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  • Jul 28, 2014
    Social Security Remains Strong Overall and Separate from the Budget

    WASHINGTON, DC – AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond offered the following statement in reaction to the Social Security Trustees report released today: “Social Security remains strong...

  • Jul 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON, DC – AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond offered the following statement in reaction to the Medicare Trustees report released today: “The Medicare Trustees report today...

  • Jun 2, 2014

    WASHINGTON – An AARP survey released today shows that health care, education, financial security and the digital divide are among the most important social issues for African-Americans aged 50...

  • Feb 6, 2014
    Urges Congress to seek responsible offset options; Reject proposals asking people with Medicare to pay more

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, AARP released the following statement from Joyce Rogers, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, in reaction to the bipartisan agreement on the Medicare physician...

  • Jan 28, 2014
    AARP CEO A. Barry Rand released this statement following tonight’s State of the Union Address by President Obama:

    WASHINGTON—AARP CEO A. Barry Rand released this statement following tonight’s State of the Union Address by President Obama: “The President’s speech tonight addressed issues AARP has been...

  • Jan 6, 2014
    "A last minute amendment to HR 5, the House Rules Package for the 114th Congress... would effectively limit potential options regarding Social Security"

    Dear Representative: On behalf of our nearly 38 million members and all individuals age 50 and older, we are writing to express our strong concern with a last minute amendment to HR 5, the House...

  • Nov 14, 2013
    Raises Concerns About Clinical Benefit and Out-of-Pocket Costs to Patients

    Washington, DC – Today, AARP Public Policy Institute released a new report examining the use of hospital observation status for Medicare patients. Hospital emergency rooms sometimes hold...

  • Nov 1, 2013

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, AARP sent the following letter to Chairman Patty Murray and Chairman Paul Ryan urging the budget conference to reject harmful cuts to Social Security and Medicare....

  • Oct 30, 2013
    Chained CPI would make small COLA even smaller.

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond offered the following statement in reaction to today’s announcement by the Social Security Administration of a 1.5 percent Cost...

  • Oct 15, 2013
    This week AARP launched a series of radio and print ads opposing a Chained CPI Social Security benefit cut

    Washington, DC – This week AARP launched a series of radio and print ads opposing a Chained CPI Social Security benefit cut, and harmful cuts to Medicare in the latest discussion of our...

  • Oct 14, 2013
    AARP Chief Executive Officer A. Barry Rand sent a letter to President Obama today

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP Chief Executive Officer A. Barry Rand sent a letter to President Obama today, urging a resolution to the debt ceiling debate that avoids default and protects the...

  • Oct 10, 2013
    Changes can be made to Medicare plans from October 15 through December 7; Distinction between Medicare and Affordable Care Act open enrollment is important

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP encourages its members and all older Americans with Medicare to take advantage of the Medicare open enrollment period between October 15th and December 7th. Given the...

  • Oct 1, 2013
    AARP Study Quantifies Social Security Benefits’ Critical Contributions to National, State Economies

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new study from AARP’s Public Policy Institute calculates that each dollar paid to Social Security beneficiaries generates nearly two dollars in spending by individuals and...

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