Area Agencies on Aging

Area agencies on aging are offices established through the Older Americans Act that facilitate and support programs addressing the needs of older adults in a defined geographic region and support investment in their talents and interests. In North Carolina AAAs are located within regional Councils of Government.

Area Agencies on Aging function in five basic areas:

  • Advocacy
  • Planning
  • Program and resource development
  • Information brokerage
  • Funds administration quality assurance