Net Neutrality vs. Internet Fast Lanes in NY – AARP Lays out What’s at Stake for State’s Adults

Posted on 07/28/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

Advocacy | Home & Family | New York | Press For Immediate Release Monday, July 28, 2014 Contact: Chaunda Ball, 917-859-0029, cball@aarp.org David Irwin, 212-407-3718, dirwin@aarp.org Net Neutrality vs. Internet Fast Lanes in NY – AARP Lays out What’s at Stake for State’s Adults AARP Warns Fast Lanes Leave Older New Yorkers at Disadvantage; Urges FCC to Keep Internet Fair & Equal New York, NY — “Internet fast lanes” for a fee could leave older New Yorkers in the dust online, warns AARP, as the Federal Communications Commission begins analyzing …

Rep. Slaughter Moves to Ensure Women’s Health Weighted in Clinical Testing of Rx

Posted on 07/25/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing | New York | Press Contact: Erik Kriss ekriss@aarp.org; David Irwin dirwin@aarp.org AARPNY Commends Congresswoman for Co-Sponsoring Bill to Increase Testing of Drugs’ Impacts on Women ROCHESTER, New York – When it comes to clinical trials for new drugs, all things are not created equal – and Rep. Louise Slaughter of Fairport (NY-25) wants to change that. As drugs can have different effects on women and men, today, AARP New York praised the Congresswoman for taking a stand for equality in medical research by becoming one of …

AARP Wants You to Have Fun & Save Money on Long Island

Posted on 07/22/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

About AARP | Events | Home & Family | Money & Work | New York AARP is working really hard to bring you some of the best entertainment and help you save money while doing it. Join other local AARP members, volunteers and staff for entertainment and fun on Long Island this summer at a variety of local offerings and member engagement events. Here is a glimpse of the events and offers available: New York JETS – up to 32% off and a unique on field experience! (Use code GREEN14) New York Yankees – up to 50 …

AARP Praises Reps. Gibson, Higgins for Backing Medicare Home Health Care Bill

Posted on 07/3/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | New York | Press Contact: Erik Kriss ekriss@aarp.org   Hudson Valley, Western New York Congressmen Co-Sponsor Bill Allowing More Health Care Professionals to Order Home Health Services NEW YORK, New York – AARP is applauding Reps. Chris Gibson of the Hudson Valley and Brian Higgins of Western New York for signing onto a bi-partisan bill that would allow additional health care professionals to order cost-saving home health services for Medicare participants. The Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act (H.R. 2504) authorizes nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, certified nurse-midwives and physician …

Program Helps Answer: ‘What’s Next?’

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & Work | New York By Ann Levin Last summer, before he was ready to retire, William Hamer was laid off from his full-time job as director of senior services at a nonprofit community development corporation in Harlem. A longtime advocate for older people, Hamer, 67, decided to increase his volunteer work while he looked for a new job. In April he was among about a dozen volunteers trained by AARP New York to present a program called Life Reimagined to business and community groups …

Fed-up Rochesterians Urge Utility Watchdog; AARP Survey Shows Strong Support by 50+

Posted on 06/10/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Events | Money & Work | New York | Press | Volunteering Contacts: Erik Kriss, ekriss@aarp.org ; David Irwin, dirwin@aarp.org AARP Members Stressed by High Utility Bills Press for Utility Consumer Advocate ROCHESTER, New York – After a harsh winter that sent utility bills soaring, fed-up Rochester-area residents boarded a bus for Albany today to urge their Republican State senators and the State Senate’s GOP Leadership to give consumers a voice. AARP members are calling on Senators Joseph Robach, Michael Nozzolio, Michael Ranzenhofer, Patrick Gallivan and George Maziarz – who chairs the Senate …