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After more than a century of Christmases, Asheville’s Ruth Ebbs, 102, proves it’s never too late to come home
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: For 100 of the past 101 Christmases Ruth Ebbs has celebrated, she's found herself at home surrounded by family and friends. However, after breaking her hip in a fall, she spent last year's holiday season in a nursing home, fervently wishing she was marking the occasion at home. Now, thanks to the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Ruth became one of the increasing numbers of older adults who are reclaiming their ability to live independently at home.
Seniors Safe at Home initiative is designed to remove impediments for Buncombe County’s adults who prefer aging in place
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Increasing numbers of western North Carolina's senior citizens will now be safe at home thanks to Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., or COA, and its newest community partners, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch. The initiative, 'Seniors Safe at Home,' results from the integration of multiple COA programs.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. celebrates 50 Years with a gala Saturday, August 23, from 6:30-10 p.m. Since 1964, Council on Aging's senior-centered support remains respected for its leadership and commitment to quality of life for aging adults and their care givers. Today, the agency's services remain relevant and popular, serving a growing number of Buncombe County residents.