A&E’s ‘Coma’ Remake Delivers Big Chills

Tired of feeling hot and sticky this weekend?  Well, there are big chills guaranteed if you tune into A&E’s four-hour “Coma” tomorrow and Tuesday nights (Sept. 3 and 4). You may remember the 1978 medical thriller starring Genevieve Bujold and Michael Douglas, directed by Michael Crichton.  This time around, an acting A Team including Geena Davis, Richard Dreyfuss, James Woods and Ellen Burstyn surrounds sleuthing med student Lauren Ambrose (“Six Feet Under”) and her teaching doctor/love interest, Steven Pasquale (“Rescue …

CDC: All Boomers Need Hepatitis C Test

Boomers make up the majority of hepatitis C infections in the United States — though many don’t know they’re harboring it. That’s why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is officially recommending all boomers get screened for the liver-destroying virus.

AARP & the UN Team Up to Fight Poverty

The following is a guest post by Bradley Schurman, Senior Advisor for AARP International: We’ve teamed up with the United Nations on a series of talks around reducing poverty and challenges in aging. Today and tomorrow, we’ll be livestreaming and invite you to watch and join the conversation. Details are available here. Madame Michelle Bachelet, former President of Chile and current Under Secretary General and Executive Director of UN Women will deliver the keynote address at the briefing. What do …

Calling All Casanovas & Matchmakers! What Makes a Great Date?

Calling all lovebirds, die-hard romantics and even the displaying-affection challenged. Think you’re the most lovey-dovey? Well, prove it. We want your Valentine’s Day ideas and our Love & Relationships expert, Dr. Pepper Schwartz, might use it in an upcoming blog post. We’re looking for the 10 most creative, unconventional yet easily affordable Valentine’s Day dates. You can use ideas that you have done in the past or plan on doing this year, next year or the year after that … …

Seniors & the “Digital Divide”

Over 50 and not online? Check out options for learning the computer at any age.

MLK Day 2011: Dialogue & Action

Be part of something bigger than yourself this MLK Day, make it meaningful with both action and reflection.