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Muhammad Ali’s Fight and His Caregiving Champ: Lonnie Ali Shares Her Story About Caring for ‘The Greatest’

Posted on 06/2/2014 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Media RelationsIf you haven’t seen the cover of the June AARP Bulletin, look closely. The handsome man on the front is a fighter, a survivor and a legend. Muhammad Ali, who floated and stung his way to the world heavyweight title — not once, but twice — has his often-smiling eyes hidden behind heavy lids. His wife and caregiver, Lonnie Ali, cradles his head for a kiss, showing the same affection I had seen more than 14 years ago as a reporter — once …

Remembering Maya Angelou

Posted on 05/28/2014 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

LegacyBy A. Barry Rand When I learned of Maya Angelou’s passing this morning, I remembered something she once wrote in Letter to My Daughter —“Try to be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.” Maya Angelou spent her entire life being a rainbow in someone else’s cloud. Through her 31 books, her poetry, her personal appearances and her other writings, she spread her legendary wisdom throughout the world, inspiring everyone who had the good fortune to come into contact with her …

AARP Congratulates Incoming CEO Jo Ann Jenkins

Posted on 05/13/2014 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Media RelationsIn an announcement today, Jo Ann Jenkins was made AARP’s incoming CEO, effective Sept. 1, 2014.  Gail Aldrich, chair of the AARP Board of Directors, said in a press release announcing the board’s unanimous selection that Ms. Jenkins “is an inspirational leader who proactively engages at all levels of the organization and is comfortable operating in the public eye.  She has demonstrated experience working across party lines that, coupled with her broad business experience, are essential to AARP’s success at …