Upcoming Events


May 14
Successful Aging 2013

Sherrill Center Kimmel Arena
UNC Asheville campus
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Registration - $15

It is the eleventh year of this event for older adults, caregivers and those interested in aging successfully! Unleash the Power of Age with classes ranging from free form dancing and fermentation to the powerful medicine of sleep and the importance of health care planning.

For more information visit www.coabc.org.

CAPES Support Groups
CAPES (Caring for Aging Parents Education and Support Program)

Mission Hospital - St. Joseph Campus - Loretta Hall - Conference Room 6
An education and support group for anyone caring for or concerned about an aging parent. CAPES is a collaboration between Mission Hospital and the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc.

Support Group meets the third Monday of each month from 5 - 6:30 pm.
May 20
June 17
July 15
August 19

Education Series 5 - 6:30 pm
July 29 - More than you bargained for: Focus on Feelings
November 4 - Self Care for the Caregiver

Medicare Choices Made Easy
Medicare Choices Made Easy

The Council on Aging in conjunction with Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) announces classes, Medicare Choices Made Easy, for the second quarter of 2013. The classes will explain how Medicare works, the enrollment process, how to avoid penalties and ways that beneficiaries might save money. 

The classes are free and open to the public.   People new to Medicare, care givers and others who help senior citizens with their Medicare insurance should consider attending this informative class.  The information presented is unbiased and accurate.  No products are sold, recommended or endorsed.

Call the Council on Aging at 277-8288 for information about times and locations of the classes and to reserve your place.

Class Schedule:
May 7              6 - 8 PM               Swannanoa Branch Library
May 14            6 - 8 PM               Fairview Branch Library
May 21            5:30 – 7:30 PM      Weaverville Branch Library
June 7             2 - 4 PM               UNCA/Reuter Center

If you are a provider of services...

Upcoming Meetings:

• CRC Partnership Meeting
      May - Madison County
      Time TBA

• CRC Leadership Team Meeting
      July 10 - Land-of-Sky Regional Council
      10 am - 12 pm

• CRC Partnership Meeting
      August - Transylvania County
      Time TBA

Promotional Materials:

• CRC Rack Cards

Links to ADRC:

National ADRC

State ADRC