— AARP is hosting a Celebration of Freedom on Veterans Day weekend to honor North Carolinians who served in the armed forces. The free event will be Saturday, Nov. 12, from noon to 8 p.m., at the Battleship North Carolina Park in Wilmington. North Carolina ranks eighth in the nation in the number of veterans, with 775,000 resident vets. Everyone is invited to dance to the sounds of the Legacy of Motown Revue and the Imitations band. A free screening of …

— By Michelle Crouch North Carolina voters have a critical decision to make Nov. 8 in choosing the next governor. Attorney General Roy Cooper, a Democrat, is challenging Gov. Pat McCrory, a Republican. McCrory, 59, was mayor of Charlotte for 14 years before he was elected governor in 2012. Cooper, also 59, is from Nash County and was a member of the state legislature for 14 years before he was elected attorney general in 2000. The Bulletin asked both campaigns about …

— Did you know that AARP offers workshops every week in the Charlotte region? Whether you’re an AARP member or not, over 50 or not, all of our programs are free of charge, free of any sales pitches, and all geared towards helping you achieve real possibilities. This summer we began offering our programs at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery! Come have a beverage on us and take advantage of our informative programs led by our dedicated facilitators!   Life Reimagined The life …

— Don’t miss “Unstuck! Lightening the Heart of the Family Caregiver,” featuring author Peter Rosenberger.  Rosenberger is a 30-year caregiver who helps fellow caregivers move to a calmer, healthier, more joyful life. Join us in-person at 7:00 pm, on August 25th, for a free 60-minute “Virtual Viewing Party” and learn how to lighten your heart, rediscover your identity and find a safe emotional path through caregiving – all shared with a healthy dose of outrageous humor and candor! Resister for the …

— AARP members and a guest are invited to a free screening of Ghostbusters. Meet AARP staff, volunteers, and other members during the event and be sure to stop by the AARP table to learn more about what AARP is doing in your community to help everyone 50+ to live life to the fullest. Thirty years after the beloved original franchise took the world by storm, director Paul Feig brings his fresh take to the supernatural comedy starring Kristen Wiig, Melissa …

— CHARLOTTE – Take one look at Bob Roberts on his bike and you’re likely to be inspired. At 69 years old, Bob is an avid rider and, in many ways,  a model boomer.  He takes care of himself and has an active lifestyle, still works in a rewarding field and shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. But a closer at Bob – and his helmet adorning the phrase “We are not done” – reveals that his passion …

—   Did you know that AARP offers workshops every week in the Charlotte region? Whether you’re an AARP member or not, over 50 or not, all of our programs are free of charge, free of any sales pitches, and all geared towards helping you achieve real possibilities! Beginning in July, AARP is very proud to unveil a new topic to our program offerings: The Road to Medicare. This program, conducted in partnership with the North Carolina Senior Health Insurance Information …

— CHARLOTTE- Every week, right here in the Queen City, AARP offers a wide range of free programs and activities that can help you improve the quality of your life. From getting your financial house in order to learning how to safely use tablet devices and smartphones, AARP in Charlotte is committed to helping you live your best life ever! Life Reimagined The life you’ve dreamed of having is actually very possible. To make it real doesn’t require major tasks or …

— GOLDSBORO – In appreciation for military families and veterans, AARP will be exhibiting at Wings over Wayne 2015, May 16-17, providing information and support to help people live healthier and more financially secure lives. Visitors to the AARP air show exhibit at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base can participate in fun activities, receive free personal commemorative event photos, win prizes, and enter a chance to win smart tablets and VIP tickets to the Kellie Pickler concert on Saturday, May 16.* …

— Life Reimagined The life you’ve dreamed of having is actually very possible. To make it real doesn’t require major tasks or grand gestures. It’s about making small and simple steps to help you figure out what you really want, and then starting to make that happen. Join us for a Life Reimagined Check Up and discover the real possibilities within yourself. Upcoming Sessions: May 5, 10:30am. Cornelius Public Library. Info and Registration. May 20, 1:00pm. Levine Senior Center. Info and …