Adult Care Support Resources


  • The Watauga County government ( offers in home aid and respite care for caregivers. Through the senior center, other services are offered to those who qualify such as meal delivery, transportation services, and community programs.  
  • High Country Care Givers ( offers a wide selection on different care options. One option is respite care, which can be in home, where a caregiver helps a relative with day to day living short term. 
  • The Western Watauga Community Center (828-297-5195) offers different programs, support, care, and activities to help give seniors independence. These services also help caregivers by providing meal delivery, support groups, and social activities. 
  • Lois E. Harrill Senior Center ( offers up a wide variety of resources while also being close to campus. The center offers meal delivery, health fairs, support groups, trips, health insurance information, advocacy services, and much more. 


  • Deerfield Assisted Living ( offers Ridge Care, which is their respite care program. They offer daily activities and provide meals for those who are in the Ridge Care program.
  • The Avery County government offers senior services ( to those in Avery County and in neighboring counties. They offer different programs, transportation, in home aide, respite care, and Caregivers Haven, which is a day program at the Senior Center for those with Alzheimer’s and dementia. 

Support for Caregivers