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A Cruel, Cool Summer

Posted on 07/5/2012 by |General News | Comments

Money & SavingsThis is a guest post from Deb Whitman, AARP’s Executive Vice President of Policy As we watch the thermometer creep up to temperatures that make us perspire just thinking about them, this summer could end up as a particularly cruel, burdensome one for seniors and others who have trouble when it comes to paying for cooling and other energy costs. According to a new report by AARP’s Public Policy Institute, average residential electricity costs have increased by more than 42 …

News To Know: High Energy Prices Turning Up The Heat On Older Americans

Posted on 08/27/2008 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Money & SavingsRising energy costs are putting a strain on the budgets of older Americans.