10 Tips to Protect You From Identity Theft

Posted on 09/30/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

About AARP According to a new AARP Fraud Watch Network study, South Carolinians and Americans often put themselves at risk for identity theft. AARP expert Doug Shadel offers 10 tips on protecting yourself from identity theft. 1. Lock your mailbox. 2. Set up online bank or credit accounts. 3. Don’t leave wallets, computers or purses in your car. 4. Micro-shred documents. Make sure to get a “micro-cut shredder.” Shredders that cut paper into long strips are easy for scammers to recreate. 5. …

Community and Service Providers Come Together for “Stand Down at the Beach”

Posted on 09/16/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

About AARP “Stand Down at the Beach” is this Friday, September 19 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Myrtle Beach at the U.S. Army Reserve. The event aims to help homeless Veterans and Veterans receive services and resources such as food, shelter, clothing, health screenings, VA and Social Security benefits counseling and referrals for other services, such as housing, employment and substance abuse treatment. This is the first ever Stand Down event in Horry County. It has been a collaborative effort …

Volunteer at Stand Down at the Beach

Posted on 08/28/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

About AARP September is right around the corner, which means Stand Down at the Beach is less than a month away! The event is set for Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 held in the U.S. Army Reserve building at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Stand Down is an event to provide services to homeless Veterans and Veterans such as food, shelter, clothing, health screenings, VA and Social Security benefits counseling and referrals to a variety of …

Life Reimagined on the Road!

Posted on 07/30/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

About AARP It’s a lot of purple. It’s AARP South Carolina’s new way of sharing the message of Life Reimagined! This special wrapped car will ride the highways and back roads of South Carolina for the next few months sharing the message of Life Reimagined.  Part of Life Reimiagined allows you to experience a “check up” and help you plan your “what’s next” or discover your hidden talents and skills.  For a class click here

“We Want to Know!”

Posted on 07/28/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

About AARP An army of cardboard “flat people” will soon be traveling across the state to engage and inform you in the 2014 election cycle.  Six AARP volunteers can be seen with large dry erase boards with the phrase, “We Want to Know.” What do they want to know? They want you to ask your question about issues important to you and your family to the candidates on the ballot in November 2014.  You’ll write your question on a white board, pose …

Stand Down at the Beach

Posted on 07/17/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

About AARP AARP South Carolina, Palmetto Goodwill, Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson and the Veteran’s Welcome Home and Resource Center announce Stand Down at the Beach set for Friday, September 19, 2014.  Stand Down is an event to provide services to homeless Veterans and Veterans such as food, shelter, clothing, health screenings, VA and Social Security benefits counseling, and referrals to a variety of other necessary services, such as housing, employment and substance abuse treatment.  Stand Down is a collaborative event, coordinated between local …