The Appalachian Institute for Health and Wellness (App Well) connects Appalachian State University to the community by supporting health and wellness research, interprofessional clinics and community outreach programs. The institute partners with the community to better prepare students to become exceptional practitioners who will continue to address health issues and disparities throughout the region and beyond.

What's Going On At App Well

2024 Aging Well Conference

2024 Aging Well Conference

In-Person | May 16-17, 2024

The 2024 Aging Well Conference is focused on healthy aging for the older adult. It is important for health professionals to meet the needs of our aging society. This activity focuses on advancing the knowledge and skills of healthcare providers in rural western North Carolina, particularly in geriatric care, addressing the unique healthcare needs of older adults. With a blend of individual and group presentations, panel discussions, and demonstrations, the conference brings together diverse perspectives of healthcare experts, researchers, government officials, social service providers, as well as older adults and family caregivers.

Support the Institute

The Appalachian Institute for Health and Wellness is dedicated to fostering a healthier and more vibrant community in the North Carolina High Country region. Your support can make a significant impact on our efforts to develop community programs and conduct vital research that benefits the well-being of our residents.

Gavin Colquitt
Executive Director