Healthy Aging Summit

Healthy Aging Summit August 23

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 1:42pm
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Governor Declares May Older Americans Month

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 10:45am
Dr. Ali Climo is the coordinator for the Buncombe County Aging Plan, a comprehensive community strategic plan that addresses the needs of older adults. The Buncombe County Aging Coordinating Consortium is currently engaged in developing the next (...

Project C.A.R.E. Presentation

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 10:25am
Project C.A.R.E. (Caregiver Alternatives to Running on Empty), an evidence-based state-funded program to benefit dementia caregivers, will be the subject of a presentation by Project C.A.R.E. Family Consultant Karen Phoenix on Thursday, February 16...
Teepa Snow: Working with Dementia

Teepa Snow: Working with Dementia

Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 1:17pm
We are fortunate to have Teepa Snow, nationally-renowned speaker and trainer on dementia, coming to the High Country January 11 in Boone. She'll also be presenting January 12 in Hickory. Teepa will educate, inform and entertain you as she helps you...
Colleen Puceta, who received the Graduate Certificate in Gerontology in May 2012, has been named the Aging Projects Coordinator for the Kerr Tar Area Agency on Aging in Henderson, NC. Prior to accepting this position, Colleen had served as the...
 Lisa  Nguyen and Dr. James Peacock

Alumna Presents at SGS

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 2:56pm
On March 31st, Appalachian State University Graduate Gerontology alumna Lisa Nguyen presented her independent study research at the 37th annual meeting of the Southern Gerontological Society in Charlottesville, VA. Her presentation, "Quality...
Mr. Worawut Chompoopan, Ed Rosenberg and Ms. Kanchana Nimsuntorn

Visiting Researchers Present at SGS

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 3:23pm
Two Thai doctoral students who are spending Spring semester as Visiting Researchers at Appalachian State University presented their work last week at the Southern Gerontological Society's annual conference. Mr. Worawut Chompoopan described his...
Cindy Lamb
Cindy Lamb, a graduate of AppState's Graduate Gerontology Certificate program, has accepted a full-time position as the Senior Center Director of the Western Watauga Community Center/Senior Center. She will be responsible for planning, coordinating...

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