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  • Mar 5, 2014
    Actor, Pioneering Social Justice Activist, Social Media Mega-Power and Host of AARP YouTube Series, Takei’s Take, Set to Take the Stage at SXSW March 11th at 12:30 p.m. CST

    WASHINGTON (March 5, 2014) – Social media icon and social justice champion George Takei is boldly going where he has never gone before— SXSW Interactive on Tuesday, March 11. Takei will be...

  • Mar 4, 2014
    Urges Responsible Health Savings, Pleased Social Security a Separate Conversation

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP Executive Vice President Nancy A. LeaMond released the following statement in reaction to President Obama’s FY2015 budget proposal: “As AARP reviews the details of the...

  • Feb 24, 2014
    AARP Foundation starts season with volunteer meal packaging event sponsored by Chase.

    DAYTONA BEACH, FL – AARP Foundation this weekend launched the 2014 Drive to End Hunger season at the Daytona International Speedway by hosting 300 volunteers at a meal packing event that...

  • Feb 20, 2014
    By Edna Kane-Williams, AARP Vice President, Multicultural Markets and Engagement

    Darryl Murphy was just a college freshman in 1985 when he met Dr. Odell Hobbs, his choral instructor at Virginia Union University (VUU). As per his upbringing, Murphy reached out to shake the hand...

  • Feb 20, 2014
    Social Security Benefit Cut Would Have Impacted Millions

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP Executive Vice President Nancy A. LeaMond released the following statement in reaction to reports that the Social Security benefit cut called Chained CPI would not be in...

  • Feb 14, 2014
    Cites Growing Privacy Concerns of Mobile Device Users

    Washington, DC— A new report from AARP’s Public Policy Institute released today offers specific recommendations on privacy protection to regulators, legislators, industry, and consumer groups...

  • Feb 12, 2014
    Driver of the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet to speak with media, help pack food, conduct Q&A for volunteers, join check presentation to local food bank.

    Daytona Beach, FL–Four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon will join volunteers and speak to interested media to conclude a food packing event sponsored by the AARP Credit Card from...

  • Feb 12, 2014
    By Edna Kane-Williams, AARP Vice President, Multicultural Markets and Engagement

    Sharon Conn was visiting her mother in a Maryland nursing home about nine years ago when her 94-year-old roommate from Georgia chimed into the conversation. She began talking about something...

  • Feb 7, 2014
    By Edna Kane-Williams, AARP Vice President, Multicultural Markets and Engagement

    Emmett Till. The four little girls in the Birmingham bombing. Rodney King. Trayvon Martin. Their names and situations invoke memories of extreme racial tension and often exacerbate feelings of...

  • Feb 6, 2014

    AARP today celebrated the introduction of The Safe Streets Act in the U. S. Senate and thanked co-sponsors Senators Mark Begich and Brian Schatz for introducing the bill. For the past decade, AARP...