June, 2009Archive

News To Know: Stonewall 40 Years Later

Posted on 06/25/2009 by |General News | Comments

Your LifeSunday will mark the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall protests.

News To Know: Michelle Obama Gives Service A Boost

Posted on 06/24/2009 by |General News | Comments

VolunteeringFirst Lady Michelle Obama gave service and volunteerism a boost this week.

Most Couples Disagree on Retirement

Posted on 06/24/2009 by |General News | Comments

Money & SavingsUSA Today had an article recently on a new study showing that 80% of couples disagree on retirement, such as what age to retire, whether they’ll work in retirement or where they’ll move to retire. While the economic recession surely can’t help, experts advise to be open and communicative about retirement plans, which is hard when often one partner is responsible for the finances of the household. The other thing to do is make sure both people are aware and …

AP: World’s 65 and Older Population to Triple by 2050

Posted on 06/23/2009 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Personal HealthHow about that. The Associated Press covers the release of new census information showing that by 2050, 1 in 6 people will be older adults: “The world’s population has been graying for many years due to declining births and medical advances that have extended life spans. As the fastest-growing age group, seniors now comprise just under 8 percent of the world’s 6.8 billion people. But demographers warn the biggest shift is yet to come. They cite a coming wave of …

AP: World's 65 and Older Population to Triple by 2050

Posted on 06/23/2009 by |General News | Comments

Personal HealthHow about that. The Associated Press covers the release of new census information showing that by 2050, 1 in 6 people will be older adults: “The world’s population has been graying for many years due to declining births and medical advances that have extended life spans. As the fastest-growing age group, seniors now comprise just under 8 percent of the world’s 6.8 billion people. But demographers warn the biggest shift is yet to come. They cite a coming wave of …

News To Know: Want To Be A Big Loser?

Posted on 06/23/2009 by |General News | Comments

Your LifeNBC’s “The Biggest Loser” is holding an open casting call for it’s upcoming season.