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2014-09-10 12:26:38

Grandma Gets A Reboot; 5 Steps To A Happy Retirement; Confessions Of A Whistleblower; Make A Smooth Move; Boomers Saluted & More WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NEW Definition of Grandmas: Actress Jane Seymour isn't exactly who you think of when you hear the word "grandmother." However, with four grandchildren, the glamorous 63-year-old is redefining the traditional role alongside other savvy members of the boomer generation. With new found vitality and...

2014-09-03 16:27:18

AARP Ambassadors Dan Marino, Dr. Pepper Schwartz, Samantha Brown Kick-Off Events Supporting Volunteer Projects Across the City SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Americans 50+ have geared up to donate their time as AARP hosts a multitude of volunteer opportunities at its biannual Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego, from September 4-6. Attendees will discover their real possibilities by contributing to community service activities including the...

2014-09-02 08:30:55

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Final Exit Network is a nonprofit volunteer organization that advocates for the right of competent adults to have full control over their end of life choices. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140829/141604 AARP is an organization that advocates for people over 50 years old. They have been instrumental in many legislative initiatives that have improved the lives of seniors. However, they have rejected the request of the Final...

2014-08-28 20:22:31

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP Pennsylvania released the following statement in response to federal officials today approving a waiver to expand Medicaid for Pennsylvania: "AARP Pennsylvania is pleased that an agreement has been reached to provide health coverage to more than 500,000 hard-working Pennsylvanians - including 90,000 residents age 50-64 - many of whom are either between jobs or in jobs without health coverage. AARP Pennsylvania was one...

2014-08-25 12:27:17

AARP Provides Quick Tips to Beat the Heat - Reminds People to Check in on Elderly Friends and Neighbors CHICAGO, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With temperatures climbing above 90 degrees today across the state and heat indexes into triple digits, AARP is reminding Illinoisans to check in on elderly relatives, friends, and neighbors who may be at particular risk of heat-related health problems such as heatstroke and heat exhaustion. According to the Centers for Disease Control and...

2014-08-21 16:23:33

Martha Stewart, Arianna Huffington, Emilio Estefan, Patti Austin, Stars Of "The Doctors", Mavis Staples, Valerie Harper, John Mellencamp, Erin Brockovich Among Those Headlining AARP's Inaugural Ideas@50+ National Event And Expo WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP will host its first Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo at the San Diego Convention Center, September 4-6, 2014. As the leading organization for people over 50 with nearly 38 million members, AARP's...

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...


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