In the News

We provide community education through structured programs like workshops and Family Caregiver College, but also through involvement in public discussions about the impacts of cognitive impairment on our community as a whole as well as individual families. Click on the links below to read about MemoryCare in the news!


August 7th, 2019

Rug & Home owners present Asheville memory care center with $25K gift

A big check goes to help people dealing with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, and their families.
Click here to view full press release.
Click here to view the full article and broadcast on WLOS.

September 22, 2016

Asheville Citizen Times: MemoryCare to Open New Building

The ACT covers our groundbreaking for the SECU Center for MemoryCare. Click here for the full article.


May 9, 2016

Asheville Citizen Times: MemoryCare’s Model Presented at Conference in Budapest

The ACT’s Health Briefs section features our participation in the International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease in Budapest, Hungary, at which our very own Dr. Templeton presented about our unique model. Click here for the full articleClick here to view the poster presentation.

Mar. 25, 2016

Blue Ridge Now: MemoryCare Close to Completing Campaign for New Facility

Blue Ridge Now covers our progress on fundraising for the building. Click here for the full article.

Mar. 23, 2016

Asheville Citizen Times: Asheville’s MemoryCare Nears End of Capital Campaign

The ACT covers our campaign to match the SECU Challenge Grant in order to fund the new building. Click here for the full article.

Mar. 20, 2016

Podcast: Dr. Templeton Talks with Robert Fields, MD

Our director sat down with Dr. Robert Fields, Medical Director of Mission Health Partners, to talk about what brought her to MemoryCare, how we work, and what we hope for the future! To listen to the full podcast click here.

Mar. 6, 2016

MemoryCare Receives Grant to Expand

A feature in the Health Briefs section announces the SECU Challenge Grant for a new building designed to accommodate clinical space, caregiver support and resources, and educational programs. Click here for the full article.

Feb. 16, 2016

Proto Magazine: Dementia and the Loaded Gun

Dr. Templeton weighs in on the risks of guns in the homes of those with dementia. Click here for the full article.

Dec. 7, 2015

Asheville Citizen Times Guest Column : Costs of Alzheimer’s No Small Potatoes

Dr. Kaluzynski discusses the costs associated with dementia care for individuals and the community. Click here for the full article.