Looking to Land the Right Job for You?

Are you looking for that ideal job that matches your skills and experience? Well, your job search just got easier. AARP has launched a new job search tool, powered by Simply Hired, to help you rethink the way you look for jobs. It offers you the opportunity to seek employers who are looking for experienced workers and connect you to jobs that fit your interests, skills, education and years of experience. The site also allows you to tailor your search by …

Build … Protect … Plan for the Future

We hear it all the time: “The more you save the more you’ll have.” It doesn’t sound easy when you have a long list of expenses and you’re trying to live day to day. But the key here is putting away as much as you can each month to reap the financial benefit in the future. Let’s not fool ourselves; no one wants to work forever. There will be a day when you will want to sit back, travel, enjoy …

Celebrating AARP’s Volunteers

You may not have been aware, but this week is National Volunteer Week — a time to thank our nation’s more than 62 million volunteers for the experience and passion they dedicate to improving their communities. Those millions of volunteers’ contributions total an annual economic value of $184 billion. At AARP, we know how valuable those contributions are in making our communities stronger. In partnership with the nearly 60,000 exceptional volunteers who join us every day, we work to improve …

Examples of Practices That Support Integrating Care for Dual Eligibles: Some Challenges Remain

The federal government recently released its first preliminary report evaluating its Financial Alignment Initiative. The goal of the initiative is to increase access to high-quality, well-coordinated health care — including long-term services and supports (LTSS) — for low-income adults who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, also known as dual eligibles or duals. Most of the participants receive their care through managed care organizations called Medicare-Medicaid plans (MMPs). The report describes some practices that states seeking to integrate services for …

Quiche de espinacas con setas

  La receta de quiche proviene de la región de Lorena, Francia y data de 1605. Consiste en una tarta salada abierta, elaborada con masa brisa o quebrada (masa compuesta principalmente de harina y mantequilla) a la que se vierte una salsa batida de leche o crema y huevo denominada “migaine”. La “migaine” se aromatiza con pimienta negra y nuez moscada. Esta receta que haremos hoy es una sabrosa variante que me enseñó un querido amigo italiano y contiene setas, …

Debt Levels Double for Older Americans

Older Americans have more than doubled their amount of debt over a dozen years, and many of them make ends meet by forgoing home or car repairs and cutting medications in half, according to a new report by the National Council on Aging. “We need to recognize that debt is a problem among this population, and help prepare older adults to better manage their future medical, housing and other daily expenses as they age,” Maggie Flowers, the council’s associate director …