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Stay up-to-date with AARP North Carolina here on our website. Stay informed and read the latest news and events from around the state.
FEB 23, 2024
HENDERSONVILLE, NC — By 2030, one-in every-five people in the U.S. will be 65 or older. In just a few short years, there will be more North Carolinians ages 65 and older than those under age 18.
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.
FEB 15, 2024
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) recently introduced the Connecting Caregivers to Medicare Act, bipartisan legislation to increase outreach and education to Medicare beneficiaries and simplify access to information for family caregivers.
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.
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!
Find upcoming election dates, registration deadlines and options for voting, such as voting by mail, early voting, or voting with a disability.
Black History Month celebrates the significant impact that Black individuals and communities have had on America's history, culture, and progress. AARP is sponsoring or participating in a number of free events throughout North Carolina during February, listed here in chronological order.
RALEIGH, NC—AARP North Carolina invites local eligible non-profit organizations and governments across the country to apply for the 2024 AARP Community Challenge grant program, now through March 6 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern. AARP Community Challenge grants fund quick-action projects that help communities become more livable by improving public places, transportation, housing, digital connections, and more. Now in its eighth year, the program is part of AARP’s nationwide Livable Communities initiative, which supports the efforts of cities, towns, neighborhoods and rural areas to become great places to live for all residents, especially those age 50 and older.
For the first time since AARP began publishing the Scorecard in 2011, more than half of Medicaid long-term care dollars nationwide for older adults and people with physical disabilities went to home- and community-based services instead of nursing homes and other institutions.
On the hunt for a new job this year but unsure where to look or how to get started? During this free, interactive virtual seminar, career expert and author Kerry Hannon will share tips to improve your job search and help you land your next position.
RALEIGH — There are over 40 million Americans who are family caregivers, many who make personal sacrifices when it comes to providing care by taking time off from work, covering expenses, and enduring the tremendous personal stress that comes with caring for someone.
WILMINGTON, NC -- AARP works to provide veterans, the military and their families with the information, resources, and opportunities to get the most out of life as they age. Throughout the month of November, AARP has been celebrating veterans and their accomplishments through virtual and in person programs, special discounts and much more.
Maintaining a focus on personal health and safety is especially important at this time of year. These six tips can help you have a more enjoyable, healthy, and injury-free holiday season.
RALEIGH, NC – North Carolinians who provide care for veterans spend on average $11,500 of their personal income on out-of-pocket costs related to caregiving each year—1.5 times higher than what other family caregivers spend ($7,242), according to AARP data. And 43 percent of veteran and military caregivers experienced at least one financial setback such as having to take on more debt or dip into personal savings, according to research from AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving.
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