north carolina lifespan respite projectNorth Carolina Lifespan Respite Project

The North Carolina Lifespan Respite Care Program is an application-based program that reimburses eligible family caregivers caring for individuals of any age for up to $500 in respite care services in a calendar year. Funding is limited, and applications are accepted only when funds are available. Learn more and apply


Lifespan Respite is not currently accepting voucher applications.  Please check our website in mid to late July to determine when we expect to begin accepting new applications again!


The High Country Area Agency on Aging is the central hub for resources and support for older adults in the North Carolina High Country. Through our direct services and provider network, we offer home and community based solutions, family caregiver support, a long-term care ombudsman, advocacy, and health promotion and disease prevention classes.

Recent news

New Area Agency on Aging Resource Guide
The High Country Area Agency on Aging's new Resource Guide is now available!
Rock Against Dementia
Join the Empathy (R)Evolution and Rock Against Demenia!
Caregiver Spring Renewal
Join us on April 12, from 1-3pm for the Caregiver Spring Renewal.

Upcoming events

Date Title Location
Jun 17 Tai Chi for Arthritis & Fall Prevention Paul H. Broyhill Wellness Center, Boone, NC
Jul 5 Tai Chi for Beginners: Introduction to the Yang 24 From Boone United Methodist Church, room 200