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  • Sep 16, 2021
    Carlos Santana, Edward James Olmos, and More Pay Tribute to Important U.S. Latino Historical Figures In Special October/November Issue

    To mark Hispanic Heritage Month, AARP The Magazine (ATM) pays tribute to 10 iconic Latino Americans who have made lasting and important contributions to their community and country.

  • Sep 1, 2021
    September Issue Offers a Handbook On How To Get Heard and Better Served by Retailers, Government Agencies and Other Bureaucracies

    In the new issue of AARP Bulletin, top professionals in customer care explain exactly what to do to get the good treatment and fair outcome you want and deserve, reveal whether loyalty to a company provides any tangible benefits, and detail when relying on human interaction might actually NOT be to your benefit.

  • Jamie Lee Curtis on the cover of the August/September 2021 issue of AARP The Magazine
    Aug 2, 2021
    Also: An Oral History of 9/11; surprising revelations from cover star Jamie Lee Curtis; and an Inside Look at America’s Top Phone Fraud

    WASHINGTON—In a jam-packed August/September issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM), cover star Jamie Lee Curtis offers special lessons from the “Jamie University”; first responders share their stories for the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks; top home improvement pros offer suggestions on how to make your house a forever home; and this month’s Fraud Watch warns of a new, sinister robocall scam on the rise.

  • Jul 28, 2021
    Bursting with Ideas and Hungry to Learn and Try New Things, the 62-year-old Actress is Again Hitting A Creative Stride

    LOS ANGELES—California native Jamie Lee Curtis has spent more of her life in front of the camera than not, with several prestigious accolades including two Golden Globes, a BAFTA, a star on the...

  • Jul 1, 2021
    The 12th Annual Edition of “99 Great Ways to Save” Reveals All-New Tricks and Tools for Slashing Costs and Lowering Bills

    AARP’s “99 Great Ways to Save” is back with a brand-new roundup of savings advice for a vastly changed post-pandemic retail marketplace. This year’s curated list offers money-saving tips that blend old-fashioned clever frugality with the latest tools and resources for saving thousands of dollars each year in this new world of shopping.

  • Jun 7, 2021

    In the June/July 2021 issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM), cover star Matthew McConaughey shares his love of storytelling, explains his decision to stop acting in romantic comedies, and discusses his family’s philosophy of “outlaw logic.” Plus, in a personal essay, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the lessons he’s learned on and off the court; AARP financial experts provide a “must-have” preparedness guide for financial emergencies; and we take a nostalgic look back at 40 years of the game-changing music video channel, MTV.

  • Jun 1, 2021
    The June 2021 Issue Offers a Bird’s-Eye View of How Extreme Weather Affects Readers’ Health, Wealth, Home and Lifestyles

    In this month’s AARP Bulletin special report, we sit down with dozens of experts to get the full picture on how climate change already is affecting insurance rates, allergy levels, home values, travel opportunities and even our ability to go outdoors for a walk.

  • May 26, 2021
    The Prolific Actor Reveals His Secrets to Discovering Joy, Raising a Family, Taking Risks and Always Finding a Place to Dance

    In an exclusive interview with AARP The Magazine for the June/July 2021 issue, the 51-year-old Academy Award®–winning actor candidly reflects on the diverse array of characters that he has played, his important role as a father, stepping down from his position as the “King of Rom-Coms” and more.

  • May 3, 2021
    May 2021 Issue Offers Specific Advice from Leading Experts on Returning to a Healthier Lifestyle and Living Longer, Stronger, Better

    AARP talked with dozen health experts to get their guidance on ways to replace bad habits with better ones. They provided 60 detailed actions you can choose from to return to a healthy lifestyle, both physically and mentally. Our specialists provide tips to help you in all facets of your health, from shaking off stress to getting a better night's rest.

  • Apr 2, 2021
    PLUS: Sharon Stone, Jackson Browne And Rare Interviews With The Titans Of The Gaming Industry

    In this issue of AARP The Magazine: All-new conversations with Michael Douglas, Jackson Browne and Sharon Stone, plus a particularly timely health report to help all Americans over 50 recover from the physical and mental effects of a year living with a pandemic. You’ll also find a wide range of smart money information, clever meal prep ideas, what’s next up on TV and in the movies, and much more.

  • April 2021 Issue of AARP Bulletin
    Apr 1, 2021
    April Issue Profiles a Mysterious Vigilante Who Spies on Scammers and Reveals Exactly How and Why Frauds Succeed – or Fail

    In this month’s issue, we follow an online vigilante into the world of international fraud and learn his strategies for how to stay one step ahead of the scammers.

  • Mar 28, 2021
    Appearances by George Clooney, Sophia Loren, Anthony Hopkins, Andra Day, Catherine O’Hara, Mark Ruffalo, Jodie Foster, Demián Bichir, Aaron Sorkin, Hoda Kotb, Milo Ventimiglia, Lee Daniels and more

    On Sunday, March 28, AARP The Magazine’s Movies for Grownups Awards® premiered on Great Performances on PBS, and the PBS Video app where it now streams. This is the fourth consecutive year the awards have been broadcast on PBS in a co-production with Great Performances and AARP Studios.

  • Michael Douglas appears on the cover of AARP The Magazine's April/May Issue
    Mar 25, 2021

    WASHINGTON—With an award-winning career in entertainment spanning 50-plus years, Michael Douglas is an icon, but he also holds important titles as a father, grandfather, husband, friend and mentor. The Hollywood vet recalls powerful advice, pivotal college moments and more in his AARP The Magazine cover story.

  • Mar 2, 2021
    Dozens of Top Experts Share Lessons of the Past Year and How They Can Lead to Positive Change for Older Americans in the March Issue

    WASHINGTON—For a year, our country has been embroiled in not one but three crises: the COVID-19 pandemic, an economic meltdown and one of the most fraught political transitions in our history....

