Trust the Council on Aging (COA) to provide personal, caring support to manage the challenges of growing older. At COA you'll find referrals and advice. Whether you are learning the Medicare system, looking for services to help you stay healthy and independent at home, or need support in taking care of others, the Council on Aging can L.E.A.D. you to make the right connections. We will LISTEN to your needs, EDUCATE you about your options, ADVOCATE with you and on your behalf, and DEMONSTRATE how to navigate the services system, making it work for your needs. You will find information about our programs and services on this site or call us at 828-277-8288. We look forward to LEADING you to aging with choice.