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10 min ago | Sys-Con Media

AARP Members Can Discover Their Family Stories And Save With Ancestry.com

As part of the new agreement, the Ancestry.com World Explorer package is now available at a 30 percent discount to AARP members, including those who are already Ancestry.com subscribers.

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Related Topix: Ancestry, Health, Marketing

4 hrs ago | Local10.com

Free 'CarFit' program offered Thursday for the elderly

Older people often get a bad rap on the road, but new statistics show that they are often the safest drivers.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Health

7 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Fortnightly Club of Summit hosts its annual spring scholarship luncheon, May 29

The Fortnightly Club of Summit will host its annual Spring Scholarship Luncheon on Thursday, May 29, at the Beacon Hill Club in Summit, 250 Hobart Ave., from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tickets will benefit The Scholarship Fund and The Fortnightly Club of Summit to help send a Summit girl to College.

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Related Topix: Summit, NJ, Marketing, Health

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Wave

Long Beach-based HCP forms $1.2 billion joint venture with Brookdale

HCP Inc., a Long Beach-based health care real estate investment trust, announced Wednesday that it formed a $1.2 billion joint venture with Nashville-based Brookdale Senior Living Inc. that will own and operate 14 retirement communities.

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Related Topix: Health Care Property Investors, Real Estate, Long Term Care, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Greenwich Citizen

Bill limits who can be sued at nursing homes

The Florida House on Wednesday agreed to limit who can be named as defendants in lawsuits against nursing homes in a bill that now goes to Gov. Rick Scott .

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Scott, Florida, Florida Government, Health

Sunherald.com

Nursing home bill limits who can be sued

Parties that are not involved in the direct decision-making for the operation of a facility named in a legal action could not be named as defendants under Senate Bill 670.

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Related Topix: Health

GigaOM

Who will crack the code on tech for seniors?

Will the quantified-self companies get with the program and woo senior citizens, or will they leave that fast-growing market to a handful of early movers? While dozens of startups pour time and money into developing mobile health devices for the young, hale and hearty, they might be better off going grayer.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Health

MLive.com

2014 STAR Awards: Art Nichols, Irving S. Gilmore Lifetime Achievement ...

Art Nichols, 84, is never too busy or too tired to help someone in need, said Kathleen Kelleher, director of fund development for Senior Services of Southwest Michigan.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo County, MI, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

TwinCities

Minnesota officials urge bank workers to report fraud suspicions

Hoping to stop scammers who prey on the elderly, Minnesota law enforcement officials Tuesday highlighted new rules that encourage financial-services workers to flag and question suspicious transactions, without running afoul of strict bank-privacy laws.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Privacy, Health, St. Paul, MN, Duluth, MN

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Business Wire

Two Federal Agencies Capture the Center for Plain Language's Top Awards

In contrast, a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration consent decree aimed at providing information to the owners of trucking and bus companies to improve safety captured the Grand WonderMark Award as the most confusing, complex document.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, University of Rhode Island, Health

Examiner.com

Library offers AARP driver course to save patrons money on car insurance

Seniors can save money on their auto insurance premiums by taking an AARP Smart Driver Course at their local library or community center or doing it online, since no driving is involved.

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Related Topix: Health, Libraries, Greenville County, SC, Fountain Inn, SC

Daily Kos

StopRush Forces Desperate Clear Channel Measures in Los Angeles

Right wing talk radio hasn't been doing so hot in the City of Angels since Rush Limbaugh attacked Sandra Fluke in 2012, leading to an online activist movement which continues to this day.

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Related Topix: Rush Limbaugh, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Health

KXVO

AARP Set to Take Over Boston

MRS. LAURA BUSH, BARBARA PIERCE BUSH, WHOOPI GOLDBERG, JAY LENO, MOODY BLUES, THE SPINNERS, MARY WILSON, LINDA RONSTADT, LUIS TIANT, BILL RUSSELL, STEVE GROGAN, MIKE ERUZIONE, THE KITCHEN COUSINS, JAMES "JB" BROWN, DAN MARINO, EMILIO ESTEFAN, CHRIS GARDNER AND SAMANTHA BROWN AMONG THOSE HEADLINING AARP'S LIFE @ 50+ NATIONAL EVENT AND EXPO Attendees ... (more)

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Albany Times Union

A longtime employee of the state Department of Taxation and Finance, Kiffney, 66, retired at 55 but continued working at her second job in the information technology department at Albany Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Albany, NY, Health

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Star Tribune

Rev. Peg Chemberlin

The Rev. Peg Chemberlin is the executive director of the Minnesota Council of Churches.

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Related Topix: Newtown, CT, Health, Home Gardening, Home

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Rep. Joe Serra Receives Aarp Legislative Achievement Award

Connecticut's AARP honored State Rep. Joe Serra for his leadership as House Co-chair of the Aging Committee to improve the quality of services seniors can receive at home.

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Related Topix: Health, Middletown, CT, Old Saybrook, CT

The Spokesman-Review

Caregiver shortage closes in on boomers - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 PST

A recent AARP report about the caregiving shortage that aging baby boomers will face should be a wake-up call to talk about this critical issue.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Long Term Care

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Advocate

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A speed mentoring event targeted at entrepreneurs over the age of 50 is being held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Main Library at 7711 Goodwood Blvd. in Baton Rouge.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Health, Small Business, Personal Finance, Lafayette, LA, Walker, LA

SFGate

Symposium Speaker: U.S. Mortality Rate Poor

Eileen Crimmins, PhD, presents data at Western University of Health Sciences event showing that life expectancy is relatively low and declining compared to the world's other wealthy nations.

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Related Topix: Western University of Health Sciences, Health, University of Southern California, Business News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Golf carts find fans in neighborhoods without courses

But in the last year both men have spent thousands of dollars on custom golf carts that their families use for everything from taking the kids to school to camping.

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Related Topix: Health, The Villages, FL, Opinion

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