- Jul 1, 202011th Annual Roundup of Money-Saving Tips Includes Advice from Experts, Plus New Ways to Save During a Pandemic
WASHINGTON– AARP’s “99 Great Ways to Save” is back with all-new clever tips for cheaper groceries, lower bills, DIY cost cutters, secret discounts and more. In the 2020 collection, older...
- Jun 30, 2020Experts recommend individuals consider listening to or playing music to help stimulate brain activity, improve mood, and help manage health conditions affecting older adults
WASHINGTON—A new report from the Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH) concludes that music can potentially stimulate brain health, manage stress, and help treat brain health conditions as...
Jun 29, 2020U.S. taxpayers helped fund remdesivir’s R&D, but will pay more than the rest of the world
WASHINGTON – AARP released the following statement today on Gilead’s announcement that remdesivir, a coronavirus treatment, will cost more than $3,000 per patient, at least 33% more than the...
Jun 25, 2020AARP Arizona State Director Dana Marie Kennedy Provides Five Point Plan
WASHINGTON—Today, AARP Arizona State Director Dana Marie Kennedy testified on behalf of AARP, its 38 million members and their families at the U.S. House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee...
Jun 19, 2020
WASHINGTON—AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins released the following statement today in response to states beginning to answer concerns over racial injustice, law enforcement practices, and disparities:...
- Jun 17, 2020New Study Reveals Number of Unpaid Caregivers in America Grew by 9.5 Million in Five Years to Total 53 MillionCaregiving in the U.S. 2020 reports Hispanics are the youngest caregivers and experience more financial impacts than non-Hispanic Whites
En Español WASHINGTON— A new study from the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) and AARP finds that the number of family caregivers caring for an adult or child with special needs in the...
Jun 16, 2020Challenge recognizes developers creating tech-enabled products to solve menopause symptoms
WASHINGTON —AARP Innovation Labs is pleased to announce three winners of the Hacking Menopause Challenge, in collaboration with Hackster.io: EloCare, Pride Chill, and NYX Systems. The startup...
- Jun 16, 2020
WASHINGTON—Today AARP released a statement from Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the federal health department’s rollback of key protections under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA):
Jun 15, 2020Modified In-Person Services Also Available in Limited Locations
WASHINGTON—AARP Foundation is providing free online tax prep assistance through its Tax-Aide program now through July 15. The virtual method serves as an alternative option to the program’s...
Jun 15, 2020AARP BankSafe Announces New Coronavirus Exploitation-Prevention Training for Financial Institution Employees
WASHINGTON— Today AARP announced a new online training module to help financial institution employees identify and stop suspected financial exploitation during the pandemic. As the coronavirus...
Jun 15, 2020
WASHINGTON— AARP has been named one of The Washington Post’s 2020 Top Workplaces in the Washington, D.C. area. Selection is based solely on employee feedback gathered through an anonymous...
- Jun 2, 2020
WASHINGTON—Today AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins released the following statement: “As we witness the protests over racial injustice and face the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we believe our nation...
May 29, 2020Inside the June/July Issue of AARP The Magazine: Happiness, Hope, Heroes, Health and Other Essentials of Life* During and After a Pandemic (*including six all-new ice cream flavors)PLUS: Beloved actor Alan Alda on the connection between communication and science; actor and singer Rita Wilson on surviving COVID-19 and choosing work that makes her happy; everyday heroes stepping up to help their community; author Adam Minter on his surprising thrift store investigation and More.
LOS ANGELES—In its first edition created during the coronavirus, AARP The Magazine provides a huge dose of great advice and stories of resilient people for these challenging times. In features...
- May 27, 2020
WASHINGTON – Just a few months of life within the coronavirus pandemic has caused almost every business leader, researcher and planner to thoroughly rethink the future of America and how it will...
May 27, 2020AARP and National League of Cities Launch Initiative to Highlight Case Studies and Best Practices for Helping Older Adults During COVID-19 Pandemic
Washington — Today the National League of Cities (NLC) and AARP launched the COVID-19 Older Adult Response Initiative, a partnership to showcase how communities are responding to the coronavirus...
- May 26, 2020Six-Time Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award-Winner Alan Alda on the Power of Communication and Science in AARP The MagazineThe Iconic Actor and Advocate Stresses the Importance of Laughter, Positivity and Science During These Uncertain Times
LOS ANGELES—Beloved actor, director and comedian Alan Alda, who stole America’s heart as army doctor Hawkeye Pierce on the hit TV sitcom M*A*S*H, gives an inside look into the lessons he’s...
May 21, 2020AARP and the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement Unveil Groundbreaking Report on the Status of Women and Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Brain Health75 top Alzheimer’s and dementia experts collaborated on a 10-year strategic plan for researchers, policymakers and caregivers
WASHINGTON–– A new report released today by AARP and the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement (WAM) synthesizes years of data and findings to help explain why women are disproportionately affected...
May 15, 2020
WASHINGTON— Today, AARP released the following statement from Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond on the U.S. House of Representatives consideration of...
May 14, 2020New Study Reveals Number of Unpaid Caregivers in America Grew by 9.5 Million in Five Years to Total 53 MillionCaregiving in the U.S. 2020 Reports Caregivers in Poorer Health, Feeling Financial Strain
WASHINGTON—A new study from the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) and AARP finds that the number of family caregivers in the United States increased by 9.5 million from 2015 to 2020 and now...
May 13, 2020AARP and AARP Foundation Urge Supreme Court to Uphold Affordable Care Act, Reverse Lower Court Decision
WASHINGTON—AARP and AARP Foundation filed an amicus brief today, urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a lower court ruling and uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) as...
May 12, 2020Be Aware of P2P Risks When Paying for Groceries, Other Services During Pandemic
WASHINGTON —According to a new AARP survey, seven in ten (71%) rely on peer-to-peer (P2P) payment platforms to transfer money in a relatively quick and easy manner. The poll also found that...
- Apr 30, 2020Unprecedented May edition focuses entirely on COVID-19’s impact on America’s 50-plus population
WASHINGTON – One of the most important questions still unanswered in the coronavirus pandemic is, why do some older people fall prey so easily to the virus, while others readily fend it off?...
Apr 30, 2020AARP Survey Finds 9 in 10 Older Americans Support Further Congressional Action to Address Coronavirus Crisis in Care FacilitiesAmericans 50-Plus Also Support Extended Unemployment Benefits, Tax Credits for Caregivers
WASHINGTON—A new poll from AARP finds that nine in 10 Americans age 50 and older would strongly support or support additional federal action to assist nursing homes and other care facilities....
Apr 29, 2020AARP Convenes “Virtual Lobby Week” to Call on Congress to Address Growing Needs of Older Americans, Caregivers Amid Coronavirus CrisisAcross the nation, AARP leaders will meet remotely with Senate, House offices
WASHINGTON—AARP is continuing to fight for older Americans amid the coronavirus crisis by holding a nationwide Virtual Lobby Week April 29 to May 5. Beginning today, AARP state leaders and...
Apr 28, 2020AARP Foundation and Foundation for Art & Healing Announce Stuck at Home (together) to Provide Support to Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic
WASHINGTON--As COVID-19 continues to impact daily life across the country and around the world, the Foundation for Art & Healing (FAH), in collaboration with AARP Foundation, is addressing the...
- Apr 24, 2020NRTA: AARP’s Educator Community, Announces Grant Program to Support Retired Educators During COVID-19 PandemicEffort Will Help Foster Virtual Member Engagement for Retired Educator Associations Across U.S.
WASHINGTON–With older adults at higher risk for severe illness and isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic, AARP and NRTA have announced a new grant program to support retired educators across the nation.
Apr 23, 2020PSAs in 18 Asian languages will reach hard-to-count communities amid COVID-19 pandemic
WASHINGTON– AARP has teamed up with the U.S. Census Bureau to release public service announcement (PSA) videos in 18 Asian languages to help Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI)...
Apr 22, 2020
WASHINGTON — AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins released the following statement in response to the Medicare and Social Security Trustees’ reports released today: “Medicare and Social Security are more...
- Apr 2, 2020America’s most trusted medical expert explains his lifelong passion for brain science, and what he’s learned about protecting memory and blocking dementia. PLUS: Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue on making marriage last; musician James Taylor on the value of chilling; and expert advice on cutting costs for streaming services, cell phone carriers and more.
WASHINGTON—Esteemed medical reporter and neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta shares his personal story of why he became a doctor, why he has had a lifelong curiosity about the brain, and also his best...