  • Feb 8, 2021
    2020’s Best Movies and TV for Grownups to be Honored on March 28 on PBS

    WASHINGTON—AARP The Magazine has announced the nominees for the upcoming Movies for Grownups® Awards, with Minari, Nomadland, One Night in Miami, The Trial of the Chicago 7, and The United...

  • Feb 4, 2021
    Plus, George Clooney Talks Aging, A Special Report on the Dangers of Online Romance, Tips to Get Taxes Done Remotely and much more inside a special issue of AARP The Magazine
  • Jan 29, 2021
    In his first interview ever with AARP The Magazine, this year’s recipient of the AARP Movies For Grownups® Career Achievement award discusses his life post-accident, graceful aging, and his sources of joy and fear

    George Clooney Gets Serious (Not Really) In his first interview ever with AARP The Magazine, this year’s recipient of the AARP Movies For Grownups® Career Achievement award discusses his life...

  • Jan 27, 2021

    WASHINGTON—AARP The Magazine announced today that George Clooney will receive its annual Movies for Grownups® Career Achievement Award. Clooney – a recipient of two Academy Awards®, a...

  • Jan 5, 2021
    January/February Issue Offers Thorough Vaccine Guide, Plus the Most Proven Methods for Everyday Virus Protection

    WASHINGTON—With permission granted in late December to start deploying two coronavirus vaccines, the arrival of 2021 should mark the beginning of the end of the COVID-19 pandemic in America. But...

  • Special Edition Cover Story -- ‘AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY: Nursing Homes and the Pandemic’
    Dec 1, 2020
    16-page Investigative Report Provides an Insider Look at How 54,000 People Died in Just 18 Weeks in America’s Long-Term Care Facilities, and Exactly Who is to Blame

    Less than 1% of America’s population live in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, but shockingly, over 40% of all COVID-related deaths have occurred there. Calling this “the crisis within the crisis,” AARP Bulletin this month publishes an expansive and explosive investigative report on exactly what happened in the first four months of the pandemic (spanning March through June of this year) to cause as many nursing home deaths in just 18 weeks as there were U.S. fatalities in roughly 18 years of the Vietnam War.

  • Nov 30, 2020
    The Special Women In America Issue Features Cover Star Viola Davis, With Inspiring Stories from the Queen of Rock ’n’ Roll Tina Turner, Italian Icon Sophia Loren, Purpose Prize Honoree Glenn Close and More

    WASHINGTON—Viola Davis shares her incredible journey to hope and happiness, and previews her upcoming Netflix film, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Dr. Sunjay Gupta helps us navigate mental wellness...

  • Nov 23, 2020

    LOS ANGELES— As an Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award-Winning actress, Viola Davis is widely recognized as one of today’s most respected, gifted and sought-after actors. But at the end of the day, her...

  • November 2020 Issue of AARP Bulletin Cover
    Oct 30, 2020
    November Issue Provides Complete Do-It-Now Personal Finance Toolkit to Assess Damage Done and Show How to Adjust to Still Meet Your Retirement Needs

    WASHINGTON—After a big storm, the captain of any ship does three things: check for damage, see if they are off course and make sure provisions are still safe. Every American should be checking the same things right now with their finances, as a result of the largest economic storm to hit our country in decades, says the November issue of the AARP Bulletin.

    This month’s cover story offers 18 questions to ask yourself about your savings, cash flow, housing situation, work, and retirement planning, in the wake of nine months of economic turmoil. Then, it gives specific guidance on how to move forward, based on your answers.

  • Sep 28, 2020
    PLUS: Drew Barrymore opens up; Al Roker focuses on family; The final days of Stan Lee

    WASHINGTON—Inside the October/November issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM) is a heartbreaking six-part account on the alleged elder abuse of the Marvel Comics visionary Stan Lee, an exclusive...

  • Sep 25, 2020
    PLUS: AARP Provides Complete State-by-State “How to Vote” Guides for the 2020 Elections

    With election season in full swing, AARP Bulletin is continuing its tradition of spotlighting the issues most important to older adults in exclusive interviews with President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. In a Q&A format, both candidates discuss their views on Medicare, Social Security, nursing homes, the coronavirus pandemic, voting and many more crucial topics. Find out, in their own words, where they stand in the October issue of the Bulletin.

  • Sep 24, 2020

    LOS ANGELES— Music legend Bruce Springsteen, known for hits including “Born To Run,” “Thunder Road,” and “Badlands,” as well as five decades of exhilarating live performances, is...

  • Sep 3, 2020
    Special Report Shows How to Block Winter Virus Attacks (including the Coronavirus), and Reveals the Factors Causing our Immune Systems to Weaken Faster than in the Past; PLUS: AARP Providing Detailed State-by-State “How to Vote” Guides for the 2020 Elections

    WASHINGTON— Researchers into the human immune system are discovering that a host of environmental, lifestyle and medical issues not faced by previous generations are causing our immune systems...

  • Aug 24, 2020

    WASHINGTON— AARP The Magazine’s Movies for Grownups® Awards will move to March 4, 2021, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, given changing trends in entertainment, Movies for...

  • Aug 20, 2020
    HGTV’s Property Brothers announced as first guests of the series

    WASHINGTON—AARP The Magazine (ATM) is thrilled to launch “AARP The Magazine Presents,” a new live video-streaming series that brings the nation’s most-read magazine to life with special...

  • Aug 3, 2020
    World-renowned chef José Andrés reflects on his special friendship with Anthony Bourdain; PLUS: Exclusive Interview with Acclaimed Actor and Western Star Kevin Costner discussing the importance of ‘staying true to yourself’; The ‘Property Brothers’ bring new life to old rooms; Geriatrician Dr. Donnie Batie discusses faith in medicine, and more

    WASHINGTON— Superstar chef, author, entrepreneur and humanitarian José Andrés invites AARP into his kitchen for a conversation on family, food, community and caregiving in AARP The...

