Quantcast

Latest AARP Stories

2014-03-17 12:29:06

Users can seamlessly dream, plan, book and share trips with tailored content and interactive tools WASHINGTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AARP Travel (travel.aarp.org/welcome), a new travel website launching today, offers a one-stop online experience that helps users take their travel ideas from dream to destination. To view the multimedia content associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/66070-aarp-new-travel-website/...

2014-03-12 16:22:24

Association Praises Assembly Proposal for Independent Utility Consumer Advocate, Warns Lack of Action to Help Family Caregivers Could Lead to Disaster ALBANY, N.Y., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel: "AARP thanks Assembly Speaker Silver and Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz for taking a major step toward protecting New York's overburdened residential utility ratepayers by including a strong and independent...

2014-03-11 12:25:34

Tune in to "AARP - Staying Sharp" on QVC March 18 at 6PM EDT for Information on AARP's New Brain Health Membership Option WASHINGTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP is scheduled to appear on QVC(®) to directly sell to viewers a new brain health membership called "Staying Sharp" March 18 at 6PM EDT during the one-hour premiere of "AARP - Staying Sharp." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20070209/NYF043LOGO AARP is evolving to meet the needs of those 50 and over by providing...

2014-03-06 12:32:40

Internet Schemes Cost State Residents $28 Million A Year - AARP Report Reveals Why So Many Are Falling Prey to Online Fraudsters NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tech savvy New York adults are getting an "F" when it comes to spotting online scams, according to an AARP study, and it's costing them - to the tune of $28 million a year. Based on the study, AARP knows why so many of the 8.1 million New Yorkers who received an online fraud offer took the scammer up on it. The...

2014-03-05 12:29:46

Innovative Incentive-Driven Points Program to Reward Active Users of AARP.org with Virtual Currency Good Towards Products, Savings and More WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP today announced the launch of "Rewards for Good," a first-of-its-kind loyalty program that rewards users of AARP.org for engaging with exclusive online tools and information that deliver meaningful impact to their lives. In support of AARP's social mission of improving the lives of people...

2014-03-05 12:25:37

Actor, Pioneering Social Justice Activist, Social Media Mega-Power and Host of AARP YouTube Series, Takei's Take, Set to Take the Stage at SXSW March 11th at 12:30 p.m. CDT WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Social media icon and social justice champion George Takei is boldly going where he has never gone before-- SXSW Interactive on Tuesday, March 11. Takei will be sharing his take on the social and digital universe at what is known as the ultimate social and...

2014-03-05 08:33:23

In the news release, AARP Report: Feelings of Winter Isolation Putting Millions of NYers at Risk for Online Fraud, issued 05-Mar-2014 by AARP New York over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the link to the study should be http://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-2014/internet-fraud-victimization-attitudes-behavior-new-york.html. The complete, corrected release follows: AARP Report: Feelings of Winter Isolation Putting Millions of NYers at Risk for Online Fraud New...

2014-03-05 08:33:18

New Yorkers at Higher Risk Based on How They Feel Coupled With Key Behavior Traits, New AARP Report Finds NEW YORK, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cabin fever from the winter cold setting in? Scam artists are banking on it - a new AARP report finds that the more isolated you feel, the more susceptible you are to online fraud. The first-of-its-kind AARP study takes an in-depth look at what feelings and behaviors millions of New Yorkers are exhibiting that puts them at an increased...

2014-02-28 16:21:52

AARP Says 6th Straight Increase Could Be Just the Tip of the Iceberg, Utility Watchdog Needed Before Another Rate Case NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The threat of higher home heating bills this winter from Long Island's PSEG no doubt has many wondering how they'll keep up as utility prices continue to soar. PSEG's sixth straight monthly increase in its power supply charge to Long Islanders, which, as energy prices soars, has helped double and even triple some...

2014-02-27 12:28:11

AARP Commends Gov's Effort to Stop Surprise Health Care Costs from Hammering New Yorkers' Kitchen Table Economies ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care costs are a leading cause of bankruptcies in New York State, and "surprise" bills from out-of-network providers can prove devastating. The all-too-common practice may face some challenges if Governor Andrew Cuomo gets his way, and today, AARP backed the Governor's plan. "Too often, New York patients are billed for...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
Related