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2 hrs ago | Logan Banner

AARP Safe Driving Class offered

The class will be held from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Pride Community Services Earl J. Jarvis Senior Enrichment Center, located on Stratton Street in downtown Logan.


Related Topix: Health, Logan, WV

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sys-Con Media

AARP Pennsylvania Issues Statement in Response to Approval of Waiver Expanding State Medicaid Program

"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.


Related Topix: Health, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Non-Profit

CBS Local

US Approves Pennsylvania Medicaid Plan

A half-million more low-income Pennsylvanians are in line to get federally funded health insurance after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services approved the state's plan to accept Medicaid expansion money under the landmark 2010 federal health care law, officials said Thursday.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett

WFIE-TV Evansville

AARP Smart Driver Program at St. Mary's

The next class is Tuesday, September 23, from noon to 4 p.m. in Meeting Room 2 at St. Mary's Health.


Related Topix: Health

National Journal

Who Will Take Care of Our Parents?

If life were fair, Marsha Schumacher, 69, wouldn't have to worry about affording care in retirement.


Related Topix: Medicine, Bipolar Disorder, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, Pension, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

The Sanatoga Post

PA Seniors' Anxiety Up As Election Draws Closer

A new election-year poll of likely voters in Pennsylvania age 50 and older reveals many are concerned about having enough money down the road, and want candidates to focus on improving their economic security.


Related Topix: Health

Foster's Daily Democrat

The Seniorsa Scene AARP to launch new season on Sept. 25

Welcome back to The Seniors' Scene. This week I want to chat a little about AARP.


Related Topix: Health, Maine

Wed Aug 27, 2014

USA Today

Seniors can get car insurance discount for classes

Seniors can get car insurance discount for classes Drivers 55 and older who take an approved class get car insurance discounts in 34 states.


Related Topix: Health, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Illinois, Autos

Newberry Observer

AARP volunteer program provides real possibilities

This week Doris J. Gleason, director of Community Research Outreach for AARP in South Carolina, is the guest spokesperson.


Related Topix: Health, South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Opinion

Steuben Courier

Mangia! Mangia! Mo Rocca Dishes My Grandmother's Ravioli

Don't you just want to pinch his cheek? Grandparents adore sweetheart satirist Mo Rocca and he adores them - so much so that he roams the country with his Cooking Channel series, My Grandmother's Ravioli , to revel in their AARP-tastic wisdom and uncover their culinary secrets.


Related Topix: Health, Recipes

Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

Bulletin Board - August 26, 2014

TooeleAARP smart driver classClass will be held Sept. 19, 2014, at Mountain West Medical Center located at 2055 N. Main St., Tooele.


Related Topix: Tooele, UT, Health, Tooele County, UT, Grantsville, UT

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Entrepreneurship Course for Baby Boomers Coming to Portland

Portland-area residents aged 50 and over soon will be able to learn how to more effectively turn their entrepreneurial ideas into business success thanks to a new program from Kauffman FastTrac and AARP.


Related Topix: Health


To celebrate milestones, boomers leave town

Mom and Dad don't want you to throw them a big party for their 40th anniversary.


Related Topix: Health, Personal Finance, Retirement, California


Passing Boomers Will Leave A Big Economic Wake

Perennially youthful celebrities Susan Sarandon, Meryl Streep, George Clooney and Bill Clinton may perpetuate the impression that the baby boomer generation, who came of age during the freewheeling 1960s and 1970s, will stay active forever.


Related Topix: Death Care, Social Security, Personal Finance, Health

Reason Magazine

5 Myths About Millennials

Millennials get a bad rap, which isn't exactly surprising-nobody likes a youthful generation while they're youthful.


Related Topix: Health, Abortion, US Politics, US News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Connecticut Post

AARP, Consumer Counsel to fight electric rate increase

Connecticut Light and Power trucks in the Greenwich High School parking lot where CL&P is running a satelite office to serve as a hub for line crews working in north Greenwich Friday afternoon March 19, 2010.


Related Topix: Connecticut Light and Power, Energy, Health, Greenwich, CT, New Britain, CT, Stamford, CT


Many teamed up to teach how to safeguard from fraud

JONESBORO, AR - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel teamed up with representatives from AARP and other state agencies Monday at St. Bernard's Auditorium.


Related Topix: Jonesboro, AR, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance

The Globe and Mail

When your aging parents need a daily money manager

Martha Nurenberg knew her 86-year-old father, Paul, had a problem when he was almost taken in by a letter promising untold riches if he provided a bank account number and payment of legal fees for a money transfer.


Related Topix: Health, Middlesex, NY, Rochester, NY, Long Term Care

California nursing home settles psychotropic medication case for $655,000

Ventura Convalescent Hospital's deal ends litigation filed in 2011, where families of residents said medication was being given without informed consent under the care of a skilled nursing facility physician.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Ventura County, CA, Health

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Senior News: Lifelong Learning Institute opens fall class registration today

The catalog describes the more than 144 available courses and their locations and gives information about registration and OLLI membership.


Related Topix: Granite State College, Medicine, Health, Acupuncture, Conway, NH, Nashua, NH