Feb 7, 2023
AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s State of the Union speech this evening
Feb 2, 2023
To help lessen the impact of social isolation on Valentine’s Day, Wish of a Lifetime from AARP’s 10th annual Cupid Crew will hand deliver over 100,000 roses to older adults.
Sep 27, 2022Lower Premiums and Deductibles Will Help Seniors with Rising Costs Due to Inflation
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2023 premiums and deductibles for the Medicare Part B programs earlier today. Medicare Part B premiums will decrease by $5.20 to $164.90 next year, and deductibles will decrease $7 to $226. AARP had called for CMS to lower Part B premiums following a decline in the price and coverage of Aduhelm, which accounted for half of the premium increase in 2022.
Aug 16, 2022New Rule Could Help Millions of Consumers with Lower Cost Options for Moderate Hearing Loss
The Food and Drug Administration today announced the creation of a new category of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids – a move that is expected to lower costs for many consumers and help those with mild to moderate hearing loss.
Aug 12, 2022Allowing Medicare to Negotiate Lower Drug Prices is a Major Victory for Older Americans
AARP issued the following statement from Jo Ann Jenkins, AARP Chief Executive Officer, following the House passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022
Jun 29, 2022
WASHINGTON— AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement in response to reports that the U.S. Senate is ready to advance a...
Jun 22, 2022Nearly Two Thirds of Respondents Age 50+ Say They Are Discriminated Against Regularly
Today AARP announced the results of its annual survey, Mirror/Mirror: Women’s Reflections on Beauty, Age and Media™. The study reveals that women who experience discrimination regularly rate their current mental health lower, on average, than those who do not, and that age, race, ethnicity and/or skin tone, as well as weight are the most common types of discrimination reported.
- Jun 14, 2022New AARP Survey Shows Older LGBTQ Adults Are Worried About Discrimination and Lack of Support as They AgeRetirement Savings, Discrimination, and Social Support are Top Concerns
A new AARP national survey shows many LGBTQ adults age 45 and over have concerns about aging, with worries about having enough money in retirement, discrimination and a lack of family support topping the list.
Jun 1, 2022Older Adults Favor a Good Quality Life Over a Long Life, According to New Research from AARP and National Geographic PartnersAmericans Are Redefining Health in the Second Half of Life and Doing More to Stay Healthy as They Age
While three-quarters or more of those 60 and over have at least one serious health condition, nearly half rate their health as very good or excellent, according to new research from AARP in collaboration with National Geographic Partners.
May 19, 2022AARP People’s Hearing Highlights Real Life Stories of Prescription Drug Affordability, Calls on Congress to Pass ReformSeniors from Across the United States Highlight the Need for Congress to Act
AARP hosted a “People’s Hearing” on prescription drugs May 18, featuring seniors from across the United States who struggle to afford their medications along with other basic needs. In addition to sharing how the cost of prescription drugs affects them, participants urged Congress to act now and pass needed reforms.