AARP North Caroliina

Steve Hahn


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

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Raleigh, NC 27607

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New Study Shows Added Stress Caregivers Face During the Holiday Season, With Nearly Half Citing Financial Concerns

Posted on 11/11/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

New AARP and Ad Council PSAs highlight the changing roles of caregivers, offer tools and resources for support WASHINGTON — In an effort to support the 42 million caregivers in the U.S. who are caring for parents and older loved ones and to illustrate the complexity of this relationship, AARP and the Ad Council are unveiling a new suite of public service advertisements (PSAs), including ads specifically designed to reach the Hispanic community, as an extension of their national Caregiver …

NC Work and Save — a commonsense savings proposal from AARP NC

Posted on 11/7/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

While Social Security is an important piece of the puzzle, it was never meant to be a person’s entire income in retirement. North Carolina’s state lawmakers are unable to control federal Social Security decisions but are witnessing the increased dependence on state programs by aging residents who lack sufficient retirement savings. A market-based approach is needed that encourages private savings so more people can become more self-reliant throughout their lives. There is common consensus that Social Security alone will not …

Older voters still “want to know” more about candidates’ positions

Posted on 10/24/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

RALEIGH – Early voting begins this week and older voters have concerns about the U.S. Senate candidates’ positions on the issues important to the 50+ population in North Carolina.  AARP members have expressed that they need to know more from candidates regarding where each of them stands on a variety of issues.           Today AARP North Carolina President Robert Palombo sent hundreds of “What I Want to Know” postcards directly to the campaign offices of Kay Hagan …

Jeff Gordon Delivers the “One Millionth” Meal of Meals on Wheels

Posted on 10/24/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Reidsville, N.C. – AARP Foundation, Meals on Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) and Aging, Disability and Transit Services (ADTS) are teaming up with Jeff Gordon — four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and driver of the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS for Hendrick Motorsports — to deliver the one millionth Meals on Wheels meal to a local family in Stoneville, NC. ADTS is receiving funding through the More Than A Meal research grant from AARP Foundation to MOWAA. …

Early voters need to act quickly

Posted on 10/22/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Early voting starts on October 23. Did you know that this year, early voters will only have ten days to cast their ballots? What are all the other North Carolina election law changes that go into effect this year and next? On this week’s Real Life on the Radio, AARP interviews George Eppsteiner, staff attorney with the Southern Coalition for Social Justice. George explains what voters need to know to make sure their participation goes smoothly. Here is some more …

Making changes to your Medicare plan?

Posted on 10/13/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Thinking about making changes to your Medicare health plan? If the answer is “yes” the clock starts ticking this Wednesday. Medicare open enrollment begins on October 15 and it runs until Dec. 7. Any changes will take effect in January 2015. “Open enrollment is the best time to make sure your health and drug plans still meet your individual needs, especially if you’ve had any changes in your health,” said Bob Moos, spokesman for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid …