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2014-01-15 23:23:16

In Home Personal Services offers exceptional non-medical care to help seniors stay in their homes, recent stats show 90 percent want to stay in their homes Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) says that 90 percent of seniors want to “age in place,” or stay in their own homes as they get older. That means that as baby boomers reach retirement age, more caregivers than ever before will be needed to offer the best possible care to...

2014-01-15 12:26:50

Will expand reverse mentoring program for teens to help Americans over 50 CHEVY CHASE, Md., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council has announced a new partnership with Mentor Up, a new way to make a difference from AARP Foundation, to promote and establish youth-led service and volunteerism on behalf of people age 50 and older. A generous grant of more than $400,000 from AARP Foundation will support the expansion of the 4-H Tech Wizards program. The 4-H Tech...

2014-01-08 16:22:06

Utility Watchdog Needed to Guard against Soaring Utility Bills, Boomers facing Caregiving Crisis in Struggle to Care for Parents Statement by Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York State: ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "AARP is disappointed Governor Cuomo made no mention of two key issues for New York's most powerful voting demographic - the 50+ - in his State of the State address: giving residential utility ratepayers a stronger voice in rate hike...

2014-01-07 12:28:30

Single Digits Spell Danger: Higher Rate of Heart Attack, Stroke, Heart Failure - Assoc. Releases Quick Tips to Avoid Heart Health Risks NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The cold spell sweeping New York and the nation carries a fatal threat for the elderly, warns AARP of New York State. Today, the Association is releasing tips to help people avoid the increased risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases, whose incident rates soar when the...

2014-01-07 12:24:42

Love Letters asks teens to make Valentine's Day cards to lift the spirits of older adults during a peak time of isolation and depression. NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DoSomething.org today announced it is joining forces with Mentor Up, a new way to make a difference by AARP Foundation, to launch Love Letters, which will encourage teens to make handmade Valentine's Day cards to lift the spirits of older adults across the country during a peak time of isolation and...

2014-01-03 20:20:12

Standout Films for the 50+ Audience Celebrated in the Magazine's February/March 2014 Issue and at Annual Gala in Los Angeles on February 10(th) WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The epic historical drama 12 Years a Slave has nabbed the title of 2013's Best Movie for Grownups, as voted by the editors of AARP The Magazine. Honoring outstanding writing, acting, and filmmaking with distinct relevance to the 50+ audience, AARP today announced the winners of its 13(th)...

2014-01-03 08:25:55

Lead Edge Capital joins existing investors Austin Ventures, InterWest Partners and OpenView Partners as Spredfast solidifies position as the leading social relationship platform provider AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spredfast ,the leading independent social relationship platform provider, today announced that it has raised $32.5 million in growth capital led by Lead Edge Capital, which has funded well-known software, e-commerce and internet companies including Alibaba Group,...

2014-01-02 16:20:32

Rate Hikes Loom Under Proposed Settlement; AARP Says Deal Shows Need for Strong, Independent Consumer Advocate to Protect New Yorkers. NEW YORK, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP is issuing a warning to residential utility consumers in New York City and Westchester County: the tentative agreement to "freeze" Con Edison's residential rates over the next few years comes with a built-in rate increase. The agreement, which state regulators must still approve, does seem to...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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