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Support Group for Those Caring for Aging Parents


Are you caring for or concerned about an aging parent? This monthly education and support group could help you.

Are you caring for your aging parents?Join us on February 17 from 5 - 6:30 p.m. at 1 Hospital Drive, Room 4402 (4th floor).

Caring for Aging Parents Education and Support Program (CAPES), is a collaboration between Mission Hospital and the Council on Aging Buncombe County, Inc. CAPES was founded in 2005 to meet the needs of caregivers through support, resources and education.

Meetings are held monthly, alternating between a support group format and combined support and resource/education presentation. Topics include dementia, legal issues, coping with stress, self-care, community resources, and making difficult decisions.

Participants are welcome to attend according to their individual needs. There is no charge for participating or making use of the CAPES resources.

For more information, visit www.coabc.org/help-center/capes-support-group/capes-support-group.