Welcome to North Carolina Coalition On Aging
Our mission as a coalition is to improve the quality of life for older adults through legislative, public policy, and community actions.
...Benefits of Membership In the Coalition
IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR OLDER ADULTS
The Coalition promotes the dignity, self-determination and well-being of North Carolina's older adults. Together, we represent more than 1 million votes in North Carolina.
2017 Legislative Priorities ...
- Increase the recurring state funding for the Home and Community Care Block Grant (HCCBG) by $7 million.
- Establish a joint legislative committee to examine issues pertaining to the state’s growing older adult population, including health care and financial security, and to make recommendations on how the state can better support North Carolinians to age with dignity.
- Increase state funding and support for adult protective services (APS) and guardianship services and conduct a comprehensive evaluation of these services.
- In order to better support direct care workers and help reduce worker turnover, invest in Medicaid Personal Care Services (PCS) and Community Alternatives Program for Disabled Adults(CAP-DA) programs by increasing the reimbursement rate over a two year period from $13.88 per hour to the national average of $18.82.
- Pass legislation that will support working family caregivers and help to keep them in the workforce.
...Read More Information About The Priorities
- Coalition's Comments on Medicaid and NC Health Choice Transformations - Submitted to NC DHHS May 22, 2017
- Supplemental Material on Support for Home and Community Care Block Grant - (For Legislative Advocacy - May 17, 2017) - ...read more
- Supplemental Material on Adult Protective Services and Guardianship in North Carolina
- A Crisis in the Making (For Legislative Advocacy - May 17,
- Statement from Coalition on Senate's Budget Proposal - (May 10, 2017)
NC Coalition on Aging - P.O. Box 12762 - Raleigh, NC 27605
General Inquiries - email@example.com
Coalition President - Mary Bethel - firstname.lastname@example.org
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The NC Coalition on Aging welcomes donations to help further our work on behalf of older North Carolinians. All donations are put back into our advocacy, public policy, and community action efforts.
Friday June 23, 2017
Other 2017 Meetings of Interest
June 2, 2017 - Symposium on Preventing Alzheimer's Disease: Opportunities and Challenges hosted by Bryan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Duke University - Room 1014 at Duke Nursing School from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registration required at
June 13-14, 2017 -
NC Senior Tar Heel Legislature Meeting - Hotel Europa in Chapel Hill.
June 15, 2017 - World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
June 14-17, 2017 - National Senior Center Conference: Fostering Well Centered Aging at Hyatt Lodge in Oak Brook (Chicago), Illinois
June 23, 2017 - NC Coalition on Aging Meeting
May News Edition Highlights...
- Senate Budget Proposal Falls Short in Addressing Needs of Older Adults - The Senate budget proposal was released last night (Tuesday).
Click here to review a summary overview of key items related to aging in the budget.
- Non-Revenue and Non-Appropriations Bills Crossover List – 2017 - The
NC General Assembly website has a list of bills that made the
April 27 crossover deadline and are still eligible for consideration
...Read May News Edition
Day at Legislature ... more info
Annual Meeting ... more info