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  • Nov 25, 2013
    Only One Third of Americans Close to Retirement Age Have Taken Steps to Save for Major Expense

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, AARP launched a free online Health Care Costs Calculator, a major addition to their Ready for Retirement suite of planning tools. In a survey accompanying the release of...

  • Nov 25, 2013
    “The season may be over, but there’s no off-season in the fight against older adult hunger.”

    WASHINGTON—AARP and AARP Foundation celebrated the finish of Drive to End Hunger’s third season in NASCAR by thanking Jeff Gordon, the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevy SS team, as well as the...

  • Nov 20, 2013
    Cross-sector Coalition Leads Business Response to Exploding Elder Caregiving Needs

    Washington, DC (November 20, 2013) – Today, in recognition of National Caregiver’s Month, ReACT (Respect A Caregiver’s Time) announces the launch of its Employer Resource Guide: Four Steps...

  • 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 12, 2013
    Fans get first look of car through Twitter, Facebook.

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP Foundation is encouraging fans today at 12:00 p.m. ET to start piecing together elements of the new design of the 2014 No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS...

  • Nov 12, 2013
    Donations will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $500,000

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP Foundation today announced it has established a relief fund to support victims devastated by Typhoon Haiyan (also known as Yolanda) one of the largest and strongest...

  • Nov 11, 2013
    New Series: “Larry King Droppin’ In” Sponsored by Toyota

    (New York City) 11-9-13 – Larry King is returning to radio via Cumulus stations after nearly 6 decades since the first day he started on radio. His return will be in the form of a new nationally...

  • Nov 7, 2013
    New AARP and Ad Council PSAs highlight the many roles 42 million caregivers shoulder, offer tools and resources for support

    WASHINGTON, DC, November 7, 2013 — According to a new AARP poll[1], almost three out of ten people who are caring for a loved one say their life has changed since becoming a caregiver. More than...

  • Nov 7, 2013
    AARP will offer a special 30% membership discount and 10% of each membership will be donated to USO Warrior and Family Care Programs

    WASHINGTON– In honor of Veterans Day and in recognition of their dedication and commitment to service, AARP is offering a 30 percent membership discount for veterans, their families, and anyone...

  • 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....

  • Oct 30, 2013
    By Edna Kane-Williams, AARP Vice President, Multicultural Markets and Engagement

    Imagine having to juggle the pressures of a thriving career with the responsibilities of caring for an aging or sick loved one. If this is your reality, it’s important that you know that you are...

  • Oct 30, 2013
    Chained CPI would make small COLA even smaller.

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond offered the following statement in reaction to today’s announcement by the Social Security Administration of a 1.5 percent Cost...

  • Oct 28, 2013
    “These two champions continue to build on their legacies, both on and off the track.”

    MARTINSVILLE, VA – AARP Foundation President Jo Ann Jenkins issued the following statement following today’s win at the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 by Jeff Gordon four-time NASCAR Cup...

  • Oct 28, 2013
    Four-Day Event to Host Exclusive Q&A Screenings with Ben Stiller, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Alexander Payne, Steve McQueen and More

    WASHINGTON (October 27, 2013) – AARP is rolling out the red carpet and bringing its Movies for Grownups® film festival to Los Angeles, screening nine films to the general public that are being...

  • Oct 15, 2013
    This week AARP launched a series of radio and print ads opposing a Chained CPI Social Security benefit cut

    Washington, DC – This week AARP launched a series of radio and print ads opposing a Chained CPI Social Security benefit cut, and harmful cuts to Medicare in the latest discussion of our...

  • Oct 14, 2013
    AARP Chief Executive Officer A. Barry Rand sent a letter to President Obama today

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP Chief Executive Officer A. Barry Rand sent a letter to President Obama today, urging a resolution to the debt ceiling debate that avoids default and protects the...

  • Oct 10, 2013
    Changes can be made to Medicare plans from October 15 through December 7; Distinction between Medicare and Affordable Care Act open enrollment is important

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP encourages its members and all older Americans with Medicare to take advantage of the Medicare open enrollment period between October 15th and December 7th. Given the...

  • Oct 9, 2013
    Daytona, FL; Pocatello, ID; Bangor, ME; Greenville, SC and Grand Rapids, MI Among Top Cities for Americans 50+ to Live on a Budget

    WASHINGTON (October 1, 2013) — Each year, AARP The Magazine hits the highway and travels across the country to discover the most desirable locales for people over 50. This year, our team of...

