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North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services

Governor's Advisory Council on Aging

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Mission Statement

The Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging (GAC) consists of 33 members including 29 members appointed by the Governor, two members appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate and two members appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. The GAC is staffed by the Division of Aging and Adults Services.

The GAC has the following duties:

  1. Make recommendations to the Governor and the Secretary of Health and Human Services aimed at improving human services to the elderly.

  2. Study ways and means of promoting public understanding of the problems of the aging and consider the need for new State programs in the field of aging.

  3. Advise DHHS in the preparation of a plan describing the quality, extent and scope of services being provided, or to be provided, to elderly persons in North Carolina.

  4. Study the programs of all State agencies which provide services for elderly persons and advise the Governor and the Secretary of Health and Human Services on the coordination of program to prevent duplication and overlapping of such services.

  5. Advise the Governor and the Secretary of Health and Human Services upon any matter which the Governor and the Secretary may refer to it.

 

 

Last updated May 24, 2010