AdventHealth announces age-friendly education seriesOct 05, 2023 06:05PM ● By WNC Business
HENDERSONVILLE – AdventHealth, in partnership with the Council on Aging of Henderson County, is excited to offer a series of community education events focused on the needs and care of our aging population.
Join us for this informative session to learn about ageism awareness and how we can reframe aging. Billie Breeden, Age-Friendly Coordinator for Buncombe County Health and Human Services, will share the concept of ageism and explore scenarios related to it. She will identify potential barriers within varied social constructs and suggest strategies for addressing ageism in a proactive way by creating awareness through education.
AdventHealth Age-Friendly Education Series: Ageism Awareness – Reframing AgingAdventHealth Age-Friendly Center
Located at: AdventHealth Multispecialty at Laurel Park*
1881 Pisgah Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28791
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
5:30 to 7:00 PM
- Doors open at 5:30 PM.
- Presentation begins at 6:00 PM.
To Register, visit AdventHealthNC.com/Events or call 855-774-LIFE (5433).
More about featured speaker:
Billie Breeden serves as the Age-Friendly Coordinator for Buncombe County Health and Human Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services. Billie first began working with seniors as a Meals on Wheels volunteer and later became her mother’s caregiver. Billie decided to pursue her passion for older adults and earned a Master of Science degree with a concentration in Gerontology and continues her commitment to serve the elder population.
*A hospital department of AdventHealth HendersonvilleAbout AdventHealth Age-Friendly Center:
AdventHealth Hendersonville is the first health system in North Carolina to be designated as an Age-Friendly Initiative Participant through The John A. Hartford Foundation and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, in partnership with the American Hospital Association and the Catholic Health Association of the United States. This initiative is helping hospitals and other care settings implement a set of evidence-based interventions specifically designed to improve care for older adults.