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Jul 02, 2014, 13:46 ET

AARP Urges Older New Yorkers to Plan Ahead During Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is upon us, and just two years after Sandy, AARP is reminding older New Yorkers, their families and friends to get ready early...

Jul 01, 2014, 06:00 ET

Anna's Linens Offers 10 Percent Off Entire Purchase To AARP Members

Shoppers 50+ looking for home decor options, from bed sets to dinnerware, can save money at Anna's Linens with an AARP membership. The retailer,...

Jun 30, 2014, 13:05 ET
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AARP TEK Wins E.X.C.I.T.E. Award at EXPO's Annual Luncheon

AARP TEK recently won EXPO's E.X.C.I.T.E. Award in the category of "Showfloor Design/Engagement." The E.X.C.I.T.E. Award is given annually to...

Jun 27, 2014, 08:07 ET

AARP Analysis: Expect New York Electric Rates To Be At Least 10% Higher Than Last Summer

 With a predicted scorching summer on the way in New York, AARP is making another prediction: soaring electric bills to match soaring...

Jun 25, 2014, 10:43 ET

AARP Warns: Projected Summer Scorcher Puts Older New Yorkers at Risk

A looming summer scorcher in New York City could prove fatal for older residents, warns AARP – the last major heat wave to hit the city...

Jun 24, 2014, 14:00 ET

AARP Seeks Leader for Top Volunteer Position in New York State

AARP is seeking a candidate to fill its top volunteer position – State President.  Through education, advocacy, and outreach, the...

Jun 20, 2014, 21:45 ET

Winners & Losers in 2014: AARP Cites Help for Caregivers, Little for Utility Consumers

"We applaud our state legislators for helping more seniors afford life-saving medications, extending protections for homeowners from foreclosure...

Jun 19, 2014, 12:53 ET

AARP to Tour NY This Summer & Fall, ID Successes, Failures of '14 Legislative Session

What did elected officials do to advance AARP priorities and other issues to help New Yorkers 50 and older during the 2014 state legislative...

Jun 19, 2014, 09:00 ET

New Scorecard Shows Illinois' Improvement In Serving Older, Disabled Residents

 Illinois' rank as 15th across the nation when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents shows significant improvement....

Jun 19, 2014, 08:49 ET

New Scorecard Gives Pennsylvania Low Marks for Serving Older, Disabled Residents

 AARP Pennsylvania today warned that a new study ranking Pennsylvania 42nd nationally in meeting the long-term care needs of older...

Jun 19, 2014, 07:22 ET

AARP, legisladores clave: fortalecer derechos para los familiares que no son padres y crían niños

Más de 100,000 niños de Nueva York que son criados por parientes que no son sus padres ni sus abuelos recibirían ayuda crucial para...

Jun 19, 2014, 00:01 ET

AARP 'Scorecard' Gives California Mixed Grades In Serving Older, Disabled Residents

California ranks 9th overall when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents, but AARP warns much more must be done, at an...

Jun 18, 2014, 14:49 ET

Las advertencias de desconexión de servicio de Con Ed a sus clientes alcanzan un récord histórico: más que durante la Gran Recesión

Casi 1 millón de clientes de Consolidated Edison han enfrentado este año la amenaza de que les desconecten el servicio eléctrico en...

Jun 17, 2014, 15:13 ET

AARP, Key Legislators: Strengthen Rights for Non-Parent Relatives Raising Kids

More than 100,000 New York children being raised by non-parent and non-grandparent relatives would get critical help for a solid family foundation...

Jun 17, 2014, 15:03 ET

Con Ed Utility Shutoff Warnings to Customers Hits Record High - More Than in Great Recession

Nearly 1 million Consolidated Edison customers have faced the threat of having their home energy shut off this year while dealing with some of the...

Jun 17, 2014, 10:53 ET

Con Ed Utility Shutoff Warnings to Customers Hits Record High - More Than in Great Recession

Nearly 1 million Consolidated Edison customers have faced the threat of having their home energy shut off this year while dealing with some of the...

Jun 16, 2014, 14:48 ET

AARP: $250M Overcharges to Utility Consumers Shows Need for Watchdog

Statement from Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York State: "The fact that New York's utility consumers may have been overcharged by up...

Jun 13, 2014, 12:34 ET
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AARP Launches Search For America's Top Boomer Talent With Boomer Superstar Contest

Calling all Baby Boomers looking to become America's next big singing sensation!  AARP is launching a national search to make one lucky...

Jun 12, 2014, 06:00 ET
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Utility Company Shutoffs Soaring Across New York as Residents Struggle with Sky-High Energy Bills

The fallout from the long winter is far from over, as more than 53,000 New Yorkers across the state have seen their utilities shut off because of...

Jun 09, 2014, 16:30 ET

Family Caregivers Share Real Stories With AARP

 Today, AARP Pennsylvania joined organizations such as the Alzheimer's Association, Home Instead, PCA, and Boomers R Heroes for a special...

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