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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,...

2014-06-21 00:20:34

Assoc. Representing Largest Voting Bloc Applauds EPIC Expansion, Foreclosure Help; Says Non-Grandparents Raising Kids Left in Cold ALBANY, N.Y., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "We applaud our state legislators for helping more seniors afford life-saving medications, extending protections for homeowners from foreclosure and health care patients from surprise medical bills, and taking small steps towards assisting our overstressed family caregivers. "But there's much more...

2014-06-19 08:29:47

More Must be Done to Improve Long-term Services and Supports HARRISBURG, Pa., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP Pennsylvania today warned that a new study ranking Pennsylvania 42(nd) nationally in meeting the long-term care needs of older residents calls for across the board improvements, with particular emphasis on enhancing caregiving affordability and access. The ranking comes from a new comprehensive state-by-state Scorecard from AARP with support of the nation's leading...

2014-06-19 08:26:31

In spite of significant improvements, more needs to be done SPRINGFIELD, Ill., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Illinois' rank as 15(th) across the nation when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents shows significant improvement. However, AARP warns more must be done to protect the rights of older individuals living in the state. This, according to a new, comprehensive state-by-state Scorecard from AARP with support of the nation's leading organizations behind...

2014-06-17 12:22:57

In the news release, Con Ed Utility Shutoff Warnings to Customers Hits Record High - More Than in Great Recession, issued 17-Jun-2014 by AARP New York over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that in the first paragraph, first sentence, the text "new analysis out today from AARP and New York's Public Utility Law Project" should be hyperlinked to http://bit.ly/1lNX3ym. The complete, corrected release follows: Con Ed Utility Shutoff Warnings to Customers Hits Record High - More...

2014-06-17 08:22:40

New Report: Nearly 1M NYC Residents Got Shutoff Notices in 1st 4 Months of '14 NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 1 million Consolidated Edison customers have faced the threat of having their home energy shut off this year while dealing with some of the nation's highest bills, a new analysis out today from AARP and New York's Public Utility Law Project (PULP) finds. That's more New York City residents at risk of having their power turned off than at even the...


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