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2014-06-16 16:21:24

Association Calls on Senate Majority Coalition Leader Skelos & His Conference to Back Independent Utility Consumer Advocate NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement from Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York State: "The fact that New York's utility consumers may have been overcharged by up to $250 million over the last five years is disturbing but not surprising, since New York remains one of the few states - and by far the largest - to deny its...

2014-06-13 12:23:46

Powered by AMERICAN IDOL® LIVE!, Contest Will Search for Undiscovered Baby Boomers with Star Quality and Amazing Voices WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calling all Baby Boomers looking to become America's next big singing sensation! AARP is launching a national search to make one lucky person's dream a reality while showing that talent is ageless. Powered by AMERICAN IDOL(®) LIVE!, AARP's Boomer Superstar contest is open to anyone born between 1946 and 1964...

2014-06-12 08:22:22

53,000 Consumers Disconnected So Far in '14 and Many More Worried - But Utility Industry Lobbying in Albany to Kill Bill to Change the Game NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The fallout from the long winter is far from over, as more than 53,000 New Yorkers across the state have seen their utilities shut off because of not being able to afford their sky-high energy bills. It's a harsh reality that's settling in with more and more households across the state, according...

2014-06-09 16:25:45

Caregiving for the Caregiver: Mind Body and Soul in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, AARP Pennsylvania joined organizations such as the Alzheimer's Association, Home Instead, PCA, and Boomers R Heroes for a special event, "Caregiving for the Caregiver: Mind, Body, and Soul." The morning session took place at the WHYY Media Commons where CBS 3 and the CW Philly 57's Emmy Award-winning health reporter Stephanie Stahl, served as the moderator for...

2014-06-03 12:41:38

70% Don't Think Elected Officials Doing Enough About Utility Bill Increases; 72% Say Consumers' Interests Not Represented in Rate Cases ALBANY, N.Y., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a harsh winter that sent utility bills soaring, New Yorkers are fed up with paying the highest average residential electric rates in the continental U.S. and are telling their state senators to take action before the end of the 2014 state legislative session this month. A new statewide AARP...

2014-06-02 12:26:48

See The Greatest and His Wife Pose for the Cover of AARP Bulletin's June Issue; Exclusive New Video and Photos of the Ali Family in their Home Available at www.aarp.org/bulletin WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ali caregiving story is about love, companionship and devotion. It is the story of a brave spiritual couple joining hands and going the distance in a difficult fight against an insidious disease, Parkinson's. But perhaps most importantly, it is the story...

2014-05-29 12:24:49

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Down-to-earth, sassy, self-deprecating and devilishly opinionated to the core, Oscar® winner Helen Mirren is every bit the wise and witty Dame she appears to be. And while at 68, Mirren can fool people into thinking she's the picture of British reserve, the acclaimed actress is ready to reveal her irrepressible spirit in the June/July issue of AARP The Magazine. Discussing everything from high tea at her Italian villa to her...

2014-05-28 16:24:41

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from AARP's CEO, A. Barry Rand: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91917 When I learned of Maya Angelou's passing this morning, I remembered something she once wrote in Letter to My Daughter --"Try to be a rainbow in someone else's cloud." Maya Angelou spent her entire life being a rainbow in someone else's cloud. Through her 31 books, her poetry, her personal appearances and her other...

2014-05-27 16:23:53

MIAMI, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Miami Dolphins have entered into a new relationship with AARP Foundation which will positively impact the South Florida region in an effort to help older adults facing challenges with hunger, isolation, income and housing needs. The five-year deal marks the first time the charity has teamed with an NFL franchise on this scale. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91442 "We are excited to partner with AARP Foundation in an...

2014-05-24 23:03:11

SeniorsCottages.com was launched to help provide seniors a solution to the high cost of a senior living facility by living in a Seniors Cottage on the yard of a family member’s house. Since the average cost of assisted living was reported to be $3,550 a month, the ‘turn-key’ cost of an average-size Seniors Cottage could be paid for by the equivalent cost of three-months rent for an assisted living facility. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Announcing launch of...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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