  • Jul 29, 2020
    The Decorated Actor and Western Star Shares His Thoughts on Being a Father, Staying True to Oneself and Embracing Spontaneity

    LOS ANGELES—Known for starring in dozens of critically acclaimed features, two-time Academy Award®-winning actor, director and producer Kevin Costner discusses accountability, transcending...

  • Jul 1, 2020
    11th Annual Roundup of Money-Saving Tips Includes Advice from Experts, Plus New Ways to Save During a Pandemic

    WASHINGTON– AARP’s “99 Great Ways to Save” is back with all-new clever tips for cheaper groceries, lower bills, DIY cost cutters, secret discounts and more. In the 2020 collection, older...

  • May 29, 2020
    PLUS: Beloved actor Alan Alda on the connection between communication and science; actor and singer Rita Wilson on surviving COVID-19 and choosing work that makes her happy; everyday heroes stepping up to help their community; author Adam Minter on his surprising thrift store investigation and More.

    LOS ANGELES—In its first edition created during the coronavirus, AARP The Magazine provides a huge dose of great advice and stories of resilient people for these challenging times. In features...

  • May 27, 2020

    WASHINGTON – Just a few months of life within the coronavirus pandemic has caused almost every business leader, researcher and planner to thoroughly rethink the future of America and how it will...

  • May 26, 2020
    The Iconic Actor and Advocate Stresses the Importance of Laughter, Positivity and Science During These Uncertain Times

    LOS ANGELES—Beloved actor, director and comedian Alan Alda, who stole America’s heart as army doctor Hawkeye Pierce on the hit TV sitcom M*A*S*H, gives an inside look into the lessons he’s...

  • Apr 30, 2020
    Unprecedented May edition focuses entirely on COVID-19’s impact on America’s 50-plus population

    WASHINGTON – One of the most important questions still unanswered in the coronavirus pandemic is, why do some older people fall prey so easily to the virus, while others readily fend it off?...

  • Apr 2, 2020
    America’s most trusted medical expert explains his lifelong passion for brain science, and what he’s learned about protecting memory and blocking dementia. PLUS: Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue on making marriage last; musician James Taylor on the value of chilling; and expert advice on cutting costs for streaming services, cell phone carriers and more.

    WASHINGTON—Esteemed medical reporter and neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta shares his personal story of why he became a doctor, why he has had a lifelong curiosity about the brain, and also his best...

  • Mar 31, 2020
    The Duo Give an Inside Look at Six Famous Marriages and Why They’ve Lasted So Long

    LOS ANGELES—As a happily married couple of 40 years, award-winning actress Marlo Thomas and media pioneer Phil Donahue give an intimate and exclusive look into six famous marriages and the...

  • Mar 26, 2020
    An In-Depth Look Into How Fraud Organizations Around the World Are Structured and How You Can Protect Yourself

    WASHINGTON—Whether it’s the coronavirus, the upcoming election, a new Medicare policy, or any major development, professional fraud organizations are increasingly using the day’s news as opportunities to scam Americans, and particularly older Americans. In this month’s cover story, AARP Bulletin opens the curtains on the increasingly sophisticated, professional, international, and tech-savvy world of fraud.

  • Feb 27, 2020
    In An Exclusive Adaptation from Her New Book, Orman Reveals the 10 Crucial Steps to Take Right Now for a Secure and Happy Retirement

    WASHINGTON—You don’t stumble into a great retirement, you plan it and then make it happen, says Suze Orman, one of America’s most beloved and respected money experts in the new issue of AARP Bulletin. To help all Americans over 50 realize their retirement dreams, Suze provides a list of 10 things to do RIGHT NOW to make sure that you have the resources you need to have a secure and happy future, no matter how many decades long it turns out to be.

  • Feb 3, 2020
    Special “Love & Money” Report Reveals That Financial Cheating Can Hurt a Relationship More than Sexual Cheating. Also: A Shocking Financial Scam Conducted by Prison Inmates!

    WASHINGTON—There’s more than one kind of cheating in a marriage. Financial infidelity – when one partner hides big expenses, secrets away money, or silently squanders savings – is more widespread than people realize, and often can lead to irreparable damage to a relationship and even divorce, according to an in-depth report in the February-March issue of AARP the Magazine. In fact, about 75% of partnered adults say that a relationship they’ve been in has been affected by financial deception. Learn the many types of money deceptions occurring in American marriages, why it happens, and what can be done if it happens in your own relationship.

  • Jan 30, 2020
    The Canadian Singer-Songwriter Reveals How She Made a Stunning Comeback After Losing Her Voice and Her Marriage

    LOS ANGELES—Five-time GRAMMY®-winning artist Shania Twain opens up about how losing her voice and then her marriage devastated her career and emotions, and also shares the motivation and thinking that ultimately helped her to come back 16 years later even stronger and happier in an in-depth interview for the February/March issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM).

  • Jan 15, 2020
    Hosted by Tony Danza and featuring appearances by Alan Alda, Pedro Almodóvar, Noah Baumbach, Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Billy Crudup, Jamie Lee Curtis, Robert De Niro, Don Johnson, Rian Johnson, Harvey Keitel, Emma Koskoff, Diane Ladd, Kasi Lemmons, Juliette Lewis, Tzi Ma, Maria Muldaur, Conan O’Brien, Linda Ronstadt, Adam Sandler, Martin Scorsese, Zhao Shuzhen, Lulu Wang, Finn Wittrock, Khari Wyatt, Renée Zellweger, and more

    LOS ANGELES—Hosted by iconic stage and screen performer Tony Danza, Great Performances: Movies for Grownups® Awards with AARP The Magazine premieres nationwide Sunday, January 19 at 6 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings) and will be available to stream the following day on and the PBS Video app. This is the third consecutive year the awards will be broadcast on PBS in a co-production with Great Performances and AARP Studios. For nearly two decades, AARP’s Movies for Grownups program has championed movies for grownups, by grownups, by advocating for the 50-plus audience, fighting industry ageism, and encouraging films that resonate with older viewers.

