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A community where everyone has the opportunity to age successfully.

Established 1964

Promote the independence, dignity, and well-being of adults through service, education, and advocacy.

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 of Buncombe County can help you to make the right connections.

Support our work: Donate to the Council on Aging.

COVID-19 Updates

  • Our Office is closed to the public. We are available by phone at (828) 277-8288 to arrange consultations and provide services and support.
  • We are scheduling Medicare and ACA phone appointments.
  • We have additional support for CARES Nutrition and CARES Caregiver services – call us to learn more about COVID relief, including respite, food programs, and more!
  • Senior Nutrition is being offered via curbside pick-up and deliveries while the dining sites are closed.
  • CAPES (Caring for Aging People Education & Support) has gone virtual and meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month, 5-6:30pm via Zoom. See our Events page.
  • We are serving the homebound twice a month with deliveries of shelf-stable food items. 

Upcoming Events

Register for a free, “Introduction to Medicare” class

View our Annual Report from 2019-2020
2019-2020 Annual Report

Contact us directly with any questions!
(828) 277-8288 or info@coabc.org

AARP can connect you with additional resources and happenings focused on key age-related initiatives, health promotion and an array of possibilities! Check out what is happening at AARP NC in the Mountain Region:  www.aarp.org/mountainnc

Monthly Announcement

Affordable Care Act Benefits Have Increased

Beginning the first of July, there are new benefits for anyone who was approved for unemployment benefits after January 1, 2021. Anyone who has qualified for such benefits can enroll or newly enroll in a Marketplace plan that will have little to no premium and will have offer lower costs to see a doctor and with lower deductibles and out of pocket maximums.

August 15, 2021 is the last day of the special enrollment period under the American Rescue Plan. If you are under 65 and need insurance or are enrolled in Marketplace plan, now is the time to make an appointment and talk with one of our Navigators. You can sign up online at ncnavigator.net or call 855-733-3711. You can also call our office, 828-277-8288.

Call us today for help.
(828) 277-8288

Thank You, Sponsors

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Your Support Makes a Difference

Put a leaf on our donor tree and support over a dozen programs for seniors and their caregivers. Our programs need funding to continue and your contribution makes a difference! Support Us

2019-2020 Annual Report

“This service means a lot to me. It is very nice for you to do this for seniors and others. I am really grateful for the food I really thank you for it. Your kindness will never be forgotten.”
- Food Delivery Client

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