AARP South Carolina Introduces Their New State Director

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AARP recently named Charmaine Fuller Cooper as the next State Director in its South Carolina office, following a national search. Fuller Cooper holds a bachelor’s in political science from NC Central University and a master’s in public administration from NC State University. She has worked at AARP for nine years, most recently as Campaigns Field Manager, providing guidance and support for lobbying and advocacy tactics to nine state offices.

Our Volunteers Make a Difference

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little help around the yard, it’s always a wonderful feeling to know someone is there to lend a hand. AARP stands behind this. As a non-profit organization that empowers people to choose how they live their lives as they age, their motto is “To serve, not be served.” Their team prides itself on assisting senior communities—and they couldn’t do it without the help of their generous volunteers.

Aging in Place with the help of AARP

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When it comes to our retirement years, Dorothy might have had the right idea when she clicked her heels three times and proclaimed, “There’s no place like home.” Studies have shown that seniors would prefer to age-in-place rather than live in an assisted living facility or nursing home.

AARP South Carolina Reaching to Expand Coverage

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The last year has been tough for so many South Carolina residents. In addition to dealing with COVID-19 illnesses and deaths, residents are also suffering from loss of employment and the loss of healthcare. Without healthcare, residents do not have access to medical treatments, prescriptions, routine doctor appointments and other care. AARP South Carolina is working hard to fix that.