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  • Food Assistance is for anyone who needs it
    Gerald Bailey, a new resident at Battery Park Apartments in downtown Asheville recently found himself in need of food assistance and asked the Council on Aging of Buncombe County for help.  Gerald has always taken great pride in being self-sufficient but a recent housing change and the COVID pandemic prompted him to seek the assistance….
  • Elder Abuse: You Can Help and Here’s How
    June 15th marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This day was designated by the United Nations to encourage the people of the world to voice their objections to the abuse of older adults and insist that it comes to an end. The Council on Aging of Buncombe County hopes that World Elder Abuse Awareness Day…
  • Independent, Strong, and 94 Years Young
    Nina Christian knows what it means to be a strong, independent woman. Self-assured and resilient, she’s lived a full and rewarding life and spent the past 25+ years as a resident of Battery Park Apartments in downtown Asheville. Nina is active, engaged and committed to living the “best life possible” and she knows what it’s…
  • Meet Our New Director, Heather Bauer
    Greetings! I am Heather Bauer, the Council on Aging of Buncombe County’s new Executive Director, effective January 15, 2020. It has been an honor to begin work with the Council after nearly a decade of service to older adults and their families in western North Carolina. In my first few weeks, I have already met…
  • A Person Belongs Wherever They Find Themselves
    Barbara Roth has been told on numerous occasions, “You don’t look like you belong here.” She becomes tearful as she explains, “People who say that… don’t know my story.” Barbara moved to Western North Carolina in 2007 and, shortly after her arrival, she experienced domestic violence that “forever changed [her] life.” The abuse imposed on…
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