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  • Jun 3, 2019
    Images from joint effort with Magnum Photos now on display in AARP the Magazine and online

    A New Age, a nearly year-long global photojournalism project that documents the evolving face of aging, has made its premier in the June/July issue of AARP The Magazine, the nation’s most read print publication, with over 38 million readers. At the same time, a more expansive version of the photo project is appearing at aarp.org/newage.

  • Apr 8, 2019
    Research Finds That Age of First-Time Grandparents Rises from 47 to 50; Number of Grandparents in Workforce Increases from 24 to 40 Percent

    AARP released its Grandparents Today National Survey highlighting the latest trends among grandparents in the United States. Since 2001 the number of grandparents has grown by 24 percent from 56 million to 70 million. The research found that grandparents spend an average of $2,562 annually on their grandchildren, equaling approximately $179 billion dollars per year. The youngest grandparent is about 38 years old, with 50 being the average age of becoming a first-time grandparent.

  • Mar 20, 2019
    Five-episode series premieres Tuesdays through April 9 on AARP’s YouTube Channel

    AARP Studios’ latest original YouTube series Road to Wizdom celebrates the new Washington Wizards’ Wizdom Dance Team comprised of people 50-plus years of age. The inspiring five-episode video series captures the nail-biting journey as aspiring dancers audition for the Wizdom team.

  • Dec 4, 2018

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, AARP Travel released the results of its annual travel trend survey, examining travel behaviors, expectations and planning among Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millennials....

  • Oct 16, 2018
    New study shows health benefits experienced during all stages of travel

    WASHINGTON, DC—Today, AARP Travel released the results of its latest study, examining the health and wellness benefits of leisure travel. According to the survey, those who travel reported better emotional and physical health and improved relationships and productivity at work. Additionally, overall well-being is one of the biggest advantages of travel, with the benefits starting during the initial travel planning phase and extending well beyond the trip. The longest lasting travel benefit reported is improved relationships with loved ones – lasting six weeks on average.

  • Aug 8, 2018

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP today is launching “Sisters from AARP,” a new digital newsletter celebrating Gen-X and Baby Boomer African American women. The weekly newsletter, reaching subscribers...

  • Dec 15, 2017
    Barbara Hannah Grufferman. ISBN: 978-1-4262-1832-3 | On Sale: Feb. 6, 2018 | Trade Paper | $19.99. An inspiring guide to look, feel, and be your best, one small step at a time.

    WASHINGTON, DC—With both wisdom and wit, Barbara Hannah Grufferman challenges readers to take control of their lives in her new book, Love Your Age: The Small-Step Solution to a Better, Longer, Happier Life (National Geographic/AARP, February 2018). Here Grufferman, a nationally recognized advocate for positive living, offers small, practical tips—backed by science—encouraging readers to become their best selves. With frank advice about everything from health to relationships to sex to plastic surgery, Grufferman motivates readers to stay driven and committed to achieving their personal goals. Free of hype, this book is for anyone who has ever thought:

  • Nov 28, 2017
    Increasing number of Baby Boomers look to escape their daily routines for relaxing, rejuvenating getaways

    WASHINGTON, DC—A new survey released today from AARP Travel finds Baby Boomers report fewer vacation barriers heading into 2018 (20% report no barriers compared to 12% in 2017) with a stronger urge to relax and rejuvenate (up from 38% to 49%). The annual AARP Travel Trends survey also finds that international travelers want to see things from a local’s perspective with nearly half reporting interest in touring with a local (49% compared to 40% in 2017).

  • May 25, 2017
    Staying Sharp and Chef Thomas Show Users How to Maintain and Help Improve Brain Health through Recipes and Tips

    WASHINGTON, DC – Staying Sharp, a subscription-based brain health platform from AARP, announces Daniel Thomas, acclaimed chef, author and philanthropist, as their newest AARP Healthy Living...

  • Feb 28, 2017
    AARP Travel survey unveils positive physical and mental effects baby boomers feel when creating and accomplishing items on travel bucket list

    Today, AARP Travel releases the results of its latest study, diving into the emotional, mental and physical benefits of creating a travel-related bucket list. According to the survey, nearly 4 out...

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