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Commentary: Seniors get attention at the Senior Legislature

    Commentary: Seniors get attention at the Senior Legislature

Althea T. Jones Guest Columnist CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina Senior Tar Heel Legislature (NCSTHL) held its first meeting of 2017 on March 14 and 15. The focus was

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For Seniors Only: The Perfect Team – “Mature” Workers and Productive Employers!

    For Seniors Only: The Perfect Team – “Mature” Workers and Productive Employers!

Althea Taylor-Jones, PhD – Certified Gerontologist The National Council on Aging states: “Millions of older adults want—or need—to keep working past traditional retirement age. But it isn’t always easy.” –

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Advocates prepare to appeal to lawmakers on behalf of older North Carolinians 

    Advocates prepare to appeal to lawmakers on behalf of older North Carolinians 

Dr. Althea Taylor-Jones joined other AARP advocates from Feb. 18-19 as they prepared to speak to state lawmakers about the specific needs of North Carolinians who are 50 and older. The

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For Seniors Only: Chair Chi: Tai Chi for Older Adults

    For Seniors Only: Chair Chi: Tai Chi for Older Adults

Chair Chi is an exercise program based on the principals of Tai Chi and Qi Gong, but designed for older adults in retirement communities, assisted living centers, personal care homes,

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Shepherd’s Center fulfills 25,000th request by senior

    Shepherd’s Center fulfills 25,000th request by senior

The Shepherd’s Center celebrated responding to its 25,000th request for transportation assistance on Thursday, Aug. 15. To mark this significant

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Letter to the Editor

    Letter to the Editor

Reject Duke Energy hike To the Editor: If the proposed Duke Energy rate hike is approved, residential consumers will be

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START program seeks participants

    START program seeks participants

Lindsay Tise is not the guy you would expect to see pumping iron at the gym. At 94 years old,

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For Seniors Only! Stay Healthy…in Water?!

    For Seniors Only!  Stay Healthy…in Water?!

Entering into a pool of water is not something that crosses our mind when we think about exercise but those

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Students get involved with Senior Games

    Students get involved with Senior Games

Students get involved with Senior Games  How did you get involved with Piedmont Plus Senior Games? What are your responsibilities at

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Agency honors Senior Services employees

    Agency honors Senior Services employees

Senior Services staffers won two of only three awards given out annually by the North Carolina Association on Aging (NCAOA). 

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