The Albemarle Commission Area Agency on Aging is partnering with Hyde County and Hyde County Health Department to host a three-week series on various aging related topics for residents living on Ocracoke Island.   

The workshops will be held in the Ocracoke Community Center and pre-registration is required for all four events since lunch will be provided to all attendees. 

Individuals can register by calling Teresa Adams at 252-921-0053 or emailing 

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 10 am to noon: Advance Care Planning. A session about the importance of planning for your future medical needs. Attendees will learn more about living wills and Health Care Power of Attorney documents.  Participants will receive a FREE Toolkit to assist with future planning.

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 10 am to 1 pm: Healthy Aging 101. Learn more about healthy aging and managing chronic conditions.  The Hyde County Health Department will be on site to provide FREE Health Screenings & FREE Flu Shots!  

Tuesday, Nov. 22, 10 am to 1 pm: Prepare to Care: Learn more about the Family Caregiver Support Program and services available to family caregivers on Ocracoke Island.  Learn the importance of emergency planning and managing caregiver stress. 

Tuesday, Nov. 29 (postponed from Oct. 18): 10 am to 1 pm, Medicare: Learn more about various Medicare plans and benefits.  Beneficiaries will also have the opportunity to explore and sign up for 2023 Part D plans during open enrollment.  


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