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Nov 04, 2014, 02:33 ET The Most Powerful Vote In New York: AARP Says High 50+ Voter Turnout in NY to Dominate Off-Year Elections

New York's 50+ make up the state's most powerful voting demographic and are expected to cast well over half of all ballots today as they head to the...


Oct 30, 2014, 01:46 ET Visionary of Dynamic Bronx Nonprofit to Receive Top AARP Award

Beatrice (Bea) Castiglia-Catullo of the Bronx will be formally presented with AARP's most prestigious and visible volunteer award for community...


Oct 22, 2014, 04:51 ET AARP: Mark-Viverito's, Council's Age-Friendly Agenda for NYC a Major Step in Right Direction

AARP says Baby Boomers are planning a mass exodus from New York City in retirement, taking roughly $53 billion a year with them. The chief reasons...


Oct 02, 2014, 11:22 ET Cuomo, Astorino in Their Own Words on Key Issues for NY's Top Voting Demographic

Voters 50 and older cast nearly six of every 10 votes in the last gubernatorial election and are poised to dominate this year's contest. What that in ...


Sep 29, 2014, 01:49 ET New AARP Poll Finds NY Congressional District 1 Race Could Go Either Way

Long Island's 50+ voters are a powerhouse at the ballot box, making up 56% of all ballots cast in 2010 and 52% in 2012. A new survey by AARP New York ...


Sep 26, 2014, 11:32 ET NY Survey: Boomers Overwhelmed by Family Caregiving Responsibilities, Looking for Help

The family caregivers who save New York taxpayers billions of dollars a year by caring for the state's frail and elderly at home are overwhelmed...


Sep 08, 2014, 09:14 ET AARP Report: New York on Track for Billion-Dollar Baby Boomer Flight Problem

Baby Boomers in New York State's workforce are set to deliver a whopping $179 billion a year to the state's economy in their retirement - if they...


Aug 13, 2014, 05:04 ET AARP: Schumer Bill Puts Brakes on Social Security Office Closures

AARP New York today praised U.S. Senator Charles Schumer for introducing legislation that would stop the closure of local Social Security offices...


Aug 07, 2014, 08:30 ET AARP Warns NYC Headed for Baby Boomer Economic Crisis

The 50 and over crowd mean big business for New York City, surpassing the $70 billion consumer expenditure mark more than three years ago. City Baby...


Aug 06, 2014, 06:50 ET Why Boomers & Their Billions Are Fleeing NYC & What Can Be Done About it

The group responsible for electing Bill de Blasio Mayor, Baby Boomers, say they are planning a mass exodus from New York City in their retirement,...


Jul 29, 2014, 06:00 ET AARP Details the Mean Streets of NYC for Pedestrians 50 & Older

Cars nipping at your heels as you rush to beat the all-too-sudden flashing stop hand – being a pedestrian in New York City is no walk in the park and ...


Jul 28, 2014, 01:45 ET Net Neutrality vs Internet Fast Lanes in NY - AARP Lays out What's at Stake for State's Adults

"Internet fast lanes" for a fee could leave older New Yorkers in the dust online, warns AARP, as the Federal Communications Commission begins...


Jul 16, 2014, 03:22 ET AARP Urging Long Island Members Working in NYC to Get Ready for LIRR Shutdown

Long Island is home to the largest concentration of AARP members in the nation, with many still in the workforce (85% of AARP members 50-64 on Long...


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 temperatures –...


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 claimed...


Jun 24, 2014, 02:00 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 position will serve...


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 una constitución...


Jun 18, 2014, 02:49 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 sus hogares...


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 17, 2014, 03:03 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 16, 2014, 02:48 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 to ...


Jun 03, 2014, 01:38 ET AARP Survey: 79% of NYS's 50+ Voters Want Utility Watchdog; Groups Press Senate

After a harsh winter that sent utility bills soaring, New Yorkers are fed up with paying the highest average residential electric rates in the...


May 29, 2014, 10:05 ET New AARP Analysis Finds Asian Women Most Targeted Group for Age Discrimination in NYC

As Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month draws to a close, the issue of discrimination against the group is alive and well in New York City, ...


May 20, 2014, 04:40 ET AARP: NYS Assembly Gives Voice to Utility Consumers; Where's Senate?

Statement from Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York State, on today's State Assembly passage of A.6239B: "Speaker Silver, Assemblyman...


Mar 29, 2014, 04:12 ET AARP: Lack of Voice for Utility Consumers in NYS Budget Alarming

Statement by Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York State: "AARP is disappointed and extremely concerned for our 2.6 million members and...