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Probable Uptick in Fraud Scams Surrounding COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments

Law enforcement agencies are expecting a significant increase in fraud and scam attempts in the coming weeks. Below is a message received from a local county’s sheriff’s office. Please share this information widely, especially with your clients. Discuss this with them during your wellness checks, ensuring they do not fall victim to someone looking to steal their money or identity. [...]

2020-04-06T16:49:32-04:00April 6th, 2020|News & Information, Resources|

AARP NC Names Michael Olender New State Director

Michael Olender AARP voter engagement and community outreach expert Michael Olender has been named Director of AARP North Carolina. Olender will lead the North Carolina staff and team of nearly 500 volunteers who are working to improve the health, finances and well-being of nearly 1.1 million members in the state. Olender takes on this new role after managing the [...]

2021-01-19T16:39:05-05:00September 3rd, 2019|News & Information, Resources|

Consumers at Risk from Robocall Scams, Says AARP Survey

While a large majority of Americans suspect that most of the automated telephone messages—or “robocalls”—that they receive are attempts at scams, few are taking actions to protect themselves, according to results of a new survey from the AARP Fraud Watch Network. An estimated 48 billion robocalls came into the United States last year. Nearly half of U.S. adults surveyed by [...]

2021-01-19T16:39:22-05:00June 9th, 2019|News & Information, Resources|

North Carolina Voters Feeling Anxiety Over Their Retirement Savings

Registered voters in North Carolina ages 25 to 64 do not feel financially prepared for retirement according to a new survey by AARP. AARP’s survey of 600 registered voters found that over half (56 %) feel that they are behind in their retirement savings. According to AARP North Carolina President [...]

2021-01-19T16:41:29-05:00May 31st, 2019|News & Information, Resources|

TRLA Awards Over $10,000 in Grants

TRLA (Triad Retirement Living Association) is an unincorporated association that was founded for the public good and operates specifically to support and educate senior citizens and their families in the community through special program activities. Each year TRLA donates monies to non-profits and programs in the Triad area who serve seniors and with the growth in membership, their annual [...]

2019-01-10T13:47:22-05:00January 9th, 2019|News & Information, Resources|
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