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A Sad Birthday That Year

Posted on 11/11/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Your Lifeby Julie Burnett November 22 was my mother’s birthday.  She didn’t make it to her 80th birthday. She did not even make it to her 65th birthday. It’s still very sad to me even though it has been a long time since she passed away. >>Share your own memories of November 22, 1963 with us I have many memories of her birthday parties. There’s one in particular that really stands out. I remember the fragrance of freshly brewed coffee greeting …

Memories of JFK

Posted on 09/26/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Bulletin Today“There are still times when I hear ‘Hail to the Chief’ playing, and for a split second think I will see him coming down the steps of Air Force One or on TV, still young and still alive. Or maybe I am unconsciously wishing myself to the past, when I was young and so many more of my family and friends were alive.” (JFKMemories.Tumblr.com) When we launched the blog JFKMemories.Tumblr.com this summer, our hope was to collect many remembrances of …

In Honor Of Ted Kennedy

Posted on 08/26/2009 by |General News | Comments

Your LifeSenator Ted Kennedy died late last night after a hard battle with brain cancer at the age of 77. Our thoughts go out to his family, who said in their statement: “Edward M. Kennedy — the husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle we loved so deeply – died late Tuesday night at home in Hyannis Port . . . We’ve lost the irreplaceable center of our family and joyous light in our lives, but the inspiration of his faith, optimism, …

AARP: Expand Volunteer Service Opportunities

Posted on 03/25/2009 by |General News | Comments

VolunteeringAARP COO Thomas Nelson penned a “Where We Stand” column for Bulletin Today and we wanted to excerpt a bit for you since the Senate’s debating the Serve America Act today and expected to vote this week. “Even as Congress is focusing on financial practices that have badly hurt our economy, the House and Senate are acting on legislation that speaks to what is best about America: a bill to substantially expand opportunities for community and volunteer service… We’ve heard …