Work Reimagined in the Queen City

Posted on 08/14/2014 by | AARP North Carolina | Comments

Local Resources CHARLOTTE – Unemployment is especially difficult for 50+ workers because they tend to stay jobless longer than younger workers. Many have not been on a job interview in many years and feel unprepared to compete for new jobs. And many do not just how important social media – such as LinkdIn – is to employers in finding new talent. That is why AARP is offering workshops specifically for older workers in the Queen City. AARP offers many resources to people …

Volunteering – Giving Back With Your Skills

Posted on 08/14/2014 by | AARP North Carolina | Comments

Local Resources CHARLOTTE – One of the best gifts someone can give to their community is the skill set they have developed over their working career. Here in Charlotte, we have a network of volunteers who come from a variety of backgrounds who have regular opportunities to give back to the community in meaningful ways. The AARP Charlotte Volunteer Network is currently developing new teams to work on specific initiatives that help people 50+ live their best lives ever. This includes leading …

Protecting Your Family from Fraud

Posted on 08/14/2014 by | AARP North Carolina | Comments

Local Resources Charlotteans, are you scam proof? Most of us like to think that we’re too smart to get caught up in a scam. But these days it is much easier than you might think to fall victim to a scam that could cheat you out of your identify and your hard-earned money. For years, AARP North Carolina has had a Fraud Fighters volunteer program that helps educate the public about fraud and how they can protect themselves. Here in Charlotte, AARP …

AARP Charlotte Volunteer Awards

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

Local Resources 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 …

Decide. Create. Share.

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

Local Resources 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 …

The Mint Museum Offers Discounts for AARP Members

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

Local Resources AARP and The Mint Museum! All AARP members receive special discounts and offers during the Mint’s new blockbuster exhibition, “Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment,” on view March 29 through July 20 at Mint Museum Uptown in Charlotte. This show, making its first stop on a national tour, features the work of 11 award-winning female National Geographic photographers from places around the globe! AARP Day: April 5, 2014 Kick off the special discounts by attending on a day …