  • Jan 12, 2020
    Appearances by Alan Alda, Pedro Almodóvar, Noah Baumbach, Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Billy Crudup, Jamie Lee Curtis, Robert De Niro, Don Johnson, Rian Johnson, Harvey Keitel, Emma Koskoff, Diane Ladd, Kasi Lemmons, Juliette Lewis, Tzi Ma, Maria Muldaur, Conan O’Brien, Linda Ronstadt, Adam Sandler, Martin Scorsese, Zhao Shuzhen, Lulu Wang, Finn Wittrock, Khari Wyatt, Renée Zellweger, and more

    Movies for Grownups Awards will be Broadcast on Great Performances Sunday, January 19, 2020 on PBS and will be Available to Stream the Following Day on and the PBS Video app

  • Dec 30, 2019
    An In-Depth Investigation Reveals that Illegal Discrimination Against Older Workers Is Widespread and Tolerated, Thanks in Large Part to Weak Laws and Unsupportive Courts

    WASHINGTON—If you are over 50 and haven’t felt the sting of ageism yet, you soon will, according to experts and surveys. Ageism in the workplace is the last acceptable bias in America, and signs of illegal age discrimination are widespread, according to an expanded special report in this month’s AARP Bulletin.

  • Dec 2, 2019
    AARP Shares Secrets to a Longer, Healthier Life and Tackles the Loneliness Epidemic, Revealing Medical Causes and Remedies for the Growing Condition

    LOS ANGELES—Loneliness is reaching epidemic proportions in America, particularly among those over 50, but there is hope for the issue coming from surprising places: scientific laboratories. This month’s issue of ATM includes a look at the new science of loneliness: who is most likely to succumb to it, the effects it has on physical health and surprising new approaches to tackle the problem that go far beyond simply more social interaction.

  • Dec 2, 2019
    AARP Bulletin Profiles 5 Cities That Are Innovating New Ways to Retain and Serve Americans of All Ages

    WASHINGTON—Are you searching for a better lifestyle? Read up on these five American cities, each of which is taking bold steps to become more livable for residents of all ages. In this month’s Bulletin, AARP profiles communities that are showing courage, foresight and commitment to becoming more viable and affordable for its older residents – and investing in changes that serve its younger citizens as well.

  • Nov 5, 2019
    Studies Suggest Inflammation May Be the Common Trigger Point for Many Deadly Diseases

    WASHINGTON— The health risks of chronic inflammation have been talked about by doctors and researchers for decades, but only in the past few years have studies made clear the importance of the issue. Their findings indicate that the very mechanisms in your body that fight disease may also be triggering many of the most serious, and even deadly, diseases of aging. The good news is that lifestyle changes and dietary tweaks can help reduce inflammation in your body. To help understand chronic low-grade inflammation and how to fight it, AARP spoke with top experts in the medical field to create a guide in this month’s AARP Bulletin special report.

  • Oct 7, 2019
    AARP Bulletin Provides Four New Rules for Smart Financial Planning

    In an AARP Bulletin special report, we throw out outdated advice and detail four essential new rules to take control of your retirement. The feature includes a new way to think about wealth, complete with a worksheet to determine your actual, practical wealth amount.

  • The October/November Issue of AARP The Magazine Features Actor Tom Hanks
    Oct 3, 2019
    An AARP Health Exclusive: 2019 Medical Breakthroughs that Help You Move Easier, Feel Better and Live Longer

    In this month’s issue of ATM, the magazine reveals the newest health super-tools and most important emerging solutions for disease and injury from the leading universities, hospitals and research labs.

  • Tom Hanks on the AARP The Magazine October/November Issue Cover
    Sep 30, 2019
    The prolific actor tells tales of his first professional job, his arrival to NYC and how his best friends helped shape his career and outlook on life.
  • Sep 4, 2019
    AARP Bulletin Provides A Comprehensive Report On What Older Americans Should Know About Using Marijuana To Treat Medical Conditions

    In an AARP Bulletin special report, experts explain where marijuana is legal, if it is safe to use and the many forms in which it is sold. Additionally, AARP investigates issues surrounding the 2020 census, the first in U.S. history that will be primarily digital.

  • Aug 28, 2019

    Co-produced by the Great Performances series, the 19th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP The Magazine will be broadcast on Sunday, January 19, 2020 on PBS.

  • Aug 5, 2019
    An AARP Exclusive: Latin Music Legends Carlos Santana, Gloria Estefan, Poncho Sanchez and More Reflect on Bringing Latin Music to the Masses

    Ten of the biggest stars in Latin music – including Carlos Santana, Gloria Estefan, Julio Iglesias, Sheila E. and Jose Feliciano—give exclusive interviews and share private stories as part of AARP the Magazine’s special music issue, dedicated to honoring Hispanic Heritage Month.

  • AARP The Magazine August/September Issue
    Aug 1, 2019
    In an Exclusive Interview With ATM, the Hall of Fame Rock Guitarist Discusses His Artistic Journey, Philosophy on Life and Self-Fulfillment, and Exploring African Rhythms on His New Album

    Classic-rock veteran Carlos Santana discusses his rise to worldwide stardom in an exclusive interview for the August/September issue of AARP the Magazine (ATM), as well as celebrating milestone anniversaries, shedding his years of wisdom on others, and looking ahead to a future full of music and love.

