April 14, 1995 |
In the lull until the summer tourism season kicks in, hotels are trying to find novel ways to provide discounts to groups. The Best Western Bay Shores Inn, a Balboa Boulevard motel in Newport Beach, is offering a 25% discount to American Assn. of Retired Persons members. The Best Western chain is also offering a senior citizen incentive program that includes discounts on Amtrak travel and gourmet food.
May 17, 1990
The following list of recommended publications on the subject of nutrition in the later years is from A Guide for Food and Nutrition in Later Years, published by the Society for Nutrition Education in cooperation with National Retired Teachers Assn. and the American Assn. of Retired Persons. A Diet for Living, J. May, Pocket Books Inc., New York, 1976 ($1.95 at bookstores).
January 27, 1990 |
"Scared to death" of the costs of nursing home care, most older Americans are willing to pay $50 a month for a government insurance program covering long-term care, according to a study for the American Assn. of Retired Persons. The report should help policy makers trying to craft a solution to the long-term care problem, said Horace Deets of the AARP. The fledgling market for private long-term care insurance has grown in recent years, with about 1.3 million policies sold by mid-1989.
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October 3, 1996 |
The American Assn. of Retired Persons is offering an eight-hour refresher course at South Coast Outpatient Center for drivers aged 50 or older. Participants can improve driving skills and will be issued a certificate that may help them obtain lower auto insurance rates. The fee for the course, taught in two four-hour sessions, is $8. Sessions are from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. next Tuesday and Thursday. Information: (714) 498-3322.
May 4, 1993 |
The country's most powerful senior citizens group is calling on its 33 million members to swamp the White House with letters demanding that long-term care for the elderly and disabled be part of the President's health reform package. The White House considers the support of the American Assn. of Retired Persons crucial to selling its health reform plan, but it is wrestling with the enormous price of sheltering families from long-term health care costs.
March 3, 1985 |
About 40 organizations representing labor, business, the elderly, hospitals, doctors and nurses said Saturday that they would lobby Congress to oppose the Administration's proposed Medicare and Medicaid cuts. The organizations, including the American Assn. of Retired Persons, the American Dental Assn., the American Hospital Assn., the American Medical Assn. and the American Nurses Assn.
December 1, 1994
Volunteers are needed to help provide a free tax filing program for senior citizens at centers throughout Los Angeles County. Volunteers will be trained by professional tax instructors at classes offered at several locations in the San Gabriel Valley. Volunteers must commit to at least four hours a week. A stipend will be provided for expenses. The service is provided by the American Assn. of Retired Persons, the Internal Revenue Service and the Franchise Tax Board and will be available Feb.