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Division of Aging and Adult Services Presents Awards for Work with Older, Vulnerable Adults

Friday, March 8, 2019 The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services agency that promotes independence and dignity for North Carolina’s older citizens, recently recognized the extraordinary works of an individual, a local government agency and a stakeholder’s group for their ongoing work to meet the needs of North Carolina’s older citizens. The Division of Aging and Adult Services has presented recognition awards for more than 25 years to affirm the contributions that mark significant achievements in North Carolina’s efforts to improve services to older adults.

Operation Fan Heat Relief Distributing Fans Through October

Friday, May 25, 2018

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Aging and Adult Services is partnering with the N.C. Area Agencies on Aging and local service providers to distribute fans through Operation Fan Heat Relief until Oct. 31.

DHHS Releases Interactive Map Showing Social Determinants of Health Indicators Across North Carolina

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ State Center for Health Statistics has created an interactive map with a series of overlays showing social determinants of health indicators in North Carolina, including the economic, social and neighborhood, and housing and transportation status of residents across the state.

N.C. DHHS Accepting Applications For Operation Fan Heat Relief

Monday, May 1, 2017

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services begins accepting applications for Operation Fan Heat Relief today. People 60 and older, as well as adults with disabilities, are eligible to sign up for assistance through Oct. 31 at local aging agencies across the state.