  • Jul 1, 2019
    10th Annual Collection of Clever Money-Saving Tips Includes “Best of the Best” Advice, Plus Many All-New Frugality Tricks and Resources

    One of AARP’s most popular content franchises, “99 Great Ways to Save,” is back for its 10th consecutive year! The 2019 collection features 50 of the “best of the best” ideas from years past (freshly updated for these changing times). Plus, we’ve gone to many of our most reliable resources – experts like Bob Vila (on home costs), Pauline Frommer (travel costs) and Jean Chatzky (smarter savings) – for all-new ways to save. Plus we’ve found dozens of the most useful mobile-phone apps and digital services to help people save. Consumers can find useful advice for every aspect of their lives: health, travel, entertainment, credit, loans, investing, shopping and more. Read this month’s AARP Bulletin to begin your savvy savings journey!

  • Jun 6, 2019
    An AARP Exclusive: A NEW AGE Photo Project and Stories Reveal How Aging is Changing Worldwide

    A NEW AGE, a portfolio of photographs and stories that reveal the ways aging has changed in America and across the globe, makes its world premiere in the new issue of AARP the Magazine. This landmark project – which features all-new images from 22 award-winning photographers – was over a year in the making.

  • Jun 3, 2019
    In an exclusive interview with ATM, the actor and playwright reflects on mastering one of literature and film’s best-known characters through experience, preparation and his Midwestern roots

    In an exclusive interview for the June/July issue of AARP the Magazine (ATM), Daniels discusses landing the job, constructing his own version of the iconic character for the 21st century and utilizing his years of experience to perfect the Tony-nominated role.

  • May 2, 2019
    Drug Prices Are Rising Far Faster Than Inflation. AARP Is Fighting To Make The Drugs You Need More Affordable.

    Yes, medicine can be made more affordable. Despite drug manufacturers’ best efforts, the tides are beginning to turn on rising drug prices. The May issue of AARP Bulletin features...

  • Apr 5, 2019
    Veteran TV Host Kathie Lee Gifford Reflects on her Career, Widowhood and the Possibility of New Love

    Former “Today” show host Kathie Lee Gifford says goodbye to hosting and speaks candidly about her decision to go from iconic TV personality to leading lady in an in-depth interview for the April/May issue of AARP the Magazine (ATM).

  • Apr 2, 2019
    Experts Reveal What Tools They—And You—Can Use to Prevents Scams and Catch the Scammers

    “How We Can Beat Fraud,” an 8-page special report on the best approaches now being pursued by companies, law enforcers and entrepreneurs to block fraud. Plus: the four most common phone frauds today, and how to detect and prevent them.

  • Mar 25, 2019
    In an exclusive interview with ATM, the veteran TV host reflects on her career, widowhood and the possibility of new love

    Television host, actress, singer and author Kathie Lee Gifford says goodbye to the “Today” show and speaks candidly about her decision to go from iconic TV personality to leading lady in an in-depth interview for the April/May issue of AARP the Magazine (ATM).

  • Mar 5, 2019
    Doctors, Money Managers, Retailers and Other Industry Pros Reveal Their Insider Secrets to Save Time, Cut Costs and Live Smarter

    WASHINGTON—In a reprise of one of its most popular ever cover packages, AARP Bulletin March issue reveals the insider secrets and little-shared tips of 22 experts to help readers navigate the...

  • Feb 12, 2019
    Hosted by Martin Short and featuring appearances by Shirley MacLaine, Viggo Mortensen, Glenn Close, Spike Lee, Mahershala Ali, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kathy Bates, Barry Jenkins, Rami Malek, Topher Grace, Edward James Olmos, Marina de Tavira, Peter Farrelly, Joe Mazzello, Ben Hardy, Lucy Boynton, Richard E. Grant, Michael Douglas, Catherine O’Hara, Linda Cardellini, Nicole Holofcener, Jeff Whitty, Dolly Wells, Rob Marshall, Blythe Danner, Robert Forster, Morgan Neville, John Rogers, and more

    Hosted by Tony Award-winning actor and comedian Martin Short, Great Performances – Movies for Grownups® Awards with AARP The Magazine premieres nationwide Friday, February 15 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and will be available to stream beginning February 16 on and PBS apps. This is the second consecutive year the awards will be broadcast on PBS in a co-production with Great Performances.

  • Feb 7, 2019
    Legendary Comedian and AARP Movies for Grownups® Awards Host Martin Short Opens Up About Comedy, Touring with Steve Martin and Losing the Love of his Life

    WASHINGTON—Tony Award-winning comedian Martin Short shares his thoughts on film, friends and the pursuit of happiness in an exclusive interview Q&A for the February/March issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM). On February 4, Short hosted AARP’s star-studded 18th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards, airing on Friday, February 15 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings) and streaming the following day on and PBS apps.

  • Feb 5, 2019

    Appearances by Shirley MacLaine, Viggo Mortensen, Glenn Close, Spike Lee, Mahershala Ali, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kathy Bates, Barry Jenkins, Rami Malek, Topher Grace, Edward James Olmos, Marina de...

  • Jan 31, 2019
    Hollywood’s beloved comedian will host AARP’s 18th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards on February 4 in Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES—Tony Award-winning comedian and SNL alum Martin Short shares his thoughts on film, friends and the pursuit of happiness in an exclusive interview for the February/March issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM). On February 4, Short will host AARP’s star-studded 18th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards, airing on PBS on Friday, February 15 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and streaming the following day on and PBS apps.

  • Jan 3, 2019
    Experts Offer Simple, Practical Tips to Boost Energy, Prevent Disease and Grow Your Possibilities in 2019

    Are you ready for a healthier new year? AARP Bulletin launches the ultimate resolution checklist that includes 99 research-supported lifestyle tweaks, insights and tips that help people age...

  • Dec 5, 2018
    AARP’s financial expert Jane Bryant Quinn reveals an easy-to-use formula – plus gives expert advice – for maintaining lifelong financial security

    WASHINGTON, DC—The number one worry among older Americans is running out of money over the course of their lifetime. In this month’s issue, AARP Bulletin reveals that the key to preventing this is knowing one essential number: how much money you will be able to afford to spend each month and from there, adjusting your expenses accordingly. AARP’s financial expert Jane Bryant Quinn provides an easy-to-use process for finding a sustainable income for life—regardless of your current income level, marital and housing status, or the size of your savings.

  • Dec 3, 2018

    WASHINGTON, DC—In an exclusive interview, legendary singer and prolific songwriter Smokey Robinson shares behind-the-scenes stories about how he, founder Barry Gordy, and a cast of Detroit teenagers changed the world of music with Motown records.

  • Nov 28, 2018
    In an exclusive interview with AARP The Magazine the soul singer and masterful songwriter reflects on creativity, lost friends, and the birth of the Motown Records

    LOS ANGELES—To help mark the 60th anniversary of Motown, Grammy®Award-winning artist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Smokey Robinson sits with AARP The Magazine to reflect on the story of the record label that influenced three generations and changed the music industry forever. Robinson shares how he became one of America’s most iconic singers, songwriters, record executives and visionaries who helped lead a musical revolution known as the “Motown Sound.”

  • Nov 6, 2018
    AARP dispels myths, reveals financial health of America’s “most important” federal program

    WASHINGTON, DC—A special report in the November issue of AARP Bulletin reveals important truths about Social Security, how it works, and its financial health. In the publication, AARP takes a deep dive into the current and future state of Social Security and addresses people’s misconceptions and questions – like whether you can change your mind about collecting benefits (you can, but only once) and whether there’s a maximum benefit (yes, there is).

  • Oct 4, 2018
    Special report details how Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, retirement savings plans and other key programs are at stake this election

    WASHINGTON, DC—How America votes in the midterm election could influence major policy decisions at the federal and state levels that could affect the lives of all older Americans for decades to come, according to a special report in the October issue of the AARP Bulletin. In a comprehensive pre-election package of stories and graphics, AARP makes its strongest case yet of why all Americans need to vote in November, and provides background, insights and support to help older Americans make decisions and get to the polls.

  • Oct 2, 2018
    Danner and Swank’s personal caregiving stories deepen their connection to their characters in ‘What They Had’ – a film about love, family and Alzheimer’s

    LOS ANGELES—In an intimate interview for the October/November issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM), EMMY- and Tony-winning actress Blythe Danner and Academy Award- and Golden Globe-winning actress Hilary Swank reflect on their deeply challenging caregiving experiences and the toll it took on their personal and professional lives. This fall, Danner and Swank will appear together in the film, “What They Had,” which delves into the topics of caregiving and Alzheimer’s.

  • Oct 1, 2018
    AARP Movies for Grownups® Screenings, Cover Story in AARP The Magazine Raise Awareness Around Film Addressing Caregiving, Dementia Issues

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP today announced a collaboration with Bleecker Street on the release of “What They Had,” the upcoming film starring Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning actress Hilary Swank, EMMY and Tony Award winning actress Blythe Danner, with Michael Shannon, Robert Forster and Taissa Farmiga.

  • Sep 5, 2018
    Convicted scammers reveal how your private info gets bought and sold by criminals at hidden websites

    WASHINGTON, DC—Information stolen in computer breaches of well-known companies is flooding into an underground digital market called the Dark Web, where criminals buy and sell Social Security numbers, credit card information and computer passwords to be used for fraud, an investigation in the September issue of AARP Bulletin reveals. Using software originally developed by the U.S. Navy and available for free to anyone who wishes to download it, criminals buy and sell private data with complete anonymity, then use it to commit identity fraud. Approximately 6.6 percent of U.S. adults were victimized last year, the report shows, and allegedly, more than half of Americans’ Social Security numbers are for sale for as low as a few dollars each. The article also details how identity fraud typically occurs, and the many proven, powerful ways consumers can protect themselves.

  • Aug 17, 2018
    Shares Original Song “Stand Up For Yourself” Franklin Recorded in 2007

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins released a statement in reaction to the news of music legend Aretha Franklin’s passing.

  • Aug 1, 2018
    A “Latino American Dream” Interview with Award-Winning Actress Rita Moreno

    WASHINGTON, DC—In an exclusive interview for AARP The Magazine (ATM), EGOT-winning (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony) legend Rita Moreno reflects on experiencing racism firsthand, living the American dream and breaking into the industry as a Hispanic actress. Moreno shared her story with ATM, “I didn’t do a film for seven years after ‘West Side Story.’ It broke my heart. I couldn’t understand it. I still don’t understand. And there you have it, Hollywood’s mind-set at the time.”

  • Jul 25, 2018
    Award-winning actress Rita Moreno reveals stories of life and hope in the U.S. as part of AARP The Magazine’s “Latino American Dream” special

    LOS ANGELES—In an exclusive interview for AARP The Magazine (ATM), award-winning Puerto Rican actress Rita Moreno reflects on experiencing racism firsthand, living the American dream and breaking through in Hollywood and on Broadway as a Hispanic actress.

  • Jul 19, 2018
    AARP’s TV for Grownups to spotlight the shows and stars that resonate with the 50+ audience, the largest TV-watching demographic

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Following in the footsteps of its influential Movies for Grownups® Awards, AARP today announced the debut of its TV for Grownups Honors® on July 24, 2018, at the Sunset Tower Hotel. The program will celebrate the career achievement of iconic television pioneer Norman Lear. Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress Rita Moreno will present the award to Lear. The event will be hosted by actress Wendie Malick, with notable guests including Dick Van Dyke, Frances Fisher, Marla Gibbs, Bob Saget, Adrienne Barbeau, Chuck Lorre and more.

