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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...

2014-10-07 12:26:35

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With less than a month to go before the state's November 4 General Election, AARP Pennsylvania today released non-partisan voters' guides featuring positions from Pennsylvania Gubernatorial, Congressional and state legislative candidates on critical health and financial security issues. Voters of all ages may view the guides at www.aarp.org/yourvote. "AARP wants to make sure our 1.7 million Pennsylvania members and all voters...

2014-10-02 12:36:17

New Report Reveals Consumers Are Stuck In Analog World As ID Thieves Go Digital CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new nationwide survey shows that consumers continue to put themselves at risk of identity theft by ignoring simple protection tips like shredding personal documents, checking credit reports and locking mailboxes. But the report, along with recent eye-opening interviews with convicted ID thieves, reveal Americans are falling even further behind in the fight to...

2014-10-02 12:28:06

Inside the October/November Issue of AARP The Magazine and Online with Web Exclusives at www.aarp.org/magazine WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tweet It: New Oct/Nov issue of @AARPMag chats w/ @SherylCrow and @metheridge, The Boomer List, She Stole My ID & more! www.aarp.org/magazine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140926/148702 Beating Breast Cancer and Facing Hardships: Friends since 1988, Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge have endured their share...

2014-10-02 12:27:19

AARP Voter Guide Provides Gubernatorial Candidates' Positions on Financial Security, Caregiving, Utility Affordability and Livability NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voters 50 and older cast nearly six of every 10 votes in the last gubernatorial election and are poised to dominate this year's contest. What that in mind, AARP is presenting a Voters' Guide featuring the major party contenders, in their own words, addressing four issues important to the state's most powerful...


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