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lyuba zuyevaStephanie Stewart

Aging Program Specialist
Area Agency on Aging



B.S. in Health and Wellness Promotion, UNC at Asheville

Professional Experience

  • Aging Program Specialist- Health Promotion & Disease Prevention/ Senior Centers
  • Certified Laughter Yoga Leader. Offered programs at several community and senior centers in Henderson and Transylvania counties.
  • Certified Chronic Disease Self-Management Leader. Organized original efficacy research (data entry, collection, interpretation) for presentation  at the Appalachian College Association Research Symposium 2013
  • Building Better Balance Screener
  • Former Peer Support Specialist- ACT Team member at Thrive of Hendersonville
  • Developed, promoted and presented wellness education programs at Asheville Housing Authority communities

Professional Affiliations

  • WNC Fall Prevention Coalition member
  • Buncombe County TRIAD committee member
  • LGB Elder Advocates committee member


  • Facilitate evidence-based program expansion in rural and underserved areas
  • Collaborate with community stakeholders, committees and coalitions to advance health promotion opportunities for older adults in our region
  • Provide technical assistance to local senior centers