  • 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.

  • Jun 18, 2018

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP The Magazine (ATM) has widened its lead as America’s most read print magazine, in large part due to an increase in younger readers, an independent survey of American consumers reveals.

  • Jun 7, 2018
    What’s Next: How Your Life May Get Better in the Coming Years

    WASHINGTON, DC—Who’d have thought a decade ago that TV shows would stream on your mobile phone, or that your car would park itself? But today’s innovations are nothing compared to what’s...

  • Jun 5, 2018
    Willie Nelson – An American Icon Interview with the ‘Honest Outlaw’

    WASHINGTON, DC—The first in a series of “American Icon” exclusive interviews, Willie Nelson reflects on his life’s trajectory from small-town Texas to the country music mecca of Nashville, the friends he made along the way and his focus on only the essential things in life. With a rich, varied, textured life well-lived and career spanning over 50 years, he is one of the biggest stars in country music. Bob Dylan tells ATM, “I thought he was a genius then, and I think the same thing now.”

  • May 31, 2018
    AARP The Magazine kicks off its “American Icon” series with Willie Nelson, an exclusive on his roots in life, music and the secret of life

    LOS ANGELES, CA—The first in a series of “American Icon” exclusive interviews, Willie Nelson reflects on his life’s trajectory from small-town Texas to the country music mecca of Nashville, the friends he made along the way and his focus on only the essential things in life. With a rich, varied, textured life well-lived and career spanning over 50 years, he is one of the biggest stars in country music. The outspoken musical legend has also endured his share of heartache, from the tragic death of a son to three failed marriages. Even with a 32 million dollar IRS tax bill and drug busts weighing him down, he pulled himself up by the bootstraps and carried on.

  • May AARP Bulletin Special Report
    May 7, 2018
    Health Fixes: What Really Works (And What Not To Waste A Nickel On) To Help You Live Better and Healthier

    PLUS: Ballot Clout: Older Voters Key in 2018 Midterms Rx Safety: Pill Bottles Get Better Labels Facebook Fears: New Tips To Keep Your Info Safe Healthy Savings: Stash Cash Now For Future Medical Costs

  • Apr 5, 2018
    Film & TV superstar Melissa McCarthy - unpretentious, likeable, thoughtful and unexpectedly philosophical. A surprising interview reveals who most shaped her unique persona -- A fantastic mom

    WASHINGTON, DC—From her hilarious satire as the gum-chewing, podium-pushing White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Saturday Night Live, to an Emmy-winning role in the hit series, Mike & Molly, and an Oscar-nominated turn in the uproariously joyous and funny film sensation, Bridesmaids, one thing is for certain, audiences adore Melissa McCarthy. In the April/May issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM), the actress and comedian, revered for her sidesplitting humor, is joined in a rare interview by her mother, Sandy. Just what molded this lovably kind ‘farm girl’ from rural Illinois who spent teenage years working and spending time with the elderly at a nursing home and had the boldness and gumption to book a one-way ticket to New York City in pursuit of her dreams? “I’ve learned so much from my mother,” says McCarthy, “starting with the fact that the world’s a nicer, happier place if everyone has a sandwich.”

  • Apr 3, 2018
    The Emmy-Winning Actress Dishes on What it Means to Get Older, Working with Senior Citizens and How Her ‘Crazy’ Mom Helped Her Achieve Stardom

    WASHINGTON, DC—Melissa McCarthy’s mom, Sandy, has a legitimate claim to the title of “World’s Most Loving Parent.” In an exclusive and emotional mother-daughter interview with AARP The Magazine, Melissa reveals details of her wild years as teenager and as a upstart on the New York City comedy scene, and the role her mom played in keeping her grounded and true to her passion during her years of near poverty. The actress also shares details of her marriage and family, her controversial appearances on Saturday Night Live, why getting older is a good thing, and her upcoming projects.

  • Apr 2, 2018
    US Government losing $1,000 to health fraud per every Medicare beneficiary; Losses are “massive,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions tells AARP

    WASHINGTON, DC—Roughly $60 billion is lost each year to Medicare fraud or waste, equal to 10 cents of every dollar budgeted for the program. Put another way, the amount lost to Medicare fraud in 2017 was roughly equal to the entire budgets for Homeland Security and NASA combined, an investigative report by AARP reveals. And the amount could be far worse, according to Attorney General Jeff Sessions who answers AARP’s questions in an exclusive interview in the April Issue of AARP Bulletin.

  • Mar 1, 2018
    What They Know That You Don’t: Insider Secrets of Doctors, Plumbers, Cops, Mechanics, Vets, Waiters and 14 Other Pros

    WASHINGTON, DC—In the March issue, AARP Bulletin spills over 90 secrets from experts and professionals that will save readers money, time and hassle. The feature reveals tips on cutting costs at...

  • Feb 6, 2018
    Appearances by Helen Mirren, Gary Oldman, Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Blythe Danner, Mark Hamill, Guillermo del Toro, Aaron Sorkin, Willem Dafoe, Jason Clarke, Alfre Woodard, Ben Mendelsohn, Alan Cumming, Betty Gabriel, Richard Jenkins, Rian Johnson, Laurie Metcalf, Marcus Henderson, Michael Gracey and more

    LOS ANGELES, CA — AARP The Magazine’s 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards were held tonight at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills, celebrating 2017’s standout films with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind and recognizing the inspiring artists who make them. Co-produced by the Great Performances series, the awards will be broadcast for the first time on Friday, February 23 at 9 p.m. on PBS, (check local listings), and PBS apps.

