Special Events


Blue Ridge Senior Games

2018 Blue Ridge Senior Games Opening Ceremony will be held Monday, May 7th at 10:00am. The Closing Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 25th at 11:00am.

Christmas at Wilkes Senior Resources

The month of December is full of Christmas Activities. Come by to see our decorated Doors and vote for your favorite! Enjoy the Christmas atmosphere.

Easter Tea

Seniors gather for Tea and Games. March 29, 2018 from 8am - 11am. We invite those 55 and up to join us in The Gathering Place.

Independence Day Cook Out and Car Show

Our Annual Independence Day Cookout and Car Show is a lot of fun!

Legal Aid of North Carolina Wills Project

Legal Aid of North Carolina comes to Wilkes Senior Resources once a year to assist with the preparation of Wills. This is by appointment only. Call 336-667-5281 to schedule your appointment. They will be here August 6, 2018. There will only be a limited number of appointment spaces available so call ahead.

Open House / Health Fair

The Annual Open House/Health Fair 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! Flu shots will be available.

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. Thanks Rick for the assistance you provide in counseling our Seniors! Annual enrollment period is October 15 to Dec. 7, 2018.

Tax Preparation

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 to schedule your appointment.

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.