The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook

Susanna Pantas, Artist

Western North Carolina Senior Resources

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Outdoor Recreation in WNC, from golf to whitewater rafting   Western North Carolina Cities & Towns    Attractions in the Mountains

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                          UNCA's The North Carolina Center For Creative Retirement


American Association of Retired Persons (AARP): Its Purchase Privilege Program secures discounts for members on lodging, car rentals and sightseeing. AARP is a strong national association with many benefits for senior citizens. 601 E St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20049, (202) 434-2277.
Asheville Parks & Recreation Senior Programs: Asheville City Hall, Fourth Floor, 70 Court Plaza, Asheville NC 28801, 828-259-5800.
Blue Ridge Center for Lifelong Learning: Located on the campus of Blue Ridge Community College.
180 West Campus Drive, Flat Rock, North Carolina 28731, 828-6941740 
Buncombe County Department of Social Services: 40 Coxe Ave., Asheville, NC 28801, 828-250-5500.
Council On Aging For Henderson County : 304 Chadwick Ave., Hendersonville, NC 28792, 828-692-4203.
Henderson County Department of Social Services: 1200 Spartanburg Highway, #300, Hendersonville, NC 28792, 828-697-5500.
Land of Sky Regional Council Agency On Aging: 339 New Leicester Highway, Asheville, NC 28806, 828-251‑6622.

Literacy Council of Buncombe County

Literacy Council of Buncombe County: 828-254-3442 The mission of the Literacy Council of Buncombe County is to To increase comprehensive literacy and English language skills through specialized instruction by trained tutors. The Literacy Council of Buncombe County provides ongoing, hands-on, and accessible tutoring for its students and the resources and training needed for its volunteers. Our donors will witness the positive impact for both the individual and the community at large. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact them at the number listed above.
Meals On Wheels Of Asheville & Buncombe County: 146 Victoria Road, Asheville NC 28801, 828-253-5286.
Opportunity House: A multifaceted center for senior citizens in the Hendersonville area. Opportunity House provides arts and crafts classes, bridge, sports, lectures, exercise classes, college courses in connection with Blue Ridge Community College, trips, dinners, dances and more. 1411 Asheville Hwy., Hendersonville, NC 28791, 692-0575.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UNC Asheville: The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville (formerly the North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement) is an award-winning, internationally-acclaimed learning community dedicated to promoting lifelong learning, leadership, community service, and research. We opened our doors in 1988 as a department of the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Our goal is to enable our members to "thrivein life's second half. OLLI at UNC Asheville( embraces an unusually comprehensive array of programs in the arts and humanities, the natural world, civic engagement, wellness, life transition and retirement relocation planning, intergenerational co-learning, and research on trends in the reinvention of retirement. Reuter Center, One University Heights,Asheville, NC 28804; 828.251.6140
Senior Friendships of Hendersonville: P.O. Box 2828 Hendersonville, NC 28793.
Senior Fun Bunch: A Hendersonville based social club for 50+ single men and women. 828-669-8180


Yesterday Spaces -Asheville NC. Weddings & Social Events Facilities

Other Useful Links For Seniors

Aging at Home: Common Problems and Solutions
How Seniors are Designing Social Support Networks
The Ultimate Guide to Home Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities
The Benefits of Emotional Support Animals
Depression in the Elderly: 7 Ways to Help
Guide to Addiction Prevention for Seniors
Finding a Family: Discovering Your Queer Community When You are 65
Recognizing and Treating Depression: A Guide for the Elderly & Their Caregivers
Rehab and Medicare: The Ultimate Guide to Addiction Treatment for Seniors


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