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Listening Sessions to Address Needs of North Carolina's Older Citizens

Release Date: April 24, 2014

Raleigh, N.C. - DHHS' Division of Aging and Adult Services, Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging and, North Carolina Association of Area Agencies on Aging are co-hosting a series of listening sessions being held in conjunction with Older Americans Month.

These listening sessions will help identify information on the changing needs of North Carolina's older citizens and their caregivers as well as identify ways to further engage and tap the resources of our older population. The information gathered will inform North Carolina’s 2015-2019 Aging Plan.

May 5, 2014
Eastern AHEC
2000 Venture Tower Drive, Suites 200-214
Greenville, NC
10 am -12 pm

May 15, 2014
The Folk Art Center
Milepost 382 Blue Ridge Parkway
Asheville, NC
10 am- 12 pm

May, 27, 2014
Piedmont Triad Regional Council
1398 Carrollton Crossing Drive
Kernersville, NC
10 am- 12 pm

Attendees may register to speak upon arrival at the meetings or in advance on-line by completing this Sign-Up Form. Speakers will be limited to three minutes and are encouraged to provide a written copy of their comments. The scheduled meeting locations are accessible to people with disabilities. If you plan to attend and need assistance, please complete the Sign-Up Form.

People who are unable to attend one of the meetings may send written comments by May 30, 2014 to Heather Burkhardt, 2101 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-2101. Comments may also be e-mailed to or faxed to: Aging Plan at (919)733-0443. If you have questions please call Heather Burkhardt at (919) 855-3436.

The current state plan is available at

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