About the Survey

Do older adults in Buncombe County...

...Feel SAFE from crime, scams and exploitation?

...Feel WELL - both physically and mentally?

...Feel CONNECTED & SUPPORTED, not isolated?
We want to know what you think.

What is the Aging Plan?

The Buncombe County Aging Coordinating Consortium (ACC) – a group of aging-services providers and older adult volunteers – is directed by the County Commissioners to develop and implement a 5-year strategic Aging Plan for 2018-2022. The Aging Plan directs how federal, state and county “older adult” funds are used in our community and provides focus and direction.

What will the Aging Plan address

The Aging Plan will address needs in areas such as:
  1. Health and social support services
  2. Housing and transportation
  3. Inclusion and participation in social events
  4. Employment and volunteering
  5. Information and communication
  6. Safe and accessible outdoor spaces
(Adapted from the World Health Organization & AARP’s 8 Domains of an Age-Friendly Community)

What is the Purpose of the Aging Plan Survey?

The purpose of this survey is to help the ACC understand our community’s current strengths and weaknesses in meeting the needs of adults as they grow older.

This survey should take approximately 3-5 minutes to complete. 

Your participation in this survey is completely voluntary. You may choose to skip any questions you do not want to answer. At any time, you may opt out of this survey. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us anytime by e-mailing bcncagingplan@gmail.com 

Your responses in this survey will be combined with the other surveys we collect, and only reported in the aggregate; your name will not be attached to any of your answers.

To take the survey now, please continue to the next page.