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  • Jul 13, 2015

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins joined President Barack Obama and hundreds of leaders focused on aging policy at the White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA). The White House...

  • Apr 28, 2015
    AARP Volunteers Deliver Thousands of Petitions, Hit Capitol Hill to Push for Better Health and Retirement Standards

    WASHINGTON, DC—Today AARP volunteers dropped off petitions containing more than 26,000 signatures at the U.S. Department of Labor in support of a conflict of interest standard, following the release

  • Apr 15, 2015

    En español WASHINGTON, DC—The following is a statement by AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins on the Senate passage of the Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 that repeals and replaces...

  • Apr 14, 2015
    AARP supports changes to Medicare coverage of hospital stays and skilled nursing care

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP’s Public Policy Institute today released a new report showing how observation patients can face unexpected, high out-of-pockets costs under Medicare rules compared with...

  • Apr 14, 2015
    AARP declares SGR amendment a “Key Vote”—will inform members of how each Senator votes

    WASHINGTON, DC—Yesterday evening, AARP sent a letter to each U.S. Senator urging them to support the “Seniors’ Amendment” to the Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015,...

  • Mar 31, 2015
    Take the mystery out of Social Security and maximize your benefits when you retire

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN—Wiley and AARP today announce the second edition of AARP’s Social Security For Dummies® (Wiley, 978-1-118-96756-0, March 2015, $19.99), the definitive resource for navigating...

  • Mar 27, 2015

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP’s Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released the following statement that backs the Senate’s decision to deliberate on a final Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR)...

  • Mar 26, 2015
    AARP applauds bipartisan work but continues pressing to improve bill in Senate

    En español WASHINGTON, DC—AARP applauds the House for its bipartisan work on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 2) that permanently replaces the Sustainable Growth...

  • Feb 2, 2015
    Urges Responsible Health Savings, Avenues to Financial Resilience

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released the following statement in reaction to President Obama’s FY2016 budget proposal: “As AARP reviews details of the...

  • Jan 26, 2015
    AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins highlights “…[T]he real possibility of staying healthier and reducing costs, while also strengthening Medicare.”

    WASHINGTON, DC — AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) of new reform initiatives on...

  • Jan 22, 2015

    WASHINGTON, DC—In testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today, AARP advocated for a permanent solution to the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula, also known as...

  • Jan 20, 2015

    Washington, DC—AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins attended tonight’s State of the Union Address and released this statement following the speech: “The President’s speech comes at the beginning of an...

  • Jan 6, 2015
    "A last minute amendment to HR 5, the House Rules Package for the 114th Congress... would effectively limit potential options regarding Social Security"

    January 6, 2015 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...

  • Oct 22, 2014
    Social Security Key 2014 Election Issue

    WASHINGTON, DC – AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins offered the following statement in reaction to today’s announcement by the Social Security Administration of a 1.7 percent Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)

  • Sep 18, 2014
    Voters Can View Candidates Own Words on Social Security, Medicare, Financial Security, Caregiving

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today the nonpartisan AARP released voter guides featuring positions from Senate, Congressional, Gubernatorial and other statewide candidates – in their own words – on...

  • Aug 13, 2014
    As Social Security remains important and wildly popular to millions, AARP offers tools and advocates for a strong program.

    WASHINGTON, DC – On the eve of the 79th anniversary of the creation of Social Security, AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement: “AARP salutes Social...

  • Jul 29, 2014
    Unveils New Consumer Tool

    WASHINGTON — On the eve of Medicare’s 49th anniversary, AARP introduces a new Medicare Q & A Tool that provides consumers with easy-to-understand answers to commonly asked questions on...

  • 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....

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