Wrap Up Your Summer on a Good Note, Charlotte!

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Did you know that AARP offers workshops every week in the Charlotte region? Whether you’re an AARP member or not, over 50 or not, all of our programs are free of charge, free of any sales pitches, and all geared towards helping you achieve real possibilities. This summer we began offering our programs at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery! Come have a beverage on us and take advantage of our informative programs led by our dedicated facilitators!   Life Reimagined The life …

Charlotte Advocates!

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Each month, AARP volunteers offer their talents and their time to have a positive impact in the Charlotte region. Whether its leading a workshop on a valuable topic or lending a hand to local organizations fighting hunger, our local volunteer program matches the commitment of those who want to give back with the resources of AARP. Now, for the first time in Charlotte, our volunteer opportunities include legislative advocacy on federal, state and local issues. “This is a really significant …

Profiles of Age Disruption: Bob Roberts

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CHARLOTTE – Take one look at Bob Roberts on his bike and you’re likely to be inspired. At 69 years old, Bob is an avid rider and, in many ways,  a model boomer.  He takes care of himself and has an active lifestyle, still works in a rewarding field and shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. But a closer at Bob – and his helmet adorning the phrase “We are not done” – reveals that his passion …

The Charlotte Summer Sizzles with New Programs!

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  Did you know that AARP offers workshops every week in the Charlotte region? Whether you’re an AARP member or not, over 50 or not, all of our programs are free of charge, free of any sales pitches, and all geared towards helping you achieve real possibilities! Beginning in July, AARP is very proud to unveil a new topic to our program offerings: The Road to Medicare. This program, conducted in partnership with the North Carolina Senior Health Insurance Information …

Profiles of Age Disruption: Karen Bellinger

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  CHARLOTTE – Aging in America today is not what it was for your parents. Times have changed, and so have your options for a long and productive life at 50 plus! As the Boomers change the demographics of the country, so, too, must our perceptions of aging change. And there is no better way to change those points of view  than by sharing stories and allowing ourselves to be inspired by those leading the way. In Charlotte, AARP is …

How You Can Improve Your Life Right Now

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CHARLOTTE- Every week, right here in the Queen City, AARP offers a wide range of free programs and activities that can help you improve the quality of your life. From getting your financial house in order to learning how to safely use tablet devices and smartphones, AARP in Charlotte is committed to helping you live your best life ever! Life Reimagined The life you’ve dreamed of having is actually very possible. To make it real doesn’t require major tasks or …

Life Reimagined in the Queen City

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The life you’ve dreamed of having is actually very possible. To make it real doesn’t require major tasks or grand gestures. It’s about making small and simple steps to help you figure out what you really want, and then starting to make that happen. AARP’s  Life Reimagined program offers a real opportunity to get started with hundreds of “check up sessions” taking place all across the country this year. Here in Charlotte, a local group of trained AARP volunteers and staff are …

Charlotte Spring Workshops and Programs

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Life Reimagined The life you’ve dreamed of having is actually very possible. To make it real doesn’t require major tasks or grand gestures. It’s about making small and simple steps to help you figure out what you really want, and then starting to make that happen. Join us for a Life Reimagined Check Up and discover the real possibilities within yourself. Upcoming Sessions: May 5, 10:30am. Cornelius Public Library. Info and Registration. May 20, 1:00pm. Levine Senior Center. Info and …

Charlotte Volunteers Awarded for Their Great Work

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AARP North Carolina Awards Charlotte Volunteers for Their Commitment to Serving the 50+ Community in the Queen City CHARLOTTE– Two women were honored by AARP North Carolina this week for their commitment to improving the lives of the 50 plus in the community in the Queen City. Lori Love of Charlotte has been instrumental in helping mid-life adults think about their own financial and health security when as they get older. As an instructor for AARP’s Living Longer, Living Smarter program, …

Living Longer, Living Smarter in Charlotte

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You’ve worked hard for a place to call home, a family, a job, and maybe a few extras.  Orchestrating so many life events for others can leave you with little time for yourself. Finding the time to focus on your future is particularly important for women, who generally have more years to cover in retirement with fewer resources. However, planning for your own tomorrow is vitally important: If you don’t plan for yourself, someone else will plan for you. But …