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2014-05-08 16:30:04

As Potential Increase to Already Sky-High Rates Looms, LI AARP Members Push Their State Senators for Independent Watchdog UNIONDALE, N.Y., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a brutal winter that saw Long Islanders' utility bills soar, more rate hikes on the horizon coupled with PSEG scoring its lowest-ever customer satisfaction rating level proved enough for Long Islanders. Today a group of fed up consumers gathered outside the Long Island Power Authority's (LIPA)...

2014-05-06 08:33:49

CathMaps+ debuts in Boston at AARP's Health Innovation@50+ Tech Expo BOSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CathMaps+ will demonstrate how mobile technology can provide emergency assistance and peace of mind to millions of Americans at risk for a cardiac event. The AARP Health Innovation@50+ Tech Expo showcases the latest in digital health technology designed to improve quality of life. The event is part of AARP's Life@50+ National Event in Boston, May 8(th)-10(th). CathMaps+ is the...

2014-05-06 08:33:21

Global medical solutions innovator seeks to pioneer new research into effective treatments for heart failure and related cardiac conditions NATICK, Mass., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has joined Optum Labs as the Founding Medical Device Partner to help pioneer new research into effective treatments for heart failure and related cardiac conditions. Optum Labs is an open collaborative healthcare research and innovation center founded in 2013...

2014-05-05 12:25:28

AARP Ambassadors Dan Marino, James "JB" Brown, Dr. Pepper Schwartz, Kick-Off Events Supporting Volunteer Projects Across the City BOSTON, May 5, 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 Life@50+ National Event & Expo in Boston, from May 8-10. Attendees will discover real possibilities by contributing to community service activities including the packing of 50,000...

2014-05-01 12:37:26

Free "AARP TEK" Education Workshops to Roll-Out in Seven Markets in 2014; Online Technology Education Platform Also In Development WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All across America, people 50+ have a hunger for plain language, user friendly information on how to best use their personal technology. To address this need and help close the technology gap, AARP today announced it has launched AARP TEK (which stands for Technology Education and Knowledge), a...

2014-04-29 12:40:42

Takei's Take Original Web Program Honored in Technology Category; AARP Driver Safety Website Wins in Car Sites and Car Culture Category WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP announced today it has been honored with two Webby Awards, which are hailed by The New York Times as the "Internet's highest honor." AARP's original Web series Takei's Take has been voted the winner of the Webby People's Voice Award in the Technology category and AARP's Top Ten Technologies...

2014-04-29 08:37:34

Free Assistance to Communities Delivers on Way to Well Health Tour's Commitment to Improve the Everyday Health of Americans Nationwide DEERFIELD, Ill., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Walgreens (NYSE: WAG)(Nasdaq: WAG) announces the launch of the 2014 Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP. For six years, Walgreens and AARP have conducted the community outreach program dedicated to providing free preventive and early detection health services to communities across the country....

2014-04-28 12:28:10

Mike Eruzione, Steve Grogan, Bill Russell, Luis Tiant, Others to Discuss Lives and Sports at AARP'S Life@ 50+ National Event and Expo BOSTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New England sports legends Mike Eruzione, Steve Grogan, Bill Russell and Luis Tiant, will speak on a panel moderated by James "JB" Brown at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on Friday, May 9, 2014, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm as part of AARP's bi-annual Life@50+ National Event & Expo taking...

2014-04-24 12:34:07

Agreement Provides Access to More Than 13 Billion Records at 30 Percent Discount WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AARP members can now access the world's largest online family history resource, Ancestry.com, and billions of genealogical records at a discounted rate. As part of the new agreement, the Ancestry.com World Explorer package is now available at a 30 percent discount to AARP members, including those who are already Ancestry.com subscribers. With an average 2...

2014-04-22 12:26:42

MRS. LAURA BUSH, BARBARA PIERCE BUSH, WHOOPI GOLDBERG, JAY LENO, MOODY BLUES, THE SPINNERS, MARY WILSON, LINDA RONSTADT, LUIS TIANT, BILL RUSSELL, STEVE GROGAN, MIKE ERUZIONE, THE KITCHEN COUSINS, JAMES "JB" BROWN, DAN MARINO, EMILIO ESTEFAN, CHRIS GARDNER AND SAMANTHA BROWN AMONG THOSE HEADLINING AARP'S LIFE @ 50+ NATIONAL EVENT AND EXPO BOSTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP is set to host its bi-annual Life@50+ National Event & Expo in Boston, Massachusetts,...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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