated to carry out the provisions of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA). The Older Americans Act promotes the well-being of older individuals by providing services and programs designed to help them live independently in their homes and communities.