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AARP Cheat Sheet: Tuesday, January 11

Posted By Beth Carpenter On January 11, 2011 @ 9:37 am In Notebook | No Comments

http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1 [1]
(For years, Sylvia Abrego-Araiza’s priority was providing a safe, positive upbringing for her kids. Now she’s helping families start over in a troubled Texas town. Story here. [2])
“Hollywood used to treat older people as dead ends — at best they sat in a chair and provided wisdom to a younger generation. There’s a much more well-rounded vision of older people now.” Bill Newcott, our entertainment editor [3], talking to the Los Angeles Times. [4]
About those food allergies: They “genuinely seem to have risen” in the last decade, but they’re still getting misdiagnosed. [5]
“It’s going to be a cold day in hell, so my friend Katherine dresses for the weather.” This breast cancer patient is freezing her scalp [6], to save her hair…. we get it.
The newest in pharmaceutical wizardry: your pill caps now get four bars of cellphone service. [7] (On AT&T, so take that as what you will.)

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[1] http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1: http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1

[2] here.: http://www.aarp.org/personal-growth/transitions/info-01-2011/turning_heartache_into_hope.html

[3] entertainment editor: http://www.aarp.org/entertainment/experts/bill_newcott/

[4] Los Angeles Times. : http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-ca-older-cinema-20110109,0,2762900.story

[5] still getting misdiagnosed. : http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/11/health/11brody.html

[6] freezing her scalp: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/10/AR2011011006036.html

[7] four bars of cellphone service.: http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2011/01/04/att-service-for-your-pill-bottle/

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