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AARP North Carolina

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JUL 23, 2024
NC Gubernatorial Video Voters' Guide
The names of the first 10 Medicare drugs whose prices the federal government will negotiate directly with manufacturers were released Aug. 29. Popular but pricey blood thinners, diabetes medications, cancer treatments make historic list.
JUL 22, 2024
Charlotte voters forum on July 23
The AARP North Carolina Summer Nutrition & Easy Cooking Series is for everyone who wants to make brain health a priority, learn more about brain-healthy foods that are truly tasty, and to find inspiration for easy cooking on a daily basis.
Find free online and in-person local events designed with you in mind. Discover fun exercise classes, healthy cooking demos, helpful workshops, and more.
WAKE FOREST, NC -- To best prepare for a population that is both growing and aging, the Town of Wake Forest, North Carolina, joined the AARP Network of Age Friendly States and Communities. The announcement was made at the town’s Board of Commissioner’s meeting on July 16. Through the Network, the Town of Wake Forest will receive both technical assistance and shared expertise to help develop changes to support people of all ages.
RALEIGH — Mastewal Bailey, a rising senior at NC State University, will be building on her academic coursework through an internship at AARP North Carolina. Driven by a passion for community building and advocacy, Bailey hopes to engage in meaningful work while furthering the mission of AARP.
Making it easier to report suspicious activity
Ray Sullivan, 72, of Charlotte, acknowledges he’s always been a few steps behind when it comes to technology. He was still using his 1993 flip phone until a few years ago, when his daughter’s nudging persuaded him to switch. Now, with the help of AARP North Carolina, Sullivan is conquering his next tech challenge: using a computer.
Our state is aging. By the year 2031, there will be more people over the age of 65 than under 18. North Carolina and its communities need to be prepared. To accomplish this, AARP needs to be focused with strong, thoughtful leadership at the helm.
Demarcus Andrews of Durham, NC, has joined AARP North Carolina as Associate State Director of Advocacy. Among his responsibilities will be working with AARP Advocates and others to help advance state legislation and policy proposals to meet the needs of North Carolinians as they age.
CHARLOTTE — Did you know that one-out-of every ten older adults in the US experience elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation every year?
AARP Triangle and Carolina Mudcats are ready to strike out fraud and identity theft!
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