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Jan 30, 2015, 13:40 ET

AARP Warns PSEG-LIPA $216 Million Rate Hike Would Take Harsh Toll on 50+

With Long Islanders in the grips of dropping winter temperatures, gripes about high utility bills are no doubt rising. Factor in a PSEG-proposed...

Jan 27, 2015, 17:07 ET
Jan 27, 2015, 13:10 ET

AARP Lauds Cuomo Move to Protect Consumers in NY's Electric Marketplace

 AARP today applauded Governor Andrew Cuomo for ordering a review of New York's electric marketplace operator and for seeking...

Jan 27, 2015, 13:01 ET

Illinois Tenth Worst State For ID Theft

 With Illinois ranking tenth in the nation for the number of ID theft complaints, and coinciding with Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, the...

Jan 26, 2015, 13:11 ET

AARP Fraud Watch Network Launches Education Effort to Foil Tax Identity Thieves

To coincide with Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, the AARP Fraud Watch Network is launching an education effort to help people protect themselves...

Jan 22, 2015, 11:43 ET
Bob Dylan Talks! Music, Passion, Wisdom: Worldwide Exclusive Interview Only in AARP The Magazine

AARP The Magazine Features Exclusive Interview with Legendary Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan

In his first interview in almost three years, legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan spoke with AARP The Magazine in advance of his upcoming album,...

Jan 21, 2015, 18:54 ET

AARP: Cuomo Budget Helps Family Caregivers, Addresses Affordability for 50+

 The following is a statement on Governor Andrew Cuomo's 2015-16 executive budget from Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York...

Jan 20, 2015, 10:00 ET
AARP Staying Sharp Brain Health Study Infographic

Brain Health Important To 93% Of Americans, But Few Know The 5 Ways To Help Maintain Or Improve It

 AARP Staying Sharp, an AARP membership option that focuses on a holistic approach to brain health, announced today new survey results...

Jan 15, 2015, 15:47 ET

AARP Commends Gov. Cuomo's Choice of Rev. Flake for PSC

 With Gov. Andrew Cuomo's nomination of Reverend Floyd Flake to the New York State Public Service Commission (the entity charged with...

Jan 14, 2015, 09:02 ET

Life Reimagined Institute Launches to Help Navigate Life Transitions

Life Reimagined today announced the official launch of the Life Reimagined Institute, a division of Life Reimagined, LLC that brings together a...

Jan 13, 2015, 07:00 ET
Romantic Travel Strengthens Relationship

AARP Research: 85% of Americans 45+ Have Not Had a Romantic Getaway in the Past Two Years

 AARP Travel (, a valuable resource for America's 76 million baby boomers who spend over $120 billion annually in...

Jan 09, 2015, 09:46 ET

Winter Heating Costs in New York Quickly Outpacing Rest of Nation

New York residents opening their heating bills aren't just imagining higher rates, a new AARP analysis confirms. According to the latest figures...

Jan 08, 2015, 16:25 ET
Movies For Grownups

AARP The Magazine Announces 14th Annual Movies for Grownups® Award Winners

The Theory of Everything, the biographical romantic drama depicting the physical and emotional journey of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking,...

Jan 08, 2015, 15:59 ET

Consumer Groups Praise PSC Affordability Effort as "Major, Unprecedented Step"

"By opening a proceeding to review and standardize energy affordability programs, the Public Service Commission (PSC) is taking a major and...

Jan 07, 2015, 15:35 ET

Última semana del concurso "VIVAN MIS 50" de AARP en redes sociales

 AARP invita a los mayores de 50 a compartir las posibilidades a su alcance con el concurso "VIVAN MIS 50". Los participantes tendrán la...

Jan 07, 2015, 15:20 ET

Last Week Of The AARP "Vivan Mis 50" Social Media Contest

 Prepare for your "mid-life" getaway; AARP invites you to share the Real Possibilities adults 50 and over have by launching the "Vivan Mis 50"....

Jan 07, 2015, 14:43 ET
2015 Superstar Logo.

AARP Superstar 2015 Contest Set To Find America's Next 50+ Singing Sensation!

It's never too late to follow your dreams, just ask AARP members Julian Hernandez and Ká Wright. This past year, talented vocalists...

Jan 07, 2015, 13:39 ET

AARP Legislative Goals: Retirement Security, Caregiving, Consumer Protection

The voting group responsible for electing New York's lawmakers – the 50+ - has a few key issues on their mind as the 2015 legislative session...

Jan 06, 2015, 11:00 ET

AARP Fraud Watch Network Alerts Consumers For Ongoing Scams to Watch Out For in 2015

In 2014, AARP launched the Fraud Watch Network to arm Americans with the tools and resources they need to spot and avoid scams and identity theft....

Jan 06, 2015, 10:18 ET
January/February AARP Bulletin Cover

Inside The January/February Issue Of AARP Bulletin

When Will The War on Alzheimer's Begin?: Recent studies show that the cost of caring for Americans with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias has...