- Mar 31, 2020
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy A. LeaMond issued the following statement in response to news reports around the country about potential rationing in the distribution of and access to health care, services and equipment...
- Mar 31, 2020Iconic Entertainment Power Couple Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue Share the Secret to Success of Famous Marriages in AARP The MagazineThe Duo Give an Inside Look at Six Famous Marriages and Why They’ve Lasted So Long
LOS ANGELES—As a happily married couple of 40 years, award-winning actress Marlo Thomas and media pioneer Phil Donahue give an intimate and exclusive look into six famous marriages and the...
- Mar 26, 2020An In-Depth Look Into How Fraud Organizations Around the World Are Structured and How You Can Protect Yourself
WASHINGTON—Whether it’s the coronavirus, the upcoming election, a new Medicare policy, or any major development, professional fraud organizations are increasingly using the day’s news as opportunities to scam Americans, and particularly older Americans. In this month’s cover story, AARP Bulletin opens the curtains on the increasingly sophisticated, professional, international, and tech-savvy world of fraud.
Mar 26, 2020
WASHINGTON—AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins released the following statement on the bipartisan agreement on the coronavirus stimulus package, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES)...
Mar 25, 2020
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement in response to President Trump signing legislation to reauthorize...
- Mar 25, 2020AARP Innovation Labs Launches ‘AARP Community Connections’ Platform To Find Help, Or Give It, During Coronavirus Pandemic
WASHINGTON—AARP Community Connections, a new online platform launched by AARP Innovation Labs today, allows users to organize and find local volunteer groups to help pick up groceries, provide financial assistance or lend emotional support to neighbors, friends and loved ones. Across the country, these informal online groups—also called “mutual aid” groups—help communities stay connected at a time when people must practice social distancing to stay safe.
Mar 25, 2020New Report Says Delirium “Most Common Medical Complication You Never Heard of,” Yet Poll Shows Older Adults Don’t Know the Risks, Precautions85% of Providers Say Discussing Delirium Is Important; Only 4% of Patients Report Being Informed
WASHINGTON—A new report from the Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH) notes that “delirium may be the most common medical complication you never heard of,” since half of people 65+ will...
Mar 19, 2020Letter Endorses New Senate Bill, S.3535, to Delay Filing Date
WASHINGTON—Today AARP called on the federal government to extend the income tax filing deadline until July 15, 2020, because of the threat of coronavirus; the need to follow public health...
Mar 18, 2020
WASHINGTON—AARP released the following statement today on the bipartisan Senate passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Said AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy &...
Mar 18, 2020AARP Urges Congress to Take Aggressive Steps Now to Protect Older Americans Against Coronavirus Crisis
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond, in a letter, urged Congress to take aggressive next steps to address the ongoing coronavirus...
Mar 17, 2020
WASHINGTON—As part of its robust response to the coronavirus pandemic, AARP announced today a $250,000 donation to Meals on Wheels America to support urgently needed outreach to isolated...
Mar 14, 2020
WASHINGTON—AARP released the following statement today on the bipartisan coronavirus package and House passage of HR 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Said AARP Executive Vice...
Mar 13, 2020Scheduling Notice: Due to Coronavirus Concerns, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Suspends Service Until Further Notice
WASHINGTON—AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free, volunteer-based tax preparation and assistance service, announced today that it will suspend tax preparation services at all sites effective Monday, March 16, until further notice. The action is due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus. The program’s website, www.aarpfoundation.org/taxaide, is the best resource for information and changes in service availability.
Mar 11, 2020AARP Did Not Authorize or Participate in Production of American Bridge 21st Century Ad Targeting President Trump
WASHINGTON—AARP released the following statement today in response to American Bridge 21st Century’s citation of AARP and the use of the AARP logo in its recent television advertisement. Said...
Mar 4, 2020Bipartisan Bill Will Help States and Communities React to Novel Virus
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement on the bipartisan bill providing supplemental funding for...
Mar 4, 2020
San Francisco-- PricewaterhouseCoopers, AARP, AARP Foundation, and the law firm of Outten & Golden LLP are pleased to announce that the Plaintiffs and defendant PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP...
Mar 2, 2020
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to review the case challenging...
