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AARP Veterans Outreach on Your Need to Know

(August 7, 2019) Catherine Read sits down with Michael D’Ostilio and Donna Newman-Robinson, ambassadors for the Veterans Outreach program for AARP. In the first segment of the show D’Ostilio talks about how the outreach program can assist veterans in finding the resources they need as they age. He points out that Virginia has a large…

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Medicare with Ridge Multop of AARP

(Oct. 3, 2018) Catherine Read sits down with Ridge Multop, community ambassador with AARP, to discuss information regarding the Medicare program. October through December is open enrollment season, and it is important for seniors to understand the ins and outs of the system before committing to a plan. President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare into law…

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AARP 60th Anniversary with Historian Lily Liu

(Aug. 22, 2018) Catherine Read sits down with Lily Liu, Historian Emerita at the AARP, to discuss the life and legacy of Ethel Percy Andrus, Ph.D. (1884-1967), founder of the organization. (Until 1999, it was known as the American Association of Retired Persons.) As AARP marks its 60th anniversary in 2018, Liu shares important information about the history…

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AARP Speakers Bureau – Suba Saty

(Mar. 28, 2018) Catherine Read speaks with Suba Saty, facilitator for the AARP Speakers Bureau in Northern Virginia. The Speaker’s Bureau is a wonderful benefit for AARP members, as the discussion topics are wide and varied, and provide a rich resource of information. Saty is in charge of finding speakers and matching them with organizations…

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AARP – We Want to Know – Voter Engagement Program

(Oct. 11, 2017) Catherine Read talks with AARP Community Ambassador Berniece Courtenay about a new program called “We Want to Know” which was created to foster greater voter engagement. Virginia is one of only two states with an off-year Governor’s race in 2017. Along with Lt. Governor and Attorney General, there are also 100 seats…

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Center to Champion Nursing in America – Inside Scoop

(Feb. 6, 2017) Catherine Read interviews Winifred V. Quinn, PhD, Director of Advocacy & Consumer Affairs for the Center to Champion Nursing in America. The CCNA is a collaborative effort of the AARP Foundation, AARP and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Dr. Quinn talks about the hurdles facing Certified Nurse Practitioners (CNPs) in providing healthcare…

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