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Boomers: Where to Retire and What to Watch

Posted on 02/15/2010 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Home & FamilyDid you know that this past weekend, 49 of the 50 states had snow on the ground?? I bet you can guess the state that’s holding out on us: Hawaii. Anywho, if you aren’t lucky enough to live or have been vacationing in Hawaii for the past week, chances are you’re tired of hearing about winter weather advisories. Daydreaming about the locations in this CNBC slideshow on America’s Top Places to Retire was a fun activity for me this morning. …

Michael Douglas: Unplugged

Posted on 01/25/2010 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

EntertainmentCheck out the striking cover of the March/April edition of AARP The Magazine – which is in homes and available online now at www.aarpmagazine.org. In this issue, Douglas opens up candidly about his life – examining his family dynamic with wife Catherine Zeta-Jones (who is 25 years his junior), his relationship with his father, the legendary Kirk Douglas, and his thoughts on mistakes he made as a parent. All this in addition to gearing up for the launch of his …

Dog People

Posted on 12/2/2009 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

EntertainmentThere is a story from the New York Times today on an interesting trend: “empty nesters” who are getting dogs (or “fur babies”) when their children are grown and on their own, but no grandchildren are in sight. It’s proof that being empty nesters can be lonely – one might think that once a couple has the freedom to come and go as they please, they wouldn’t want to tie themselves down with a dog who needs walking and trained. …

From The New York Times to PerezHilton, AARP is Making News Across the Nation

Posted on 09/24/2009 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Personal HealthHot on the AARP News radar this morning is a front page article in the New York Times that takes a look at the effect the bill taken up this week by the Senate Finance Committee would have on seniors receiving health benefits through Medicare. The debate is heated, and AARP had a voice in the article: David Certner, legislative counsel is quoted, saying “It’s unfair to single out seniors to pay more for their health benefits when other high-income …

Get To Know Ron Howard

Posted on 05/28/2009 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

EntertainmentRon Howard is on the cover of the latest issue of AARP The Magazine

Congratulations to AARP The Magazine!

Posted on 05/1/2009 by |General News | Comments

Your LifeAARP The Magazine won a prestigious National Magazine Award for the Interactive Feature Category for the feature “1968: The Year that Rocked Our World.” The folks over the magazine deserve a big huzzah for this accomplishment. The awards are a very big deal in the industry–sort of like the Oscars for the glossy-page set. Great work, guys!