Aging Well Clinical

Aging Well

In Partnership With

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Please read more about each offering on this site and call 828-262-8658 or email ipc@appstate.edu for more information.

Aging Well Health Screenings

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Annual assessments are typically brief and include:

  • Balance and Walking

  • Memory and Recall

  • Nutrition and Diet

  • Hearing Perception and other Quality of Life measures

Additional assessments and/or referrals are made as needed. Information can be shared with primary care physicians with participant permission.

Call us at 828-262-8658 or email ipc@appstate.edu for information on the support we can provide or to make an appointment.

Specialty Program for Adults

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Strong Body, Strong Mind 

8-week program focuses on brain function and cognitive fitness (the ability to learn, reason, remember, and adapt your thinking processes).  Offered fall and spring. Call to schedule a pre-program assessment and interview to determine which class will best meet your needs.  The program is free and open to anyone looking to integrate wellness practices into their lives in order to strengthen cognitive performance.

For additional information or to register for one of the classes, contact the IHHS Interprofessional Clinic at 828-262-8658 or ipc@appstate.edu.  

 

Fall Prevention and Wellness Programs

A Matter of Balance and Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention are offered year round at various locations throughout the High Country. These evidence-based programs are supported by an Administration for Community Living Grant to reduce falls and increase independence for older adults. To learn more about the programs, click here.

For additional information contact Amber Chapman, Fall Prevention Coordinator at chapmanat1@appstate.edu or 828-262-6684. 

Aging Wellness Academy

2022-2023 Educational Series

 

  • "Beyond Blue" Depression and Older Adults Workshop, December 9, 2022 (3:00-4:30)Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences, Room 228


For additional information, 828-262-8658 or email ipc@appstate.edu