Dementia Awareness Session

Christmount Assembly Black Mountain

Our next regularly scheduled program is this Thursday, May 19th.  This is an in-person luncheon meeting on the campus of Christmount Assembly at 11:45am. Given that May has been designated as Mental Health Awareness Month, we have scheduled an informative, topical, and most interesting program.  Kitty Hancock, Community Educator, with the Dementia Friendly WNC organization, […]

Creating a Dementia Friendly Retirement Community

Pisgah Estates

Creating a Dementia Friendly Retirement Community Pisgah Estates August 2nd, 2022 10:00 to 12:00 People living with dementia often feel excluded from community life.  Residents of  Pisgah Estates want to create a dementia friendly community.  This challenge includes learning about the dementia and how it differs from normal aging.  What are the best strategies for […]

WNC Annual Falls Prevention Conference

MAHEC 121 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC, United States

Annual interprofessional falls prevention conference. Participants can attend on-site at MAHEC Education in Asheville (limited seating) or via live webinar. Identify & implement fall prevention strategies for successful and safe independent aging. Utilize community resources for falls prevention. Describe the impact of dementia and vision challenges on falls. List Tai Chi principles for fall prevention […]