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  • Jul 3, 2018
    $60M investment in search for treatment signals major new priority for nation’s largest non-profit advocacy organization

    WASHINGTON, DC—On June 25, AARP announced an unprecedented investment of $60 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund (DDF) the first and largest venture fund focused on discovering and developing effective new drugs for treating dementia and ultimately a cure. Now, a special report in the July/August issue of AARP Bulletin details the scope of this healthcare issue, provides a profile of DDF, and explains why research to date has yielded so few solutions, despite tens of billions of dollars being spent.

  • AARP Launches Weekly Podcast, “An AARP Take on Today”
    Jun 29, 2018
    Anchored by Veteran Radio Host Bob Edwards, AARP Expands its Podcast Offerings with Provocative News Interview Show

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — AARP announced today the launch of “An AARP Take on Today,” a weekly podcast hosted by Bob Edwards, the original and longtime host of NPR’s flagship program “Morning Edition.” Each new episode will feature in-depth news interviews on timely topics with guest experts on health, work, money, aging, entertainment and more.

  • Jun 12, 2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 6, 2018 CONTACT: AARP Media Relations, 202-434-2560, media@aarp.org, @AARPMedia AARP Continues Push for Sound Investment Advice as SEC Files Rules, Begins Field...

  • May 30, 2018
    2 in 5 Households Approaching Retirement have No Retirement Savings.

    NEW YORK, NY, and SANTA MONICA, CA, May 30, 2018—To help address America’s retirement savings shortfall, AARP and the Ad Council have joined forces with global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LFG.A, LGF.B) to create a new public service advertisement (PSA) featuring characters and footage from the highly-anticipated film Uncle Drew from Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment label.

  • Feb 1, 2018
    Free tax preparation service celebrates 50 years and 50 million served

    WASHINGTON, DC—Beginning today and continuing through April 17, AARP Foundation is providing free tax assistance and preparation through its Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, celebrating its 50th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service. Since its inception, the program has served more than 50 million taxpayers.

  • Jan 5, 2018

    WASHINGTON, DC—Today, AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement on employment discrimination in the digital era:

  • Jan 3, 2018
    ‘Interview an Advisor’ Guides Process with Questions about Qualifications and Standards

    WASHINGTON, DC—Investors seeking services from a professional financial advisor will benefit from a free online tool, AARP Interview an Advisor™, launched today by AARP and the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA).

  • Dec 19, 2017
    AARP opposes tax bill because of negative impact on older adults

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP sent a letter to all members of the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives raising its concerns with significant shortcomings in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act as well as highlighting some important provisions for older Americans.

  • Nov 30, 2017
    Millions of Older Americans Would See Tax Hikes or No Tax Relief, Millions More May See Their Health Care Premiums Rise

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP today sent a letter to the U.S. Senate expressing concerns about tens of billions of dollars in potential cuts to Medicare next year alone, as well as potential tax increases or little or no tax relief for older Americans. The full text of the letter to the Senate is below:

  • Nov 16, 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC—Today AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement in response to the U.S. House passage of the tax bill:

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