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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|

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|

Helping Veterans Find Support

NCServes helps connect veterans and their families with the services they need By Jason Schneider They served and protected our country in times of peace and times of war. But many veterans find it difficult to connect with the benefits and services meant to serve and protect them. That’s where NCServes comes in. “We cover just about anything that [...]

2019-01-29T13:47:08-05:00October 29th, 2018|Resources|

Forsyth County Works to Meet Needs of Changing Demographics

With nearly a quarter of the state’s residents expected to be age 60 or older by the year 2030, Forsyth County took an important step to become a better place to live for people of all ages. In June, the county applied for the World Health Organization’s status of “age-friendly” by joining the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities. The AARP [...]

2019-01-28T21:37:00-05:00October 28th, 2018|Resources|

Shepherd’s Center Sponsors Moving Meditation

What happens in the body that causes aging? Scientists have discovered a fundamental process of aging in our cells that occurs on the strands of our DNA. This discovery, which won the Nobel Prize in medicine in 2009, is important to our everyday life. Why? The reason is we now know the speed of aging can move faster or slower, [...]

2019-01-28T08:11:57-05:00October 27th, 2018|Resources, Wellness|

Guilford County: An Age-Friendly Community

With nearly a quarter of the state’s residents expected to be age 60 or older by the year 2030, Guilford County took an important step to become a better place for people of all ages. The County recently applied for the World Health Organization’s status of “age-friendly” by joining the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities. The AARP Network of Age-Friendly [...]

2019-01-02T17:58:44-05:00July 9th, 2018|Resources|

North Carolina Aging Expert Joins AARP

Doug Dickerson, State Director,AARP North Carolina North Carolina aging and caregiving expert Mark Hensley has joined AARP North Carolina as Associate State Director for Community Outreach and Advocacy in the Triad. Hensley previously coordinated North Carolina’s Alzheimer’s and dementia services for the NC Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services, where he led efforts to [...]

2019-01-02T17:31:59-05:00April 2nd, 2018|Resources|
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