Feb 22, 2022New AARP Report Finds Disparities in Longevity, Which Have Been Exacerbated by COVID, Will Result in Significant Economic, Job, and Wage Losses.
A new report from AARP found that the annual economic cost to the U.S. GDP caused by disparities in life expectancy is expected to reach $1.6 trillion in 2030. That totals 5.1% of the projected GDP, which would be equivalent to the combined size of Massachusetts’ and Virginia’s economies in 2030.
Feb 22, 2022Finalists will present their AgeTech solutions at the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in Miami, FL on March 9
Today, AARP Innovation Labs and Venture Miami announced the six finalists for the Connect & Thrive Pitch competition, which sought out digital innovations to combat loneliness and social isolation an issue that affects many adults as they age.
Feb 10, 2022Americans are sick and tired of waiting to see reform
AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s remarks today about the need to lower prescription drug prices
Feb 3, 2022
AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement about Medicare enrollees soon having access to at-home COVID tests at no cost:
Feb 3, 2022
Ahead of Valentine’s Day this year, Wish of a Lifetime from AARP is joining forces with communities around the country for Cupid Crew, a volunteer-driven effort, to safely create and deliver heartfelt cards to older adults across the country who are socially isolated while also nurturing intergenerational bonds.
Feb 1, 2022AARP Recognizes Financial Organizations Committed to Fighting Financial Exploitation, Launches Upgraded BankSafe Training Course
Today, AARP announced the 115 banks, credit unions and financial advisory firms that earned a seal from AARP recognizing the steps they’ve taken to stop financial exploitation. A list of the financial organizations that earned the 2022 seal can be found at aarp.org/banksafe.
- Jan 31, 2022Exclusively From AARP The Magazine: Halle Berry On How She Found Her Groove in Her 50s, Dolly Parton and James Patterson Team Up For A New Novel and Album, and MorePlus: John Mellencamp’s Tips For Living Your Best Life, Tools to a Successful Tax Season, and Secrets to a Big Vacation on a Little Budget
In the February/March issue of AARP The Magazine, cover star Halle Berry chats about her latest project and directorial debut film “Bruised,” rock hitmaker John Mellencamp shares a look at his retirement, “Hot In Cleveland” actress Valerie Bertinelli shares her most notable life lessons, and unexpected collaborators Dolly Parton and James Patterson talk about “Run, Rose, Run,” their new novel and accompanying soundtrack.
- Jan 27, 2022Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe-Winning Actress Halle Berry Opens Up About How She Found Happiness and Balance at 55The Multi-Hyphenate and Mother of Two Looks Ahead in An Exclusive Interview
Fresh off the heels of her latest film Bruised, Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress Halle Berry spent time with AARP The Magazine (ATM) to talk about her “life-changing” role, directorial debut and evolving career directions.
Jan 26, 2022Google.org Announces $10 Million Grant to AARP Foundation to Train Older, Lower-Income Adults in Digital Skills for Economic Security$10 million grant from Google.org to AARP Foundation will support free technology trainings to help older women and people of color thrive in the digital economy
Today, Google.org announced a $10 million grant to AARP Foundation to provide technology and digital skills training to 25,000 people with low income age 50 and older, with a focus on women and people of color.
Jan 25, 2022The annual program aims to make local communities more livable for people of all ages
AARP invites local organizations and governments across the country to apply for the 2022 AARP Community Challenge grant program, now through March 22. Grants fund quick-action projects that help communities become more livable in the long-term by improving public spaces, transportation, housing, civic engagement, diversity and inclusion, and more. Now in its sixth year, the program is part of AARP’s nationwide Livable Communities initiative, which supports the efforts of cities, towns, neighborhoods and rural areas to become great places to live.