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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Give back to Wilmington…volunteer opportunities for all

Posted on 01/29/2015 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

WILMINGTON — Looking for ways to share your life experiences, skills and passions in your community? AARP makes it easy to help out in the Cape Fear Region on the projects and with the people you care about most. On Wednesday, February 4, AARP North Carolina is hosting a “new volunteer orientation” session and dinner at 6:00 pm, at the Hawthorne at Station Community Center , 531 Old MacCumber Station Road , Wilmington, NC 28405 Come learn more about area …

Friends of Residents in Long-Term Care

Posted on 01/28/2015 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

It isn’t easy entrusting your loved ones to the care of a nursing home or other long-term care settings. What are the right questions to ask when seeking long-term care services? For nearly three decades, one organization has been helping North Carolinians navigate the long-term care system. Friends of Residents in Long-Term Care (FORLTC) is an independent, nonprofit organization committed to advancing the quality of life for individuals who receive long-term care in North Carolina. It focuses on the continuum …

AARP NC is working to make life after 50 fulfilling, healthy and financially secure

Posted on 01/22/2015 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

RALEIGH — To address the growing anxiety people in the state are feeling from their worries about adequate retirement savings and the challenges of family caregiving, AARP North Carolina released its priorities for 2015 and beyond. AARP North Carolina State Director Doug Dickerson said, “Most people simply don’t have the savings they need to pay for their ‘golden years’ anymore. People are increasingly reliant on Social Security as their only income when they’re older. We can turn that trend upside …

A Look Ahead at What’s to Come from AARP in North Carolina

Posted on 01/6/2015 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

AARP North Carolina Director Doug Dickerson talks about the organization’s recent accomplishments and looks at what lies ahead for AARP in the Tar Heel State. Dickerson explains how AARP is helping people live better lives as they get older. Among its accomplishments last year, AARP fought off state proposals that would have raised auto insurance rates and those that would have cut funding for important services that help people age in their own homes.  At the federal level, AARP was …

The holidays are a good time to get your tax documents in order

Posted on 12/18/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Home for the holidays? Don’t forget, once New Year’s Day passes, tax season is near. Why not use your time at home to get your documents in order? AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide,  helps low- to moderate-income taxpayers have more discretionary income for everyday essentials, such as food and housing, by assisting with tax services and ensuring they receive applicable tax credits and deductions. Tax-Aide is available free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and …

Health Insurance Open Enrollment is Here — Does Your Plan Suit Your Needs?

Posted on 12/5/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Do you want a health plan that better suits your needs? Some may be seeking health insurance for the first time. It is that time of year to look at what you have and reevaluate your health care needs. Health insurance open enrollment is here. The Affordable Care Act made obtaining health insurance possible for millions of Americans. Regardless of your health history, you cannot be turned down for coverage. From now until February 15, you have an opportunity to …