Volunteering – Giving Back With Your Skills

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

Volunteering 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 …

Charlotte Safe Streets

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

Volunteering   CHARLOTTE – Is your neighborhood walkable? If you lost your mobility and could not drive, would you be able to connect to the services that you need? As the country’s population ages, the impact is felt at the community level. That is why creating livable communities is a top priority for AARP. And a livable community is one which accommodates people of all ages and abilities with safe streets and sidewalks so they can connect to the community. Last …

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 …