Jul 21, 2017AARP calls on Senators to vote ‘NO’ on pending Motion to Proceed
WASHINGTON, DC—AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond sent a letter to all 100 Senators voicing AARP’s strong opposition to the repeal and delay amendment to H.R. 1628 which would repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without a replacement. AARP reiterated its steadfast opposition to both the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) because of the devastating impact the legislation would have on Americans age 50 and older.
- Jul 20, 2017Features and videos will keep women, 40-plus, up-to-date and in-the-know
WASHINGTON, DC—AARP announced today the launch of “The Girlfriend,” a new digital publication for Gen-X women. The weekly newsletter features timely, useful and entertaining content for today’s 40-plus woman.
Jul 19, 2017AARP and Ad Council Launch New PSA Campaign to Empower Millions of Americans to Get on Track for RetirementThe Campaign Introduces an Interactive Digital Experience that Breaks Down the Challenge of Saving into Simple, Achievable Steps
NEW YORK, NY—Two in five households headed by Americans age 55-64 have no assets saved for retirement, according to the National institute on Retirement Security.* To help address this savings shortfall, AARP and the Ad Council are launching a Saving for Retirement campaign to empower people to take control of their financial futures. The integrated PSA campaign, created pro bono by FCB New York, will remind consumers they have already demonstrated the financial savvy it takes to tackle this challenge, and a new interactive online resource at AceYourRetirement.org will provide personalized tips to inspire them to take action.
Jul 18, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC—As the US House Budget Committee plans to markup the budget bill tomorrow, AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released the following statement in opposition to House Republicans’ Budget Blueprint
Jul 18, 2017Special Disrupt Aging-Focused Supplement to August Issue of The Gerontologist Features 12 Peer-Reviewed Research Papers
The ways in which negative attitudes about aging can affect people's health and quality of life are the focus of 12 peer-reviewed research papers in a new supplemental issue of The Gerontologist...
Jul 13, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC — AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins made a statement in response to the Social Security and Medicare Trustees report released today: AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins said “Social Security and...
Jul 13, 2017Urges Senate to ‘Vote No’ and Start from Scratch
WASHINGTON, DC—Today AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond reiterated AARP’s firm opposition to the latest version of the harmful Senate health bill:
“This bill may have changed but the results are the same: higher costs and less coverage for older Americans. We urge the Senate to vote ‘NO’ and start from scratch on a new health bill that lowers costs and maintains vital protections and coverage that millions of Americans count on.
Jul 11, 2017New Ads Emphasize Higher Costs, Less Coverage for Families in Alaska, Colorado, Nevada, Ohio, and West Virginia
WASHINGTON, DC—Today AARP released new television and radio ads urging five US Senators to oppose the health care bill. The new ads come as the Senate reconvenes following an Independence Day work period that further cemented the public’s desire to scrap a bill that would mean higher costs and less coverage.
Jun 30, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC—AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond issued the following response to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report issued yesterday, which further analyzed the proposed Medicaid cuts, titled Longer-Term Effects of the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 on Medicaid Spending. The report follows the CBO score issued earlier this week of the Senate health bill that predicts 15 million people would lose health coverage in 2018.
- Jun 28, 2017Plus, AARP and University of Michigan Reveal Findings from the New National Poll on Healthy Aging; AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins Addresses How Other Countries are Preparing for an Aging Population; A Practical Guide to Nurse Practitioners, and More
WASHINGTON, DC—AARP has researched and identified over $34,000 worth of all-new practical, money-saving techniques, and shares the specifics in its eight annual “99 Great Ways to Save” roundup that appears in the summer double issue of The AARP Bulletin. From the best ways to cut grocery costs, to the ideal day to buy gas, to several hidden car insurance discounts, to the most budget-friendly smartphone apps, this year’s installment offers a breadth and depth of frugality tips that will make saving even easier and more fun.