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MAR 20, 2023
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.
MAR 13, 2023
NCAOA meets this week in Charlotte
APR 5, 2021
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MAR 9, 2023
Latest AARP research attaches monetary value to the estimated hours of unpaid care that North Carolina family caregivers provided in 2021.
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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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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Medicaid expansion in North Carolina progresses
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How did the Asheville area become the vibrant, welcoming, and diverse place that we know today? Beginning February 21, AARP in the NC Mountain Region is sponsoring a series of monthly evening lectures, This Is Home: Western North Carolina, Past and Present, to explore the key historical, cultural, and ecological forces that have shaped our region and its people. The series is curated and presented by Swannanoa Valley Museum in Black Mountain, NC.
Imagine, a quaint, friendly and charming town where the warm ocean breezes and sparkling water and boats can be seen from downtown wherever you walk.
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