Resident Led Activities
Deerfield’s annual Resident Led Activities event held Friday February 3rd was…
Water Outage Resolution to Employees
Residents made it through the water crisis thanks to Deerfield employees!
Habitat Aging-in-Place Homes
The Deerfield community works to help Habitat neighborhood projects.
A Thanksgiving Tradition of Giving
Volunteers prepare, pack and deliver 300 Thanksgiving meals.
We are thrilled to see two outstanding Deerfield residents featured in…
Fall at Deerfield
We are looking for just the right word to describe Deerfield,…
Annual Blessing of the Animals
Celebration of the Feast of St. Francis
10th Annual Holiday Craft Market
The Holiday Craft Market Returns to the Blue Ridge Room! The…
Empty Bowls & Happy Hearts
Manna Food Bank's 21st Annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on October 10th.
Celebration of Quilts
Deerfield’s Celebration of Quilts on display through Oct. 6th.
An Apple Heritage
80% of NC apples are grown in Henderson County.
Fix It Friday
Deerfield Woodworkers gather one Friday a month in the Wood Shop…
Habitat for Humanity
Deerfield continues to partner with Habitat Aging-in-Place homes.
Employee Talent Show
Almost $2000 was raised to support The United Way.
Flowering Forth Art Challenge
Residents displayed their beautiful creations at an art exhibit.
June 2022 Photo Album
We just received these new photos from photographer Sandra Stambaugh and…
Summer in Full Swing
Residents are actively swinging their paddles and mallets!
Memorial Day – “TAPS” Across America
The National Moment of Remembrance at 3:00 p.m. on Memorial Day.
Sophie’s Then and Now
Sophie’s Closet has raised over $1,000,000 since 1979.
Gardening Season’s Begun!
Our gardeners adhere to organic gardening practices.
Best Wishes on Mother’s Day
Have a wonderful day!
Yarn Bombing at Deerfield
100 Deerfield residents participated in our installation.
Spring has sprung!
The signs of spring 2022 and new beginnings abound at Deerfield.
Deerfield’s 2022 Blood Drive
Our most successful blood drive ever!
The Rotary Club of Asheville – Biltmore
24-hour Walkathon to Fight Dementia held at Deerfield
First Snow of 2022
The snow did not last long but it was very pretty.
Blue Ridge Parkway 2021 Volunteer of the Year
Deerfield resident, Mel Skiles, named Individual Volunteer Of Year.
Toy Cars Project
Deerfield's volunteer wood workers have made over 3000 toy cars.
New Director of Dining
Marcus White joins Deerfield as Director of Dining Services.
Deerfield Thanksgiving Tradition
300 Buncombe County Meals on Wheels clients received Thanksgiving meal.
9th Annual Holiday Craft Market
Resident artists offered exceptional crafts for sale.
Veterans Day 2021
Deerfield honors our veterans for their service.
Habitat House Dedication
Kay and Ann are homeowners!
The true color of leaves is revealed in the fall.
Blessing of the Animals
St. Francis of Assisi was known for his love of animals.
Fall has arrived at Deerfield!
One can find quiet, calm, and restoration all around our campus.
Bear Wallow Hike
The mountain top is a bald offering views north and south.
Wig Society Good Times at Deerfield
A simple change to your appearance can be very therapeutic.
Habitat Work Days
Over 40 Deerfield volunteers providing 296 service hours over 3 months.
COVID-19 Booster Shots
Deerfield will offer on-site COVID-19 boosters to our residents and employees.
New Campus COVID-19 Protocols
Deerfield now requires employee COVID-19 vaccination.
Many of the renovations are already completed on campus.
New Executive Chef
We welcome Michael Brunton to Deerfield!
Partnership with Habitat for Humanity
Two Deerfield-sponsored Aging in Place homes are nearing completion.
Memorial Day at Deerfield
Off the Wagon Dueling Piano Bar wowed the residents at Deerfield.
Skinny Beats Drum Shop returns to Deerfield.
Deerfield Golf Association
Residents and staff enjoyed 9 holes of golf together at Broadmoor.
Spring Sock Hop
This “Sockraiser” benefits the Homeward Bound AHope program.
Mother’s Day in the Bistro
It was a lovely day of celebration at Deerfield!
The Spirituality of Aging
Jeannie DuBose explores the gifts of aging and Elderhood.
Face Masks Not Required Outdoors
Fully vaccinated persons are no longer required to wear masks outdoors.
Visitation of Health Center Residents Now Permitted
Scheduling appointments will no longer be necessary.
Community Center Courtyard Waterfall Opens
New water feature and beautiful landscaping provide a serene, relaxing environment.
Spring Has Sprung at Deerfield!
“The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the…
CDC Vaccine Update
Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People
Socialization Post-Immunization Advice
The mitigation measures of masking and social distancing are still needed.
96% of Independent Living Residents Fully Immunized
Grand Reopenings of dining venues on campus!
Senior Dining Features Deerfield’s Adam Lamb, Director of Dining
New protocols and fresh approaches established during the pandemic.
Deerfield Artists on Display
The Connector Showcases contain the works of 22 Deerfield artists.
You Got Your 2nd Dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine. Now What?
Even fully immunized persons should continue to practice the 3 Ws.
Emerging SARS-CoV2 Variants
SARS-CoV2 variants transmit more readily than COVID-19.
