About North Carolina Senior Citizens Association
Building a Better Quality of Life for the Senior Citizens of North Carolina.
Q. What is the North Carolina Senior Citizens Association (NCSCA)?
A. NCSCA is a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization designed to benefit the senior citizens of North Carolina. We were chartered by the State of North Carolina, June 28, 1977. The Association is designed to encourage greater opportunity for the senior citizens of our state. We have helped more than 400,000 senior citizens understand the complicated subjects of Medicare, Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans and Protecting Assets from Nursing Home Cost.
Q. How did NCSCA get started?
A. NCSCA was founded because of our interest in the welfare of the senior citizens of North Carolina. NCSCA is concerned that our senior citizens should not be penalized or impoverished by today's spiraling inflation, but should be able to live their older years with confidence, purpose, dignity, security and peace of mind. It was for these reasons that the NCSCA was founded.
Q. Why NCSCA?
A. The greatest thing about NCSCA is that you will be a part of an organization of your friends and neighbors dedicated to helping you lead a more enriching and fulfilling life. You will help the power of seniors and the Association grow across the state. Your membership entitles you and your spouse to a lifetime of savings on all NCSCA benefits and services. Plus, you will be joining a statewide fellowship of men and women who share your concerns and interests - with whom you can share your hopes, strengths and experiences. We need your support, strength and commitments to the rights and privileges of all senior North Carolinians.
Q. Who is eligible to join NCSCA?
A. There are no membership dues. Any person age 50 and over residing in North Carolina is eligible to join. By completing and submitting a registration form or free quote form, you signify your agreement to join NCSCA. One registration form entitles you, your spouse or anyone residing in your household to all NCSCA benefits and privileges. Thousands are currently members from every county in North Carolina.
Q. What are some of the specific benefits that are included in membership?
A. An online subscription to the "Senior Citizens VOICE," the official award-winning newsletter of the Association, educational workshops and seminars, luncheons, Medicare Supplement plans, long term care plans, and our Helpline toll-free number, 1-800-323-6525.
Q. How is the NCSCA funded?
A . Royalty fees are paid to NCSCA for the use of its intellectual property from various companies. These fees are used for the general purposes of NCSCA.
Q. Is NCSCA a state agency or an insurance company?
A. No. It is a nonprofit association solely concerned with the welfare of its members. The NCSCA is not affiliated, endorsed by or connected with Social Security or with any state agency. NCSCA is not connected with or endorsed by the United States Government or the federal Medicare Program.
Q. Who are NCSCA Certified Medicare Specialist?
A. NCSCA Medicare Specialist are Certified, Licensed Medicare Advisors that can provide free, objective information about Medicare Supplement insurance plans and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans. There is no cost to you for their services. NCSCA Certified Specialist are knowledgeable and experienced Licensed Agents that have helped thousands of Medicare beneficiaries in North Carolina enroll in a Medicare Supplement plan at affordable rates since 1977. Their goal is for you to fully understand your options and find the best plan available for your coverage. NCSCA Medicare Specialists can help you save time by doing the research, qualifying you for any senior citizens discounts.