AARP North Carolina

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OCT 5, 2022
RALEIGH, NC – Older North Carolinians, who now outnumber younger ones, love where they live. But a primary concern when it comes to aging, is having the ability to live independently for as long as possible according to a new AARP survey of adults ages 45 and older.
OCT 1, 2022
AARP North Carolina is working to make it easier for residents to get advance directives in place on how they want to be cared for during a serious illness.
APR 5, 2021
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SEP 29, 2022
Absentee voting is easier than ever before.
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RALEIGH -- May is Older Americans Month and the state budget proposed by Governor Roy Cooper reflects some of the important needs of our growing population of older adults.  Many will credit an added focus on aging to North Carolina’s changing demographics where there will soon be more older residents than young.
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RALEIGH, NC – As college students from the area get ready for their summer breaks, one North Carolina State University Masters student, Alex Haire, will be using his time out of the classroom helping inform and instruct older adults when it comes to social media.
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WILMINGTON -- Nominate your hometown hero for the 2022 AARP Coastal Community Inspiration Awards. The Inspiration Awards are presented each year by AARP North Carolina to Coastal area community organizations or individuals who are doing the most to help residents ages 50 and over.
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According to the 2020 American Community Survey (conducted by the Census Bureau), North Carolina’s population grew by 12 percent from 2010 to 2020, 75 percent of which came from a rise in the number of residents age 50-plus.
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LELAND, NC -- The town of Leland, NC, was once a small settlement where Village Road crossed the Augusta, Columbia, and Wilmington railroad lines.  As of 2020, Leland is considered to be one of the fastest-growing towns in North Carolina. That is one big reason why community leaders are taking steps to make sure the growth of the community benefits residents of all ages.
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BACK TO WORK 50+ offers free workshops, coaching, and resources that can help you compete in today’s fast-changing workplace.
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Free Resources Identify Top Scams Facing North Carolina’s Military Community and Ways to Fight Back
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North Carolina will soon have fewer younger residents than old. Click here to take a survey to help our state and communities better prepare.
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Do you like to chat with people? Would you like to share timely and vital information with others that could improve their lives? If so, we have a virtual volunteer opportunity for you. We are looking for people who want to connect rural families to information that can improve their lives.  Information includes resources about avoiding fraud, finding work, caregiving resources, preparing for emergencies and other AARP issues that can improve their lives.
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North Carolina is facing a retirement savings crisis that will leave far too many residents barely able to afford their basic needs in their later years.
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