Buncombe County is expecting a large increase in its elderly population in the coming decades. The need for more caregivers will increase with the rise of the aging population.
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Need grows, funding shrinks for Buncombe aging services
Support for programs in Buncombe County that serve older adults — one of the groups most vulnerable to severe illness from COVID-19 — is set to decrease by more than $78,000 from the current fiscal year, according to a new budget proposed by the county’s Health and Human Services department.
Keys to successful aging
Successful aging consists of a number of variables. Diet, exercise and socializing are key, but a local couple points to humor and attitude as equally important. The bottom line, says a local geriatrician, is living life to the fullest, regardless of the challenges.