Not only is Brooks-Howell a stellar retirement community, but it is also located in the heart of Asheville, North Carolina, in the Blue Ridge Mountains, which has a blend of beautiful landscapes, lovely weather, and a small-town feel. Brooks-Howell residents enjoy the changing leaves in autumn and a bit of snow in the winter.

Residents have the opportunity to enjoy a hike geared toward seniors through the Senior Treks by Asheville Parks and Recreation, or a stroll downtown which is a brief walk from Brooks-Howell. New learning is afforded by picking up a class at the University of North Carolina through The College of Seniors or through the North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement. Through the Leadership Asheville Seniors, residents can meet with local officials, advocate for seniors or other special populations, and speak on behalf of peers. This advocacy is in addition to the many other ways residents continue their passion for service they enjoyed before retirement.

Asheville also offers plenty of city life for residents as well as for their family or friends who come to visit. Museums, a lively music scene, and landmarks such as the Biltmore House are ready to enjoy and return to time after time.

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