Special Events

Cardio Drumming! - New Fun Exercise Class to be offered when we reopen!

This exercise consist of music, movement and drumming to help improve your overall wellness. Space will be limited. Sign up by calling 336-667-5281. Cardio Drumming dates and times to be announced.

Christmas at Wilkes Senior Resources

The month of December is full of Christmas Activities. Check our calendar for the daily treats. Come by to see our decorated Doors and vote for your favorite! Enjoy the Christmas atmosphere. Our Christmas Party is Thursday, December 12th from 9-11am in the gym. Door Prizes!

Cyber Senior Program

Call 828-212-9191 to register for this free Cyber-Senior program. You will be mentored by an Appalachian State University student trained to teach technology to older adults. Smart phone, iPad and/or computer help is available. Call today to sign up. Space is limited.

Easter Tea

Canceled due to COVID-19....Seniors gather for Tea and Games. We invite those 55 and up to join us Thursday, April 9, 2020 from 8:00am till 10:30am for our Annual Easter Tea in The Gathering Place. Bring in a decorated egg to enter in our Egg Decorating Contest! Refreshments will be provided by Rose Glen Village.

Hotdogs and Car Show

Sorry, but this event has been canceled for this year due to the COVID-19 virus. Join us in celebrating Independence Day in 2020. Thursday, July 2nd at 9:30 for the car show. Hotdogs will be served at 11:00am. Please contact staff if you have a show car that you would like to bring to this event. We would love your participation!

Open House / Health Fair

The Annual Open House/Health Fair will be postponed until the COVID-19 virus precautions will allow gathering.

This is a great opportunity to meet local agencies and get free health screenings. Seniors are invited to come by and bring their friends, neighbors, and family to visit the Senior Center. Drawings for Door Prizes will be held and free Health Screenings will be provided!

SHIIP Counseling

SHIIP Counseling is available by appointment. Seniors going on Medicare or Medicare recipients who need assistance should call 336-667-5281 to schedule an appointment. Rick Cook is the County SHIIP Coordinator. Fran Cantrell is a SHIIP Volunteer. Thanks Rick for the assistance you provide in counseling our Seniors! Annual enrollment period is October 15 to Dec. 7. Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period is Jan.1st-March 31st.

Tax Preparation

We have just received word that AARP will not be able to prepare Tax Returns this season due to COVID-19. Taxes are prepared by Volunteers using the AARP Tax Program on Monday's and Thursday's during Feb, March and part of April. We E-file. There is no charge for this service. Call 336-667-5281 in 2020 to schedule your appointment.

The Senior Center is closed until October 5th due to the virus

Please visit the CDC (Center for Disease Control) website for more information on how to protect yourself from the COVID-19 virus.

Weather Cancelations

Wilkes Senior Resources follows Wilkes Community College for weather related closing and cancelations. Also, watch WXII TV and WKBC AM 800 radio station for weather related information.