- Feb 27, 2020AARP Foundation Statement on National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Consensus Study on Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults
WASHINGTON—AARP Foundation President Lisa Marsh Ryerson issued the following statement in response to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) Consensus Study on...
- Feb 27, 2020In An Exclusive Adaptation from Her New Book, Orman Reveals the 10 Crucial Steps to Take Right Now for a Secure and Happy Retirement
WASHINGTON—You don’t stumble into a great retirement, you plan it and then make it happen, says Suze Orman, one of America’s most beloved and respected money experts in the new issue of AARP Bulletin. To help all Americans over 50 realize their retirement dreams, Suze provides a list of 10 things to do RIGHT NOW to make sure that you have the resources you need to have a secure and happy future, no matter how many decades long it turns out to be.
Feb 25, 2020Recognition honors those companies that take the long view with a purpose-based strategy and strive to create positive change throughout their global communities.
Washington, DC, February 25, 2020 – AARP, the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people to choose how they live as they age, today announced it has been...
- Feb 19, 2020With 2020 Census Pending, Findings Show Many May Not Recognize Expected Census Scams
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Impostor scams continue to target large numbers of Americans, and as the federal government launches the 2020 Census, a majority may be susceptible to phony Census...
Feb 18, 2020
WASHINGTON—A newly released AARP poll finds an overwhelming majority of women voters age 50 and over in South Carolina plan to turn out in force, with 79% of Democrats definitely planning to...
Feb 11, 2020
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement in response to the White House’s FY2021 budget proposal: “AARP...
Feb 10, 2020New product helps address the need for future care planning while providing flexibility in coverage options and value-added benefits
American Enterprise Group (AEG) recognizes the need to help secure the financial futures of their customers as Americans live longer and healthcare costs continue to rise. AEG is pleased to...
Feb 10, 2020
WASHINGTON—A newly released AARP poll finds that an overwhelming majority of Nevada women voters age 50 and over plan to turn out in force this year, with 82% of Democrats definitely planning to...
Feb 10, 2020For a Healthy Brain, Take Care of Your Heart, Say Experts
WASHINGTON—A new report from the Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH) confirms that heart and brain health are connected, and that taking action to improve your cardiovascular health reduces...
Feb 5, 2020
WASHINGTON—AARP invites community organizations and local governments across the country to apply for the 2020 AARP Community Challenge grant program, now through April 1, 2020. Grants fund...
Feb 5, 2020
WASHINGTON—A newly released AARP poll finds that an overwhelming majority (80%) of New Hampshire women voters age 50 and over definitely plan to vote in the state’s primary next week. The...
Feb 4, 2020
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement in response to the State of the Union address this evening:...
Feb 3, 2020Free Program Provides Tax Prep Help to All
WASHINGTON — Beginning today and continuing through April 15, AARP Foundation is providing free in-person tax assistance and preparation through its Tax-Aide program. Taxpayers who used AARP...
- Feb 3, 2020Inside the February/March Issue of AARP The Magazine: The Surprising Impact of Financial Infidelity on MarriageSpecial “Love & Money” Report Reveals That Financial Cheating Can Hurt a Relationship More than Sexual Cheating. Also: A Shocking Financial Scam Conducted by Prison Inmates!
WASHINGTON—There’s more than one kind of cheating in a marriage. Financial infidelity – when one partner hides big expenses, secrets away money, or silently squanders savings – is more widespread than people realize, and often can lead to irreparable damage to a relationship and even divorce, according to an in-depth report in the February-March issue of AARP the Magazine. In fact, about 75% of partnered adults say that a relationship they’ve been in has been affected by financial deception. Learn the many types of money deceptions occurring in American marriages, why it happens, and what can be done if it happens in your own relationship.
Jan 31, 2020
WASHINGTON— AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Scott Frisch released the following statement in response to the initial public offering (IPO) today of 1Life Healthcare,...
Jan 31, 2020AARP Did Not Authorize or Participate in Production of DCCC Ad Targeting Republicans on Rx Drug Prices
WASHINGTON—AARP released the following statement today in response to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s (DCCC) citation of AARP in television advertisements. Said Colby Nelson,...
Jan 31, 2020New Research: Older Adults Very Concerned About Eye Health and Vision Loss, But Lacking in InformationAARP Launches Vision 2020 Campaign and Eye Center to Educate Consumers
WASHINGTON—A new AARP survey finds most Americans age 50-plus are worried that vision loss could affect their quality of life, with 83% reporting that they fear losing their sight more than any...
