AARP North Caroliina

Steve Hahn

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Helping over 1.1 million people in North Carolina make the most out of life at age 50 plus.

1511 Sunday Drive
Suite 320
Raleigh, NC 27607
866-389-5650

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AARP CAROLINA DEL NORTE EXHORTA A TODOS LOS CANDIDATOS A CARGOS FEDERALES A QUE “TOMEN UNA POSICIÓN” SOBRE EL FUTURO DEL SEGURO SOCIAL

Posted on 04/20/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/shahn/" title="Posts by Steve Hahn" rel="author">Steve Hahn</a> | AARP North Caroliina |

RALEIGH— En el día de hoy, AARP Carolina del Norte lanzó su campaña de responsabilidad eleccionaria 2016, bajo el lema Take a Stand (Tomen una posición), la cual requiere que los candidatos presidenciales y a puestos en el Congreso indiquen con claridad sus planes para actualizar el Seguro Social. Según Robert Palombo, presidente de AARP Carolina del Norte, “el Seguro Social es una parte esencial de nuestra seguridad durante la jubilación y es un asunto prioritario para los votantes mayores”. …

Como una ley puede afectar familias en varios estados

Posted on 04/20/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/shahn/" title="Posts by Steve Hahn" rel="author">Steve Hahn</a> | AARP North Caroliina |

Imagínate que eres el cuidador de tu madre, quien vive en Nueva Jersey. Sin embargo, tú vives en Carolina del Norte. Cuando el estado de salud de tu madre se deteriora, te conviertes en su tutor legal en Oregón, y tomas decisiones sobre sus bienes, su atención médica y su vivienda. El proceso de convertirte en el tutor legal de tu madre no solo llevó tiempo, sino que también resultó costoso. Ahora ella desea mudarse a Carolina del Norte para …

Meckelenburg Parks Superintendent previews “Open Streets 704”

Posted on 04/15/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/shahn/" title="Posts by Steve Hahn" rel="author">Steve Hahn</a> | AARP North Caroliina |

AARP has long promoted walk-ability as a key component of age-friendly communities. Last September, Gil Penalosa – an international thought leader and advisor on urban planing and design – visited Charlotte for a series of Knight Foundation sponsored talks on the concept of “Open Streets” events and their role in creating a healthy, connected, people-centric community. Fast forward just a few short months, and the City of Charlotte is set to host its own “Open Streets” initiative – Open Streets …

State’s top volunteers honored

Posted on 04/13/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/shahn/" title="Posts by Steve Hahn" rel="author">Steve Hahn</a> | AARP North Caroliina |

DURHAM – When it comes to improving the health, finances and personal fulfillment of people across the state, few volunteers work as hard as Ronald “Ron” and Cynthia Ivey of Raleigh. The couple was honored this week with North Carolina’s prestigious Andrus Award for Community Service presented annually by AARP . Named in honor of AARP’s founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, this esteemed volunteer tribute recognizes outstanding individuals who are sharing their experience, talents and skills to enrich the lives …

Statement by AARP NC Director Doug Dickerson on legislative developments to support caregivers

Posted on 04/12/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/shahn/" title="Posts by Steve Hahn" rel="author">Steve Hahn</a> | AARP North Caroliina |

“Over the past 48 hours, Governor McCrory and the State Legislature have taken significant first strides towards providing long-needed support for people with Alzheimer’s and related dementia, as well as their family caregivers. The Governor’s request to reinstate funding for Project CARE will go a long way when it comes to helping the 448,000 people in the state who provide unpaid care for family members with dementia. Although their care is truly a ‘labor of love,’ caregiving is a 24/7 …

Age of Disruption

Posted on 04/8/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/shahn/" title="Posts by Steve Hahn" rel="author">Steve Hahn</a> | AARP North Caroliina |

This week on “Without Limits,” you’ll meet Dr. Bill Thomas, an author, entrepreneur, musician, teacher, farmer and physician whose wide-ranging work explores the terrain of human aging. Best known for his health care system innovations, he is the founder of a global non-profit The Eden Alternative which works to improve the care provided to older people. He is the creator of The Green House® which Provider Magazine has called the “pinnacle of culture change.” Dr. Thomas also developed the Senior …

Without Limits explores some LGBT issues in aging

Posted on 04/1/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/shahn/" title="Posts by Steve Hahn" rel="author">Steve Hahn</a> | AARP North Caroliina |

Much attention and debate has been focused on LGBT rights after the North Carolina General Assembly overturned a Charlotte bathroom ordinance. But what are the issues when it comes to LGBT rights and aging? On this week’s “Without Limits,” co-hosts Mike Olender and David Gwilt speak with Charlotte Attorney Connie Vetter, whose law practice serves North Carolina’s diverse community, including gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals and couples as well as straight individuals and couples. Among the issues they discuss are …

What if everything we think about aging is wrong? Don’t miss the “Age of Disruption” tour

Posted on 03/31/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/shahn/" title="Posts by Steve Hahn" rel="author">Steve Hahn</a> | AARP North Caroliina |

CHARLOTTE — Dr. Bill Thomas, one of the most innovative and creative thinkers working in medicine today, brings a radical new approach to growth and aging through his modern day American Chautauqua movement the Age of Disruption Tour. Barnstorming the country in a rock n’ roll tour bus, Dr. Bill Thomas is engaging with communities passion building new and vastly more rewarding visions of aging. The 2016 tour features Disrupt Dementia, a community-based workshop, and Dr. Thomas’ signature “non-fiction theater” performance, Life’s Most Dangerous Game, featuring …

Grandparenting made easier

Posted on 03/24/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/shahn/" title="Posts by Steve Hahn" rel="author">Steve Hahn</a> | AARP North Caroliina |

According to a recent AARP study, about one-in-ten grandparents say they have grandchildren living in the household and about one-in-six provide day care for their grandchildren. Grandparenting certainly has its rewards. But for some, it may be riddled with legal questions and responsibilities. This week’s “Without Limits” examines the issue of grandparents raising grandchildren. You’ll meet two local experts, Lavern Edwards of the Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services, and family practice lawyer Fatina Lorick, Esq., MSW. You’ll learn more …

Protect yourselves from modern crimes for modern times

Posted on 03/23/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/shahn/" title="Posts by Steve Hahn" rel="author">Steve Hahn</a> | AARP North Caroliina |

WILMINGTON — Want to be a more savvy consumer and help fight crime in a changing world? AARP, Cape Fear Council of Governments, Cape Fear Elder Abuse Prevention Network and law enforcement partners are hosting “Modern Crimes for Modern Times,” an extensive workshop to help you identify and protect yourselves from the latest scams. Learn about the most recent and pervasive scams from officials on the front lines including Secretary of State Elaine Marshall and representatives from the NC Attorney …