Upcoming Events

Senior Health Literacy: Navigate the complex healthcare system. Free!  Four sessions: Mar. 25, Apr. 22, May 20, Jun. 24, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm, Etowah Library, 101 Brickyard Rd., Etowah.  Call 828-891-6577 to register.

MemoryCare Educational Events (Thursdays, 2:00 – 3:30 pm, Bernhardt Education Room, SECU Center for Memory Care):

  • April 25: Understanding Lewy Body Disease
  • May 2: Assistive Technology: Easing your Caregiver Journey
  • May 9: Brain Games, What Works?
  • May 16: You, Too, Can Fight the Elder Fraud Industry
  • May 23: Navigating the Alzheimer’s Maze, Part 1
  • June 6: Navigating the Alzheimer’s Maze, Part 2
  • June 13; Understanding the Goals of Care with Progression of Dementia
  • June 20: Say This Not That – Learning How to Communicate with Dementia
  • June 27: Exercise and Brain Health

Alzheimer’s Association Webinar Series (Thursdays, 2:00 pm):

  • April 25: Alzheimer’s Facts, Figures and Resources: Connecting
    people to the help they need (register at: link)
  • May 9: Alzheimer’s and Brain Health: What you should know and
    what you can do (register at: link)

TRIAD Document Shred and Drug Takeback Events:

  • Friday, May 3, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Fletcher YMCA Mission Pardee Campus
  • Saturday, May 4, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Village of Flat Rock Town Hall
  • Friday, August 16, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Mills River location TBD
  • Friday, September 20, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, United Community Bank, Etowah
  • Saturday, October 12, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Village of Flat Rock Town Hall

Engage at Any Age – Healthy Community Day: Friday, May 3, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, YMCA at Mission Pardee Health Campus, 2775 Hendersonville Rd.  To learn more, click facebook.com/pg/ymcawnc/events.

The Experienced Worker – What’s in it for You?: Learn about the value of hiring and retaining experienced workers.  Monday, May 6, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Mission/AB Tech Event Center, 16 Fernihurst Dr., Asheville.  Register at link.

Hearing Loss and Accessibility Workshop: Free.  Thursday, May 9, 12:00 – 3:30 pm, Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC), 121 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803.  Go to https://www.wakeahec.org/courses-and-events?search=hearing%20loss to register or contact Kimberly Spencer at 919-350-0480 or [email protected] for more info.

Free Movie – What They Had: Saturday, May 18, 3:00 – 5:00 pm, Biltmore Regal, 292 Thetford St., Asheville.  RSVP at 877-926-8300 or register online at aarp.cvent.com/caringabout.

7th Ave Open Streets: Play in the street!  Games, music, exercises, and more.  Sunday, May 19, 2:00 – 5:00 pm.  Go to https://www.facebook.com/events/2244273848964381/ for more info.

Brain Health Symposium: Listen to the latest research on brain health and hear about the Registry for Brain Health.  Saturday, June 1, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, UNC Asheville, Highsmith Union 203.  Register at link.