Jan 30, 2020Federal funding limits would put millions at risk to lose health coverage
WASHINGTON—AARP Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Bill Sweeney released the following statement in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) guidance for states...
- Jan 30, 2020Multi-Generational Workforces Add Major Value, Study Notes
WASHINGTON – Age discrimination against people age 50 and older robbed the economy of $850 billion in 2018, a new AARP report has found. Research by AARP and the Economist Intelligence Unit...
- Jan 30, 2020Legendary Country Singer Shania Twain Shares Her 16-Year Journey of Rediscovery in the February/March Issue of AARP The MagazineThe Canadian Singer-Songwriter Reveals How She Made a Stunning Comeback After Losing Her Voice and Her Marriage
LOS ANGELES—Five-time GRAMMY®-winning artist Shania Twain opens up about how losing her voice and then her marriage devastated her career and emotions, and also shares the motivation and thinking that ultimately helped her to come back 16 years later even stronger and happier in an in-depth interview for the February/March issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM).
Jan 24, 2020Many can’t afford to pay for health care and skip care due to cost
WASHINGTON—A newly released AARP poll shows that, in the run up to the Iowa Caucuses, health care is the top issue on the minds of women voters age 50 and up. The survey, conducted by The Harris...
Jan 23, 2020Annual survey shows family trips are top reason to travel, older adults to spend big
WASHINGTON—A new AARP Travel survey reveals older Americans are embracing the chance to take flight this year, with most Baby Boomers expecting to spend $7,800 on vacations in 2020, a big jump...
Jan 23, 2020Adoption Rates Across Age Brackets Converging
WASHINGTON--New research from AARP finds tech ownership among adults age 50-plus continues to grow, with smartphone usage increasing from 70% in 2017 to 77% in 2019. In addition, adults ages 50...
Jan 15, 2020Senate Consideration of POWADA Is Urged
WASHINGTON—AARP praised the U.S. House of Representatives’ vote today approving bipartisan legislation to combat age discrimination — the “Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination...
Jan 15, 2020
WASHINGTON—AARP and AARP Foundation filed an amicus brief today urging the Supreme Court of the United States to review a case challenging the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)....
Jan 15, 2020Great Performances Presents Movies for Grownups® Awards with AARP The Magazine Premiering Sunday, January 19 on PBSHosted by Tony Danza and featuring appearances by Alan Alda, Pedro Almodóvar, Noah Baumbach, Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Billy Crudup, Jamie Lee Curtis, Robert De Niro, Don Johnson, Rian Johnson, Harvey Keitel, Emma Koskoff, Diane Ladd, Kasi Lemmons, Juliette Lewis, Tzi Ma, Maria Muldaur, Conan O’Brien, Linda Ronstadt, Adam Sandler, Martin Scorsese, Zhao Shuzhen, Lulu Wang, Finn Wittrock, Khari Wyatt, Renée Zellweger, and more
LOS ANGELES—Hosted by iconic stage and screen performer Tony Danza, Great Performances: Movies for Grownups® Awards with AARP The Magazine premieres nationwide Sunday, January 19 at 6 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings) and will be available to stream the following day on pbs.org/moviesforgrownups and the PBS Video app. This is the third consecutive year the awards will be broadcast on PBS in a co-production with Great Performances and AARP Studios. For nearly two decades, AARP’s Movies for Grownups program has championed movies for grownups, by grownups, by advocating for the 50-plus audience, fighting industry ageism, and encouraging films that resonate with older viewers.
Jan 12, 2020Appearances by Alan Alda, Pedro Almodóvar, Noah Baumbach, Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Billy Crudup, Jamie Lee Curtis, Robert De Niro, Don Johnson, Rian Johnson, Harvey Keitel, Emma Koskoff, Diane Ladd, Kasi Lemmons, Juliette Lewis, Tzi Ma, Maria Muldaur, Conan O’Brien, Linda Ronstadt, Adam Sandler, Martin Scorsese, Zhao Shuzhen, Lulu Wang, Finn Wittrock, Khari Wyatt, Renée Zellweger, and more
Movies for Grownups Awards will be Broadcast on Great Performances Sunday, January 19, 2020 on PBS and will be Available to Stream the Following Day on pbs.org/moviesforgrownups and the PBS Video app
Jan 6, 2020AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins to Highlight Findings from the Longevity Economy® Outlook at Jan. 7 Storyteller Stage
WASHINGTON—AARP will showcase innovation in age-tech and highlight opportunities created by the growing age 50-plus market at booth #41131 in the Sands at CES 2020.
