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NC Division of Aging and Adult Services

Administered by the NC Department of Health and Human Services

US Administration on Aging

Administered through the US Department of Health and Human Services

State Health Facts

Data on health coverage, demographics, Medicaid budget actions and more on


National Senior Citizens Law Center

Advocacy group for low-income and disabled elderly individuals

Senior Net

Provides adults 50+ access to and education about computer technology

Family Caregiver Alliance

An information resource on long-term care

Duke University Center for the Study of Aging

One of the nation's premier centers for geriatric research.  Center services include special programs for long-term care resources and family support programs

UNC Institute on Aging


Working to enhance the well-being of older North Carolinians through statewide collaboration in research, education, and public service

Elder Web

A research site for both professionals and family members looking for information on eldercare and long term care

Elder Law Clinic

The Elder Law Clinic of Wake Forest University provides free legal services for low to moderate income older adults in the region.   

Alzheimers Association

The largest national voluntary health organization committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s and helping those affected by the disease

National Fraud Information Center

Enables consumers to get answers to their questions and report possible fraud

Nurse Aide Registry / Health Care Personnel Registry

Assists individuals and facilities who wish to access the Nurse Aide I and Health Care Personnel Registry databases for pre-employment verification of an applicant's credentials 



American Association of Retired Persons

Nursing Home Comparison

Information & indicators about long term care facilities

North Carolina Department of Insurance--SHIIP

Senior's Health Insurance Information Program



The official US Government site for people with Medicare

Elder Care Locator

A way to find community assistance for seniors

Benefits Checkup

Helps find programs for seniors that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other essential items or services

NC Area Agencies on Aging

Region A - Southwestern AAA

Region B - Land-of-Sky AAA

Region C - Isothermal AAA

Region D - High Country AAA

Region E - Western Piedmont AAA

Region F - Centralina AAA

Region G - Piedmont Triad AAA

Region J - Triangle J AAA

Region K - Kerr-Tarr AAA

Region M - Mid-Carolina AAA

Region N - Lumber River AAA

Region O - Cape Fear AAA

Region P - Eastern Carolina AAA

Region R - Albemarle Commission AAA

Region Q - Mid-East Commission AAA