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2014-10-21 12:29:26

Well respected as an innovative and strategic leader, Boudreau brings more than 25 years of public relations and brand management experience to AARP's top communications spot WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martha Boudreau, a highly respected and recognized leader in international communications, has joined AARP in the newly-created role of executive vice president and chief communications and marketing officer. Boudreau will lead the integration of AARP's...

2014-10-20 12:26:34

Four-Day Film Showcase on the Largest Screen Available in L.A. to Host Exclusive Q&A Screenings with Al Pacino, Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Laura Dern, J.K. Simmons and More WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, AARP is celebrating the 50+ moviegoer with its second annual Movies for Grownups® Film Showcase, which will take place in Los Angeles November 6 - 9, 2014 at Regal Cinemas, L.A. LIVE's premiere house theater. Ten films will be shown over four...

2014-10-09 16:25:40

Don't miss the once-a-year opportunity to make changes to your Medicare plan WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP encourages everyone with Medicare to take advantage of this year's Medicare Open Enrollment period October 15th-December 7th to review their health and prescription drug plans for 2015. AARP wants people to know the Medicare plan changes that can be made, the four things to consider, and how to make changes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141009/151343...

2014-10-08 08:26:13

4 in 10 Haven't Saved at All, Most Plan to Work Past Age 65 WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, AARP released a new survey that says more than half of working Americans over age 50 (55%) don't think they'll have enough money for health care as they reach the age they expect to retire. While Medicare only covers about half of health costs, four in ten (38%) say they haven't saved anything at all for such expenses even though multiple studies show that these...

2014-10-07 12:26:35

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With less than a month to go before the state's November 4 General Election, AARP Pennsylvania today released non-partisan voters' guides featuring positions from Pennsylvania Gubernatorial, Congressional and state legislative candidates on critical health and financial security issues. Voters of all ages may view the guides at www.aarp.org/yourvote. "AARP wants to make sure our 1.7 million Pennsylvania members and all voters...

2014-10-02 12:28:06

Inside the October/November Issue of AARP The Magazine and Online with Web Exclusives at www.aarp.org/magazine WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tweet It: New Oct/Nov issue of @AARPMag chats w/ @SherylCrow and @metheridge, The Boomer List, She Stole My ID & more! www.aarp.org/magazine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140926/148702 Beating Breast Cancer and Facing Hardships: Friends since 1988, Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge have endured their share...

2014-10-02 12:27:19

AARP Voter Guide Provides Gubernatorial Candidates' Positions on Financial Security, Caregiving, Utility Affordability and Livability NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voters 50 and older cast nearly six of every 10 votes in the last gubernatorial election and are poised to dominate this year's contest. What that in mind, AARP is presenting a Voters' Guide featuring the major party contenders, in their own words, addressing four issues important to the state's most powerful...

2014-10-01 12:27:03

The Real Deal With Diabetes; Dangerous Drug Shortages; Mending The Safety Net; 50+ Have The Bucks; Medicare Enrollment Scams & More WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Don't Ignore the Signs of Diabetes: 1 in 4 Americans over the age of 65 have diabetes and a shocking 86 million Americans have prediabetes. Although manageable, diabetes can be a life-threatening disease if left untreated. In the new issue of AARP Bulletin, Actress S. Epatha Merkerson reveals her own...

2014-09-29 08:28:01

Tweet It: @SherylCrow and @metheridge revisit their breast cancer journeys in the latest issue of @AARPMag. Read more here www.aarp.org/magazine WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Friends since 1988, Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge have endured their share of hardships--bad breakups, depression and for Etheridge, the anxiety around coming out sexually. But they fought their toughest battle when, within two years of each other, Crow and Etheridge each received a breast cancer...

2014-09-18 08:29:08

Voters Can View Candidates Own Words on Social Security, Medicare, Financial Security, Caregiving WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the nonpartisan AARP released voter guides featuring positions from Senate, Congressional, Gubernatorial and other statewide candidates - in their own words - on critical issues including Social Security, Medicare, and financial security. Voters of all ages may view the voter guides at www.aarp.org/yourvote....


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin