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A Big Day for Combating Age Discrimination

Posted on 10/7/2009 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Money & SavingsYesterday, AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond made AARP’s stance on age discrimination known: AARP fully and “vigorously” – according to the New York Times – backs the proposed legislation Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act. The legislation would overturn a four-month-old Supreme Court ruling that makes it difficult for workers to win age discrimination cases. In the case, Gross v. F.B.L. Financial Services, the court established a different burden of proof for age discrimination than that of discrimination based …

News To Know: Funding For High Speed Rail Travel Is ‘On Track’

Posted on 04/20/2009 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

TravelPresident Obama has expressed his desire for stimulus funds to go toward expanding high-speed rail service in the country.

Nearly Half of Older Californians Struggling to Make Ends Meet

Posted on 03/3/2009 by | General News | Comments

Your LifeLooks like sunny California isn’t as sunny as it seems. New research conducted by UCLA Center for Health Policy Research found that 47% of California residents aged 65 and older are unable to pay for basic needs. The Mercury News reports: The new data reveal far deeper poverty rates among seniors than was previously known. According to the decades-old standard of measuring poverty, only 9 to 10 percent of California seniors were considered poor, that is, earning less than $10,000 …

On The (Medical) Record

Posted on 02/27/2009 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeHealth IT, already popular concept, has received a huge boost in funding from the stimulus package. But will doctors use it?

News To Know: Show Me The (Stimulus) Money

Posted on 02/23/2009 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Money & SavingsBe sure to learn about all the money in the stimulus package that’s for you.

News To Know: Economic Fixes In The Works

Posted on 02/19/2009 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeEarlier this week Congress voted on a stimulus package aimed at reviving the economy.