Here at the Senior Resource Center, we have had name changes over the years including, Services for the Aging, the Department of Aging, and the Senior Resource Center.
Our location has moved several times over the years (Fifth & Chestnut, Lucille Shuffler Building on Carolina Beach Road, and in February, 1992, the current location opened at 2222 South College Road).
In February, 1992, the current location opened at 2222 South College Road. In October 2020, our interior building went through a large renovation and updating. Although the names and locations have changed, the focus on senior issues, needs, and services remains our top priority.
Senior Center of Excellence
The New Hanover County Senior Resource Center is a State recognized “Senior Center of Excellence”. This is a rigorous 5-year certification process through the NC Health and Human Services (NCHHS) - Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS). We strive towards excellence everyday and ensure best practices in our senior center operations.
New Hanover County Senior Resource Center is a 2023 SAGECare Credentialed provider. This credential from SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders), ensures that all of our staff are aware of and sensitive to the unique needs and concerns of LGBTQ+ older adults.