Senior Services

Alzheimer's Association of Western North Carolina

Serving 49 central and western counties in North Carolina, the Alzheimer’s Association - Western Carolina Chapter is here to help. We provide education and support to all those facing Alzheimer...

Alzheimer’s Association – Western Chapter

Information and resources for those living with or caring for someone with Alzheimer's or other dementias

American Legion Post 131 and Disabled American Veterans

Offers transportation to the VA in Johnson City or Asheville, provides free professional assistance to veterans in obtaining benefits and services earned through military services.

Appalachian Brian Estates

Rental Retirement Community with Home Care. Offers annual and seasonal rental leases on studio/1-bedroom/2-bedrop, apartments. Amenities include: 3 meals per day, full-time activity/social director,...

Appalachian Home Care, LLC

Appalachian Home Care is licensed by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to provide in-home aide and nursing services. Services and programs such as: personal care services,...

Arthritis Foundation - Carolina Chapter

Provides to arthritic patients and their families: information and referral, quarterly newsletter, pharmacy services, patient education classes, water therapy program, public forums.

Ashe Outreach Ministries

An Interfaith ministry providing four types of services to the elderly, convalescing and needy individuals and families: â¢Mobile Meals - Meals are delivered 5 days per week in the Creston and...

Ashe Services for Aging

Provides a broad range of services designed to improve the quality of life for older adults. Services include: certified Nurse Aid services, personal care, respite care, home management, case management,...

Avery Senior Services

-Information and referral -Outreach -Senior center activities -Congregate nutrition -Home-delivered meals -In-home aide and respite care -Insurance/Medicare counseling -Caregiver's Haven (Friday adult day...

Boone Drug & Healthcare

Boone Drug and Healthcare works to provide medical care and respiratory needs for the elderly patients of Watauga county and outlying areas.

Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation

Brian Center - Spruce Pine is a 137 bed nursing facility located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We provide 24 hour nursing care, physical, occupational and speech therapy as well as short term...

Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care

Caldwell Hospice, since 1982, is now serving residents of Ashe, Avery, and Watauga counties.  Caldwell Hospice, the only not-for-profit hospice care provider located in the High Country, is...

CARE LINE- NC Office of Citizen Services

Information and referral on human service agencies in government, non-profit agencies and support groups; specialists answer questions and make appropriate referrals to persons seeking assistance or...

Carolina Cross Connection

Carolina Cross Connection (CCC) is a Christian outreach ministry for youth and adults. It is a home repair mission in which campers will meet families in need and help to make their homes and lives better...

Carolina's Center for Hospice and End of Life Care

With offices in Cary, NC and Columbia, SC, The Center is a comprehensive resource to improve hospice, palliative, and end of life care, while promoting recognition of the dying process and death as a...

CHAMP (Community Health and Mobility Partnership)

CHAMP is a program designed to improve the strength, balance and mobility in older adults. CHAMP offers a multi-disciplinary approach with a health team including Physical Therapists, Nurses, Athletic...

Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living

Deerfield Ridge offers quality service and Carolina hopsitality. We are an assisted living community designed for those who need personal assistance, and for those who enjoy socialization and...

Department of Social Services

Intake of Medicaid, CAP/DA programs, general assistance, adult protective services, food stamps. 

Eldercare Locator

Established in 1991, the Eldercare Locator links those who need assistance with state, tribal and local area agencies on aging and community-based organizations that serve older adults and their...

First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church of Boone

Gentiva

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System Avery Home Care Services is licensed by the NC Department of Human Resources to provide personal care services in Avery, Burke, McDowell, Mitchell, Watauga and...

Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation

Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation of Boone, NC, has been a provider of skilled and intermediate nursing services to Watauga county and surrounding communities since 1977. Over the years, many changes...

HUD Northwestern Regional Housing Authority - Watauga County

Provides many kinds of housing opportunities and services to assure affordable, adequate housing. Programs include rental assistance, housing counseling including include default and foreclosure...

Life Care of Banner Elk

Life Care Center of Banner Elk offers a number of services for the comfort and convenience of our residents. These services include: Specialized dementia care with a 26-bed secure dementia unit; In- and...

Medi Home Health and Hospice- Ashe

Registered Nurses available 24/7 everyday of the year; Certified Nursing Assistants; Physical Therapists; Occupational Therapists; Speech Therapists

Neuromuscular Massage Center for Pain Relief

Massage Therapy

Resort Area Ministries

Resort Area Ministries is an ecumenical organization providing ministries/services to the residents of and tourists to the High Country.  RAM provides worship services and family evening programs in...

Resort Area Ministries

Provides mission work projects like painting, simple carpentry, repair jobs on porches, decks, steps or interior and more. 

Senior Companion Program

Senior Companions serve older adults with special needs, especially older persons living in their own homes, in order to prevent and delay the need for institutionalization. Services are provided to...

Senior Companion Program

In-home assistance to prevent and delay the need for institutionalization

Social Security Administration

Filing for and administration of retirement, survivor, disability and Medicare benefits, as well as Supplemental Security Income benefits for people 65 or older, blind or disabled, including children....

Veterans' Services Office

The Veterans' Services Office aids veterans in obtaining the maximum benefits to which they are entitled through the Division of Veterans' Affairs. This includes aid in obtaining copies of DD-214s,...

W.A.M.Y. Community Action, Inc.

Housing weatherization and Heating and Cooling services; family self-sufficiency programs; Unique Boutique Thrift Shop; gardening assistance, ; small business loans and technical assistance programs;...

Watauga County Project on Aging

The Lois E. Harrill Senior Center serves the senior citizens of Watauga County and is located in the Watauga County Human Services Building at 132 Poplar Grove Connector, Suite A, Boone.  The mission...

Watauga County Project on Aging

Provides respite for the caregiver and other tasks/duties to assist the older adult throughout the day.

Watauga County Veterans Services Office

Can assist with loans, burial allowances, hospitalization, and service-connected compensation. 

Western Watauga Community Center (Cove Creek)

Activities for older adults, evidence-based health promotion programs, congregate meals, home delivered meals, and transportation. 

Westwood Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation

Respite, rehabilitation, and long-term care Note: Accepts Medicare/Medicaid, VA, Private Insurance, and Private Pay

Westwood Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Westwood Hills combines the "down home" charm of the mountains with the most current techniques in patient care to meet the individual needs...