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APR 12, 2021
DURHAM -- AARP in the Triangle Region and the Durham Center for Senior Life (DCSL) are partnering to support hungry residents of Durham ages 55 and older. The program called EATS: Shop & Grab presented by AARP, is an opportunity for older adults who may be experiencing food insecurity to get the groceries they need.
APR 21, 2020
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APR 9, 2021
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APR 5, 2021
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AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger North Carolina. We hope you’ll join us!
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AARP is committed to keeping your finances safe from fraud this tax season. Before filing your tax returns, take a look at some tips and tricks to avoid scammers and keep your personal information protected:  
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RALEIGH—NC State University Junior Rafael Albuquerque will be adding to his education this year by working to improve the lives of older adults.  As a Political Science major with a minor in Computer Programming, Albuquerque is getting some real life experience at AARP to help advance his education as well as the lives of people across the state.
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From phony puppy websites to fake COVID cleaning supplies to miracle cures, fraudsters have found new ways to take advantage of people during the coronavirus pandemic.
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AARP NC supports SB20 because based on action in other states, it will reduce crashes that result in fatalities and serious injuries.  We advocate for communities that are more livable and age-friendly, including safer transportation networks.  In addition, with decreased collision repair costs and medical expenses due to less distracted driving crashes, the NC Insurance Commissioner has said that insurance rates should decrease, which is important to our members, especially those on limited fixed incomes.  The hands-free driving law is a common sense, enforceable approach to the problem of distracted driving.
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For more than 60 years, committed volunteers have conducted the heart of AARP’s work -- people just like you who know that giving back and community service are cherished values that only become more important with age.
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When it comes to your retirement income strategy, planning ahead is the best policy. Catch our free webinar all about Social Security and how to count your benefits into retirement income.
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At AARP, we are committed to giving you access to the tools and resources you need to effectively manage your money, especially in uncertain times like these.
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BOONE, NC -- Imagine living in an area where four clinically approved wellness assessments are offered free of charge to seniors, while the same tests might cost hundreds of dollars if ordered by a doctor somewhere else? What’s not to like? This is the situation at Appalachian State University, where the Interprofessional Clinic uses the free tests to help train both undergrad and graduate students. But during the pandemic there’s been a hitch, there's not enough seniors signing up for the tests.
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RALEIGH, NC - Access to quality healthcare continues to be one of the most important issues facing North Carolina. On March 11, legislators took a major step towards improving access with the introduction of SB 249/HB 277, the SAVE Act. This bipartisan legislation would cut outdated red tape for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) and bring North Carolina in line with long established national standards.
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