- Dec 30, 2019An In-Depth Investigation Reveals that Illegal Discrimination Against Older Workers Is Widespread and Tolerated, Thanks in Large Part to Weak Laws and Unsupportive Courts
WASHINGTON—If you are over 50 and haven’t felt the sting of ageism yet, you soon will, according to experts and surveys. Ageism in the workplace is the last acceptable bias in America, and signs of illegal age discrimination are widespread, according to an expanded special report in this month’s AARP Bulletin.
- Dec 19, 2019New Online Tool Lets Older Entrepreneurs and Freelancers Withhold and Submit Quarterly Taxes Automatically
WASHINGTON—For entrepreneurs and freelancers who struggle with quarterly taxes, help is here. AARP Foundation has launched AARP Foundation Self-Saver, an online resource and iOS app that enables the self-employed to anticipate and manage large expenses such as taxes.
Dec 18, 2019
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement in response to today’s Texas v. United States ruling on the...
Dec 18, 2019
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...
Dec 18, 2019
WASHINGTON— AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement on yesterday’s passage of FY 2020 appropriations bills H.R....
Dec 18, 2019Findings Show Women 50-plus Are Concerned about Health Care, Drug Prices and Economy
WASHINGTON—Today AARP released the findings of a nationwide poll that explores the priorities and concerns of a key group of voters that could help determine the 2020 presidential election and...
- Dec 17, 201944% of 50+ Adults Now Gamers Compared with 38% in 2016
New research from AARP finds a 14% increase in the number of adults age 50-plus who play online or video games on a monthly basis. Over the past three years, the 50-plus gamer population has grown from 40.2 million in 2016 to 50.6 million gamers in 2019.
Dec 12, 2019
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement on today’s vote by the U.S. House of Representatives on H.R....
- Dec 12, 2019AARP Campaign Raising Awareness of Most Common Seasonal Scams
WASHINGTON—Consumer fraud schemes escalate each year during the holidays, and a new research report, “Seasons Cheatings,” from the AARP Fraud Watch Network finds that a significant number of consumers are at risk of becoming victimized by common seasonal scams.
Dec 11, 2019
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement urging the U.S. House of Representatives to vote in support of...
Dec 10, 2019
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement in response to the patent protections for biologic drugs and...
- Dec 5, 2019Over 4 million Americans at risk of surprise tax increase if medical expense deduction not extended.
WASHINGTON—AARP Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Bill Sweeney released the following statement calling on Congress to extend and make permanent the medical expense deduction before...
- Dec 3, 2019Bill Would Improve Weaknesses in Caller ID Cited in Recent AARP Survey
WASHINGTON—AARP today announced its endorsement of the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act (S. 151), legislation that would help reduce illegal and unwanted robocalls and significantly reduce the risk from consumer fraud schemes.
- Dec 3, 2019AARP and Public Private Strategies Share New Small Business Guide to Support Family Caregiver Employees
WASHINGTON—For National Family Caregivers Month, AARP and Public Private Strategies developed a free Small Business Caregiving Online Resource Guide to help small business owners create family...
- Dec 2, 2019AARP Shares Secrets to a Longer, Healthier Life and Tackles the Loneliness Epidemic, Revealing Medical Causes and Remedies for the Growing Condition
LOS ANGELES—Loneliness is reaching epidemic proportions in America, particularly among those over 50, but there is hope for the issue coming from surprising places: scientific laboratories. This month’s issue of ATM includes a look at the new science of loneliness: who is most likely to succumb to it, the effects it has on physical health and surprising new approaches to tackle the problem that go far beyond simply more social interaction.
- Dec 2, 2019AARP Bulletin Profiles 5 Cities That Are Innovating New Ways to Retain and Serve Americans of All Ages
WASHINGTON—Are you searching for a better lifestyle? Read up on these five American cities, each of which is taking bold steps to become more livable for residents of all ages. In this month’s Bulletin, AARP profiles communities that are showing courage, foresight and commitment to becoming more viable and affordable for its older residents – and investing in changes that serve its younger citizens as well.
