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2013-06-04 16:22:12

*Inside the secrets to their on-screen magic and off-screen friendship in the June/July Issue of AARP The Magazine* WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each morning, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb invite viewers nationwide into their lives, and together they bring the fun and sass back to daytime television. In the June/July issue of AARP The Magazine, the dynamic duo dish about their on-camera quirks, a mutual love of wine and the joy of being themselves on...

2013-06-04 12:26:40

Daytime Darlings Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb to Help Select Six Winners WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP The Magazine, the definitive voice for 50+ Americans and the world's largest-circulation magazine with 34 million readers, today announced the launch of its Faces of 50+ Real People Model Search. Men and women age 50 and older are invited to enter by sharing how they embody the magazine's belief that life at 50+ brims with possibilities. The Faces of...

2013-05-24 12:21:51

AARP's Most Prestigious Annual Award Recognizes Those Who Make a Powerful Difference in Their Community NEW YORK, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2013 New York Andrus Award for Community Service, the organization's most prestigious volunteer award, which annually honors one New Yorker whose service is unique and a valuable contribution to society. "AARP New York is excited to shine a light on 50+ New Yorkers who are volunteering...

2013-05-21 08:23:27

NYC Residents Pay 102% more Than U.S. City Average - Federal Stats Show it's Time to Change the Game for NY Ratepayers, AARP Says NEW YORK, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some things never change in New York, though when it comes to electric rates, most residents likely wish they would. New York City ConEd customers pay more than twice as much as the average American for electricity, according to an AARP review of new data. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has...

2013-05-15 16:28:29

SAN FRANCISCO, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Posit Science, the brain fitness company, announced it is supplying online exercises through its BrainHQ platform to AARP for a new AARP service called "AARP Brain Fitness powered by BrainHQ." The service is now live at brain.aarp.org. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130515/NE15027-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130515/NE15027-b ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130515/NE15027-c ) "While many...

2013-05-15 16:26:52

Americans 50+ Are Concerned About Brain Health, Mental Acuity; Looking for Brain Fitness Exercises Online WASHINGTON, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, AARP announced the launch of AARP Brain Fitness powered by BrainHQ as part of an overall brain health initiative.   (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070209/NYF043LOGO) Keeping your brain healthy is the key to staying sharp throughout life and keeping your brain fit, engaged and active now can help...

2013-05-07 23:20:05

This showcase features the 10 most innovative start-up companies in the “50 and over” health technology and innovation. On May 31st these companies will pitch on stage to the expert judges and leading venture capital and angel investors as well as receive direct consumer feedback from AARP members. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 AARP and LivePitch Media today announced the 10 startup finalists for the second annual AARP Health Innovation @50+ LivePitch - http://health50.org...

2013-05-03 12:21:24

Majority of Long Islanders Disappointed by LIPA's Post-Sandy Recovery, Say Elected Officials Not Doing Enough to Help Fight Soaring Energy Bills ALBANY, N.Y., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the possible dismantling of LIPA and future rate hikes looming, Long Islanders age 50+ are backing the creation of a utility watchdog with teeth, according to a survey commissioned by AARP New York. AARP says establishing an independent utility consumer office in New York, as 40...

2013-04-30 16:30:10

Measure Reduces Cost, Bureaucracy for Guardians to Care for Out-of-State Relatives ALBANY, N.Y., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Yorkers would be able to avoid costly and time-consuming red tape in exercising health care, financial and other legal responsibilities for their out-of-state, elderly parents under a bill that received final legislative passage today. New York would become the 37(th) state (plus Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia) to adopt what AARP is...

2013-04-26 12:22:20

Three-quarters of 18+ in NY say Lawmakers Not Doing Enough to Help - Majority Want Consumer Advocate Office with Teeth ALBANY, New York, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York residents pay some of the highest energy bills in the nation - and they are sick of it. According to a new AARP survey conducted by Siena pollsters released today, New Yorkers 18+ want to change the game and level the playing field in utility rate hike and complex regulatory cases - and they don't...