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2014-05-13 16:28:19

AARP Urges Governor Quinn to Sign the Bill into Law SPRINGFIELD, Ill., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of Illinoisans who receive critical care in their own homes or in institutions will have a powerful ally as soon as Governor Quinn signs into law Senate Bill 2773. The legislation will seek out and fix disparities in critical services to older individuals, and is the result of AARP's ongoing advocacy work against Illinois' well-documented history of racial and...

2014-05-09 23:04:26

Top US Venture Capitalists, Including Khosla Ventures and Founders Fund, Are Investing Heavily in Digital Health Companies that Impact the 50+ Boston, MA and New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 StartUp Health, a global startup platform accelerating innovation in health and wellness, presented new research at the 3rd AARP Health Innovation@50+ LivePitch in Boston, showing that more than half of digital health investment since 2010 is focused around nine areas that benefit the 50+ market....

2014-05-09 12:23:00

Natural Gas Shortage to Impact Summer Electric Bills & Cooling Costs in NY as Scorcher Expected NEW YORK, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Yorkers expecting to catch a break on their utility bills in warmer weather after an unrelenting winter that saw some heating bills soar as high as 55 percent can think again, warns a new AARP analysis. With the Farmer's Almanac predicting a scorching New York summer, AARP says state residents will get a reminder from the Polar Vortex every time...

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....


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.