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North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services

Governor's Advisory Council on Aging


Recommendations for 2015

The Council’s recommendations for 2015:

  1. Restore funding for home and community services for vulnerable older adults and their caregivers.
  2. Provide funding for programs that support caregivers.
  3. Assure that County Departments of Social Services have the resources to protect the most vulnerable of seniors and adults with disabilities who are potential victims of abuse, neglect and exploitation.
  4. Recommend an Aging Subcommittee.

Non-Fiscal Recommendations

  • Increase awareness of the growing incidence of financial exploitation as well as abuse and neglect and their devastating effect on vulnerable North Carolinians of all social-economic strata

  • Support the establishment of an Aging Subcommittee of the joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services

 

Last updated December 22, 2014