Mature Wellness Initiative
Mature Wellness Speaker Series to feature Dr. Brian Asbill.
Deerfield’s Resident Vaccinations
The beacon of hope we have been awaiting has arrived!
The 1st Snow of 2021!
Kindness is like snow — It beautifies everything it covers. -Gibran
Parting Thoughts at the Close of a Most Difficult Year
2020 was a year filled with anxiety, grief and loss.
Buncombe County Escalates Gathering Restrictions
The number of new cases has inflated by 158% since November.
A Christmas Carol
A special holiday treat from our residents!
Toy Cars On A Mission
The wood working shop has been a buzz!
Disturbing Trending of Key COVID-19 Metrics
The number of individuals hospitalized due to the virus is increasing.
NC Expanding Face Covering Requirements
No Deerfield policies will change with Executive Order 180.
The Hope and Healing Flag Project
Residents create flags with messages of hope and goodwill.
A Virtual Holiday Craft Market
Resident crafters hosted a virtual 2020 Craft Market!
Considering Gathering or Visiting with Others?
Have open conversations about COVID-19 prevention in advance.
Safer Holiday Celebrations during COVID-19
Show your love for friends and family by protecting yourself.
From our Chamber to yours…
Deerfield residents receive complimentary access to the ACMS season.
Riverwalk Café & Marketplace
Deerfield was featured in Senior Dining News for their innovative updates.
A “Wow” Virtual Gala Experience
Deerfield Legacy Society members are treated to an amazing dinner party!
A Taste of Germany…To Go!
Oktoberfest at Deerfield featured in Senior Dining News.
Labor Day at Deerfield
Our residents really enjoyed this very unique musical event!
5 Tips to Help You Stay Active During the Pandemic
It is important to make time for yourself and your health.
Artist Abound at Deerfield
A perfect way to pass the time during social distancing.
A “Personal Responsibility”
Deerfield rolled out a new system for using reusable containers.
Assessing the Risk of Socializing
Social distancing during COVID-19 can be excruciating to bear.
Outdoor Group Exercise Opportunities
Outdoor exercise is a safe and responsible COVID-era activity.
Travel in the COVID-Era
Keep safety in mind every step of the way.
Deerfield’s Cotton Facemask Project
Hundreds of masks have been produced and distributed.
Creative Activity Abounds!
Our resident artists are producing a lot of great work!
Deerfield’s Response to “Safer at Home” Executive Order 141
Deerfield remains cognizant of our special situation as a CCRC.
Elucidating COVID-19 Decision-Making at Deerfield
The Deerfield COVID-19 Task Force collaborates to establish COVID-19-related policy.
It’s Okay to Play Croquet!
Covid-19 transmission is low risk with social distancing, masks and disinfecting.
Local Health Department Clarifies Guidelines – COVID-19
Social gatherings are not currently permitted in Deerfield’s public spaces.
Tips for Staying Healthy While Staying Home During COVID-19
Steps that you can take to maintain your health and well-being.
Committed to Protecting Our Residents – COVID-19 Response
Keeping our residents and staff safe is our primary concern.
Deerfield’s Cotton Facemask Project – COVID-19
Residents and staff are creating facemasks for everyone at Deerfield!
COVID-19 – Self-Quarantine & Self-Isolation
The bottom line is stay home and stay safe.
COVID-19 Healthcare Initiative
Deerfield thermometers have been distributed to residents and employees.
Deerfield’s Response to COVID-19
Deerfield is committed to keeping residents informed of COVID-19 cases.
$30,000 Community Outreach Initiative
Deerfield sponsors eight Habitat homes for seniors.
Deerfield Closely Monitoring and Preparing for COVID-19
All group events, activities, and outings are cancelled or postponed.
Deerfield’s Train Enthusiasts Spread Joy On Campus
Gordon Rittmeyer, along with a few other residents have set up…
Successful Strides Brings Miniature Horses to Deerfield
Beth Allen, owner of Successful Strides Inc., in Morganton NC brought…
Resident Craft Market – November 8th
Join us for the Seventh Annual Holiday Craft Market on Friday,…
To-go container program to roll out soon! Deerfield worked hard to…
The Beat Goes On
Residents have enjoyed a new musical outlet this summer, thanks to…
Public Officials Series – Sponsored by Resident Life
Monday, August 12 at 4:00 pm Esther Manheimer – Asheville Mayor…
New campus-wide Wi-Fi system
The new Wi-Fi system being installed this fall will be: •…
Deerfield… Music To Your Ears!
If you stroll through the terrace level of Timson Hall in…
Deerfield Residents Lend Their Support to Meals On Wheels
Deerfield residents understand that by becoming the first Meals on Wheels…
Art Program Offers Opportunities to Explore Your Creative Side
The art program at Deerfield is going strong, offering many opportunities…
Joe Lalley Honored by St. Genevieve/Gibbons Hall
As AB Tech undertakes the restoration and renovation of the historic…
Residents Reinvent “Welcome Wagon”
Deerfield residents Marilyn and Bill Hubbard are actively involved in the…
Join us for our Annual Kentucky Derby Party
You’re Invited! Saturday, May 5 at 6:00 PM Blue Ridge Room
Deerfield Tax Aide Offers Free Tax Preparation
Each Thursday and Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm until…
Winter at Deerfield
Deerfield residents can enjoy the beauty of a snowfall without the…