A Place to Thrive: Creating Opportunities to Age Well in North Carolina

Published October 23, 2023

The Task Force on Healthy Aging was convened from May 2022 to April 2023 with funding from The Duke Endowment, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) Division of Aging and Adult Services and Division of Public Health, and AARP North Carolina. The growing aging population and the challenges for older adults demonstrated by the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the need for focused attention and action. The North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) convened the Task Force on Healthy Aging to develop recommendations to support aging in place in North Carolina communities.