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2014-10-30 16:25:21

Beatrice Castiglia-Catullo, Founder of R.A.I.N., Honored with AARP's Most Prestigious Volunteer Award BRONX, N.Y., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beatrice (Bea) Castiglia-Catullo of the Bronx will be formally presented with AARP's most prestigious and visible volunteer award for community service at a ceremony on October 30, 2015 in the Bronx, NY. Castiglia, who founded Regional Aid for Interim Needs, Inc. (R.A.I.N.) 50 years ago and has dedicated her life to advocating for older...

2014-10-29 12:27:33

Association's Voters Guides Cut Through Political Chatter, Give Voters Critical Information SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With less than a week to go before Election Day, financial security is the top concern for Illinois voters ages 50 and older. As Illinoisans ponder their votes for Congress, governor, state legislature and other elected offices, they can access AARP's Voter Guides and find reliable information on where candidates stand on Financial and...

2014-10-27 23:09:51

GeriJoy announced today two new members of its advisory board: Jennie Chin Hansen, CEO of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS), recent Past President of the 38 million member AARP, and past CEO of On Lok Senior Health Services, and Esther Dyson, leading angel investor and philanthropist. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Jennie Chin Hansen is CEO of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) and recent past President of the 38 million member AARP during the US health care reform debate....

2014-10-24 16:25:44

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation becomes increasingly concerned about the Ebola virus, experts report more incidents of online scams preying on people's fear and a desire to help. AARP Pennsylvania is taking the lead in alerting citizens to these scams and providing information to prevent consumer fraud, crimes that affected over fifty thousand Pennsylvanians in 2013. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has seen and received consumer complaints about a...

2014-10-21 12:29:26

Well respected as an innovative and strategic leader, Boudreau brings more than 25 years of public relations and brand management experience to AARP's top communications spot WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martha Boudreau, a highly respected and recognized leader in international communications, has joined AARP in the newly-created role of executive vice president and chief communications and marketing officer. Boudreau will lead the integration of AARP's...

2014-10-20 12:26:34

Four-Day Film Showcase on the Largest Screen Available in L.A. to Host Exclusive Q&A Screenings with Al Pacino, Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Laura Dern, J.K. Simmons and More WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, AARP is celebrating the 50+ moviegoer with its second annual Movies for Grownups® Film Showcase, which will take place in Los Angeles November 6 - 9, 2014 at Regal Cinemas, L.A. LIVE's premiere house theater. Ten films will be shown over four...

2014-10-16 23:06:02

Awards luncheon set to unveil top customer experience brands Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 A field of 18 brands, representing those that are truly putting the customer at the center of their respective companies, is set to compete in the inaugural Loyalty360 CX Awards. The awards will be presented during a special luncheon at the 4th annual Engagement & Experience Expo set for Nov. 10 – 12 in Dallas. Most companies understand that delivering consistently strong customer...

2014-10-10 12:23:14

Statement from AARP Illinois State Director, Bob Gallo CHICAGO, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "AARP has a proud 28-year history of nonpartisan voter engagement, providing voters with information on where the candidates stand on issues important to our members and their families, so they can make their own decisions on Election Day. Recently, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's campaign released a television advertisement that mentions AARP. We want to make it clear...

2014-10-09 16:25:40

Don't miss the once-a-year opportunity to make changes to your Medicare plan WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP encourages everyone with Medicare to take advantage of this year's Medicare Open Enrollment period October 15th-December 7th to review their health and prescription drug plans for 2015. AARP wants people to know the Medicare plan changes that can be made, the four things to consider, and how to make changes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141009/151343...

2014-10-08 08:26:13

4 in 10 Haven't Saved at All, Most Plan to Work Past Age 65 WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, AARP released a new survey that says more than half of working Americans over age 50 (55%) don't think they'll have enough money for health care as they reach the age they expect to retire. While Medicare only covers about half of health costs, four in ten (38%) say they haven't saved anything at all for such expenses even though multiple studies show that these...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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