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If there’s one food that people associate with Valentine’s Day, it’s chocolate. More than half of those celebrating are expected to give candy this year, spending 1.8 billion dollars on sweet treats, according to the National Retail Federation. Although studies that find chocolate is good for your brain grab headlines, this Valentine’s Day consider skipping the candy and instead spending quality time with loved ones.
2014 AARP Purpose Prize Winner Mauricio Lim Miller
AARP recently announced the five winners of the AARP Purpose Prize™.  The AARP Purpose Prize™ recognizes outstanding work by people age 50 and over that is focused on advancing social good.
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Every person, regardless of age, can participate in creating a livable community. According to a newly published report from Generations United and the Eisner Foundation, opportunities that bring different generations together—even the tougher ones involving “tack[ling] critical problems” benefit the entire community.
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You like where you live. Your community is the perfect fit, you say.
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En español | Shortly after midnight on New Years Eve, the first baby boomer turned 70. Everyday, 10,000 more men and women follow, and this will go on for years to come.
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One morning last June, Colorado mom Patricia Byrne went online to read her Canton, Mass., hometown newspaper. What she read changed her life: an obituary for a 26-year-old young man who was a childhood playmate of her children. The cause of death: heroin overdose.
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En español | Today I was honored to attend the White House arrival ceremony for Pope Francis. Along with the president and the first lady, my husband and other invited guests, I witnessed firsthand the pope’s energy and style, as he dove into his much-anticipated visit to the United States.
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In theaters, one of our biggest stars plays a homeless man...at home, a fantasy with an intriguing twist on the notion of growing older.
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Let me start by saying, thank you State Sen. Debbie Smith (Nev.) for your leadership, courage and determination to fight for family caregivers and the older parents, spouses and other loved ones they help to remain in their homes.
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They clutched their binoculars and scribbled notes in their programs. They paced behind the teller windows and snagged seats just before post time. Some spent the day on their own, but most huddled in groups, talking stats, favorites and odds.
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