Volunteer at Stand Down at the Beach

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

Local Resources 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 …

Stand Down at the Beach

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

Local Resources 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 …

More About Life Reimagined

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

Local Resources What is Life Reimagined? Life Reimagined is a new way of thinking about what’s next in your life. Backed by decades of research, Life Reimagined introduces a powerful step-by-step approach to help you discover possibilities, prepare for change, and make your ideas real – whether you’re focused on work, health, relationships, or finally pursuing your passion. When you find yourself wondering, “What’s next?” Life Reimagined empowers you with guidance, tools, and connections, both online and in person, to plan your …

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Game Night June 1

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

Local Resources “If you don’t think AARP when you think Real Possibilities, you don’t know aarp! Myrtle Beach area residents will have that real possibility to see AARP in action on Sunday, June 1st as the Myrtle Beach Pelicans hold “Salute to AARP South Carolina” night at the Myrtle Beach Pelicans.” Prior to the game you will have the opportunity to learn about AARP programs such as Life Reimagined, Tax-Aide, Driver’s Safety, and other community volunteer opportunities. Also, we’ll be collected non-perishable …

One Lucky Darlington Raceway Fan to Receive Pace Car Ride with NASCAR Drive Jeff Gordon

Posted on 03/11/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

Local Resources Special AARP Drive to End Hunger ticket package will be available for purchase and race fans have the opportunity see the seven-time Darlington Raceway winner in person at the track Too Tough To Tame on March 13 One lucky Darlington Raceway fan will receive the opportunity of a lifetime when NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon visits the track Too Tough To Tame this Thursday, March 13. Gordon, the driver of the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, …

FACT SHEET: Home and Community Based Services Funding

Posted on 01/13/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

Local Resources FACT SHEET: Funding for Home and Community Based Services Budget Request:  The Lt. Governor’s Office on Aging (LGOA) is requesting $4.7 million in the fiscal year 2014-15 state budget to serve needy seniors in their homes and $3 million in ongoing resources for respite services for caregivers. Why are these funds needed?  Data from the 2010 US Census shows South Carolina’s (SC) senior population has increased by 40%. In the future, many of these seniors will be in need of …