AARP North Carolina

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AUG 4, 2020
RALEIGH, NC—Today, AARP North Carolina launched “Protect Voters 50+,” a comprehensive voter engagement campaign to support and protect North Carolinians ages 50 and up as they vote in the 2020 elections. The campaign will provide information on where candidates stand on issues that matter to the 50-plus and help them cast their votes safely from home or in-person.
APR 21, 2020
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AUG 4, 2020
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JUL 28, 2020
What does “aging in place” mean to you? The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines it as "the ability to live in one's own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level." AARP supports aging in place as one of eight domains that make a community age-friendly.
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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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Do you know how to maximize your Social Security benefits? If you’ve ever wondered when the right time to file for Social Security is, don’t miss this free webinar.
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The NC Transit System is a vital link to keep our communities strong. Here is how the system was flexible to help the state respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Let’s paint a picture of Southern charm on our roads.  Can’t you just picture the watercolor “Summer Southern Avenue” -- Spanish moss dripping down from the gnarly branches of a majestic live oak, porches lined with rocking chairs, punctuated by a lilting “how ya’ beens?!” from those sitting in them? Bicyclists and motorists are stopped like toy soldiers behind marked crosswalks as pedestrians smile and wave while crossing.
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MOUNT AIRY, NC -- Preparing for an aging population that continues to grow, the City of Mount Airy, NC,  joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities to improve domains of livability that benefit residents of all ages. By joining this network, the city will work on improvements in transportation options, access to health care, the use of open spaces, social inclusion and more.
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How do I maintain a healthy emotional state when I feel isolated. This week’s live Q&A  will focus on the topic of Coronavirus: Navigating the New Normal.
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Absentee voting is easier than ever before
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Kaye Bentley is the founder of Asheville Rooftop Bar Tours and is one of Asheville’s proudest ambassadors.
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Now’s the perfect time to take control of your life and get rid of some clutter. Join us for a free webinar hosted by decluttering expert Matt Paxton will help you decide what to keep, toss or sell.
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As we live through these uncertain times where people are beginning to question the safety and sustainability of a globalized food system, a silver lining has emerged. People are beginning to turn towards their communities and are recognizing the importance of local food.
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