support of the mission, vision, and values of the NC Department of Health
and Human Services (DHHS
Excels), the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) works to
promote independence and enhance the dignity of North Carolina's older
adults, persons with disabilities, and their families through a community-based
system of opportunities, services, benefits, and protections; to ready
younger generations to enjoy their later years; and to help society
and government plan and prepare for the changing demographics.