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Jul 16, 2015, 12:19 ET

NYS Family Caregivers Provide $31.3 Billion in Unpaid Care: AARP Study

Family caregivers in New York State provided 2.4 billion hours of care - worth an estimated $31.3 billion - to their parents, spouses, partners,...

Jul 10, 2015, 09:42 ET

AARP and Google Offer Top 5 Tips to Prevent Cybercrime

 AARP and Google want New Yorkers age 50+ to be smart online to keep identity thieves out of their wallets and to protect their personal...

Jun 24, 2015, 08:30 ET
INFOGRAPHIC: NYC HIGH ANXIETY

Gen-Xodus from NYC Looms: AARP Survey

 Two thirds of New York City's Gen-Xers are considering fleeing the Big Apple in retirement as they struggle with affordability and savings,...

Jun 05, 2015, 14:26 ET

AARP to Schumer, Gillibrand: Rein in Wall Street, Protect Working Americans' Retirement

AARP this week delivered over 5,000 petitions to U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand urging New York's representatives to reject...

Jun 03, 2015, 15:10 ET

Rent Stabilization Supported by 76% of NYC Gen X, Baby Boomers: AARP Survey

More than three quarters of New York City's Generation X and Baby Boomer voters think city and state elected officials should support rent...

Jun 03, 2015, 08:00 ET

AARP Seeking New York State Nominees For Distinguished Community Service Award

NEW YORK, June 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2015 New York State Andrus Award for Community...

Jun 01, 2015, 16:52 ET

AARP: Millions of NY Family Caregivers in Line for Help as Lawmakers Pass CARE Act

New York State lawmakers lent a critical helping hand today to millions of family caregivers and those for whom they care by giving final...

May 20, 2015, 08:28 ET

AARP NY 'High Anxiety' Survey: Gen Xers Out-Worry Boomers in Retirement Savings Crisis

 New York is heading toward a retirement savings crisis that could deprive millions of Gen Xers and Baby Boomers of financial independence in...

Apr 21, 2015, 17:45 ET

AARP: Win for Caregivers as Senate Passes CARE Act; Assembly Expected to Take Up

Critical help for millions of family caregivers across New York took a giant step toward reality today when the State Senate unanimously passed the...

Apr 20, 2015, 15:36 ET
NYC's Upper West Side featured as one of the Most Livable Neighborhoods for 50

AARP: Upper West Side Is 2nd Most Livable Neighborhood In Nation For 50+; NYC Is 5th Most Livable Large City

New York City, and the Upper West Side in particular, are being recognized today by AARP as among the most livable places in the country to live...

Apr 20, 2015, 11:00 ET

Helping Family Caregivers a Top Priority: Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal, AARP

 State Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan), joined by AARP and other advocates, announced today that together they have made it...

Apr 17, 2015, 16:54 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal, AARP Team up to Announce Major Step for 4M Family Caregivers

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal joins AARP and other advocates for an announcement about the CARE Act, legislation aimed at helping New York's...

Apr 15, 2015, 17:49 ET

AARP NY Statement on Key Votes by Senators Schumer and Gillibrand on Medicare "Seniors' Amendment"

Last night the U.S. Senate voted on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 (H.R. 2) that permanently replaces the...

Apr 08, 2015, 11:17 ET

As Tax Scammers Get Aggressive, AARP Warns Last-Minute Filers to be Vigilant

Last-minute tax filers rushing to send in their 2014 returns as the April 15 deadline approaches should be particularly vigilant against...

Apr 01, 2015, 16:31 ET

NYS Budget Adds $79.3 Million to Help Older NYers, Family Caregivers

 Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature provided a major increase in funding in the new state budget to help older New Yorkers and...

Mar 06, 2015, 12:48 ET

Long Islanders to Foot $4.4 M Bill for PSEG to Push for Residential Electric Rate Hike

Long Island's residential utility ratepayers – who already pay among the highest electric bills in the nation - are footing PSEG's $4.4...

Feb 26, 2015, 13:32 ET

AARP: NYC Baby Boomers Stuck Struggling to Save for Retirement

For many New Yorkers, retirement may seem like little more than a pipe dream, with half of Baby Boomers in the city lacking access to a way to save...

Feb 25, 2015, 11:10 ET

Groups Urge Legislators to Expand Home Care, Support Family Caregivers

 More New Yorkers would be able to stay in their own homes longer as they age, easing family caregivers' burden and likely saving taxpayers...

Feb 18, 2015, 13:16 ET
Average Retail Price of Electricity to Ultimate Customers in New York

New York's Electric Rates Soar to 2nd Highest in Nation

About the only thing New York has in common with Hawaii this time of the year are some of the nation's highest electric rates. The Empire State has...

Feb 03, 2015, 14:03 ET

AARP Applauds Mayor de Blasio State of the City Housing Plan as Step in Right Direction

The cost of housing in New York City could drive away one of the city's biggest economic forces, warns AARP. On the heels of Mayor Bill de Blasio's...