AARP North Caroliina

Steve Hahn


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

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How age-friendly is your city?

Posted on 02/1/2016 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Join hosts Mike Olender and David Gwilt as they discuss what makes cities great for people of all ages. This week on AARP’s “Without Limits,” you’ll hear from Matthews, NC, Mayor Jim Taylor. Last fall, Matthews was the first municipality in North Carolina to join AARP’s Network of Age Friendly Communities. As the U.S. population ages and people stay healthy and active longer, communities must adapt. The AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities helps participating communities become great places for all …

A silent army needs more support

Posted on 02/1/2016 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

By Doug Dickerson, State Director, AARP North Carolina Every day, a silent army of North Carolinians performs a great labor of love by helping their parents and spouses remain at home. While these family caregivers wouldn’t have it any other way, they need some help. That is why AARP is fighting to support those who make it possible for older adults and other loved ones to live independently at home—where they want to be. Family caregivers are the first line …

AARP Releases Updated Directory of Resources for North Carolina Family Caregivers

Posted on 01/20/2016 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

RALEIGH— With 1.8 million North Carolinians providing care to family members at some point of time each year, many are seeking local, state and federal resources to help. AARP released an updated North Carolina Family Caregiving Guide that will assist those needing information and resources to help them take care of family members and loved ones. Family caregivers are those who care for relatives or friends and they can help in many ways — whether it’s providing direct financial support, …

New weekly Charlotte radio program gives a greater voice to the area’s 50 +

Posted on 01/6/2016 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

  CHARLOTTE — AARP’s Without Limits is a new hour-long program on WBT radio devoted to the interests, needs and aspirations of the 50+ population. Premiering at 6:00 pm, on January 16th, listeners will have a chance to tune in each week to a unique program that speaks to the new face of aging in the Charlotte area. According to AARP Associate State Director Michael Olender, the program is all about the Charlotte area. Olender along with David Gwilt, former host …

AARP Advocates Make Progress in 2015

Posted on 12/16/2015 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

When it comes to meeting the needs of AARP’s 1.1 million North Carolina members, AARP’s continued work to improve the financial and health security of all North Carolinians is essential. Here is a recap of AARP’s state legislative outcomes and positions in 2015 with a glimpse of issues to expect in 2016. FINANCIAL SECURITY Passed with AARP Support in 2015 Full Uncapped Restoration of State Medical Expense Deductions & Protection from High Health Care Costs The 2015 State Budget restored …

Farewell program of “Real Life on the Radio”

Posted on 12/2/2015 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

On this special farewell program, host Debra Tyler Horton reminisces about the program’s past five years with producer John Low of WAUG radio. With Debra moving on to take on the role of Director of AARP Georgia, the two discuss the challenges of navigating life’s changes such as career moves, caring for loved ones and more. You’ll hear about AARP’s information for caregivers, careers, financial security , life’s changes and more. Wherever your life takes you, AARP has support and …