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2014-06-09 16:25:45

Caregiving for the Caregiver: Mind Body and Soul in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, AARP Pennsylvania joined organizations such as the Alzheimer's Association, Home Instead, PCA, and Boomers R Heroes for a special event, "Caregiving for the Caregiver: Mind, Body, and Soul." The morning session took place at the WHYY Media Commons where CBS 3 and the CW Philly 57's Emmy Award-winning health reporter Stephanie Stahl, served as the moderator for...

2014-06-03 12:41:38

70% Don't Think Elected Officials Doing Enough About Utility Bill Increases; 72% Say Consumers' Interests Not Represented in Rate Cases ALBANY, N.Y., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a harsh winter that sent utility bills soaring, New Yorkers are fed up with paying the highest average residential electric rates in the continental U.S. and are telling their state senators to take action before the end of the 2014 state legislative session this month. A new statewide AARP...

2014-06-02 12:26:48

See The Greatest and His Wife Pose for the Cover of AARP Bulletin's June Issue; Exclusive New Video and Photos of the Ali Family in their Home Available at www.aarp.org/bulletin WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ali caregiving story is about love, companionship and devotion. It is the story of a brave spiritual couple joining hands and going the distance in a difficult fight against an insidious disease, Parkinson's. But perhaps most importantly, it is the story...

2014-05-29 12:24:49

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Down-to-earth, sassy, self-deprecating and devilishly opinionated to the core, Oscar® winner Helen Mirren is every bit the wise and witty Dame she appears to be. And while at 68, Mirren can fool people into thinking she's the picture of British reserve, the acclaimed actress is ready to reveal her irrepressible spirit in the June/July issue of AARP The Magazine. Discussing everything from high tea at her Italian villa to her...

2014-05-20 16:22:19

Association Calls on Senate Majority Coalition Leader Skelos & His Conference to Back Independent Utility Consumer Advocate ALBANY, N.Y., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement from Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York State, on today's State Assembly passage of A.6239B: "Speaker Silver, Assemblyman Dinowitz and the Assembly took a giant step for New Yorkers today by passing legislation to create an independent utility consumer advocate office with the power...

2014-05-20 12:27:10

Older adults, children most threatened by streets built for speed, not safety CHICAGO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago is among the safest metro areas in the nation for pedestrians, ranking 44(th) out of the 51 largest metro areas, a new report released by the National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America, said. While many streets across the country are perilous for people walking, hundreds of communities like Chicago are working to make...

2014-05-15 12:30:37

~ Takei's Take Hits over 100,000 subscribers and Honored with Webby Award WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP will launch season two of its award winning original web series, Takei's Take, on June 5, 2014 on YouTube, where it has already amassed a following of over 100,000 subscribers. Hosted by the ever-popular social media phenomenon, George Takei, the second season of Takei's Take steps outside of the studio with Takei traveling the world and meeting leading...

2014-05-09 12:23:00

Natural Gas Shortage to Impact Summer Electric Bills & Cooling Costs in NY as Scorcher Expected NEW YORK, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Yorkers expecting to catch a break on their utility bills in warmer weather after an unrelenting winter that saw some heating bills soar as high as 55 percent can think again, warns a new AARP analysis. With the Farmer's Almanac predicting a scorching New York summer, AARP says state residents will get a reminder from the Polar Vortex every time...

2014-05-08 16:30:04

As Potential Increase to Already Sky-High Rates Looms, LI AARP Members Push Their State Senators for Independent Watchdog UNIONDALE, N.Y., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a brutal winter that saw Long Islanders' utility bills soar, more rate hikes on the horizon coupled with PSEG scoring its lowest-ever customer satisfaction rating level proved enough for Long Islanders. Today a group of fed up consumers gathered outside the Long Island Power Authority's (LIPA)...

2014-05-05 12:25:28

AARP Ambassadors Dan Marino, James "JB" Brown, Dr. Pepper Schwartz, Kick-Off Events Supporting Volunteer Projects Across the City BOSTON, May 5, 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 Life@50+ National Event & Expo in Boston, from May 8-10. Attendees will discover real possibilities by contributing to community service activities including the packing of 50,000...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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