Walking a labyrinth can have a healing effect on emotional, physical and spiritual levels, say labyrinth walkers, builders and a leading researcher.
In her new book ‘Earth Works: Ceremonies in Tower Time,’ Byron Ballard forecasts dark days ahead as patriarchy gasps its last breaths. But she also offers hope with practical strategies for rebuilding from the waste.
Local health and wellness news this week includes preparations for Our VOICE’s upcoming Walk a Mile event and fundraiser, a workshop on end-of-life planning, a big donation to promote safety for women and children and a new membership model available at an Asheville urgent care clinic.
Press release from Pardee UNC Health Care: Pardee UNC Health Care has expanded its sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) program, allowing the hospital to have a SANE on call 24/7. A SANE is a registered nurse who has completed specialized education and clinical preparation to provide comprehensive care to sexual assault victims. These nurses – […]
Press release from Mission Health: The latest influenza-like illness (ILI) report from the state health department shows a decrease in flu-like illnesses in our region. As a result, Mission Health is lifting the visitor limitation policy. This limitation is lifted at Mission Hospital and Mission Health member hospitals and affiliates in the western North Carolina […]
Press release from Healthcare for All WNC: Healthcare for All WNC will offer two free public educational opportunities featuring Dr. Ed Weisbart, MD, CPE, Chair, Physicians for a National Health Program, Missouri chapter. These special speeches have relevance in light of the proposed acquisition of Asheville’s Mission Health by Hospital Corporation of America. WHAT: “What […]
Press release from Home Instead Senior Care: Home Instead Senior Care, the country’s largest provider of in-home senior care services, has named Anna Belle Groseclose, of Leicester, the Mid-Atlantic CAREGiver of the Year. A caregiver in Asheville and surrounding areas for more than 10 years, Groseclose rose to the top among hundreds of candidates […]
Press release from Council on Aging Buncombe County: Are you looking for ways to age successfully and maintain your quality of life? If so, you are invited to register for the 16th annual Successful Aging Conference hosted by the Council on Aging of Buncombe County (COAbc). The major sponsor of the event is Roberts & […]
Press release from Pardee UNC Health Care: Pardee UNC Health Care will host a free community skin cancer screening on Tuesday, May 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mission Pardee Health Campus (second floor), located at 2775 Hendersonville Road. The screening is open the public and Spanish interpretation services will be available free […]
The international gathering of the Creation Spirituality Community, held April 26-29 at Jubilee! in Asheville, features a keynote by renowned theologian Matthew Fox, a concert by Abraham Jam and over 20 workshops by wisdom leaders from around the world.
Press release from Park Ridge Health: Park Ridge Health, which is part of Adventist Health System, has been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review, a national health care publication, as one of the top places to work in health care. The 2018 “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” list highlights hospitals, health systems and […]
Press release from MemoryCare: MemoryCare has received an anonymous grant that will match all new and increased giving through June 30 up to $50,000! If you have a loved one that has been touched by dementia or Alzheimer’s, a gift in their name that will help other families facing dementia is the perfect way to […]
Press release from Hanger Hall School for Girls: Nationally renowned clinical psychologist Mitch Prinstein discusses his book “Popular,” and how nurturing likability in childhood can affect happiness in adulthood, during a community talk April 10 on the UNCA campus. Presented by Hanger Hall School, an independent middle school for girls in Asheville, the event begins […]
Press release from Haywood Regional Medical Center: Haywood Regional Medical Center will host the first of their 2018 Walk With a Doc walking program on Sat. April 7 at 10 am at Lake Junaluska Kern Center featuring David Peterson, cardiologist, speaking on “Risk Factors for Heart Attacks.” Date: Saturday April 7, 2018 Time: […]
Press release from Park Ridge Health: Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of all cancer-related deaths in the United States for men and women combined. Fortunately, colorectal cancer is treatable and beatable when you are proactive. Park Ridge Health is committed to empowering you to take charge of your health and wellness through its […]
Press release from Pardee UNC Health Care: Pardee UNC Health Care sports medicine providers will be onsite to assist runners at the 6th Annual Asheville Marathon & Half at Biltmore Estate on Saturday, March 17, and Sunday, March 18. A Southeastern Sports Medicine and Orthopedics physician as well as Pardee certified athletic trainers and […]
Press release from Asheville Yoga Center: Asheville Yoga Center is supporting Girls on the Run as its charity of the month for March 2018. Since 1996, Girls on the Run has worked to create a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and boldly pursues her dreams. All month long, […]
Press release from Doulas of Asheville: The Happiest Baby classes for new and expectant parents will begin on Sunday, March 25th, from 1:00 pm-3:00 pm at Nest Organics in downtown Asheville. Registration for this class, sponsored by Doulas of Asheville, is now available at: doulasofasheville.com/happiestbaby This is the first time The Happiest Baby classes […]
Press release from Asheville Yoga Festival: A special event featuring MC YOGI and his wife 10,000 Buddhas (Amanda Giacomini), renowned yoga teachers who are touring the country sharing their stories, music, and art, will be held Saturday, March 24, in Asheville. Additionally, they are promoting MC YOGI’s new memoir, Spiritual Graffiti: Finding My True […]
Press release from UNC Healthcare: After months of discussions and due diligence, UNC Health Care and Atrium Health have determined that we cannot satisfy our mutual organizational goals through a proposed partnership and joint operating company. In late August, UNC Health Care and Atrium Health (Carolinas Healthcare System at the time) announced our intention […]
Press release from Creation Spirituality Community: Artists, musicians, activists, scientists and mystics gather to celebrate their sacred work at the creation spirituality community’s 2018 international gathering being hosted at Jubilee! Community April 26–29 in downtown Asheville. This is one of the few times that the Creation Spirituality Community’s international gathering comes to the East coast. […]