Events & Education

July 20, 2017

Summer Events Summary – Health & Wellness Classes, Support Groups and More

By Gabe Bryson Did you know Mission Health is offering more than 30 support groups, classes, programs and other events for you and your loved ones this summer? Best of all, many of them are free. Support groups Being in a community with others through a support group with a leader-by-experience can be a very […]

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April 16, 2017

Advance Care Planning – Six Questions to Lead an Important Conversation

National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) aims to help people across the U.S. understand the value of advance healthcare planning. For 2017, NHDD will be a week-long event, from April 16 to 22. NHDD exists to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning. The theme for 2017 is “It […]

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November 10, 2016

Jonas Gerard to Paint 24-foot Mural for CarePartners at the RAD Studio Stroll, Nov. 12-13.

  Come watch local artist Jonas Gerard create an abstract work of art specifically inspired by CarePartners. The spontaneous painting will be one of a series of aluminum panels for an 8’x24’ mural. The public is invited to watch the expressive artist work, beginning at 12 pm Saturday, Nov. 12, at the River Arts District […]

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September 16, 2016

Pink Pint Night – Where the Money Goes, and Who It Helps

By Lyndsay Mountz Since 2013, Pink Pint Night has raised $10,000 for Ladies’ Night Out – our local nonprofit organization that provides underinsured and uninsured women in Buncombe County with access to health care including mammograms, blood pressure screenings, cholesterol screenings and pap tests. Since Ladies Night Out’s inception in 2006, over 4,594 women have been […]

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June 27, 2016

Your Questions Answered – Women & Urinary Tract Infections: LIVE on Facebook, 6/29 at 7 p.m.

Join us LIVE on Facebook at 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 29, as Linda Gale, PA, discusses common issues and prevention techniques for women and urinary tract infections (UTIs). Anonymously submit your question(s) Linda Gale is a physician assistant with McDowell Urology and Mission Community Urological Specialists – Blue Ridge. She has been seeing both women […]

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June 9, 2016

Healthy Weight Myth-Busters: Live on Facebook this Thursday at 7 p.m.

Join us LIVE on Facebook at 7 PM Thursday (June 23) for weight-loss myth-busters as Registered Dietitian Elizabeth Holmes separates diet and exercise fact from folklore. Elizabeth Holmes is a registered dietitian and clinical nutritionist educator with Mission Weight Management. During our very first PRIMETime Live, she will be busting typical nutrition and exercise myths. […]

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June 9, 2016

My Healthy Life Wellness Services to Hold Free Open House – Tuesday, June 14

On Tuesday, June 14, we invite you to come and join with us as we celebrate the formal, grand opening of the My Healthy Life Wellness Services building. Provided by Mission Health, this facility encompasses all aspects of wellness, spanning from alternative medicine such as massage and acupuncture, to movement classes and much more. We […]

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June 9, 2016

Join Mission Health at Relay For Life – Saturday, June 11 at 4 p.m.

Join Mission Health at the 2016 Relay for Life, benefiting the American Cancer Society of Buncombe County. What: Relay for Life – Presented by Mission Cancer Care When: Saturday, June 11 – 4:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Where: Carrier Park – 220 Amboy Rd. Asheville, NC 28806 Please bring canned food items to support the event’s […]

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June 9, 2016

Join Mission Health for “Sports Medicine 101: Chalk Talk” – Friday, June 10

This year’s series, “Sports Medicine 101: Chalk Talk,” will focus on NCHSAA medical concepts. Participants will have the opportunity to review concussion management principles, review emergency action planning, and learn about sudden cardiac arrest in athletes. This series meets the NCHSAA requirements for concussion and sudden cardiac arrest education. Mission Sports Medicine continues our commitment […]

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June 6, 2016

Mission Heart, Asheville Cardiology Associates to Host Info Session – June 7

On June 7, Mission Heart and Asheville Cardiology Associates will hold an information session for the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP), which has helped improve the lives of over 110 area residents over the last two years. (CHIP) is a scientifically-proven lifestyle education program that can help prevent, arrest and even reverse common risk factors […]

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