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MAY 18, 2023
ASHEVILLE -- Imagine being able to age in place in a new, award-winning home right here in Buncombe County that was designed for maximum accessibility. Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity submitted Aging in Place house plans to a Habitat for Humanity International design competition, and they won the 2023 Best in Accessibility Award!
MAY 16, 2023
The stories of your service to our nation are so important and must always be remembered. AARP can help you curate, record and store your memories. Whether stories about the friends you made or lost, basic training, the challenges you overcame, or the battles you fought, your memories can easily live on for all to remember. A smart phone is all you will need to participate in this FREE, four-part, virtual series led by professional curator, storyteller, and videographer Jon Camp. The courses are available to anyone and are listed in Eastern Time. Please register for each class individually.
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MAY 15, 2023
When you were a kid, most often trails were reachable only after a boring car or bus ride which was a little too long or hard. As they say, "times have changed," and our state is making it easier than ever for you to get outside and active on a trail.
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The AARP North Carolina Spring Nutrition & Cooking Series is for everyone who wants to place their nutrition as a top priority, learn more about foods that make spring meals fun, and find inspiration for cooking with a healthy twist.
ASHEVILLE -- Studies have shown that the health benefits of volunteering include lower blood pressure, a boost in happiness, improved mental wellbeing and much more.  Volunteering is not only good for our health, but also a solid way to build community, fellowship, and friendship.
NCAOA meets this week in Charlotte
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Latest AARP research attaches monetary value to the estimated hours of unpaid care that North Carolina family caregivers provided in 2021.
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Updates are needed to improve North Carolina's guardianship laws
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RALEIGH -- AARP joined Attorney General Josh Stein today when he announced two wins for consumers: a temporary restraining order against an unlicensed contractor who was running a fraudulent contracting scheme and shutting down out-of-state robocallers in Texas.
After housing costs rose in North Carolina last year, AARP is working to help those living on fixed incomes.
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RALEIGH -- When Frances Williams, a Raleigh native, sought healthcare for pain in her leg, her internist did not even touch her to assess the issue. Desperate for a more engaged caregiver, Williams took a suggestion from a nurse to visit Schquthia Peacock, a family nurse practitioner in Cary.
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RALEIGH -- Duke Energy/Progress has filed a rate hike application with North Carolina utility regulators that if approved, will increase residential rates by 16 percent over the next three years.
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NC auto insurers ask for major rate increase
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