AARP Charlotte Volunteer Awards

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

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.

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

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!

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 …

Serving in Charlotte: Volunteer with AARP

Serving in Charlotte: Volunteer with AARP

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

Volunteering Are you looking for that special “something” that allows you to give back to your community?  Are you interested in helping develop meaningful programs that will allow older Charlotteans to make better long term care decisions for themselves and their families? Would you like to use your talents and experience to help others avoid hunger and live healthy lives on a fixed income? Are you interested in learning how else you can make a positive impact for people 5-+ in …