- Nov 26, 2019The Best Movies for Grownups to be Honored at the Annual Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday, January 11
AARP The Magazine today announced the nominees for the upcoming 19th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards, with A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Bombshell, Little Women, Marriage Story, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, The Farewell, The Irishman, and The Two Popes contending for Best Picture/Best Movie for Grownups category. For nearly two decades, AARP’s MFG program has championed movies for grownups, by grownups, by advocating for the 50-plus audience, fighting industry ageism, and encouraging films that resonate with older viewers. Annette Bening will receive the esteemed Movies for Grownups® Career Achievement Award.
- Nov 25, 2019Multi-Award-Winning Actress Annette Bening Discusses Personal and Professional Freedom in the December/January Issue of AARP The MagazineThe Unstoppable Film Star Will Receive the Career Achievement Award at AARP’s Star-Studded 19th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards on January 11 in Beverly Hills
Two-time Golden Globe®-winner, Screen Actors Guild Award®-winner and four-time Academy Award®-nominee, Annette Bening opens up on the importance of family, professional freedom and navigating aging in Hollywood in an exclusive interview for the December/January issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM). On January 11, Bening will receive the 2019 Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award at AARP The Magazine’s 19th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards, airing on Sunday, January 19 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and streaming the following day on pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps.
- Nov 20, 2019National Kidney Foundation and the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality receive grants for proposals to improve health care of older adults.
WASHINGTON—AARP is pleased to announce that the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality are the winners of the 2019 AARP Quality...
- Nov 14, 2019New AARP Report Looks at Key Issues and Emerging Trends in Family Caregiving
WASHINGTON — Approximately 41 million unpaid family caregivers provided an estimated 34 billion hours of care — worth a staggering $470 billion — to their parents, spouses, partners, and...
- Nov 13, 2019
WASHINGTON—Retail prices for 267 brand-name drugs commonly used by older adults surged by an average of 5.8% in 2018, more than twice the general inflation rate of 2.4%, according to new AARP...
- Nov 11, 2019
AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement today in response to the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ announcement on the increase in Medicare premiums and deductibles for 2020.
- Nov 11, 2019At National Gala Tonight AARP Will Honor Five Winners of the 2019-2020 AARP Purpose Prize; Each Winner Will Receive $60K AwardAARP Purpose Prize Honors Community-Focused Work by People Age 50-Plus
WASHINGTON—At a national gala held tonight in Washington D.C., AARP will honor the five winners of the 2019-2020 AARP Purpose Prize award each of whom has been selected for the outstanding community-service-focused work of organizations they lead. All five winners, all of whom are over the age of 50, will be awarded $60,000 by AARP to help further the mission of their organization.
- Nov 11, 2019Research Finds Unexpected Money Emergencies & Imprudent Responses Are Common
Reacting to new research that shows one-half of adults have experienced an unexpected financial challenge in the past year, AARP today launched AARP MoneyMap™, a free online tool that helps consumers deal with unanticipated financial emergencies.
- Nov 5, 2019Studies Suggest Inflammation May Be the Common Trigger Point for Many Deadly Diseases
WASHINGTON— The health risks of chronic inflammation have been talked about by doctors and researchers for decades, but only in the past few years have studies made clear the importance of the issue. Their findings indicate that the very mechanisms in your body that fight disease may also be triggering many of the most serious, and even deadly, diseases of aging. The good news is that lifestyle changes and dietary tweaks can help reduce inflammation in your body. To help understand chronic low-grade inflammation and how to fight it, AARP spoke with top experts in the medical field to create a guide in this month’s AARP Bulletin special report.
- Nov 5, 2019Annette Bening to Receive Career Achievement Honor at AARP The Magazine’s 19th Annual Movies for Grownups® AwardsMovies for Grownups Awards Will Be Broadcast and Available to Stream on Great Performances Sunday, January 19, 2020, on PBS
LOS ANGELES—AARP The Magazine announced today that Annette Bening will receive the 2019 Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award. Bening – a recipient of two Golden Globes®, a Screen Actors Guild Award® and four-time Academy Award®-nominee – will be honored at the 19th annual Movies for Grownups® (MFG) Awards ceremony on January 11, 2020, in Beverly Hills.