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Aug 16, 2016, 13:06 ET Flushing House Hosts Third "Jazz Up In The Sky" September 9th!

Live Jazz will be heard throughout the evening on Friday, September 9th, 2016, as a group of talented musicians bring their love and concern...


Aug 16, 2016, 11:56 ET PharMerica Joins DC-Based Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) Citing Need for Effective, Focused Advocacy on Long Term Care (LTC) Pharmacy Issues

The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC), the only national organization dedicated exclusively to the highly-specific legislative and regulatory...


Aug 16, 2016, 10:39 ET Newly Expanded Discovery Village At The Forum earns Grand Aurora Award for "Best Seniors Housing Community On the Boards"

Discovery Senior Living announces that Discovery Village At The Forum has earned the Grand Aurora Award for "Best Seniors Housing Community On the...


Aug 16, 2016, 10:19 ET AARP Launches Special Edition Finance & Retirement Digital Magazine

Take control of your finances with AARP The Magazine's Special Edition Finance & Retirement Issue! The NEW digital magazine offers reliable...


Aug 16, 2016, 10:00 ET Sixty-Year-Olds to "Get Carded" in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

 The Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina today announced a new promotion that will enable visitors celebrating a 60th birthday to take a step...


Aug 16, 2016, 10:00 ET 55 Places Announces the 50 Best-Selling Communities of the Year

For the first time ever, 55 Places is excited to announce its list of best-selling communities across the country. We've compiled this list based...


Aug 16, 2016, 08:45 ET Special Needs Group® Expands to Offer Services in Paris, Berlin, Edinburgh and Monte Carlo

 As travelers with special needs are traveling to more and more destinations around the world, Special Needs Group® / Special Needs at...


Aug 16, 2016, 08:30 ET WellCare Receives NCQA Quality Accreditation for Its Medicare Advantage Health Plan in South Carolina

 WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded its Medicare...


Aug 16, 2016, 08:03 ET Senior Helpers Expands Partnership with National Parkinson Foundation

Following a recent collaboration to develop its Parkinson's Care Program, Senior Helpers®, one of the nation's premier providers of...


Aug 16, 2016, 05:30 ET New Health Center Brings Much Needed Care to Rural Western Pennsylvania's Low-Income and Older Residents

Keystone Healthcare Development Services (Keystone) announced today that is has secured $3 million in financing through Capital Impact Partners'...


Aug 15, 2016, 19:01 ET VRS Realizes a 1.9 Percent Return for Fiscal Year 2016

 The Virginia Retirement System (VRS) achieved a 1.9 percent return, net of fees, on its investment portfolio for fiscal year 2016, ending the...


Aug 15, 2016, 10:05 ET Patient and Physician Groups Call on Medicare to Cover Virtual Colonoscopy

Colorectal cancer patient advocacy groups, the American College of Radiology (ACR) and associated medical associations call on the Centers for...


Aug 14, 2016, 08:03 ET AARP: Inaction Could Cost Future NY Retirees Nearly 25% of Social Security Check

 New analysis conducted by AARP shows that 10.4 million workers across New York who are paying into Social Security today stand to lose 25...


Aug 14, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 14: Social Security Enacted

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: SOCIAL SECURITY ENACTED Profile America — Sunday, August...


Aug 11, 2016, 09:00 ET Monitronics Launches Exclusive Discounts For AARP Members

 Monitronics, a subsidiary of Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCMA) and leading international home security alarm monitoring company...


Aug 10, 2016, 15:26 ET PA Lottery Launches Sales in Fine Wine & Good Spirits Stores

The Pennsylvania Lottery today welcomed Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores to its statewide retailer network. This fall, Lottery game sales will...


Aug 10, 2016, 09:28 ET Cash 5 Jackpot of $325,000 Won in Greene County

One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $325,000 from the Tuesday, August 9, drawing was sold at BFS Foods, 139 Locust Ave.,...


Aug 10, 2016, 08:35 ET Retirement Hack: Seniors Cash in on Cheap Dental Care in Mexico

The average US senior citizen who is 65 years old will spend $9,000 or more on major dental expenses like crowns, implants, and root canals before...


Aug 09, 2016, 11:23 ET Prominent Health Care Executive Kelly Scheer Named President Of The Blossom Collection At Moceri Companies

 Former Director of Public Relations and Marketing at Detroit Children's Hospital Kelly Scheer has been named President of the Blossom...


Aug 09, 2016, 09:27 ET Cash4Life Awards $1,000 A Week For Life in Allegheny County

One Pennsylvania Lottery Cash4Life™ ticket sold in Allegheny County for the Monday, August 8, drawing won a prize of $1,000 a week for life....


Aug 09, 2016, 08:40 ET LiveWatch Security Announces Offer for AARP Members

 LiveWatch Security has announced that it is now offering significant savings on home security to members of AARP. LiveWatch empowers...


Aug 08, 2016, 15:10 ET Atrium Health & Senior Living Announces A New Post Acute Care Center and Senior Living Community in Livingston, NJ

Atrium Health & Senior Living, a provider of premier healthcare for residents and patients at every stage of senior life, announced today that...


Aug 08, 2016, 13:05 ET United Security Assurance Company of Pennsylvania Announces Reinsurance Transaction

United Security Assurance Company of Pennsylvania ("USA") is pleased to announce that it has completed a reinsurance transaction with Alpha Re...


Aug 08, 2016, 12:00 ET National Poll: Majority of Older Americans Oppose Government Interference with Health Care Services

A new national poll of nearly 2,000 registered voters over age 65 sponsored by Bring The Vote Home (BTVH) found that a large majority of U.S....


Aug 08, 2016, 11:20 ET PA Lottery Powerball Ticket Worth $150,000 Sold in Northampton Co.

One winning Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball® with Power Play® ticket worth $150,000 from the Saturday, August 6, drawing was sold at Bath...