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  • Sep 27, 2022
    Lower 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, 2022
    New 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, 2022
    Allowing 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, 2022
    Nearly 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.

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    Jun 14, 2022
    Retirement 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, 2022
    Americans 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, 2022
    Seniors 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.

  • Apr 11, 2022
    Major grassroots and advertising campaign will target legislators during recess

    As members of Congress return to their districts for Easter recess, AARP is kicking off a new phase of its Fair Drug Prices Now campaign and pushing lawmakers to advance the prescription drug pricing provisions, including allowing Medicare to negotiate, already passed by the House, as a top priority when they return.

  • Mar 15, 2022
    Global Council on Brain Health Outlines Steps to Encourage Behavior Changes

    There is strong scientific evidence that behavior changes and lifestyle habits can have a positive impact on brain health – yet many adults struggle to implement such changes. In a new report released today, “How to Sustain Brain Healthy Behaviors: Applying Lessons of Public Health and Science to Drive Change,” the Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH) outlines how individuals, communities and policymakers can all take steps to support brain health.

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