— AARP West Virginia and the West Virginia MetroNews Radio Network are again partnering to recognize some of the state’s best and brightest student athletes through the AARP West Virginia Scholar Athlete of the Week program. This statewide honor, presented each week during the Fall Sports season on the popular West Virginia MetroNews High School GameNight program, recognizes West Virginia high school student athletes for outstanding achievement in athletics, the classroom and in communities across the Mountain State. Student athletes in …

— With a record number of older adults staying employed or going back to work, many job seekers are seeking a little boost. One organization in Charlotte is helping connect employees and employers to help both individuals and businesses succeed. Charlotte Works is the workforce development board for Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. Through collaborations with business, government, education and other nonprofits, Charlotte Works has developed nationally recognized workforce programs and resources, provided local talent with the tools and resources to successfully …

— Thinking about starting your own business? You aren’t alone. Did you know that more than half the adults age 50 and older are thinking about starting their own businesses one day? Are you ready? Take an AARP quiz and find out. If you are like the majority of people, you could use a little advice. AARP wants to make sure you are positioned for success and has great resources and advice for older entrepreneurs. This week on “Without Limits,” you’ll …

— Been to the public library lately? It’s not your father’s library anymore. Times have changed and so too have the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Libraries. Goodbye Dewey Decimal, hello digital done right, whether it is free wi-fi or helping patrons close the digital divide. Experts say exercising your brain every day is a great way to keep it healthy. There is no better place to get that brain workout than at the library. Need a computer? Did you know you can reserve …

— If you are a family caregiver caring for someone across state lines, or perhaps you are taking care of loved one with Alzheimer’s and simply need a break, you don’t want to miss some good news on “Without Limits.” This week, the North Carolina General Assembly adopted an Act that will make caring for loved ones in other states easier. It also provided some respite funding for those taking care of people with Alzheimer’s by reinstating funds for Project CARE …

— This month, Forbes Magazine named Charlotte and Raleigh as two of the top ten cities in the Unites States people are moving to right now. But whether you are coming or going, moving can be stressful, especially for older adults. This week on “Without Limits,” you’ll learn more about a great AARP read that can help you move and downsize. You’ll also get some tips and advice from Charlotte relocation expert Cindy Greer with Transition with Care. AARP’s Downsizing the …

— This week on “Without Limits,” you’ll meet Bob Roberts, one many who is doing his part to disrupt aging and dispel the notion of what it means to age in America. Roberts recently completed a cross country bike journey “Sea to Shining Sea” where teams of disabled and able-bodied cyclists heightened awareness for military veterans and athletes who are injured, wounded, and/or paralyzed – demonstrating the “If we can do this so can you,” attitude. This year’s ride a was …

— How is Charlotte preparing to meet the needs of its ever-growing population of older adults? This week on “Without Limits,” you’ll meet Claire Apaliski of the UNC-Charlotte Urban Institute. Some characteristics of great places to live for aging adults include walk-ability and social connection. Learn more about an effort underway in Charlotte called “City Walks,” a series of free neighborhood walks—walking conversations—that put people in touch with their community and their neighbors. Hosts Mike Olender and David Gwilt take a …

— AARP has long promoted walk-ability as a key component of age-friendly communities. Last September, Gil Penalosa – an international thought leader and advisor on urban planing and design – visited Charlotte for a series of Knight Foundation sponsored talks on the concept of “Open Streets” events and their role in creating a healthy, connected, people-centric community. Fast forward just a few short months, and the City of Charlotte is set to host its own “Open Streets” initiative – Open Streets …

— 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 …