December 2023

Henderson Adult Day Services


The holidays are one of the most joyful times of year here at MountainCare, but we know that December brings added stress for our caregivers. It can be challenging balancing caregiving responsibilities with an even busier schedule full of social and financial obligations. 

Thanks to two generous donors, MountainCare has scholarship funds available to provide extra support this holiday season. December Scholarships can be used in two ways:

1) To schedule up to 3 additional days of attendance in December

2) To provide temporary hardship assistance for regularly scheduled days

If you are feeling overwhelmed, please do not hesitate to reach out. We're here to help you get through the season with a little more joy and a little less stress!

To request scholarship days, contact Sunny Larson, Development Manager, by replying to this email or calling 828-277-3399.

UPDATED STAFF LIST: Henderson Program

Lauren Allison - Program Manager

Lindsay Hickling - Lead Program Guide

Natasha Moses - Healthcare Coordinator

Vera Guyton - Nutrition Coordinator

Alicha Alas - Program Guide

Virginia Henderson - Program Guide

Kim Hendrickson - Program Guide

Lillian Mills - Program Guide

Madison Poarch - Program Guide




Monday, December 25th - Christmas

Monday, January 1st - New Year's Day

December Wishlist


Gingerbread Houses

Extra White Icing

New Year's Eve napkins & Dessert plates

Ice Melt

2 regular sized cinder blocks

5 half sized cinder blocks

2 bags of drainage rock


Sugar free drink mixes

Hot Cocoa (regular and sugar free)

Decaf Coffee

Family Sized Tea Bags

Cake or Cookie mixes


Exercise bands (lightweight)


Aquapaint Active Minds (reusable painting)

Variety of colorful dried beans

Variety of pasta

Jar Lids - used are fine!

Acrylic paints



Paper Shredder

Commercial Steam Mop

Bingo Prizes


Caregivers: did you know that the Council on Aging provides grants to caregivers who need extra help? This could be an opportunity to get assistance with evening or weekend respite, 1-2 days a week at 3 or 4 hours a day.

For more information please contact:

Russel Johnston, Support Services Counselor at COA

828-233-1557 or

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