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  • Jun 22, 2017
    Vows to Hold Senators Accountable for Bill That Hurts Older Americans

    WASHINGTON, DC — AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released the following statement today in response to the Senate bill which imposes an “Age Tax” on older adults, increases...

  • Jun 21, 2017
    Winner to Receive $10,000; Six Finalists From Around the World Also Announced

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP announced today that HomeEXCEPT Inc. has been selected as the Grand Prize winner of the AARP Innovation Champion Awards competition for its service Smart Sensors for EXCEPTional Peace of Mind, a platform that allows family members to monitor loved ones by using thermal sensors used to track movement.

  • Jun 20, 2017
    Ads Complement Age Tax TV & New Social Media Ad Focused on Bill Crafted in Secrecy

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP today released a new radio ad urging seven Senators to oppose the health care bill because it would strip coverage away from millions of Americans. The radio ads launching this week ask constituents to contact U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Dean Heller (R-NV), Rob Portman (R-OH), and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), to ask their Senators to vote ‘NO’ on the health care bill.

  • Jun 20, 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today at the annual HxRefactored conference, Jody Holtzman, Senior Vice President of Market Innovation at AARP, will announce the launch of the Caregiver Quality of Life...

  • Jun 14, 2017
    Washington State and Minnesota are top-ranked states again, but all states lag in helping care for the growing populations of people aging and living with disabilities.

    WASHINGTON, DC—With baby boomers beginning to turn 80 in 2026, states must accelerate the pace of improving long-term services and supports (LTSS) for older people and adults with disabilities, according to AARP’s new state scorecard released today. The report, Picking Up The Pace of Change: A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities, and Family Caregivers (“Scorecard”), shows that although most states have made some progress, the pace of change overall remains too slow and has not kept up with demographic demands.

  • Jun 13, 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC—Eight prominent patient, provider and consumer advocate groups announced today they are joining forces to host a series of events in states across the country to highlight the need to protect patient access to affordable and adequate care as the health debate continues in Washington, DC.

  • Jun 12, 2017
    Steps Up Opposition to Harmful Health Bill with Visits to Capitol Hill, Phone Calls, Social Media

    WASHINGTON, DC — AARP today announced new television ads against the Age Tax and other provisions in the health care bill, urging 11 U.S. Senators in eight states to “vote No” on the...

  • Jun 12, 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP’s IT department has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT by IDG’s Computerworld for the second consecutive year. Computerworld gives the award to organizations that challenge their IT staff, while providing great benefits and competitive compensation, and ample opportunities for growth. This year AARP ranked an outstanding number 4 among midsize organizations up from number 16 from last year.

  • Jun 8, 2017
    More Companies Respond to the Growing Needs of Working Caregivers With Expert Resources, Flexible Work Arrangements, Paid Time Off, Online Tools, and High-Touch Services

    WASHINGTON, DC— Today, AARP and the Respect A Caregiver’s Time Coalition (ReACT) released a new report, “Supporting Working Caregivers: Case Studies of Promising Practices,” which points...

  • Jun 6, 2017
    Aging Readiness and Competitiveness (ARC) Report Looks at Challenges, Opportunities Presented by Massive Growth of Age-60-Plus Population Globally and Ways 12 Nations Are Addressing Them

    WASHINGTON, DC and PARIS—A comprehensive new report, released today by AARP, examines the preparedness levels of 12 nations -- Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Israel, Japan, Korea, Mexico, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States -- for the profound challenges their societies and economies face as the number of people age-60-and-up in their populations more than doubles over the next generation, as is projected to happen by 2050, by the United Nations, the World Bank and others.

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