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Services for the Aging and Disabled

Our mission at NARCOG is to eliminate the frustrations many people experience when trying to access services. Through the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) we connect individuals with programs, services and resources in their community so they can make informed decisions regarding support options. The ADRC is a collaborative effort of federal and state agencies to streamline access to long-term care. This nationwide effort is designed to be a “one call” or “no wrong door” system where older adults and those with disabilities can receive information and assistance in applying for programs and benefits that will improve their quality of life.  

Click here to view a copy of the NARCOG Area Plan for 2018-2021.

Call Access Alabama  - 1-800-AGE-LINE (243-5463)

NARCOG is home to the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) which is the designated agency to assist the elderly and disabled in the region. Access Alabama is your connection to resources for the aging and disabled and all programs offered through the AAA. Other programs include:

Activities and Recreation

There are 22 centers for seniors located in our three counties. Each one offers a variety of activities and recreation for participants. There are also numerous field trips and special events planned throughout the year. The Masters Games of Alabama is another way those aged 50 and older can stay active and enjoy a little friendly competition too. To view a list of 2018 games for District 2, click here. The District 2 games will be held June 18-27, 2018. Deadline to register is May 25th.

Caregiver Assistance

The Alabama Cares program provides supportive services to family caregivers. Information and assistance, case management, counseling, respite care and supplemental services are just a few ways NARCOG can assist through this program.

Nutrition Center Locations

There is a growing number of seniors going hungry and suffering from malnutrition in Alabama. NARCOG is working to reduce the number of individuals in the region who do not have access to nutritious food or enough food. Those 60 and older may take advantage of a hot, nutritious meal at any one of our 22 nutrition centers across the region. Through the ADRC we can screen for food assistance programs AND help you apply. In addition, from January until spring each year, we assist those 60 and older apply for the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program. This program provides eligible seniors with $30 in vouchers they can use at local farmers markets during the summer and fall.

Nutrition Center Locations

Cullman County
  • Brushy Pond Nutrition Center
    2729 County Road 143
  • Colony Nutrition Center
    12980 Alabama Highway 91
  • Crane Hill Nutrition Center
    15095 County Road 222
  • Cullman Nutrition Center
    1539 Sportsman Lake Road
  • Fairview Nutrition Center
    7525 Alabama Hwy 69 N
  • Hanceville Nutrition Center
    1500 Spruce Street
  • Holly Pond Nutrition Center
    221 Lions Park Road
  • West Point Nutrition Center
    3990 County Road 1141
Lawrence County
  • Caddo Nutrition Center
    6233 County Road 214
  • Hatton Nutrition Center
    7041 Alabama Highway 101
  • Moulton Nutrition Center
    14220 Court Street
  • Mount Hope Nutrition Center
    3142 County Road 460
  • North Courtland Nutrition Center
    12648 Jessie Jackson Pkwy
  • Speake Nutrition Center
    6619 County Road 81
  • Town Creek Nutrition Center
    925 Wallace Street
Morgan County
  • Eva Nutrition Center
    3824 Eva Road
  • Falkville Nutrition Center
    1076 Culver Road
  • Hartselle Nutrition Center
  • 406 Nance Ford Road
  • Lacey's Spring Nutrition Center
    10139 Highway 36 East
  • Union Hill Nutrition Center
    11 Union Hill Loop Road
  • Neel Nutrition Center
    6950 Danville Road
  • Somerville Nutrition Center
    16 Senior Lane
  • Turner-Surles Nutrition Center
    702 Sycamore Street

Insurance and Medication Assistance

Medicare and Medicaid counseling services are provided through the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) to those becoming eligible for Medicare through age or disability. We make understanding your choices easier and can assist those who qualify in applying for benefits that will help pay premiums, and in some cases, co-payments and deductibles. Assistance with medications for those uninsured, underinsured or on Medicare is also available through NARCOG. SHIP and SenioRx counselors can assess individual needs and connect you to patient assistance plans or Part D plans of Medicare depending upon the need.

Home and Community Based Services

Our goal is to help individuals remain in their home by providing supportive services through numerous Medicaid Waiver programs. Case management, personal care, homemaker and other services are provided at no cost to the individual or their family.

Legal Assistance

An attorney licensed by the State Bar of Alabama provides representation to those 60 and older on such issues as simple wills, powers of attorney, advanced directives and Medicare and Medicaid eligibility and appeals.

Senior Employment

The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) offers unemployed, low-income individuals 55 and older with job training opportunities at non-profit and public facilities in the region. Participants gain valuable experience and are paid minimum wage while serving approximately 20 hours per week at their assigned agency.

Long-Term Care Ombudsman

The Ombudsman serves as an advocate for residents of long-term care facilities and provides education to residents, families and professionals on resident rights. They can answer questions or concerns about the care provided, safety and health of residents or transfers and discharges from facilities.

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Mailing Address

Post Office Box C
Decatur, Alabama 35602

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216 Jackson Street SE
Decatur, Alabama 35601

Office Hours

8:00 am - 4:30 p.m.
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