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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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 …

Get Healthier with COAACH

Posted on 12/2/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

    Approximately 92% of older adults have at least one chronic disease, and 77% have at least two. With earlier detection and prevention, North Carolinians can stay healthier and save on long-term health care costs. A program in the Triad is taking aim at chronic disease management. North Carolina AT&T’s new Center for Outreach in Alzheimer’s, Aging and Community Health will make a difference when it comes to improving health outcomes in the region. From education and awareness to …

AARP Hearts Caregivers – Does the NCGA?

Posted on 12/1/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Did you know that out of the 1.7 million North Carolina family caregivers, the average caregiver is a 49 year-old female? While providing that care, many develop their own health issues, suffer from stress, income loss and other issues. How can North Carolina better support family caregivers? What is the state block grant program that helps fund needed services like in-home health aides and the Meals on Wheels program? Will Medicaid in the state change and/or will it continue to …

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 …