- Dec 5, 2019Over 4 million Americans at risk of surprise tax increase if medical expense deduction not extended.
WASHINGTON—AARP Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Bill Sweeney released the following statement calling on Congress to extend and make permanent the medical expense deduction before...
- Dec 3, 2019Bill Would Improve Weaknesses in Caller ID Cited in Recent AARP Survey
WASHINGTON—AARP today announced its endorsement of the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act (S. 151), legislation that would help reduce illegal and unwanted robocalls and significantly reduce the risk from consumer fraud schemes.
- Dec 3, 2019AARP and Public Private Strategies Share New Small Business Guide to Support Family Caregiver Employees
WASHINGTON—For National Family Caregivers Month, AARP and Public Private Strategies developed a free Small Business Caregiving Online Resource Guide to help small business owners create family...
- Dec 2, 2019AARP Shares Secrets to a Longer, Healthier Life and Tackles the Loneliness Epidemic, Revealing Medical Causes and Remedies for the Growing Condition
LOS ANGELES—Loneliness is reaching epidemic proportions in America, particularly among those over 50, but there is hope for the issue coming from surprising places: scientific laboratories. This month’s issue of ATM includes a look at the new science of loneliness: who is most likely to succumb to it, the effects it has on physical health and surprising new approaches to tackle the problem that go far beyond simply more social interaction.
- Dec 2, 2019AARP Bulletin Profiles 5 Cities That Are Innovating New Ways to Retain and Serve Americans of All Ages
WASHINGTON—Are you searching for a better lifestyle? Read up on these five American cities, each of which is taking bold steps to become more livable for residents of all ages. In this month’s Bulletin, AARP profiles communities that are showing courage, foresight and commitment to becoming more viable and affordable for its older residents – and investing in changes that serve its younger citizens as well.
- Nov 26, 2019The Best Movies for Grownups to be Honored at the Annual Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday, January 11
AARP The Magazine today announced the nominees for the upcoming 19th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards, with A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Bombshell, Little Women, Marriage Story, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, The Farewell, The Irishman, and The Two Popes contending for Best Picture/Best Movie for Grownups category. For nearly two decades, AARP’s MFG program has championed movies for grownups, by grownups, by advocating for the 50-plus audience, fighting industry ageism, and encouraging films that resonate with older viewers. Annette Bening will receive the esteemed Movies for Grownups® Career Achievement Award.
- Nov 25, 2019Multi-Award-Winning Actress Annette Bening Discusses Personal and Professional Freedom in the December/January Issue of AARP The MagazineThe Unstoppable Film Star Will Receive the Career Achievement Award at AARP’s Star-Studded 19th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards on January 11 in Beverly Hills
Two-time Golden Globe®-winner, Screen Actors Guild Award®-winner and four-time Academy Award®-nominee, Annette Bening opens up on the importance of family, professional freedom and navigating aging in Hollywood in an exclusive interview for the December/January issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM). On January 11, Bening will receive the 2019 Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award at AARP The Magazine’s 19th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards, airing on Sunday, January 19 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and streaming the following day on pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps.
- Nov 20, 2019National Kidney Foundation and the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality receive grants for proposals to improve health care of older adults.
WASHINGTON—AARP is pleased to announce that the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality are the winners of the 2019 AARP Quality...
- Nov 14, 2019New AARP Report Looks at Key Issues and Emerging Trends in Family Caregiving
WASHINGTON — Approximately 41 million unpaid family caregivers provided an estimated 34 billion hours of care — worth a staggering $470 billion — to their parents, spouses, partners, and...
- Nov 13, 2019
WASHINGTON—Retail prices for 267 brand-name drugs commonly used by older adults surged by an average of 5.8% in 2018, more than twice the general inflation rate of 2.4%, according to new AARP...