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In preparing Mom’s medication, my 90-year-old Pop would fill a syringe using the light of the kitchen window to see if the dosage was correct. He set up the nebulizer on a table with handwritten step-by-step instructions to remind him how to operate it. Today, millions of family caregivers like Pop perform complex medical tasks that at one time would have been administered only by medical professionals.
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El papa Francisco proclamó este miércoles nuevo santo de la Iglesia Católica a Junípero Serra, fraile franciscano español del siglo XVIII, quien fundó las primeras misiones de California.
AARP Foundation President Jo Ann Jenkins
In English | AARP anunció hoy que Jo Ann Jenkins fue nombrada directora ejecutiva de la asociación. Tomará las riendas de la organización de 37 millones de socios en septiembre, reemplazando al actual director ejecutivo, A. Barry Rand.
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By Susan Jaffe, Kaiser Health News. Story produced in collaboration with USA Today
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In 1987, the AIDS Memorial Quilt was started to memorialize Americans who died of AIDS. Portions of the quilt's now 48,000 panels--hand sewn by family and friends of those lost to the disease-will be displayed throughout Washington, D.C. during the month of July.
Chuck Brown
When we heard the sad news that DC go-go legend Chuck Brown had died, I called his friend and sometimes rival Joe Quarterman. Here's what he said about Chuck...
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The following is a guest post from AARP entertainment producer Steve Mencher.
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