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Posted By Ray DeLorenzi On October 23, 2007 @ 9:03 am In Notebook | No Comments

CNNMoney.com: Facing up to the costs of long-term care

“You are more or less married to an insurer and you can’t really change,” says John Rother, director of policy and strategy for AARP, the retirees’ lobby.

New York Times: A Few Lessons on Saving, Courtesy of Employers

AARP noted that nearly all the 50 companies that made its 2007 list of best employers for workers older than 50 listed financial planning information or training as a benefit.

New York Times: A Place in the Sun (and Close to Campus)

As the AARP Magazine has pointed out, boomers are a demanding, some might say spoiled, generation. One of the magazine’s surveys found that boomers sought places with a “youthful vibe,” great medical facilities, cultural and educational opportunities, and sophisticated restaurants – not your conventional retirement community.

New York Times: For Love and a Little Money

“People used to say, ‘Here I am, what do you need done?’ ” said Deborah Russell, director of work-force issues for AARP. “Today’s retirees say, ‘Here’s what I do well, how can you use it, and what will you pay?’ “

Washington Post: In the Storm of Divorce, a Parent and Grandparent Can Offer Safe Haven

Know your rights. You don’t really have any. According to the Grandparent Information Center on the AARP Web site: “Grandparents do not have an automatic legal right to visit with their grandchildren.” This is why you need to overcome your sorrow and build working relationships with your adult child, with the ex, the new partner and the in-law grandparents.


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