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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



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.

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Recent Actions...

  • Coalition's Comments on Medicaid and NC Health Choice Transformations - Submitted to NC DHHS May 22, 2017 more
  • Supplemental Material on Support for Home and Community Care Block Grant - (For Legislative Advocacy - May 17, 2017) - more
  • Supplemental Material on Adult Protective Services and Guardianship in North Carolina - A Crisis in the Making (For Legislative Advocacy - May 17, 2017) more
  • Statement from Coalition on Senate's Budget Proposal - (May 10, 2017) more


NC Coalition on Aging - P.O. Box 12762 - Raleigh, NC 27605

General Inquiries -

Coalition President - Mary Bethel -

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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.

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Monthly Meeting

Friday June 23, 2017 ...More Details

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 DukeBryanADRC@duke,edu.

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

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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 this session.

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Day at Legislature ... more info

Annual Meeting ... more info


NC Coalition on Aging ByLaws

The NC Coalition on Aging is governed by Bylaws...

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Officers of the NCCOA

Our Leadership begins with our team of officers...

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Events of the NCCOA

The NC Coalition on Aging gets involved...

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