Looking to Chow Down and Not Gain Weight? AARP Offers Some Hope
Food
Looking to Chow Down and Not Gain Weight? AARP Offers Some Hope
2023-01-24 16:58:06
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — We all think of January as our “makeover” month. Diets start, exercise equipment gets an extra look and when the weather is good, walks get just a little bit longer. Still, for most of us, dropping unwanted pounds... Read More

Your Medications May Be Hurting Your Teeth
Health
Your Medications May Be Hurting Your Teeth
2022-10-05 19:30:33
by TWN Staff

WASHINGTON — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly seven in 10 adults between the ages of 40 and 79 used at least one prescription drug in the past 30 days in the United States, and approximately... Read More

Older Adults Should Take Calcium, Vitamins D and B12
Aging
Older Adults Should Take Calcium, Vitamins D and B12
2022-09-12 13:58:38
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — An update from the American Association of Retired Persons suggests if older adults feel compelled to take a daily supplement, they should take calcium and vitamins D and B12, while eschewing such “overhyped” supplements as vitamins E and... Read More

AARP Poll Suggests Midterms Will Be Nailbiters
Opinion Polls
AARP Poll Suggests Midterms Will Be Nailbiters
2022-07-25 20:40:10
by Natalie McCormick

WASHINGTON — A new poll of likely voters in the 56 most competitive congressional districts in this year’s midterm elections found that tight races will be commonplace, with Republicans currently holding an edge over Democrats with a sizable cohort of... Read More

AARP Endorses Bipartisan Bill Protecting Older Workers
Employment
AARP Endorses Bipartisan Bill Protecting Older Workers
2021-03-22 15:53:32
by TWN Staff

WASHINGTON - AARP has endorsed bipartisan legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would strengthen protections against age discrimination in the workplace. The Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act is intended to reverse a 2009 U.S. Supreme Court decision... Read More

Battleground States Voters Age 50 and Over Still Closely Divided on Election
Opinion Polls
Battleground States Voters Age 50 and Over Still Closely Divided on Election
2020-09-10 21:19:52
by Reece Nations

Two sets of public opinion surveys commissioned by AARP across 11 key battleground states found a majority of likely voters aged 50 and older plan to cast their ballots either absentee or during the early voting period this election cycle.... Read More

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