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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....

2014-09-10 12:26:38

Grandma Gets A Reboot; 5 Steps To A Happy Retirement; Confessions Of A Whistleblower; Make A Smooth Move; Boomers Saluted & More WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NEW Definition of Grandmas: Actress Jane Seymour isn't exactly who you think of when you hear the word "grandmother." However, with four grandchildren, the glamorous 63-year-old is redefining the traditional role alongside other savvy members of the boomer generation. With new found vitality and...

2014-09-03 16:27:18

AARP Ambassadors Dan Marino, Dr. Pepper Schwartz, Samantha Brown Kick-Off Events Supporting Volunteer Projects Across the City SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Americans 50+ have geared up to donate their time as AARP hosts a multitude of volunteer opportunities at its biannual Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego, from September 4-6. Attendees will discover their real possibilities by contributing to community service activities including the...

2014-08-28 20:22:31

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP Pennsylvania released the following statement in response to federal officials today approving a waiver to expand Medicaid for Pennsylvania: "AARP Pennsylvania is pleased that an agreement has been reached to provide health coverage to more than 500,000 hard-working Pennsylvanians - including 90,000 residents age 50-64 - many of whom are either between jobs or in jobs without health coverage. AARP Pennsylvania was one...

2014-08-21 16:23:33

Martha Stewart, Arianna Huffington, Emilio Estefan, Patti Austin, Stars Of "The Doctors", Mavis Staples, Valerie Harper, John Mellencamp, Erin Brockovich Among Those Headlining AARP's Inaugural Ideas@50+ National Event And Expo WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP will host its first Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo at the San Diego Convention Center, September 4-6, 2014. As the leading organization for people over 50 with nearly 38 million members, AARP's...

2014-08-07 16:25:54

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Across nearly half a century of hit records, acclaimed movies, and concert spectacles, the unstoppable Cher has deftly managed to maintain her youthful mystique while simultaneously delighting in the wisdom that age brings. Now 68, the superstar and self-described "phoenix" sat down with AARP The Magazine to chat about everything from her new hit album and sold-out tour, to her private world and why she avoids mirrors....

2014-07-29 16:23:44

Tweet It: Oscar winning actor Jeff Bridges talks family, fame & 'The Dude' in latest issue of @AARPMag. Read more here http://bit.ly/Mqx3uo WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Perhaps best known for playing an immature, stoned-out slacker, Jeff Bridges is actually one hardworking, deep-thinking family man. Having portrayed everyone from an Old West sheriff in True Grit to the leader of a futuristic dystopia in the upcoming film, The Giver, the Oscar(®) winning actor...

2014-07-28 16:28:45

Assoc. Warns Fast Lanes Leave Older New Yorkers at Disadvantage; Urges FCC to Keep Internet Fair & Equal NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Internet fast lanes" for a fee could leave older New Yorkers in the dust online, warns AARP, as the Federal Communications Commission begins analyzing the more than one million comments filed over the proposal. AARP is weighing in on the debate over Net Neutrality, laying out the potential negative effect "fast lanes" would have...

2014-07-16 16:20:49

Assoc. offers alternatives and resources in the case of shutdown NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long Island is home to the largest concentration of AARP members in the nation, with many still in the workforce (85% of AARP members 50-64 on Long Island), joining the ranks of hundreds of thousands of other 50+ workers on Long Island who make the daily trek into NYC, they face a commuting nightmare if the looming July 20th LIRR shutdown becomes a reality. AARP New York says...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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