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

About AARP 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 …

2014 Financial Freedom Conference: Finding Your Financial Security in the Face of Caregiving

Posted on 10/8/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

About AARP If you are a caregiver, you know who you are.  Your days are filled with balancing work, the needs of your own family, and your caregiving responsibilities.  As a result, the personal cost of caring for a loved one at home is rising — in terms of lost wages and diminished pension and Social Security benefits.  Family caregivers are themselves aging and yet are providing care at a time when they also need to plan and save for their own …

UNCW’s College of Health and Human Services and Cameron School of Business Partner with AARP North Carolina Launch “Secure and Healthy Retirement Initiative”

Posted on 10/8/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

About AARP Wilmington – The University of North Carolina Wilmington’s College of Health and Human Services and the Cameron School of Business have partnered with AARP of North Carolina to create a first-of-its-kind program that will address the challenges of, and offer solutions for the region’s post-50 population to ensure success of a secure and healthy retirement, the University announced today.       “We are committed to collaborating with partners in innovative ways that will provide UNCW students with opportunities to engage in …

How would Jesus bridge the generations?

Posted on 10/2/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

About AARP 2014 Combined Women’s and Leadership Conference  RALEIGH — Shaw University Divinity School will host its Combined Women and Leadership conferences: “Resurrecting the Dream: Leadership and Generosity – How Jesus Upsets the Status Quo,” for women, girls, men, and boys. Explore questions of inclusion and generosity,  examine how being exclusive has been or not been beneficial to the church, particularly  in light of the Great commission (Matthew 28:16·20). Conversations and plenaries  explore stewardship, biblical wisdom , impact  of finance on relationships, …

AARP’s “What I Want to Know” campaign is connecting older North Carolina voters and the US Senate candidates

Posted on 10/2/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

About AARP RALEIGH – With the lack of specifics from North Carolina’s candidates for Congress about how they will work to improve the financial security of mid-life and older adults, AARP is delivering “What I Want to Know” postcards to the U.S. Senate candidates throughout the month of October. A recent AARP election year poll revealed that voters 50 years and older who will most likely participate in the November election worry that a secure retirement could be out of reach for …

Wilson AARP chapter honors Idalia High

Posted on 09/2/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

About AARP When Idalia High retired from a lifelong career of teaching in 1987, she was far from finished when it comes to working to improve her community.  Since that time, she has volunteered with AARP and others to raise the profiles of the local services offered to seniors by both public and private organizations including the Wilson County Department of Social Services. According to Wilson AARP Chapter President Bill Burchette, “Idalia High has been the force behind creating greater awareness of …