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MAY 13, 2021
A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine
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MAY 3, 2021
ASHEVILLE -- Many grandparents are the primary caregivers of their grandchildren. There were more than 5.8 million grandparent-led families in the United States at the time of the 2010 U.S. Census, with figures expected to have risen since then.
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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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When it comes to Medicare, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer. Join AARP for a free webinar to learn 10 facts about Medicare--from what’s covered and what it costs to how Original Medicare differs from Medicare Advantage.
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It’s estimated that 1 in 10 Americans 65 or older experience elder abuse annually, ranging from financial exploitation to physical abuse or denial of medical care. May is Older Americans Month, and AARP North Carolina is working with agencies and groups to create a stronger elder-protection network. 
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RALEIGH -- AARP is pleased that the Governor’s budget proposal for FY 2021-2023 will help North Carolina emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and enable the state to strengthen health care access. As the process moves forward, AARP advocates are urging lawmakers to fund important programs and services that help people age in their own homes and communities, and better protect our state’s most vulnerable seniors. AARP is also asking state lawmakers to prioritize specific measures to promote our wellbeing.
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When documents, records and old keepsakes start to pile up, it can be tough to know when it’s time to toss. Join us and Matt Paxton from A&E’s Hoarders for a free webinar all about decluttering.
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RALEIGH– For their work to help people live the kind of lives they want to live as they age, Pat Battle, Alan Briggs, Dr. Cheryl Greenberg and Lilian Scott Lee and Alexis Welch RN have been appointed to the Executive Council of AARP North Carolina.  AARP is a volunteer led organization and Executive Council members work closely with AARP staff and volunteers to provide strategy to guide the advocacy and programs offered to over 1.1  million AARP members in the state.
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Did you know that April 14 is National Gardening Day? Not only is this hobby a perfect spring activity, but it also has plenty of mental health benefits that will keep you at ease during such a stressful time in the world. If you’re interested in creating a garden of your own, keep reading for some tips and tricks on how to get started:  
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DURHAM -- AARP in the Triangle Region and the Durham Center for Senior Life (DCSL) are partnering to support hungry residents of Durham ages 55 and older. The program called EATS: Shop & Grab presented by AARP, is an opportunity for older adults who may be experiencing food insecurity to get the groceries they need.
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AARP is committed to keeping your finances safe from fraud this tax season. Before filing your tax returns, take a look at some tips and tricks to avoid scammers and keep your personal information protected:  
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RALEIGH—NC State University Junior Rafael Albuquerque will be adding to his education this year by working to improve the lives of older adults.  As a Political Science major with a minor in Computer Programming, Albuquerque is getting some real life experience at AARP to help advance his education as well as the lives of people across the state.
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