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2014-08-11 12:28:14

AARP Illinois Survey Also Reveals Voters Worried About Income not Keeping Up with Cost of Living, Healthcare, Taxes, and Many Feeling They Will Need to Postpone Retirement SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With less than three months before the election Illinois voters ages 50 and older are very anxious about the economy; they believe their incomes are not keeping up with the increasing costs of living, health care costs, or taxes, and are increasingly worried about...

2014-08-07 16:25:54

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Across nearly half a century of hit records, acclaimed movies, and concert spectacles, the unstoppable Cher has deftly managed to maintain her youthful mystique while simultaneously delighting in the wisdom that age brings. Now 68, the superstar and self-described "phoenix" sat down with AARP The Magazine to chat about everything from her new hit album and sold-out tour, to her private world and why she avoids mirrors....

2014-08-05 08:20:45

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AARP's 38 million members now have access to cost-effective and convenient 'wheels when you want them' at an exclusively discounted annual rate, thanks to a new agreement with Zipcar, the world's leading membership-based car sharing network. AARP members new to Zipcar save $20 off the regular $60 annual membership fee, a 33 percent savings, and in addition receive $40 towards free driving when reserving cars. Zipcars are available 24/7 and...

2014-07-29 16:23:44

Tweet It: Oscar winning actor Jeff Bridges talks family, fame & 'The Dude' in latest issue of @AARPMag. Read more here http://bit.ly/Mqx3uo WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Perhaps best known for playing an immature, stoned-out slacker, Jeff Bridges is actually one hardworking, deep-thinking family man. Having portrayed everyone from an Old West sheriff in True Grit to the leader of a futuristic dystopia in the upcoming film, The Giver, the Oscar(®) winning actor...

2014-07-28 16:28:45

Assoc. Warns Fast Lanes Leave Older New Yorkers at Disadvantage; Urges FCC to Keep Internet Fair & Equal NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Internet fast lanes" for a fee could leave older New Yorkers in the dust online, warns AARP, as the Federal Communications Commission begins analyzing the more than one million comments filed over the proposal. AARP is weighing in on the debate over Net Neutrality, laying out the potential negative effect "fast lanes" would have...

2014-07-22 16:29:42

AARP Fraud Watch Network Alerts Consumers to be Cautious of Scams and Frauds CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent investigation by the Cook County Sheriff's Department resulted in authorities busting up a fake sports and concert tickets ring that may have defrauded countless individuals in the Chicago area, and highlighted the fact that it's getting easier and easier for scammers to work online, and for consumers to fall prey to scams and frauds and lose their money....

2014-07-16 16:20:49

Assoc. offers alternatives and resources in the case of shutdown NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long Island is home to the largest concentration of AARP members in the nation, with many still in the workforce (85% of AARP members 50-64 on Long Island), joining the ranks of hundreds of thousands of other 50+ workers on Long Island who make the daily trek into NYC, they face a commuting nightmare if the looming July 20th LIRR shutdown becomes a reality. AARP New York says...

2014-07-02 16:22:53

Assoc. Releases Tips to Help Older New Yorkers, Families, Friends & Neighbors Prepare for Disaster Before it Strikes NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hurricane season is upon us, and just two years after Sandy, AARP is reminding older New Yorkers, their families and friends to get ready early this hurricane season. While Sandy claimed victims as young as toddlers, it was crueler to the city's elderly, with 27 New Yorkers aged 65 or older perishing in the storm. For older New...

2014-06-25 12:30:03

AARP New York offers tips and advice on how older adults can stay safe & avoid life threatening heat conditions NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A looming summer scorcher in New York City could prove fatal for older residents, warns AARP - the last major heat wave to hit the city claimed nearly 50 lives. The Farmer's Almanac, which all but predicted this year's brutal winter, says the New York City area can expect to be hit with an equally perilous, oppressively hot and...

2014-06-24 23:16:53

The 50+ cohort seems like a market with almost $3 trillion in spending power and interest in new and relevant products and services. But AARP's new report, Challenging Innovators June, 2014, asserts that it is a cohort reachable, not by age, but by need. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Age doesn't matter — validating and targeting based on need is what works for entrepreneurs targeting older adults. As the first era in which so many will live well into their 90's,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.