  • Oct 7, 2013
    New book co-authored by motivational coach Richard Leider and Fast Company co-founder Alan Webber explores ways to envision new goals and pursue passions at any age

    WASHINGTON–October 7, 2013- When one chapter is finished and the next one has yet to be written people sometimes wonder, “What’s next?” For many people, it happens at midlife but it can...

  • Oct 7, 2013
    Four-Week Webinar Series Offers Expert Guidance to Entrepreneurs Looking to Start and Grow Small Businesses

    WASHINGTON, October 7, 2013– AARP, one of the world's largest member organizations with more than 37 million members and Black Enterprise, the leading small business resource for African...

  • Oct 2, 2013

    Washington, DC – Two plaintiffs represented by AARP Foundation Litigation have won a major victory in a case against the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that involved potential...

  • Oct 2, 2013
    Robert DeNiro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman, and Kevin Kline had never worked together before their upcoming movie Last Vegas, but they still seem like the closest of friends.

    WASHINGTON (October 2, 2013) — Robert DeNiro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman, and Kevin Kline had never worked together before their upcoming movie Last Vegas, but they still seem like the...

  • Oct 2, 2013
    Broadcasting legend aligns with AARP as a digital distribution partner and will deliver content via AARP.org's new “Droppin' In” online player; King will also be a featured panelist during the Life Reimagined Experience at Life@50+on October 5

    NEW YORK, NY, October 2, 2013 – Beginning this month, broadcasting legend Larry King will distribute a one minute daily feature "Larry King Droppin' In," brought to you by Toyota. On October...

  • Oct 1, 2013
    AARP Study Quantifies Social Security Benefits’ Critical Contributions to National, State Economies

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new study from AARP’s Public Policy Institute calculates that each dollar paid to Social Security beneficiaries generates nearly two dollars in spending by individuals and...

  • Sep 30, 2013
    Members of Congress, Business Leaders Discuss Challenges and Opportunities

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The unique financial challenges facing Boomer women were the focus of an engaging forum today, with AARP Financial Ambassador and personal finance expert Jean Chatzky leading...

  • Sep 30, 2013
    AARP Ambassadors Dan Marino, James “JB” Brown, Dr. Pepper Schwartz, NFL Quarterback Steve Bartkowski Kick-Off Event Supporting Over a Dozen Volunteer Projects Across City

    WASHINGTON – AARP today announced it plans to host an “Atlanta Community Day of Service,” a large scale volunteer day with hundreds of volunteers to kick-off AARP’s annual National Event &...

  • Sep 25, 2013
    AARP Foundation today announced it has appointed Lisa Marsh Ryerson as the next president of AARP Foundation

    WASHINGTON, DC –AARP Foundation today announced it has appointed Lisa Marsh Ryerson as the next president of AARP Foundation, succeeding Jo Ann Jenkins, who led the foundation’s resurgence for...

  • Sep 24, 2013
    The AARP Movies for Grownups® Film Festival sponsored by Roku® will offer a stellar lineup of films to attendees of its national event in ”Hotlanta!”

    WHO/WHAT: The AARP Movies for Grownups® Film Festival sponsored by Roku® will offer a stellar lineup of films to attendees of its national event in ”Hotlanta!” Four films—including three...

  • Sep 20, 2013
    Donation part of event designed to bring attention to long-term solutions to threat of older adult hunger

    LOUDON, NH – Four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon today joined representatives of AARP Foundation as the Foundation made a $20,000 donation to New Hampshire Food Bank. The donation...

  • Sep 17, 2013
    AARP TEK workshops will provide free technology and social media training for older community residents

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 17, 2013 – Everyone from technology novices to experts will gain technology education and knowledge at the AARP TEK Pavilion during the Life@50+ National Event &...

  • Sep 17, 2013
    AARP Executive Vice President, Nancy LeaMond, released the following statement following the Department of Labor’s announcement of new rules improving wage protections for home care workers

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, AARP Executive Vice President, Nancy LeaMond, released the following statement following the Department of Labor’s announcement of new rules improving wage...

  • Aug 2, 2013
    Today, AARP Executive Vice President, Nancy LeaMond, released the following statement in reaction to the Commission on Long-Term Care completing their third public hearing yesterday

    “AARP supports the federal Commission on Long-Term Care’s ongoing efforts to shape policy solutions for the nation’s long-term care crisis, which affects millions of people, including older...

  • Feb 27, 2013
    AARP’s CEO A. Barry Rand today announced he has appointed Jo Ann Jenkins as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
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