Area Events

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At Home COVID-19 Vaccinations

COVID-19 vaccinations are now available across NC for those who cannot leave their homes.  Call 866-303-0026 to schedule.  See attached update for more information.

The Power of the Pivot with Jacqueline Mims

Wednesday, December 1, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.  Be inspired to unleash your purpose. The adversity, self-doubt, and uncertainty of the past 18 months might seem overwhelming, but they also offer tremendous opportunity to pivot––that is, to find true purpose in our lives.  Register at: https://aarp.cvent.com/PowerofPivot2

Learning to Dance with Dementia

December 2 and 9, 2:00 – 3:30 pm.  Symptoms of dementia can create chaos in families. Relationships are changing and nobody is sure what to do. These two sessions will focus on the importance of communication – what to keep, what to let go, and when to let dementia take the lead. Using real-life scenarios that the class provides, you’ll get to practice some new steps which may help you and your dance partner start moving together a little better.  See flyer for more information.  Register at: https://memorycare.org/dance-with-dementia/

Henderson County Community Health Forum

Thursday, December 16, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.  Help identify the most important health priorities for the community.  Participate in a virtual community health forum.  See flyer for details.  Register here.

MemoryCare Caregiver Education Program

Jaunary 13 to February 17, 2:00 – 5:00 pm.  Caregiver College is a series of six lectures for caregivers of persons with memory disorders.  Sessions are designed to improve caregiver understanding of different aspects of dementia care. The course will be led by MemoryCare staff members and attorney, Caroline Knox.  See flyer for more information.  To register, contact MemoryCare at (828) 771-2219 or [email protected].

Harnessing Tech to Connect

The pandemic has forced family caregivers to focus on technologies that lead to social connectivity, support independence, and improve remote monitoring. Come be inspired about the possibilities for caregivers to “harness technology to connect.”  Join Land of Sky Regional Council, AARP, Four Seasons, the Charles George VA Medical Center, and SkyHeart Consulting for this series.

  • Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 2:30pm: Keeping Loved Ones Safe Using Technology
  • Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at 2:30pm: Technology and Medication Management

See flyer for details and registration information.