Lifelong learning is OLLI’s primary goal. But its executive director, Catherine Frank, says the organization also aims to push back against ageism and the stereotypes it creates.
A great gray army is at work throughout Buncombe County: retired people donating their time to groups of every stripe. This unpaid workforce brings with it a wide variety of life experiences, but its members have remarkably similar goals: to forge connections and make this community a better place, finding meaning through giving back.
The seventh annual Holocaust Remembrance Concert, entitled ELEGY: Songs of Lamentation, takes place at UNC Asheville’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in the Manheimer Room on Sunday, Nov. 8, at 5 p.m.
Local seniors learn skills and discover friendships in the garden.