AARP North Carolina

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SEP 12, 2019
ASHEVILLE -- People concerned about the high cost of the medications their doctors prescribe joined AARP in the Mountain Region at an August public forum on lowering prescription drug costs.
SEP 4, 2019
Looking for more work-life balance? Or a job that lets you work from home? Or extra hours from part-time work? Flexible work might be right for you. Sign up now for our Online Expo and learn more about flexible work options.
SEP 1, 2019
New projects protect cyclists, pedestrians
AUG 28, 2019
If you’ve been the victim of a scam and don’t know where to turn, we’re here to help! Volunteers from our Fraud Watch Network Helpline will be standing by to talk to you live during our first-ever, online “Fraudcast” – a special event we’ve planned just for you!
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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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Thanks to the efforts of AARP advocates and other opponents worried about unfair electric utility rate hikes, legislation to dramatically change the way North Carolina’s electric rates are set, turned into a bill that would study the issue instead, setting back the changes the state's largest utility has pushed for.
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RALEIGH – The North Carolina General Assembly passed House Bill 604, a bi-partisan effort to create a Joint Legislative Study Committee on Small Business Retirement Options. The study will help NC lawmakers determine the easiest way for small businesses to offer retirement savings options to their employees.
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Look around. Are you so surrounded by the stuff in your house you don’t know what to do with it—or how to find it when you need it? Maybe it’s time to downsize and declutter. But where should you start?
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Whether you're married, divorced or widowed, you may be able to use spousal benefits to increase your monthly Social Security check. Eligibility rules can be confusing. Register for AARP’s special webinar on Social Security and let us help you understand the details.
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Learn about ways to protect yourself and your loved ones at our free, two-part webinar.
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AARP sent Governor Roy Cooper a letter asking him to preserve critical funding advancements for older adults in final budget negotiations.
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RALEIGH -- As North Carolina’s population ages, greater attention is being placed on the needs of older adults. AARP volunteers and e-activists successfully advocated for more funding for important programs that help older Tar Heels and their family caregivers.
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RALEIGH – AARP advocacy and community outreach expert Michael Olender has been named Director of AARP North Carolina. Olender will lead the North Carolina staff and team of nearly 500 volunteers who are working to improve the health, finances and well-being of nearly 1.1 million members in the state.
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Contact information and more from your state office. Learn what we are doing to champion social change and help you live your best life.