AARP NC recognizes volunteers and partners

Posted on 07/11/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Volunteering To express heartfelt gratitude to the volunteer leaders and organizations who are working to support AARP’s vision and mission, AARP North Carolina’s staff and Executive Council held a special awards ceremony in July. AARP President Bob Palombo, who helped present the awards, praised the recipients as “outstanding volunteers and organizations who are helping improve North Carolina communities and the lives of the 50+ population.” Helen Mack, who generously volunteers her time and expertise to serve AARP and the aging community …

AARP Charlotte Volunteer Awards

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

Volunteering 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

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

Volunteering 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.

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

Volunteering 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 …

AARP STRENGTHENS ITS NETWORK OF KEY LEGISLATIVE CONTACTS

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

Volunteering - 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 …

Coffee and Conversation Returns to Charlotte!

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

Volunteering 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 …