18 hrs ago
Louisiana Senate panel approves dual provider rate bills
Matching federal Medicaid dollars for hospitals and nursing homes would increase under two constitutional amendments approved by the Senate Committee on Finance on Monday, May 20, 2013.
23 hrs ago
Foster's Daily Democrat
Listening event at Maple Suites in Dover
Maple Suites will host a free event conducted by AARP called "You've Earned A Say" on Thursday, May 30 at 10:30 am at Maple Suites, 30 Holiday Drive in Dover.
Boomers' financial outlook darkens as retirement nears
The Great Recession saw unemployment rates double and the housing bust that proved far stronger and lasted much longer than anyone had expected.
Sun May 19, 2013
Medford Mail Tribune
Film, training will focus on issues for aging gays
The Rogue Valley Council of Governments Senior and Disability Services and Oregon AARP will present the documentary film "Gen Silent" at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at the Smullin Center on the Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center campus in Medford.
Drug Prices for Seniors Jump 26%
Noida, Uttar Pradesh May 19, 2013 - The price of drugs used most widely by older Americans rose by almost 26% from 2005 to 2009, plaguing seniors 50 and above with a yearly pharmaceutical tab almost twice the rate of inflation and eclipsed a substantial drop in generic drug prices during the same period, according to an AARP report released earlier ... (more)
Seniors in poverty increases
Seniors today are faced with more struggles to meet basic needs than years ago. Over 10 million senior households struggle to meet just the basic needs and have trouble affording rent or utilities.
Sat May 18, 2013
Asbury Park Press
How to get ready for retirement? It's in the books
The generation that went Boom by the millions is confronting retirement -- a passage that crept up stealthily and, for those with recession-ravaged portfolios, all too soon.
In El Dorado County
Computer games may reverse cognitive decline that comes with age
A new study reveals that adults who played a video game helped their mental agility more than adults who did crossword puzzles.
Senior activities - Sat, 18 May 2013 PST
Meets the first Thursday of each month, 10:30 a.m. at Sweet Old Bob's Restaurant, 3243 E. Trent Ave.; 466-4013. AARP Senior Employment - Specializes in jobs for persons 55 years and older.
Fri May 17, 2013
Milwaukee Courier Online
Connecting aging veterans to their benefits
According to Department of Veterans Affairs census estimates, there are approximately 13 million American veterans and their single surviving spouses age 65 and older.
Land O' Lakes AARP Group To Meet
What if you could go to college but not have to worry about grades and final exams? Well for seniors interested in continued learning the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute provides just that.
Thu May 16, 2013
AARP members now get discounts on tickets and packages from Vacations By Rail
AARP and Vacations By Rail have announced a new relationship that grants AARP members 5 percent savings on train vacations worldwide, and on a variety of train tickets in the U.S. and Canada.
The Garden City Telegram
Driving safety suggestions for seniors to keep in mind
Last week, this column asked you to evaluate your driving. Today, we will cover some suggestions for senior drivers from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and AARP.
Wed May 15, 2013
Ohio governor plans ways to help seniors
Here! Now! Imperative: not to be avoided: necessary. In a typical week, the show will cover not only all the big news stories, but also the stories behind the stories, or some of the less crucial but equally intriguing things happening in the world.
Tue May 14, 2013
Reform Update: No clear map for Medicaid expansion in red states
Republican governors backing an expansion of Medicaid continue to hit headwinds in those efforts, and it is unclear what lessons can be drawn from the outcomes experienced by two of their colleagues.
The Macon Telegraph
Age-Friendly ideas for Macon-Bibb coming together
The effort to make Macon and Bibb County more “age-friendly” needs to involve and serve all ages, volunteers working on the project said Tuesday.
Social Security changes could hurt Blacks most
Social Security changes proposed by Obama could hurt African Americans more than other groups, a new report by the Center for Global Policy Solutions finds.
The Columbus Dispatch
Don't be afraid of walkers, Kasich tells AARP
Gov. John Kasich said his administration would launch a "major program" that would among other things aim to convince senior citizens who need them to accept using a walker.
New Tools for Retirement
If there's one thing Americans have learned from the financial crisis of 2008, it's that they do not want to lose their money -- again -- especially for folks of a certain age.
AARP and RosettaBooks Partner for E-book Line
RosettaBooks has announced that it has been named publisher for AARP's original e-books. The 37-million-member nonprofit organization is an advocate for Americans 50+ on crucial issues such as healthcare, employment security and retirement planning.