Long Islanders to Foot $4.4 M Bill for PSEG to Push for Residential Electric Rate Hike

Posted on 03/6/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Finances 50+ | Money & Work | Press Consumers Pick Up Utility’s Rate Case Expenses– But Lack Own Seat at Table NEW YORK, New York – Long Island’s residential utility ratepayers – who already pay among the highest electric bills in the nation – are footing PSEG’s $4.4 million bill to push its proposed electric rate hike on them. PSEG is hitting up Long Island ratepayers for its costs to lobby the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) for a nearly 12 percent proposed electric rate hike over three …

Buffalo, Get Discounted Tickets to Phantom of the Opera this March

Posted on 03/6/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Community | Events | Home & Family | Local Resources | Money & Work | Press Enjoy a night of theatre at the Shea’s Performing Art Center and get to know us while connecting with AARP members, friends and neighbors. We hope to see you there. AARP members & their guests save 10% off three performances at Shea’s Performing Arts Center: March 25, 2015 at 7:30pm March 26, 2015 at 7:30pm March 29, 2015 at 7:00pm You can purchase tickets online* using promo code MEMBER. *This is not an AARP event. Any information you provide to the …

Rochester, Get Discounted Tickets to See Annie – March 10 and 11

Posted on 03/6/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Home & Family | Money & Work | Press Enjoy a night of theatre at the Rochester Auditorium Theatre and get to know us while connecting with AARP members, friends and neighbors. We hope to see you there. AARP members & their guests save 20% off two performances at the Rochester Broadway Theatre League: March 10, 2015 at 7:30pm March 11, 2015 at 7:30pm You can purchase tickets online* using promo code ORPHAN. *This is not an AARP event. Any information you provide to the host organization will be …

AARP Lauds Stringer for Move to Help Struggling Workers Save for Retirement

Posted on 03/5/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Finances 50+ | Money & Work | Press AARP NY Commends NYC Comptroller for Tackling Worsening Problem NEW YORK, New York – Statement by Beth Finkel, New York State Director for AARP: “It’s disturbing that 59 percent of New York City residents ages 25 to 64 lack access to a retirement savings plan through their employer, and it’s shocking that 40 percent of city dwellers 55-64 have less than $10,000 in liquid assets for retirement, as research from The New School shows. This is a crisis that threatens …

Little Guidance Given to Caregivers

Posted on 03/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving | Health & Wellbeing By Ann Levin When Joan Long was discharged from the hospital to a rehab facility and then sent home in January 2013, she had a new colostomy, a major abdominal wound, a complicated schedule of medications, and cognitive impairment stemming from prior treatment for a brain tumor. At no point in the discharge process did the medical staff sit down with her caregivers, Sarah Marques and Katie Patterson, and map out how to help Long manage by herself in her …

Poca orientación para los cuidadores

Posted on 03/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Caregiving | Español | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family Por Ann Levin Cuando Joan Long fue dada de alta del hospital e ingresada en un centro de rehabilitación para luego ser reenviada a su hogar en enero del 2013, llevaba consigo una nueva colostomía, una importante herida abdominal, un complicado calendario de medicamentos y un deterioro cognitivo a raíz de un tratamiento anterior por un tumor cerebral. No hubo ningún momento durante todo el proceso para darla de alta en que algún miembro del personal médico se sentara con …