An initiative of The N.C. Center for Health & Wellness at UNC Asheville

Our Partners

N.C. Division of Aging and Adult Services

In support of the mission, vision, and values of the NC Department of Health and Human Services, the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) works to promote independence and enhance the dignity of N.C.’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.

N.C. Falls Prevention Coalition

The N.C. Falls Prevention Coalition brings together researchers, planners, health care providers, housing specialists, aging services providers, and many others to work together to reduce the number of falls and fall-related injuries for North Carolinians.

N.C. Office on Disability and Health

NC ODH promotes the health and well-being of people with disabilities in North Carolina by improving access to services and opportunities and by decreasing health disparities.

N.C. Office on Minority Health and Health Disparities

The NC OMHHD promotes and advocates for the elimination of health disparities among all racial and ethnic minorities and other underserved populations in North Carolina.