Mar 26, 2020
WASHINGTON—AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins released the following statement on the bipartisan agreement on the coronavirus stimulus package, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES)...
Mar 19, 2020Letter Endorses New Senate Bill, S.3535, to Delay Filing Date
WASHINGTON—Today AARP called on the federal government to extend the income tax filing deadline until July 15, 2020, because of the threat of coronavirus; the need to follow public health...
Mar 14, 2020
WASHINGTON—AARP released the following statement today on the bipartisan coronavirus package and House passage of HR 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Said AARP Executive Vice...
- Jan 30, 2020Multi-Generational Workforces Add Major Value, Study Notes
WASHINGTON – Age discrimination against people age 50 and older robbed the economy of $850 billion in 2018, a new AARP report has found. Research by AARP and the Economist Intelligence Unit...
Jan 15, 2020Senate Consideration of POWADA Is Urged
WASHINGTON—AARP praised the U.S. House of Representatives’ vote today approving bipartisan legislation to combat age discrimination — the “Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination...
Dec 18, 2019Findings Show Women 50-plus Are Concerned about Health Care, Drug Prices and Economy
WASHINGTON—Today AARP released the findings of a nationwide poll that explores the priorities and concerns of a key group of voters that could help determine the 2020 presidential election and...
- Nov 11, 2019Research Finds Unexpected Money Emergencies & Imprudent Responses Are Common
Reacting to new research that shows one-half of adults have experienced an unexpected financial challenge in the past year, AARP today launched AARP MoneyMap™, a free online tool that helps consumers deal with unanticipated financial emergencies.
- Oct 24, 2019AARP and the Ad Council Launch “Tribute to Our Sheroes” Retirement Savings Campaign to Give Black Women Free Personalized Retirement Savings Tips
NEW YORK–AARP and the Ad Council have teamed up to launch the “Tribute to Our Sheroes” retirement savings campaign to help Black women boost their retirement savings. Launching October 24th, “
- Oct 17, 2019Incidence of Financial Exploitation Greatly Declines with BankSafe Training, Says First-of-its-Kind Report from AARP and Virginia TechAnalysis shows BankSafe-trained employees save 12 times more money than their peers
Dedicated training for employees of banks and credit unions significantly strengthens the ability to stop financial exploitation incidents before money leaves consumers’ accounts, according to a first-of-its-kind research report published by AARP and Virginia Tech’s Center for Gerontology.
- Oct 10, 2019
AARP Chief Executive Officer Jo Ann Jenkins released the following statement in response to today’s announcement of the 2020 cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) in Social Security benefits.