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2013-11-26 12:27:12

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookdale senior living communities in 15 states are giving back to their local communities by delivering Thanksgiving meals to seniors in their areas. Associates at more than 200 Brookdale senior living communities are working closely with local community partners to identify seniors who live alone or otherwise would not receive a traditional Thanksgiving dinner this year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130919/CL83213LOGO...

2013-11-26 12:27:08

Holidays Find Half of Potentially Eligible Adults 60+ Are Food Insecure & not Receiving SNAP - AARP Lays Out Roadmap to Help Tackle Issue NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Older relatives, gathering with family and friends in New York for holiday meals, may be facing a harsh reality in their own homes - hunger. Senior hunger is soaring in the state, and, according to AARP, so are the barriers to getting help. In a new report, the Association has...

2013-11-21 23:29:33

While retailers scramble to open doors before Black Friday, a recent survey by The Secret Society of Happy People found that a majority would rather not shop on Thanksgiving. The survey's purpose was to identify what makes people happy on Thanksgiving. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The findings of a new survey conducted by The Secret Society of Happy People provide a stark contrast to recent media stories about holiday shopping on Thanksgiving. While many national retailers...

2013-11-21 12:26:15

Bally Clubs Across the Nation Providing Free Workouts to All Guests "Feeling Fat Friday" the Day After Thanksgiving CHICAGO, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Back by popular demand on November 29, it's the Bally fitness event when Americans coast-to-coast burn off their Thanksgiving dinners and start the holiday season less bloated and less stressed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131121/AQ21933LOGO) On the day after Thanksgiving, Bally is revolutionizing Black Friday...

Native Americans May Have Originated From Siberia
2013-11-21 04:43:08

[ Watch the Video: Bones From Siberia Share Similar DNA To Native Americans ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers sequencing the genome of the 24,000-year-old skeletal remains of a young Siberian boy have discovered that DNA from his gene pool could be responsible for over one-third of the ancestry of all modern Native Americans, according to a study appearing in the journal Nature. Investigators from the Centre for GeoGenetics at the Natural History...

2013-11-20 20:23:18

MEDIA ADVISORY You're Taking Care of Mom, But Who Will Care for You? Demographic Shift Spells Disaster in NY as State Ranks at Bottom of Barrel in Providing Support for Booming Population of People Who Need Care ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York ranks 48(th) of the 50 states in supporting caregivers, who provide unpaid care for loved ones. AARP New York says that's got to change. Making matters worse, a looming population shift in New York will find...

2013-11-15 08:26:07

Agency is major winner at competition honoring digital innovation NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaCom dominated last night's Internationalist Awards for Innovative Digital Solutions, walking away with the Grand Prix along with a bronze, silver and three gold trophies. The agency was recognized for work across its global network, and received the top honor for the content-driven "The Beetle Shark Cage" campaign for Volkswagen. (Logo:...

2013-11-14 23:21:30

JayStar Group President David Roger announced today that CSEA SEIU Local 2001 in Hartford, CT has selected JayStar Group, Inc. (JayStar) to install its ORION XE Membership and Dues System. This advanced solution will replace the union’s various legacy systems. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The ORION XE suite is a comprehensive set of applications configured to meet the specific needs of labor organizations large and small. JayStar’s solutions and staff are widely recognized by...

2013-11-14 16:25:58

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gloria Steinem, feminist activist and founder of Ms. Magazine, will speak at a National Press Club luncheon on Nov. 18. Steinem, who helped create Take Our Daughters to Work Day, will address NPC members on what she feels is still to come for women: the unfinished and the unimagined. She will focus on the "big" things that women still need to do. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Steinem became nationally...

2013-11-12 16:23:32

Scripps Howard News Service Transitions Business to McClatchy-Tribune CHICAGO, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McClatchy-Tribune Information Services (MCT) today announced that it will add content from Scripps newspapers and selected commentators to its lineup and will begin serving Scripps Howard News Service (SHNS) clients as that storied syndicator ceases operation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131112/CG14914LOGO) SHNS is closing after 96 years of syndication in...