  • Feb 1, 2018
    One of America’s Most Beloved TV Couples is Back, Wiser, Happier and More Outrageous Than Ever.

    WASHINGTON, DC—Good news: The trademark irreverent and straight-talking humor of Roseanne Barr remains in full throttle – perhaps more so, at the age of 65. And two decades of extraordinary movie success hasn’t affected John Goodman’s deep connection, both personally, and on screen, with Roseanne. In the new issue of America’s most-read magazine, one of the most beloved blue-collar TV couples offer perspective and sensibility on the present stage of their lives. “I really appreciate the fact that AARP didn’t ask me to do their nude centerfold this issue,” deadpans Barr.

  • Jan 3, 2018
    A new report challenging the brain-health benefits of caffeine, red wine and dark chocolate. 29 places where harmful bacteria hide at your supermarket. The shocking assault by con artists on America’s vets and their families. How to get your wishes by command with new voice-activated “smart speakers”.

    WASHINGTON, DC—Nearly half of older workers have changed jobs since turning 50. Although it may seem daunting to some, starting over doesn’t mean you’re starting from scratch. In the January/February issue, AARP Bulletin highlights 16 people who reinvented their careers after age 50 and reveals how they found deeper joy and satisfaction – and often, financial success. From a corporate attorney turned organic farmer to a cancer survivor reclaiming her health as a skincare entrepreneur, or a former pastor finding a second life as a bed and breakfast owner, AARP Bulletin highlights how they achieved prosperity and how you can too.

  • Dec 19, 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP reacted today to new survey findings from GfK MRI that AARP The Magazine (ATM) is officially America’s most-read magazine. ATM, AARP’s monthly magazine and flagship publication, continues to serve as a primary source of information and entertainment for people age 50-plus – with a readership of 38.3 million – the largest of any magazine in the U.S., according to data from market research firm GfK MRI.

  • Dec 4, 2017
    • Cover Interview: Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer shares her intimate thoughts about ‘living in the moment’ and about her surprising role in The Shape of Water • Sports: Top athletes share how coaches changed their lives • Money: Five questions that reveal if you are financially healthy • Fraud Watch: How to ensure your holiday donation is not funding a scam • Health: The five types of winter coughs, and how to decode them • True-Life Mystery: A riveting tale of the unraveling of a man’s life, and how his wife uncovered the disease that led to his murder • 2018 Tech Guide: Cool new gear that solves everyday hassles A peek inside the latest issue of AARP The Magazine, with web exclusives, can be found at

    WASHINGTON, DC—In the December/January issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM), Oscar®, Golden Globe® and BAFTA® Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer shares her thoughts on her most treasured experiences and bonds that she’s formed along her rise to fame. Spencer also discusses her unexpected turn in the new film, The Shape of Water, a romantic fairy tale. For the first time, Spencer occupies a role where she doesn’t have to talk about race and expresses her surprising thoughts on portraying the best friend of a woman who falls in love with a sea monster.

  • Dec 1, 2017
    In an exclusive interview with AARP The Magazine, Octavia Spencer talks about her latest film and recounts the importance of living in the moment while on the way up with family and friends

    LOS ANGELES, CA—After years of struggles playing unnamed roles – clerk, waitress, bus driver, and woman in elevator – the now Oscar®, Golden Globe® and BAFTA® Film Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer is making the most of her opportunities, but what she treasures the most are the experiences and bonds forged along her journey.

  • Nov 30, 2017
    Plus, age discrimination on the rise in job recruiting. Tips on protecting yourself from the top holiday scams. Why it’s okay to tap into your nest egg. And check out the best gifts that reap rewards long after the holiday season.

    WASHINGTON, DC—How can each of us keep our mind sharp as can be, for as long as possible? AARP takes on the question in the December issue of the AARP Bulletin, with a special report that provides a four-step guide to better your brain based on the newest, most exciting research. Learn how to help safeguard your memory (and which popular “memory boosters” have now been disproven), find out the most-recently discovered risk factors for Alzheimer’s, and get the newest thinking on how cell phones, computers and TV are rewiring our brains and affecting our ability to concentrate. Plus, revealing new research on a toxin-removal system that might be the fundamental clue to preventing brain disease. In addition, AARP Bulletin sits down with Bill Gates to discuss his new crusade to find a cure for Alzheimer’s.

  • Nov 1, 2017
    Plus, how to prepare yourself for late life money decisions; Why “free” is an effective tool for scammers; Tips on how to eat well all holiday long

    WASHINGTON, DC—Shocking news reports and videos of nursing homes in crisis after recent hurricanes have tens of millions of Americans all asking the same question: Just how safe are America’s nursing homes? AARP takes on the question in the November issue of the AARP Bulletin, with a special report that provides need-to-know insights on how the industry operates today, how it plans for emergencies, new regulations that will affect future safety, growing competition, and how the industry must evolve to serve roughly 1.4 million of America’s frailest citizens. 

  • Oct 9, 2017

    On the verge of turning 70, Ted Danson is experiencing one of the happiest and most productive periods in his life. But getting there wasn't easy. In the October/November issue of AARP The...

  • Oct 5, 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC—Ted Danson’s career may have been at a peak playing the shallow, philandering bartender Sam Malone in Cheers, one of the most beloved TV shows of all time. But when he officially closed the “bar” in 1993, his personal life was approaching a nadir. In an exclusive interview with AARP The Magazine (ATM), the Emmy-award winner, now 69, shares why his happiest years have come after his hair went gray. Danson reveals his secrets to making the second half of life the richest part by finding balance, whether it’s accepting that life will be messy, fighting fear with gratitude, or embracing the challenges of work when many of those around you are younger.

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