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Area Agency on Aging (AAA)

Regional Aging Advisory Committee(RAAC)

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The purpose of the Regional Aging Advisory Committee (RAAC) is to:

  • Advise the Area Agency on Aging on all matters relating to the development and administration of the Area Plan and operations conducted as specified by the Older Americans Act.  The Committee shall review the Area Plan on an annual basis.
  • Serve as an advocate for age sixty (60) and over and the family caregiver populations in the counties of Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments: Edgecombe, Halifax, Nash, Northampton, and Wilson.  The Committee shall coordinate with other advocacy groups and the county planning committees.
  • The Committee shall actively promote all programs of benefit to the senior adult population and family caregivers in Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments. 

Important Documents:

Job Description
Older Americans Act

Advocacy Links:

US Senate
US House of Representatives
North Carolina General Assembly
Administration for Community Living


BTC BRIEF: County Economic Snapshots 2018
NC DHHS Data Reports

Mary Marlin, AAA Director