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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Older North Carolinians Strongly Support Measure to Stop Age Discrimination at Work

Older North Carolinians Strongly Support Measure to Stop Age Discrimination at Work

Posted on 04/7/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

RALEIGH – Older North Carolinians overwhelmingly support bipartisan legislation to combat age discrimination in the workplace, a new AARP survey shows. A March 2014 poll of registered voters ages 50 and older found a remarkable 82 percent favor passage of the bipartisan “Protecting Older Workers against Discrimination Act” (POWADA). Significantly, 57 percent of ALL those interviewed said they “strongly” endorsed the bill.  In contrast, only 11 percent oppose passage, the survey reported. “This AARP survey confirms what Tarheels already know: …

Age Discrimination is a Real and Solvable Problem in North Carolina

Age Discrimination is a Real and Solvable Problem in North Carolina

Posted on 03/20/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

By AARP NC Director Doug Dickerson It happens all too often.  Despite a lifetime of hard work and excellent reviews, older workers find themselves out of a job or in a reduced position.  A 2013 AARP study found that nearly 2 in 3 workers ages 45-74 said they have seen or experienced age discrimination in the workplace. Nearly 20% believed they were not hired for a job because of their age and nearly 10% believed they were laid off or …

Robert Palombo Appointed New President of AARP NC

Robert Palombo Appointed New President of AARP NC

Posted on 03/19/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

RALEIGH  — Southern Shores resident Robert Palombo has been appointed the new state president of AARP North Carolina, the state’s largest social mission organization with over 1.1 million North Carolina members. As President, Palombo will be leading the volunteer efforts that include information and advocacy in Raleigh and Washington, DC, service in communities across the state, and raising awareness about the needs and priorities of mid-life and older residents in the state. Palombo is a retired educator who worked both …

 AARP Helps You Take Better Charge of Your Finances

AARP Helps You Take Better Charge of Your Finances

Posted on 03/11/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

RALEIGH — Like the rest of the nation, North Carolinians have historically low personal savings rates that threaten the confidence people have of living securely in their retirement. AARP has three, new, 90-minute workshops to help you build on your good habits and understand what changes you can make to improve your financial situation. Developed in coordination with Charles Schwab Foundation,  AARP Foundation’s Finances 50 + helps participants budget and goal set, take charge of credit and debt, develop a …

AARP STRENGTHENS ITS NETWORK OF KEY LEGISLATIVE CONTACTS

AARP STRENGTHENS ITS NETWORK OF KEY LEGISLATIVE CONTACTS

Posted on 02/20/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

- AARPNC Members to Ask NCGA to Better Support the Needs of NC’s Aging Population – RALEIGH — AARP volunteers met here this week to prepare for North Carolina’s 2014 Legislative Session.  Although this year is a short session, AARP will be advocating to build support for programs that help adults age in place. State President James Wall said, “AARP members are the organization’s most effective advocates. Their personal stories and experiences are what lawmakers really value when it comes …

John and Dorothy Crawford were awarded Franklin Chamber of Commerce 2013 Citizens of the Year Award

John and Dorothy Crawford were awarded Franklin Chamber of Commerce 2013 Citizens of the Year Award

Posted on 01/27/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Published by the Macon County News John and Dorothy Crawford were awarded the 2013 Citizen(s) of the Year Award in January at the annual Franklin Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet. Franklin Chamber of Commerce board member Stacy Guffey, who presented the award, reviewed the rich history of the couple who will celebrate their 72nd wedding anniversary this year. They met in 1940 while studying at the University of North Carolina and were married in 1942, moving back to John’s hometown …