— According to Hospice and Palliative Care of the Charlotte Region (HPCCR), “Facing a serious illness is difficult.  But even through the challenges, you have the right to live your life with dignity and respect.  You deserve exceptional care and a team who can offer you the best quality of life possible.” This Charlotte organization is one group working to improve both the quality of care and quality of life for patients and their families. For many, being as comfortable as possible during …

— Don’t miss your opportunity to be entertained and inspired in the Twin Cities when AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins visits this October.  There are three unique events where you can see her during her visit to Minnesota.     Community Conversation with Jo Ann Jenkins You’re invited to join Jo Ann Jenkins for a Community Conversation in Minneapolis. Discover how AARP plans to disrupt aging and what it means for AARP’s members and the 50 plus community. Hear how this nationwide …

— Polar Bears two-sport student athlete earns AARP/MetroNews statewide honor Jake Abbott of Fairmont Senior High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of September 11. A senior, Jake is a 4.14 g.p.a. AP Honors student. He is a member of National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta National Math Honor Society, Science Honorary and Key Club. He is the son of J.L. and Mit Abbott of Fairmont. A team captain and starting quarterback/linebacker for …

— AARP North Carolina recently recognized the work of Senator Richard Burr for his role in the reauthorization of the Older Americans Act. On “Without Limits,” you will learn more about some of the programs the Act helps support. This week’s guest is Debi Lee, the Assistant Director Aging Programs, Centralina Area Agency on Aging. They cover Mecklenburg County and eight surrounding counties. Centralina Area Agency on Aging (AAA) strives to support and enhance the capacity of service and advocacy systems …

— 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 …