Join the Empathy (R)Evolution and Rock Against Demenia!
Join us on April 12, from 1-3pm for the Caregiver Spring Renewal.
Announcing Strong Body, Strong Mind, the new name and expansion of our tai chi programs.
The North Carolina Center for Health & Wellness (NCCHW) at UNC Asheville received a 3 year, $600,000 grant from the U.S.
Save the date! The 2018 High Country Care Transitions Summit will be held on Friday, September 21st, 2018 at the Grandfather Golf & Country Club in Linville, NC. Registration opening soon!
The 10th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) will be observed on Sept. 22, 2017—the first day of fall. In honor of this notable milestone, the theme of the event will be: 10 Years Standing Together to Prevent Falls. This event raises awareness about how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults.
Click HERE for information on the National Falls Prevention Awareness Day.
Initiated in 2003 by the International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA), Active Aging Week takes place each year during the last week of September. The weeklong campaign calls attention to and wholeheartedly celebrates the positivity of aging today. It showcases the capabilities of older adults as fully participating members of society and spotlights the role models that lead the way.
Healthy Aging NC is a project of the North Carolina Center for Health and Wellness (NCCHW) at UNC Asheville. Their mission is to help people meet the challenges of aging through partnerships with AAA's, nonprofit organizations, government, and businesses in order to provide innovative, community programs and services that meet the needs of North Carolina Older Adults and Adults with Disability. The current focus is on Evidenced-Based Programs in the areas of Fall Prevention and Chronic Disease Self Management.
Lots of new Tai Chi for Arthritis classes are being offered in Watauga, Ashe and Wilkes Counties - beginning the week of January 9th, 2017. Visit the High Country Area on Aging Face Book page for more details: https://www.facebook.com/pg/highcountryaging/events/