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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...

2014-03-26 16:22:25

AARP Details Expenses by Utility; Says Tab Underscores Need for Independent Utility Rate Watchdog in Final State Budget ALBANY, N.Y., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York's utilities, including international energy companies, charge state consumers some of the highest residential electric rates in the nation - more than twice the national average for many - and bill their own customers for the cost of trying to push those rates even higher. With those same utility companies now...

2014-03-26 08:22:01

AARP Members and Registered Users of AARP.org Now Have Access to Guaranteed Savings SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, the negotiation-free car buying platform, and AARP, the largest organization and interest group for people age 50 and over, have entered into an exclusive relationship. Through the new AARP Auto Buying Program powered by TrueCar, AARP members and registered AARP.org users now have access to upfront pricing information, special incentives,...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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