Keeping our active aging LGBTQ+ family informed is part of our purpose with Generation Plus and Blue Ridge Pride. Please know this is only a sample of services and programs available.
Generation Plus LIVE– Join us for our monthly segment on Wednesday, January 3rd at noon.
We will be discussing what you want to bring into 2021- Goodbye to 2020.
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Generation Plus-PRIDE Time -a social chat. Let’s connect in this virtual world. We all need some chat time to laugh, engage and see other’s smiling faces. Join us Wednesday, January 10th at 6:30PM.
Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/91657724995
From our partners:
You Are Not Alone – This session offers ways to decrease social isolation by providing step-by-step guidelines to virtual worlds such as Zoom and Face Time. It also outlines caregiver re-sources available in our community including tech tools available for veterans through the VA.
Go to YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvdILVKk6JQ
Technology for Home Safety – Family caregivers represent an important niche in the health care network. The pandemic has forced society into greater reliance on virtual tools which opens rich possibilities for caregivers to foster social connectivity, improve health outcomes, and access health care practitioners from home. Join us to be inspired about technologies that promote safety at home.
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Go to YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUOuVmaEskQ
Telehealth at Home – Access to appointments to one’s doctor or therapist may be limited because of health, weather, and COVID-19. Thankfully, telehealth is an excellent way one can access the care of one’s doctor or therapist from the comfort and safety of one’s own home. Join us to learn more about how telehealth can be a convenient and effective part of one’s health care.
Go to YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8pMJsuKKYw
A collaboration of the Family Caregiver Program; Project C.A.R.E.; Four Seasons
Compassion for Life; AARP Mountain Region; Charles George VA Medical Center; Bob
Krollman, Private Technology Consultant; and MAHEC Social Bridging Project.
Powerful Tools for Family Caregivers
Are you one of North Carolina’s 1.2 million caregivers? It is time to stop and take a breath! The busy lifestyles of most Americans today can make caring for a loved one challenging. Powerful Tools for Family Caregivers can empower you to take care of YOU. This interactive workshop is designed to empower family caregivers to take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. You will benefit from this class if you need to find more time for you while caring for someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across the country. Like all AARP programs, this program is free to all and completely non-commercial. Class size is limited, and registration is required. Fridays, January 22 – February 26, 2:30 – 4 p.m. online via Zoom.
Register online at: aarp.cvent.com/powerfultoolsjanuary2021 or call 828-337-2359.
Understand How Medicare Works. Contact a SHIIP Representative.
Buncombe: Council on Aging, 828-277-8288
Madison: Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, 828-398-7700
Henderson: Blue Ridge Community Health Center, 828-277-8288
Transylvania: Transylvania County Cooperative Extension, 828-884-3109