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Bruce Springsteen Comes Out of the ‘Darkness’

Posted on 11/18/2010 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentIf you love Bruce Springsteen as much as we do, you’ll love this slideshow of the rocker, old school style, from AARP Magazine. The piece also gives us an exclusive look at the re-release of his 1978 album, Darkness on the Edge of Town: For many of Springsteen’s fans, Darkness on the Edge of Town marks his highest accomplishment, a tight collection of rockers and ballads that never lag. Though successful, it never reached the commercial heights of Born to …

Guest Post: Jeff Gordon’s Drive to End Hunger

Posted on 10/27/2010 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

VolunteeringNote from Shaarp Session editor: This is a guest post from none other than Jeff Gordon of NASCAR fame! He’s here to talk about a new initiative he’s launching with AARP and the AARP Foundation. My passion is driving. There is nothing that gives me a greater rush than conquering a racetrack, at full speed, and of course, I love to win. But I don’t win alone. Every time I get in my car, I’ve got my fans, my team …

“Jack Phillips for America” campaign off to roaring start

Posted on 10/27/2010 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Your LifeWe’re having a lot of fun with our new “Jack Phillips for America” campaign.

AARP’s Revamped Retirement Calculator!

Posted on 10/26/2010 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & SavingsThe fact is, many American’s retirement accounts took a hit during difficult economic times – leaving many people wondering if retirement was still even an option. Are you one of those people with questions about your retirement? When can you retire? What do you need to do in order to get there? Are you saving enough? How long will the money you have saved last once you do retire? You aren’t alone – millions of people out there have the …

AARP’s Twitter Team Gets The Word Out About Hunger

Posted on 10/22/2010 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

VolunteeringReport on AARP’s Create The Good #AllUCanTweat Twitter-thon to #endhunger

The Latest News on Alzheimer’s

Posted on 10/21/2010 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Personal HealthHere is a noteworthy post from’s “Healthland” section: this one on Alzheimer’s Disease and California First Lady Maria Shriver’s report (The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Takes on Alzheimer’s), which shows that Alzheimer’s is largely a woman’s problem. According to the TIME piece, two-thirds of those suffering from Alzheimer’s are women. Add to that the immense number of women who are caretakers of Alzheimer’s patients, and your grand total of American women affected by the disease: 10 million. This …