AARP urges Governor McCrory to veto “Ag Gag” Bill – help send him a message to strengthen, not undermine protections

Posted on 05/28/2015 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving   AARP is asking for your help in urging Governor McCrory to veto House Bill 405 – The Property Protection Act also known as the Ag-Gag Bill. CLICK HERE to send the Governor a message!   Originally intended to address the concerns of the agriculture and poultry industries, House Bill 405 now casts too wide of a net and applies to any business’s employees who may seek to reveal illegal and unethical practices. House Bill 405 will create new risks …

James A. Wall Sr. wins AARP’s highest award for community service

Posted on 05/26/2015 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Community | Volunteering   GREENSBORO — Oxford resident James A. Wall Sr., former president of AARP North Carolina, was honored with AARP’s Andrus Award for Community Service for his work to improve the health and financial security of North Carolinians. The Andrus Award, presented to Wall at the AARP Multicultural Outreach Awards Ceremony, is the association’s most prestigious volunteer tribute recognizing outstanding individuals who are sharing their experience, talents and skills to enrich the lives of others. Wall, a retired hospital administrator, was …

Memorial Day is a time to remember those who serve and served

Posted on 05/22/2015 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Driver Safety | veterans It’s Memorial Day Weekend and AARPNC is honoring those who sacrificed their lives for this country and the men and women who serve our nation. This week on Real Life, you’ll learn more about the nation’s largest organization of Veterans — AARP. Find out how AARP supports our veterans and makes their lives easier and more affordable. Right now, Veterans can also join AARP at a 20 percent discount! Pay your own tribute to a fallen soldier or Veteran by …

Memorial Day is the time to say thanks those who serve and served

Posted on 05/22/2015 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Uncategorized It’s Memorial Day Weekend and AARPNC is honoring those who sacrificed their lives for this country those men and women who serve our nation. Pay your own tribute to a veteran by posting your comments on the AARPNC Facebook page. This week on Real Life, you’ll learn more about the nation’s largest organization of veterans — AARP.  Find out how AARP supports our 4 million veteran members and their families by making their lives easier and more affordable. Right now, …

AARP honors those who have done the most to improve the health and economic security of minorities in NC

Posted on 05/22/2015 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

About AARP | Community | Volunteering GREENSBORO — Six North Carolina organizations were presented with the 2015 AARP Multicultural Outreach Award in recognition for their work in promoting greater health and economic prosperity for all. According to AARP’s Debra Tyler Horton, who leads multicultural outreach in North Carolina, “The ceremony was held at the International Civil Rights Museum, the site of 1961 Greensboro sit-ins, to draw attention to the continued struggle for equality when it comes to our personal health and wealth. Great disparities still exist …

House budget proposal restores medical deductions, increases Home and Community Block Grant

Posted on 05/19/2015 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Advocacy By Charmaine Fuller Cooper State House leaders responded to North Carolina’s seniors in the House budget proposal released Monday night. Over the past two weeks, AARP members sent over 75,000 emails and 2,000 faxes to legislative leaders urging full restoration of state medical expense deductions and full funding for the Home and Community Care Block Grant. Both came out winners in the State House budget proposal. Check out the key highlights from the proposed House Budget: Medical Deductions Fully Restored …