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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...

2014-05-20 16:22:19

Association Calls on Senate Majority Coalition Leader Skelos & His Conference to Back Independent Utility Consumer Advocate ALBANY, N.Y., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement from Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York State, on today's State Assembly passage of A.6239B: "Speaker Silver, Assemblyman Dinowitz and the Assembly took a giant step for New Yorkers today by passing legislation to create an independent utility consumer advocate office with the power...

2014-05-20 12:27:10

Older adults, children most threatened by streets built for speed, not safety CHICAGO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago is among the safest metro areas in the nation for pedestrians, ranking 44(th) out of the 51 largest metro areas, a new report released by the National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America, said. While many streets across the country are perilous for people walking, hundreds of communities like Chicago are working to make...

2014-05-20 12:20:43

Older adults, children most threatened by streets built for speed, not safety WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 47,000 people were killed while walking in the U.S. between 2003 and 2012, at a rate that has been rising in the last few years. The majority of those deaths likely could have been prevented with safer street design, according to a new report released today by the National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America, in conjunction with...

2014-05-15 23:07:46

Markham Group, Inc. is now authorized to offer the popular insurance program in Ayer, MA Ayer, MA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Plymouth Rock Assurance and Bunker Hill Insurance announced today that the AARP® Massachusetts Auto and Home Insurance Program will be available through Markham Group, Inc. Markham Group was chosen after satisfying a number of eligibility requirements, which included: being in general good standing as an agency; having experience with both auto and home insurance;...

2014-05-15 12:30:37

~ Takei's Take Hits over 100,000 subscribers and Honored with Webby Award WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP will launch season two of its award winning original web series, Takei's Take, on June 5, 2014 on YouTube, where it has already amassed a following of over 100,000 subscribers. Hosted by the ever-popular social media phenomenon, George Takei, the second season of Takei's Take steps outside of the studio with Takei traveling the world and meeting leading...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.