Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 3:00 PM
The Caregiver Space - Issue 4 (May 2020)
In accordance with the High Country Area Agency on Aging’s mission of inclusivity, the agency recently became the first Area Agency on Aging in the state to receive a SAGECare platinum credential in LGBT cultural competency. With the number of LGBT adults over age 50 expected to double by 2030, the High Country Area Agency on Aging aims to help reduce isolation and discrimination while improving equity.
Wilkes Caregiver Academy - 2020 Class Schedule
NAMI Family Support Groups
Tai Chi for Health Warm-Up Exercises: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpQnJKNO9AQ&t=5s
Full Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention Form: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhbxFnCRJnQ
Mental Illness Awareness Week: October 6-12, 2019
Each year, millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. In honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week on October 6-12, 2019, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and participants across the country are raising awareness of mental illness and dispelling myths. Although many people today understand that mental illness is a medical condition, there remains too much discrimination and stigma surrounding mental health conditions.