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.
The Coalition Is Pleased To Announce Vision 20/20
Vision 20/20 is a campaign to support Coalition capacity building and programming to move the needle on aging issues in North Carolina. Click on the bullet links below to learn more about the campaign including how to enter into partnership opportunities with the Coalition and to make contributions to the campaign.
2019 Legislative Priorities
Note: Budget negotiation for the 2019-2020 State Budget are at a stalemate so action on several Coalition priorities are on hold pending action on the budget.
- Invest state dollars in adult protective services (APS), mandated core services provided by county departments of social services to our state’s most vulnerable adults. $893,041 in additional federal Social Services Block Grant funding was approved for adult protective services and has been allocated to county departments of social services.
- Close the health insurance coverage gap in the state.
- Increase the recurring state funding for the Home and Community Care Block Grant (HCCBG) by $7 million.
- Increase funding for the Housing Trust Fund and increase the Homestead Property Tax Exemption to help ensure older adults and persons with disabilities have safe and affordable housing.
- Conduct a comprehensive study about how the state can better support family care- givers, particularly caregivers who are in the workforce so they can continue to work.
...Read More Information About The Priorities
- State of the Coalition on Aging - September 2019
- Comments on Social Services Block Grant Plan - June, 17, 2019 ...review comments
- Comments Pertaining to CAP/DA Waiver Application - February 1, 2019 ...review comments
- Summary of the "State of the Coalition on Aging - September 2018 ...review summary
- Letter to NC DHHS Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen on August 14, 2018 on Food Insecurity Among Older Adults in North Carolina ...read letter
- August 28, 2018 Response from Dr. Cohen to Letter. ...read response
- Emergency Preparedness for Seniors Resources:
- 2018 Budget Bill (SB 99) Provisions of Particular Interest to Aging Advocates ...review budget
- Notes for Talking Points for Aging Policy Listening Sessions - May/June 2018 ...read notes
Friday January 24, 2020 ...More Details
Other Meetings of Interest
January 27, 2020 - Care4Carolina Meeting - 1:00 p.m. at NC Healthcare Association, Cary, NC
January 24, 2020 - NC Coalition on Aging Meeting - 10:00 a.m. in Brown Building on Dix Campus in Raleigh, NC
January 15, 2020 - NC Partnership to Address Adult Abuse Meeting - Raleigh area
...more meetings of interest
Nov/Dec News Edition Highlights...
- Legislative Wrap Up: Numerous communications have been sent out during the 2019 legislative session to provide an update on all the happenings at 16 W. Jones Street as highlighted on pages 3-5 in our Nov/Dec News Edition.
- Continuing Resolution Passed Through December 20, 2019: On Thursday, November 21, the U.S. Senate cleared a continuing resolution (CR) that will extend funding for the federal government through December 20. This legislation was then signed into law by President Trump.
Read the full legislation. (Advancing States Friday Update, 11/22/19)
...Read the Nov/Dec News Edition
Day at Legislature ... more info
Annual Meeting ... more info
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.
NC Coalition on Aging - P.O. Box 12762 - Raleigh, NC 27605
General Inquiries - firstname.lastname@example.org
Coalition Executive Director - Allison Costanzo email@example.com
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