— 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!

—   By Sue Price Johnson Marie Stokes, 70, took the AARP Smart Driver course hoping for a discount on her auto insurance, but she came away thinking the class should be required every few years for drivers of every age. “It would not only enlighten people like me but new drivers, middle-age drivers and especially drivers who have come here from other countries,” said Stokes, of Dudley. The course helps drivers learn about laws enacted since many of them first …

— It’s Memorial Day Weekend and AARPNC is honoring those who sacrificed their lives for this country and the men and women who serve our nation. This week on Real Life, you’ll learn more about the nation’s largest organization of Veterans — AARP. Find out how AARP supports our veterans and makes their lives easier and more affordable. Right now, Veterans can also join AARP at a 20 percent discount! Pay your own tribute to a fallen soldier or Veteran by …

—   Are you upset about lost medical expense tax deductions in North Carolina? If so, it’s time to take action. Many older adults and families in North Carolina did not realize the full impact of this tax law change until filing their 2014 tax returns this spring. But legislative leaders still have an opportunity to restore the medical expense deductions that provide some needed relief from the high cost of health care for people of all ages. This week on …