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The Takeaway: White House Holds First LGBT Conference on Aging

Posted on 05/8/2012 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayThe first in a series of White House conferences devoted to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender aging was held in Miami, Florida, yesterday. Many of the issues addressed—retirement security, health care, housing—are concerns shared by older Americans of all sexual stripes. But LGBT seniors also face unique obstacles, including discrimination and a lack of certain legal protections.

AARP on White House Budget Proposal

Posted on 02/1/2010 by | General News | Comments

Your LifeAARP Executive Vice President Nancy A. LeaMond released the following statement in reaction to the Administration’s FY2011 budget request: “The Administration’s budget request demonstrates the serious challenges of balancing the need to put our country’s fiscal house in order while also providing needed help to millions of Americans who are navigating a rocky economy with increasingly fewer options. “While the Administration’s budget request offers some welcome relief for older Americans who are struggling to find employment, strengthen their retirement nest …

News To Know: 100 Down, 1,361 To Go

Posted on 04/30/2009 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeYesterday marked President Obama’s 100th day in office.

News To Know: Writing To The President

Posted on 02/24/2009 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeEvery day, President Obama reads ten letters sent to him by normal Americans.

News to Know: Fiscal Responsibility Summit

Posted on 02/23/2009 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Personal HealthAfter signing the federal stimulus bill into law last week, the White House has convened a Fiscal Responsibility Summit. AARP’s CEO Bill Novelli is attending to represent AARP’s 40 million members. Here’s what he had to say about today’s importance:

News To Know: Here’s To You Mrs. Robinson

Posted on 01/12/2009 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeWith Michelle Obama’s mother set to move into the White House, the Obamas join millions of Americans who’s parents live with them.