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56 min ago | The Jersey Journal

Keeping Up with Obamacare: Q&A with the AARP

TRENTON - The AARP has been a vocal supporter of the Affordable Care Act out of concern for its younger members, ages 50 to 64, who have not been able to afford health coverage on their own.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Saint Peter's University Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, New Brunswick, NJ, New Jersey

2 hrs ago | News Times

Retirement: It's not what it used to

An apt metaphor for Ralph Bocchetta's post-retirement life hangs above his couch framed in gold -- a beautifully rendered, full-rigged sailing ship making its way over a wavy sea.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Inventions, Science / Technology, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Business Journal

Why Hawaii employers should pay attention to caregiver stress

Barbara Kim Stanton , Hawaii state director of AARP, says that employers should have more discussions on ways to support employees who are taking on family caregiver roles.

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Related Topix: Health, Long Term Care, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

The Snapper

Tea trumps all

As college students, we often depend heavily on caffeine to get us started in the morning and to keep us going throughout the day.

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Related Topix: Coffee

The Spokesman-Review

Former Rep. Trail named new AARP state president

Former longtime state Rep. Tom Trail, R-Moscow, has been named the new state president of the Idaho AARP.

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Related Topix: Health

Bluffton Today

Poll: More than one-third in SC not saving for retirement

Results of the April 2014 Winthrop Poll indicate nearly 34 percent of those who are not retired said neither they nor their spouse is currently putting money into a savings, investment, or pension account specifically for retirement.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Patrick, SC, Health, Social Security

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Patch.com

AARP Legislative Achievement Award Given to State Rep. Serra

Connecticut's AARP honored State Rep. Joe Serra for his leadership as House Co-chair of the Aging Committee to improve the quality of services seniors can receive at home.

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Related Topix: Health, Middletown, CT

Sonoran News

Two leading senior advocacy groups join together

WASHINGTON, DC The conservative voice of America's senior citizens "has just gotten a little louder," according to Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens , and Michael Young, founder of Generation America, who issued a joint announcement on the combining of the two powerful senior advocacy organizations.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Health

ComputerWorld

Some customers aren't sold on US transition to IP networks

Many U.S. residents who have written the FCC to voice concerns about the move from copper-based telephone networks to Internet Protocol are concerned about the potential effects on health from mobile-headset radiation and what happens when the electricity goes out.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Telecom, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Verizon, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Recordpub.com

5 surprising facts about baby boomers

Were you born from 1945 through 1965? If so, you're part of the unique generation known as the baby boomers.

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Related Topix: Health, Hepatitis, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

Bulletin Board - April 15, 2014

TooeleAARP Smart DriverAARP Smart Driver class is an updated four-hour refresher course designed specifically for older drivers.

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Related Topix: Tooele, UT, Health, Grantsville, UT, Family, Kids

US News & World Report

The Retirement Reality Gap

The new post-Great Recession economy has taken its toll on retirees, as well as those of us looking forward to retirement in the near future.

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Related Topix: Health, Long Term Care, Personal Finance, Social Security

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sys-Con Media

LGBT Ally James Lange on a Mission to Help Same-Sex Couples Retire Secure

"Finally, thanks to changes passed into the law in 2013, same-sex couples that get married and take the appropriate pro-active steps can enjoy the same favorable financial benefits that well-informed opposite-sex married people currently enjoy-but only if they get married and take the appropriate steps," says Lange.

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Related Topix: Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, IRA, Estate Planning

Norwalk Citizen News

New Hampshire mulls immunity to stop unfit drivers

Legislation that would protect New Hampshire doctors and other medical professionals from lawsuits if they report someone as unfit to drive ran into a potential roadblock in the Senate on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Hooksett, NH

The Wichita Eagle

Insurance commissioner, AARP urge Brownback to veto health care...

Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and the nation's leading advocacy organization for seniors urged the governor Monday to veto a bill that they say could disrupt Medicare in Kansas.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Kansas, Sam Brownback, US Senate, Medicare

My Mom's Blog

Mad Men is Back and My Mom Can Relate

At 88 years young, Millie Garfield is one of the Internet's oldest bloggers, according to The Ageless Project.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Health, Marketing, Texas

Mon Apr 14, 2014

NOLA.com

Are "moderate Democrats" extinct?: James Varney/links

Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan speaks during the AARP convention at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans in 2012 There are two reasons the phrase "moderate Democrat" never finds traction in modern American discourse.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Health, Elijah Cummings, Democrat, Harold Rogers, Mike Rogers, Opinion

Forbes.com

Forbes Announces 2nd Annual Forbes Women's Summit: Power...

More than 250 guests will participate, including Denise Morrison, President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company; Diane von Furstenberg, Designer, DVF; Carly Fiorina, Chairman of Carly Fiorina Enterprises; Padmasree Warrior, Chief Technology & Strategy Officer, Cisco Systems; Tory Burch, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Tory Burch; Bobbi Brown, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Forbes, Food, Campbell Soup, Startups, Cisco Systems, Alzheimer's, Health

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Motley Fool

Are You Ready for the Post-Retirement Income Drop?

Most people are aware their income level will decrease somewhat after they retire, though they probably don't know by how much.

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Related Topix: Health

The Burlington Free Press

A first in nation,Vermont wants to regulate pension lenders

Vermont is poised to become the first state to enact a law to regulate companies that offer cash advances on pensions, typically at high interest rates.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

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