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Guest Post: Help Us Fight the Flu

Posted on 01/15/2010 by |General News | Comments

Personal HealthToday, Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services, joins us to talk about fighting the flu! (Would you believe it’s STILL not too late to get a shot!?!) As part of our National Influenza Vaccination Week, we wanted to spread the word to seniors about the importance of getting the H1N1 vaccine. There’s no question that getting the vaccine is the best way to avoid getting the flu. The vaccine will help protect yourself, and …

Stay FLUent: Questions and Answers for a (still) Complex Flu Season

Posted on 12/17/2009 by |General News | Comments

Personal HealthYep, folks. That’s me…getting my flu shot. I just got it,too. About a week ago. After missing my vaccination clinic at work…then being too busy (okay, maybe too lazy and scared) to head down to a drugstore or to call my doctor to get one…my father took me over to our neighborhood CVS for my flu shot. Right after I got off the plane!! One important thing I learned when talking to the nurse is that it is definitely not …

Notable News for December 3

Posted on 12/3/2009 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Money & SavingsThis headline from the Wall Street Journal caught my eye this morning: “What Should You Do With Your Money in 2010?” Wouldn’t it be nice if you could have a heart to heart with six different financial advisors and see what they had to say about investing next year? Since that is probably not feasible for most of us, a Dow Jones reporter did the hard work for us! Check out the article for answers from six different advisors on …

Segunda Juventud on Air!

Posted on 10/6/2009 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

EntertainmentAARP’s Spanish language radio show premiered on Sunday, October 4th! The show is an extension of AARP’s bi-monthly bilingual magazine Segunda Juventud and hosted by the magazine’s editor, Gabriela Zabalúa-Goddard. Both the magazine and radio show target the senior Hispanic population. The 30-minute show will focus on health, finance, and lifestyle topics, featuring tips and advice from experts in various fields. Check out the radio show (and a ton of other relevant news and information) on Segunda Juventud’s site: http://www.aarpsegundajuventud.org/spanish/index.html. …

Contest Fever: Catch It!

Posted on 07/9/2009 by |General News | Comments

Personal HealthHHS is holding a YouTube competition for a flu PSA with a cash prize of $2,500 for the winning entry.