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2014-04-08 23:29:16

In Rooney’s Death, Family Archival Solutions Celebrates The Awareness Rooney Brought to Elder Abuse Crimes Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 In the wake of a career that spanned more than 300 films, Mickey Rooney’s most important role may have occurred in 2011 when he testified in front of Congress to help draw awareness to the crimes related to elder abuse.* At the time, it was estimated that elder abuse cost Americans nearly $3 billion a year, but that number appears to be...

2014-04-07 08:27:44

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first female morning show cohost, creator of "The View," master interviewer--Barbara Walters has a list of accomplishments and accolades a mile long. As the trailblazing journalist prepares for her final months in front of the camera, she takes a turn as the interviewee in the latest issue of AARP The Magazine. The 84-year-old speaks candidly about paving the way for other women and what's next on her agenda - including...

2014-04-03 16:24:28

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP CEO A. Barry Rand announced today that Emilio Pardo has been named AARP Executive Vice President and President of Life Reimagined, effective immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140129/DC55017LOGO-a Launched in 2013, Life Reimagined is a first-of-its-kind single source of online and offline experiences that guide people through life transitions by helping them discover new possibilities and connect with a...

2014-04-01 08:32:49

Partnership highlights effort between SBA and AARP to promote entrepreneurship among individuals ages 50 and older WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP are again teaming up to host National Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Month targeted at entrepreneurs over the age of 50. Building on the success of a joint SBA and AARP Mentor Month in April 2013, the two organizations will match "encore entrepreneurs" with successful...

2014-03-31 16:28:07

Mitch Head to lead domestic and global technology strategies CHEVY CHASE, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council has named Mitch Head as its new chief information officer. As CIO, Mr. Head will lead domestic and global technology strategies and provide leadership and direction in establishing efficient, cost-effective information systems that support the 4-H movement. 4-H, the youth development program of the nation's land-grant universities and...

2014-03-31 08:26:50

Organization Supports Filmmaker and Photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders in Effort to Spotlight Most Influential Baby Boomers through American Masters PBS Documentary, Companion Book and Exhibit at Washington, D.C.'s Newseum; Heralds 2014 as "The Year of the Boomer" WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 2014 marks an important shift in American culture, as the last of the baby boom generation will turn age 50 by the year's end. To mark this momentous occasion,...

2014-03-29 16:20:07

New Budget Rejects Utility Watchdog for Consumers; Most Other States Offer Consumers an Advocate to Fight for Reasonable Rates ALBANY, N.Y., March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement by Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York State: "AARP is disappointed and extremely concerned for our 2.6 million members and all New Yorkers that the new state budget does too little to combat soaring utility rates. "New Yorkers pay among the highest residential electric rates in...

2014-03-29 12:20:29

Olympic Champion and Youth & Family Advocate Jackie Joyner-Kersee Helps Kick-off Caregiving Conversation NEW YORK, March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Black Women's Agenda, Inc. partnered with AARP today to host "Because We Care" - the first of a series of forums designed to provide African-American families with information and resources that will enable them to take better care of their loved ones and themselves. Jackie Joyner-Kersee, a three-time Olympic champion and advocate for...

2014-03-27 16:22:10

NYers' Rates 68% Above National Average; AARP Says NY Needs Independent Utility Rate Watchdog to Protect Consumers ALBANY, N.Y., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York residents pay 68 percent more for electricity than the average American, according to new data, and the state is one of just a handful without an independent consumer advocate looking out for residential ratepayers. Not coincidentally, New York residents pay far more on average for their electricity than residents...

2014-03-27 08:30:40

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A commanding actor, vocal activist and social media sensation, Sir Patrick Stewart is a force of light-but that hasn't always been the case. After a harsh childhood marked by poverty and abuse, Patrick Stewart is finally ready to conquer the shadows of his early years. Set to reprise the role of Professor Charles Xavier in "X-Men: Days of Future Past" this May, the thespian sat down with AARP The Magazine to discuss how he banished...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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