NC Board of Elections Launches absentee ballot request portal Karen Brinson Bell, executive director of the State Board of Elections says, “The Absentee Ballot Request Portal will streamline voting by mail for voters who choose this voting option.” The State Board...

Communication Tips During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are protecting themselves by washing their hands, social distancing, and wearing face masks. While the day to day can already be difficult if you are struggling with hearing loss, it can be even harder with all of these health...

NCRGEA Office Hours 8-5 Monday through Friday

Effective May 11, 2020, your NCRGEA staff is back in our office to serve you.  To maintain social distancing, our staff is working staggered days; however, there will be someone in the office to assist you Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. In the meantime,...

CAN HEARING LOSS INCREASE YOUR RISK FOR FALLING?

CAN HEARING LOSS INCREASE YOUR RISK FOR FALLING? One-fourth of Americans age 65+ will fall every year1. If you have hearing loss, your risk for falling greatly increases. In a study2 conducted at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Frank Lin assessed...