AARP Charlotte Volunteer Awards

AARP Charlotte Volunteer Awards

Posted on 04/11/2014 by | AARP North Carolina | Comments

About AARP AARP North Carolina Awards Several Charlotte Volunteers for Their Commitment to Serving the 50+ Community in the Queen City  CHARLOTTE–  This week, AARP North Carolina celebrates National Volunteer Recognition Week in Charlotte by presenting awards to several local AARP volunteers for their commitment to making Charlotte a better place for all. Since AARP has been establishing a greater presence in Charlotte over the past year the organization recruited and developed the AARP Charlotte Volunteer Network, a group of dozens of …

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

About AARP 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 …

Decide. Create. Share.

Decide. Create. Share.

Posted on 03/3/2014 by | AARP North Carolina | Comments

About AARP Do you have questions about the challenges of long term care planning?  Are you interested in learning more about the legal questions about end of life planning, or learning how you can help keep healthy to ensure a better future? Decide. Create. Share.℠ is an AARP initiative dedicated to increasing awareness about the depth and breadth of long-term care and the benefits of planning. It encompasses three primary steps:  • DECIDE where you see yourself in the future.  • CREATE …

Coffee and Conversation Returns to Charlotte!

Coffee and Conversation Returns to Charlotte!

Posted on 02/6/2014 by | AARP North Carolina | Comments

About AARP After a successful roll out of AARP Charlotte’s new Coffee and Conversation series in 2013, we are happy to share with you our February/March schedule. This year we have added some new topics that are especially important to those of you looking to  make the best decisions of health for you and your family. This month’s topics include:   “The Affordable Care Act and Medicare: How the ACA affects older North Carolinians” (90 minutes) This session focuses on how the …

AARP OUTLINES THE PRIORITIES THAT MATTER MOST TO MID-LIFE AND OLDER NORTH CAROLINIANS

AARP OUTLINES THE PRIORITIES THAT MATTER MOST TO MID-LIFE AND OLDER NORTH CAROLINIANS

Posted on 01/24/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

About AARP RALEIGH –To help make North Carolina a better place to live, work and retire, the state’s largest social change organization, AARP, released its priorities for 2014 and beyond. AARP has over 1.1 million North Carolina members representing one-third of the 50 plus adults in the state. “AARP wants to ensure people have the personal and retirement savings they need to live independently in their own home as they grow older,” said AARP North Carolina Director Doug Dickerson. He outlined some …

Sprinting Since the Spring: AARP Charlotte in 2013

Sprinting Since the Spring: AARP Charlotte in 2013

Posted on 12/12/2013 by | AARP North Carolina | Comments

About AARP In the spring of 2013, AARP North Carolina began building a new, permanent base in the Queen City to help develop new initiatives that would aid people 50+ to live their lives to the fullest. Two full time staff – Michael Olender and Leo Scarpati – spent the year laying a foundation on which to build a range of new local initiatives that would be felt across all areas that are important to older North Carolinians. Here’s a peek at …