Upcoming Medicare Classes

The Council on Aging of Buncombe County offers 'Introduction to Medicare - Understanding the Puzzle' classes at no cost. These classes discuss how Medicare works, how to enroll, how to avoid penalties, and more. 

September 20, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Goodwill,

1616 Patton Ave, Asheville

September 25, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Black Mountain YMCA,

25 Jane Jacobs Rd, Black Mountain

October 1, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Ferguson YMCA,

31 Westridge Market Pl, Candler

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Important Agency Updates

Get to know our Annual Donor Tree. This tree was created to recognize the many generous donors who support the Council on Aging. Each leaf represents a donor.  Call us today for information on how to get your name on a leaf!

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Thank you to our supporters!

Ways to Give


Donate to the Council on Aging through continuous, monthly, or one time giving.

If you would like to give continuously, you can do so through your PayPal account.


If you do not have a PayPal account please call us at (828)277-8288 for assistance setting up a continuous donation.

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Material In-Kind donations are greatly appreciated and needed to better serve our clients. Below are products we accept:

  • Non-perishable food items

  • Nutritional drinks (Ensure, Glucerna, Orgain, etc.)

  • Incontinence supplies     (Depends and Pull-ups)

  • Cleaning Supplies

  • Cellphones


Every time you purchase an item through Amazon, you could be helping older adults in Buncombe County through COAbc.


This is one of the easiest ways to donate. Simply bookmark this link and support us every time you shop!

“I needed a lot of help and she [Grace] was willing and very able to solve the problems and also be a friendly smile every day. I don’t know what I would have done without her.  A million thank yous isn’t enough!"

 - Mary Ann Sharp

"Seniors Health Insurance Information Program is a wonderful informative session designed to address the overwhelming questions facing registering for Medicare….John was clear, succinct, engaging, and informed….I am so grateful for the services and assistance of Council on Aging." 

 - Callan Hinman

"I like the social part [of the Weaverville dining site], meeting my friends, as it keeps me active. Exercise helps with my medical issues, and keeps my muscles working as they should. I love coming here, it is my second life!”   

-Ann Calloway

Call us:

(828) 277-8288


9:00 AM-4:30 PM

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