Dec 7, 2023AARP Foundation Joins Class Action Lawsuit Against Reverse Mortgage Companies for Unlawful Practices that Added Unwarranted Servicing Fees to Vulnerable Older Homeowners’ Reverse Mortgage Balances
AARP Foundation attorneys have joined a proposed class action lawsuit against Compu-Link (Celink), the largest reverse mortgage subservicer in the U.S., and Reverse Mortgage Funding (RMF), formerly the largest reverse mortgage servicer nationwide. The suit alleges the two companies added various types of unlawful loan servicing fees that violate reverse mortgage contracts and federal and state laws. The case was filed by Tusa P.C. and Giskan, Solotaroff & Anderson, LLP on behalf of Sheila Dancy-Wilkins and her mother, Flora Mayweathers, age 93, and a nationwide class of similarly situated homeowners, in the Eastern District of New York.
Dec 6, 2023
AARP Chief Executive Officer Jo Ann Jenkins' statement in response to the death of legendary TV creator Norman Lear.
Dec 6, 2023While education is critical to combatting fraud, we can’t educate our way out of the fraud crisis.
A new 2023 AARP Fraud Watch Network report is highlighting the ways criminals target consumers during holiday season. A majority (80%) of U.S. consumers say they have experienced some type of fraud this year – many of which ramp up over the holiday shopping season.
- Dec 5, 2023AARP Bulletin December Exclusives: Today’s Most Urgent Health Questions, How to Read the Fine Print, and The Risks of Medical Credit CardsPLUS: Former Sex Pistol John Lydon Tells of His Five-Year Journey as a Caregiver
The December issue of AARP Bulletin offers the latest news updates, stories, and tips that will help make the everyday better – from tips on navigating contracts and disclosures to insight on your top health questions. Plus an extraordinary interview with Johnny Rotten (aka, John Lyden) about caring for his wife as she dealt with dementia in her final years.
- Nov 29, 2023Exclusives From AARP The Magazine: Sir Patrick Stewart On Crying While Watching Barbie, Melissa Etheridge On Never Having A Backup Plan, And The Extraordinary Connection Between Music And The MindPlus: The Potential Dangers of Anti-Obesity Medications; 5 Survivors Of Horror And Tragedy Tell Their Stories; And Small U.S. Cities With Big Retirement Potential
The December 2023/January 2024 issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM) gives readers a closer look into the lives of their favorite celebrities while revealing some of the biggest trends of 2023.
- Nov 21, 2023EXCLUSIVE: Ringo Starr Reflects On Brotherhood And The Beatles 60 Years After Appearing On The Ed Sullivan ShowThe legendary drummer reveals he could never join another band. PLUS: The Making of his new EP “Rewind Forward,” and a new Beatles song “Now and Then”
Musician, songwriter, and occasional actor Ringo Starr appreciates his memories of The Beatles but does not let them take hold of him. In the December 2023/January 2024 issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM), the legendary drummer opens up about his early musical memories, his joyous path through life, his new EP Rewind Forward and his ongoing relationship with The Beatles 60 years after their iconic appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.
Nov 16, 2023AARP Foundation and Public Justice Center File Class Action Lawsuit Against Maryland Home Care Agency, Alleging Wage Theft
AARP Foundation and the Public Justice Center filed a class action lawsuit today on behalf of home care aides who are current and former employees of FinePoints Private Duty Healthcare, LLC (FinePoints). The suit alleges that FinePoints, a private agency in Maryland that provides in-home assistance to individuals with special needs, committed wage theft by grossly underpaying its employees in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and Maryland wage laws.
Nov 13, 2023AARP The Magazine’s Bonus Digital Issue: Martha Stewart, Still Relentless at 82, Bob Costas on Baseball Legend Dusty Baker, and How to Make Your Retirement Money Last
AARP The Magazine (ATM) announces its first-ever bonus digital issue that explores how aging in America is changing from all angles, be it medical, financial, cultural and even psychological. The special issue, which features some 14 feature stories, was created to commemorate AARP’s 65th anniversary since its founding in 1958.
Nov 10, 2023
AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement in response to the introduction of the bipartisan Lowering Costs for Caregivers Act by Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA).
Nov 6, 2023Caregivers of Veterans Spend 1.5 Times More on Out-of-Pocket Costs Compared to Other Family Caregivers
Family and others who provide care for veterans spend on average $11,500 of their personal income on out-of-pocket costs related to caregiving each year—1.5 times higher than what other family caregivers spend ($7,242), according to AARP data. Across the country, more than 6.5 million veteran and military caregivers provide $14 billion in unpaid labor for America’s wounded warriors every year—putting their own financial well-being aside—and at risk.