Veterans

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AARP’s efforts include helping veterans navigate health and disability benefits, and connecting them with other programs that aid military families, with a focus on thwarting fraud targeted at veterans.
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To help the large number of Veterans and Military families in NC and across the nation, AARP launched the inaugural issue of the AARP Veteran Report, a free, bi-weekly e-newsletter for veterans and their families. The newsletter shares personal stories of service and offers practical help with areas such as health, money, work and benefits.
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WILMINGTON, NC – Dr. Shirley Gerrior of Wilmington was named the most prestigious AARP volunteer in North Carolina at a ceremony in her honor held here in July. The annual AARP Andrus Award tribute recognizes outstanding individuals age 50 and older who are sharing their experience, talents and skills to enrich the lives of others. 
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Free Resources Identify Top Scams Facing North Carolina’s Military Community and Ways to Fight Back
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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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RALEIGH— AARP has launched the AARP Veterans and Military Spouses Job Center, a new digital platform bringing together valuable information and resources to help North Carolina’s nearly 800,000 veterans and military spouses compete in today’s job market. The job center includes a new Veterans Career Advantage Course to build on career planning and skills development to help navigate the job market. According to an AARP survey, more than half (56%) of employers say the experience and the use of skills in previous positions are 'very important' when evaluating applicants' skills.
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AARP Survey: Veterans More Likely to Lose Money to Scams Than Civilians
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WILMINGTON--AARP North Carolina announced today that Rosalie L. Calarco, a 17-year veteran of constituent services and advocacy under two federal officeholders, will become Associate State Director for its Coastal Region. The appointment is effective November 1.
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