Information for our LGBTQ+ 55+ community

COVID-19 cases are on the rise in WNC. Be sure to stay aware of your own risk levels. If you are in need of a rapid at home Covid test, check out this website to find out where you can receive free testing kits. COVID-19 Test Finder Map | NC COVID-19 ( Land of Sky Regional Council (339 New Leicester Highway in Asheville) is one of the places you can stop by Mondays or Tuesdays from 1:00-5:00pm or Fridays 1:00-3:00pm to pick up 10 free Covid at home test per person. Stay safe and healthy this summer so you don’t miss out on any summertime fun!


You are invited to the Land of Sky Regional Council Summer BBQ on Friday, July 29, at 12 noon, at Mills River Park, in appreciation for your commitment to our region, especially our older adults and caregivers. Please RSVP HERE.


Brookdale Hendersonville East will host a free presentation from McIntyre Elder Law: Helping you take charge of your future, Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Trusts, and Advanced Healthcare Directives on July 28 at 2:00pm. Refreshments served. RSVP: 828-692-1911,


The next WNC Fall Prevention Quarterly Coalition Meeting will be October 14th, 9:00-10:30am (zoom link). You can also go to our website to look at our newsletter, manual, history, goals, and other resources. If you are interested in joining a committee, please reach out to us or the committee chairs. We also have openings for advisory council members. If you know anyone who would be interested in representing Rutherford, Polk, Haywood, Swain, Clay, Macon, Graham, or Cherokee county, please let us know.

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