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2014-03-05 12:25:37

Actor, Pioneering Social Justice Activist, Social Media Mega-Power and Host of AARP YouTube Series, Takei's Take, Set to Take the Stage at SXSW March 11th at 12:30 p.m. CDT WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Social media icon and social justice champion George Takei is boldly going where he has never gone before-- SXSW Interactive on Tuesday, March 11. Takei will be sharing his take on the social and digital universe at what is known as the ultimate social and...

2014-03-05 08:33:23

In the news release, AARP Report: Feelings of Winter Isolation Putting Millions of NYers at Risk for Online Fraud, issued 05-Mar-2014 by AARP New York over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the link to the study should be http://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-2014/internet-fraud-victimization-attitudes-behavior-new-york.html. The complete, corrected release follows: AARP Report: Feelings of Winter Isolation Putting Millions of NYers at Risk for Online Fraud New...

2014-03-05 08:33:18

New Yorkers at Higher Risk Based on How They Feel Coupled With Key Behavior Traits, New AARP Report Finds NEW YORK, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cabin fever from the winter cold setting in? Scam artists are banking on it - a new AARP report finds that the more isolated you feel, the more susceptible you are to online fraud. The first-of-its-kind AARP study takes an in-depth look at what feelings and behaviors millions of New Yorkers are exhibiting that puts them at an increased...

2014-02-28 16:21:52

AARP Says 6th Straight Increase Could Be Just the Tip of the Iceberg, Utility Watchdog Needed Before Another Rate Case NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The threat of higher home heating bills this winter from Long Island's PSEG no doubt has many wondering how they'll keep up as utility prices continue to soar. PSEG's sixth straight monthly increase in its power supply charge to Long Islanders, which, as energy prices soars, has helped double and even triple some...

2014-02-27 12:28:11

AARP Commends Gov's Effort to Stop Surprise Health Care Costs from Hammering New Yorkers' Kitchen Table Economies ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care costs are a leading cause of bankruptcies in New York State, and "surprise" bills from out-of-network providers can prove devastating. The all-too-common practice may face some challenges if Governor Andrew Cuomo gets his way, and today, AARP backed the Governor's plan. "Too often, New York patients are billed for...

2014-02-22 04:20:15

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recently, AARP Pennsylvania was joined by Daphne Kwok, AARP Vice President of Multicultural Markets and Engagements for a special roundtable meeting to foster discussion of issues related to the AAPI's 50+ population. AARP Pennsylvania has made Asian outreach and engagement a top priority towards growing relevance and impact in the communities we serve. Since 2009, community leaders, volunteers and local stakeholders have joined...

2014-02-20 16:21:29

As NYC Residents Pay Some of Nation's Highest Electric Rates, Deal Hides Hikes for Residential Consumers - Highlights Need for NY Utility Watchdog NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What's really in the Consolidated Edison rate deal approved by the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) today? AARP warns that while the ruling temporarily staves off a $400 million rate hike via a "rate freeze" by the utility company, which already charges some of the highest...

2014-02-16 16:20:22

NYS Legislative Caucus Backs Increased Aid for Unpaid Family Caregivers, Non-Parent Relatives Raising Children ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP today thanked the NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus for supporting issues critical to New York's most powerful voting demographic, the 50+, including aid for unpaid family caregivers and increased funding for non-parent relatives raising children. Those two issues are among AARP's...

2014-02-12 16:26:36

Assoc. Says Older Adults at Higher Risk of Injury Due to Slips on Ice, Cardiac Arrest from Shoveling - Issues Tips to Avoid Both NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As yet another storm heads towards New York, slips and falls resulting from the constant barrage of wintry weather are soaring. Some reports have the total pegged as high as a 300 percent increase over prior years in New York. With New Yorkers preparing to brave the elements again, AARP is issuing tips to help them...

2014-02-05 12:26:05

Sarandon Will Also Receive AARP's Lifetime Achievement Honor at its Annual Movies for Grownups Awards Gala on February 10(th) in Los Angeles, CA Tweet It: Hollywood leading lady @SusanSarandon talks passion and ping pong in latest issue of @AARPMag. Read more here http://bit.ly/Mqx3uo WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a commanding actress, fiery activist and dedicated mom, Susan Sarandon refuses to fake it in any of her roles. And now, the renowned Oscar®...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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