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  • Dec 17, 2014
    Practicality plays a lead role in achieving life’s goals and New Year’s resolutions; Life Reimagined launches tools to help

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—According to a survey conducted by Life Reimagined, in association with Luntz Global, financial security tops the list of changes that would increase one’s happiness. With the...

  • Dec 10, 2014

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP Senior Vice President Joyce Rogers released this statement in opposition to the Kline-Miller amendment to the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015,...

  • Dec 3, 2014
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    December 3, 2014 Dear Representative: On behalf of AARP’s nearly 38 million members, we urge that you do not adopt as part of year-end spending legislation a proposal that impairs a fundamental...

  • Nov 21, 2014
    FCC Action Would Protect Older Households in the Transition

    WASHINGTON, DC — The following statement was issued today by Joyce Rogers, AARP Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, following Federal Communications Commission approval of a “Notice of...

  • Sep 11, 2014

    ALEXANDRIA, VA– The National Credit Union Administration will team up with AARP to work on a series of initiatives aimed at promoting financial education and outreach, helping consumers achieve...

  • Jul 15, 2014

    Washington (July 15, 2014) — Abandoning net neutrality in favor of Internet “fast lanes” would jeopardize future innovation and core consumer protections, AARP said today in comments filed...

  • Jun 24, 2014
    Older adults lose $2.9 billion each year to fraud

    WASHINGTON — AARP and the American Bankers Association’s Community Engagement Foundation have announced their intentions to work together to protect the financial security of older Americans...

  • May 21, 2014
    Issues Include Bipartisan Older Americans Act, Medicare, Age Discrimination, Transportation Safety and More

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, in the midst of Older Americans Month, AARP volunteers and staff from every state visited Capitol Hill to urge their elected representatives to back bills, including the...

  • Apr 30, 2014

    Washington, DC – A new AARP survey of employers shows overwhelming support for requiring the advice provided to workers who participate in 401(k)-type retirement plans to be in their best...

  • Apr 7, 2014
    Longer Unemployment and Age Discrimination Have Harmful Impact on Older Workers

    Washington, DC –Today AARP applauded passage of a bipartisan agreement authored by U.S. Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Dean Heller (R-NV) to reauthorize emergency unemployment insurance (UI)...

  • Mar 31, 2014
    By Edna Kane-Williams AARP Vice President, Multicultural Markets and Engagement

    The National Urban League’s 2014 State of Black America report is interestingly titled “One Nation Underemployed: Jobs Rebuild America.” The annual report shows gross racial disparities in...

  • Mar 4, 2014
    Urges Responsible Health Savings, Pleased Social Security a Separate Conversation

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP Executive Vice President Nancy A. LeaMond released the following statement in reaction to President Obama’s FY2015 budget proposal: “As AARP reviews the details of the...

  • Feb 20, 2014
    Social Security Benefit Cut Would Have Impacted Millions

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP Executive Vice President Nancy A. LeaMond released the following statement in reaction to reports that the Social Security benefit cut called Chained CPI would not be in...

  • Jan 29, 2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, AARP sent the following letter to members of Congress on the Farm Bill urging support for the reported Conference Agreement and a commitment to restoring access to...

  • Jan 23, 2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, AARP Senior Vice President Joyce Rogers released the following statement in support of bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Older Americans Act (H.R. 3850):...

  • Jan 23, 2014
    John Wider, President and CEO of AARP Services, Inc. since 2008, announced today that he will retire when his contract expires at the end of 2014.

    WASHINGTON – John Wider, President and CEO of AARP Services, Inc. since 2008, announced today that he will retire when his contract expires at the end of 2014. AARP Services, Inc. (ASI) is a...

  • Jan 15, 2014
    The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink finds that one in three American women lives on or over the brink of poverty

    Washington, D.C. — Maria Shriver, the Center for American Progress, and AARP released the results of a comprehensive new poll that tests attitudes toward public policies that support women and...

  • Jan 8, 2014
    Reporting and examining the new American reality: 1 in 3 American women lives on or over the brink of poverty

    LOS ANGELES — In an era when women have solidified their position as half of the U.S. workforce and a whopping two-thirds of the primary or co-breadwinners in American families, the reality is...

  • Jan 2, 2014
    By Edna Kane-Williams, AARP Vice President, Multicultural Markets and Engagement

    That new job, hobby or even new business that has always been in the back of your mind - imagine actually pursuing it this year. Imagine retiring from one job, maybe resting for a while, then starting

  • Dec 13, 2013
    AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond offered the following statement in reaction to the budget agreement passed yesterday evening by the U.S. House of Representatives:

    WASHINGTON – AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond offered the following statement in reaction to the budget agreement passed yesterday evening by the U.S. House of Representatives:...

  • Nov 25, 2013
    Only One Third of Americans Close to Retirement Age Have Taken Steps to Save for Major Expense

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, AARP launched a free online Health Care Costs Calculator, a major addition to their Ready for Retirement suite of planning tools. In a survey accompanying the release of...

  • Sep 30, 2013
    Members of Congress, Business Leaders Discuss Challenges and Opportunities

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The unique financial challenges facing Boomer women were the focus of an engaging forum today, with AARP Financial Ambassador and personal finance expert Jean Chatzky leading...

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