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PFLAG Flat Rock/Hendersonville

PFLAG-Hendersonville (Meets 1st Monday of the Month) All are invited to attend, free. Regular peer support group meetings for parents, caregivers and family members of LGBTQ individuals. Location is in The Center for Arts and Inspiration 125 South Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792 every 7 PM – 8:30 PM. For more info contact jerry.w96@gmail.com or pflaghendersonville@gmail.com

Prime Time

Generation Plus hosts a fun and supportive hour of community every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Pride Time gives individuals the opportunity to share stories and information, to crack a joke and find some laughter or simply allow a person to see another LGBTQ+ elder. Your voices matter. Join us as we converse, laugh, and share with members of the …

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COFFEE & equli-TEA TIME

Log on and spend some time with our diverse group of LGBTQ+ 55+ community.  A time and place for you to share your thoughts about our 55+ community. Ask questions, encourage involvement, advocate and learn.  Laugh, joke, meet new family and greet others. There is an evening version of this event.  We hold this weekday morning session for those who …

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Rainbow Inspiration

Hear their Story. Learn Their Journey. Be Inspired. A series of spotlights on our LGBTQ community leaders and influencers. Join us as we celebrate the strength of our LGBTQ+ elder community.

Gay Men’s Coffee Group

Gay men’s coffee group meets every Wednesday at 88 Charlotte St. We gather at 9:30a for stimulating conversation.  Come join us!

Coffee & Equali-tea Time

Log on and spend some time with our diverse group of LGBTQ+ 55+ community.  A time and place for you to share your thoughts about our 55+ community. Ask questions, encourage involvement, advocate and learn.  Laugh, joke, meet new family and greet others. There is an evening version of this event.  We hold this weekday morning session for those who …

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Senior Zumba Gold Exercise

Come one come all and work on your mobility while grooving and moving to the beat to burn off those calories. No pre-registration is needed. This event is Free

Foot Care Clinic

Foot Care Clinic for older adults in the community with educational materials about healthy aging. Services include: – Toenail trimming – Filing calluses – Checking for common medical problems that impact mobility – Referrals to community services – Baseline cognitive assessments. No registration is required. For more information about this free event, contact Shira Wolf-Camplin, wolf-camplin@memorycare.org, 828-771-2219

PEAK (Parents of Estranged Adult Kids) Online Support Group

Fe Anam Avis author of Parents of Estranged Adult Kids and therapist Keli Rugenstein, PhD are conveners. They will offer support on parental estrangement. There is no fee for this group, though participants should purchase PEAK book on Amazon – PEAK Fe Anam Avis To register, click here. For more information, contact F Anam Avis: fe@asecondday.com 614-208-4090

Preventive Health Lunch & Learn

Preventive Health Education and HOT TOPICs Locally and Nationally discussed. All communities welcome! Hosted by Kathey Avery, Avery Health Education and Consulting LLC, (Avery HEC LLC) Free.

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Mental Health Providers

Eric Davis  MS, LCPA, NCC, Counselor

Willow Wellness and Recovery, PC 9 All Souls Crescent  Suite B, Asheville, North Carolina 28803  Phone: (828) 490-4137 | Website I am a firm believer in empowerment and self-determination. In the past, I have worked well with folks experiencing a range of issues, such as anxiety, depression, substance-use, sleep disturbances, relationship issues, and issues unique to the LGBT community.

Scott Thomas,  Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LCAS

Silver Lining Therapy 70 Woodfin Place  STE 21, Asheville, North Carolina 28801  Phone: (828) 705-3084 | Website I believe humor can be a powerful tool for healing and seek to incorporate this into our time together. Unique to my practice is an approach that truly puts you at the center of the counseling experience, and I draw from a wide variety of techniques to help you see and experience real change in your life. To see if therapy might be a good fit, I offer free phone consultations.

James Harrison, PhD Psychologist

12 Westridge Dr , Asheville, North Carolina 28803  Phone: (828) 348-6300 | Website I enjoy helping people achieve physical and emotional intimacy whether they are young or old, straight or gay, in healthy, responsible, and mutually affirming ways. I also enjoy helping people improve their earning and manage their assets. And I like working with older people. I offer free phone consultations.

Judy Maris, Counselor, LPC, LCPC, MA, MS

Maris Psychotherapy 41 Clayton St, Suite 301, Asheville, North Carolina 28801  Phone: (828) 537-4489 | Website We can explore troublesome patterns that tend to repeat themselves in your life or look at new issues that have just come up. The important thing is for us to work together to get to the bottom of your difficulties and resolve them. I will assist you in becoming more aware of what you are feeling and thinking in the present moment. The untapped wisdom within you is a powerful healing force. Let me help you gain access to your full inner resources. I offer free phone consultations.

Elizabeth Heaney, Counselor, MA, LPC 

166 E Chestnut Street, Asheville, North Carolina 28801  Phone: (520) 447-3319 | Website I work with individual adults with concerns like: family history issues, relationship concerns, life satisfaction issues (related to jobs, living situations or relationships), anxiety and depression. I’ve had a particular focus on working with couples, addressing every aspect of relationship challenges – relationship dissatisfaction/boredom, affairs, sexual/intimacy issues, etc. And I was a civilian counselor on military bases for several years, so I have a clear understanding of the unique pressures and challenges facing service members and families. I offer free phone consultations.

Siljoy Maurer

Holistic Perspectives P.O. Box 333, Enka, NC 2872  Phone: (828) 333-0103  | siljoy@me.com or  www.HolisticPerspectives.com For many years now I have been mentoring men and women from all walks of life. It continues to be my greatest joy to accompany someone from “just being ok” into thriving! As a Mentor & Healer I partner with my clients in creating authenticity, wellness and deep contentment, in whatever area of their lives they are seeking change. The combination of giving very practical, livable tools for direct “next steps” while “holding the big picture” and then manifesting that big picture often feels like this: a new client brings me their life or life situation in a jigsaw puzzle box, they lost the lid and forgot what the picture on it looked like. I am good at knowing that picture and then guiding my clients/mentees to put all the puzzle pieces together.  

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