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.
- Nov 5, 2019AARP Purpose Prize Honors Community-Focused Work by People Age 50-Plus; Five Winners, 9 Fellows Named Tuesday
WASHINGTON—Today AARP announced its 2019-2020 AARP Purpose Prize award recipients. The AARP Purpose Prize is the only national award that celebrates people 50-plus who are using their life experience to create social change. Each of five winners will receive a $60,000 award. Additionally, AARP announced nine AARP Purpose Prize fellows, who will be also honored at the Washington, D.C. gala for the mission-focused work of the organizations they each lead. Each fellow will receive a $5,000 award to further the mission of their organization.
Oct 28, 2019
WASHINGTON—AARP Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Bill Sweeney released the following statement on the approval by the United States House of Representatives of H.R. 4334, the Dignity...
- Oct 24, 2019AARP and the Ad Council Launch “Tribute to Our Sheroes” Retirement Savings Campaign to Give Black Women Free Personalized Retirement Savings Tips
NEW YORK–AARP and the Ad Council have teamed up to launch the “Tribute to Our Sheroes” retirement savings campaign to help Black women boost their retirement savings. Launching October 24th, “
- Oct 23, 2019Hispanics Feel Underrepresented in Beauty/Personal Grooming Advertising, Seek More Product Choices, AARP Report FindsDespite Spending Nearly Twice As Much on Beauty Products than the General Population, Hispanics 50-Plus Report Feeling Ignored By Beauty Industry Brands
WASHINGTON—Latinos age 50 and older spend an average of $46 per month on beauty and personal grooming products, nearly double the $25 spent per month by the general 50-plus population. Despite spending nearly $7 billion in annual U.S. sales, 69 percent of Hispanics report feeling that the beauty and personal grooming industry treats people their age as an afterthought, a new AARP survey has found.
Oct 23, 2019
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement on today’s markup of H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act of...
- Oct 21, 2019AARP Announces Sunu as the Winner of its Grand Finale Pitch Competition; Artiphon and Loro are Second and Third Place Winners
AARP Innovation Labs named Sunu as the winner of its 2019 Grand Pitch Finale, the culminating pitch event featuring 10 innovative startups that have won selective pitch competitions throughout year. Artiphon won second place and Loro received third place, as determined by audience vote, at Wednesday night’s Grand Finale Pitch event. The ten participating startups had solutions focused on addressing social isolation.
- Oct 17, 2019Incidence of Financial Exploitation Greatly Declines with BankSafe Training, Says First-of-its-Kind Report from AARP and Virginia TechAnalysis shows BankSafe-trained employees save 12 times more money than their peers
Dedicated training for employees of banks and credit unions significantly strengthens the ability to stop financial exploitation incidents before money leaves consumers’ accounts, according to a first-of-its-kind research report published by AARP and Virginia Tech’s Center for Gerontology.
- Oct 17, 2019AARP National Volunteer President Dr. Catherine Alicia Georges Testifies on Capitol Hill About High Prescription Drug Prices and Medicare ImprovementsAARP calls on Congress to rein in high drug prices and strengthen Medicare by including hearing, dental, and vision coverage
WASHINGTON—Today, AARP National Volunteer President Catherine Alicia Georges, EdD, RN, testified at the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee hearing on “Investing in the U.S. Health System by...
- Oct 16, 2019Mirror/Mirror: AARP Survey of Women’s Reflections on Beauty, Age and Media™ Finds Women Want to See a Variety of Ages (and More Realism) in Product Ads
A national survey of nearly 2,000 U.S. women finds a significant number of respondents in their 50s and above feel ignored by the beauty and personal grooming products industries, AARP reported, upon the release of Mirror/Mirror: Survey of Women’s Reflections of Beauty, Image and Media.
- Oct 10, 2019
AARP Chief Executive Officer Jo Ann Jenkins released the following statement in response to today’s announcement of the 2020 cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) in Social Security benefits.
Oct 8, 2019AARP to provide in-kind consulting services to Enwoven, Musical Health Technologies, Pillo Health, Rendever and XRHealth
AARP Innovation Labs announced today that its Hatchery Ventures program has added five new companies to its startup portfolio: Enwoven, Musical Health Technologies, Pillo Health, Rendever, and XRHealth. Through Hatchery Ventures, AARP engages with age-tech start-ups in the seed to Series A stages with the goal of growing and scaling the best versions of their solutions to address consumers’ needs and help people choose how they live as they age.
- Oct 7, 2019AARP Bulletin Provides Four New Rules for Smart Financial Planning
In an AARP Bulletin special report, we throw out outdated advice and detail four essential new rules to take control of your retirement. The feature includes a new way to think about wealth, complete with a worksheet to determine your actual, practical wealth amount.
Oct 7, 2019AARP Foundation Launches MySavingsJar Program Aimed at Helping Older Adults Do More With Their MoneyFree online community resource to help low-income older adults save for unanticipated expenses
AARP Foundation has launched AARP Foundation MySavingsJarTM, an online resource developed to help older adults and their families take small, achievable steps to save money. More than 5,000 individuals have joined the platform since its beta launch in May 2019.
- Oct 4, 2019Justice Department Teams up with AARP and the Oak Ridge Boys to Launch Public Service Announcement to Raise Awareness About Fraud Schemes Targeting Older Americans
The Department of Justice today unveiled a new public service announcement (PSA), created in collaboration with AARP and the Oak Ridge Boys.
- Oct 3, 2019An AARP Health Exclusive: 2019 Medical Breakthroughs that Help You Move Easier, Feel Better and Live Longer
In this month’s issue of ATM, the magazine reveals the newest health super-tools and most important emerging solutions for disease and injury from the leading universities, hospitals and research labs.
- Sep 30, 2019The prolific actor tells tales of his first professional job, his arrival to NYC and how his best friends helped shape his career and outlook on life.
- Sep 23, 2019The Disrupt Aging® Collection is key to AARP’s multi-year initiative to reshape the image of aging
In collaboration with Getty Images, AARP launched The Disrupt Aging® Collection at Advertising Week New York. This program paints a more accurate portrait of how people age in today’s society. The new collection contains more than 1,400 images that challenge stereotypes around aging, portraying the active lifestyle of consumers 50-plus, while telling a more authentic story of how people live as they age.
Sep 19, 2019
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement today, applauding the introduction of legislation in the U.S....
- Sep 19, 2019New Report Shows Retail Drug Prices Have Increased Faster Than Inflation for at Least 12 Straight YearsAARP analysis finds the average annual price for widely used prescription drugs is nearly $20,000
WASHINGTON—A new AARP Public Policy Institute report, released today, shows that retail prices for a combined set of 754 widely used brand name, generic, and specialty prescription drugs...
- Sep 18, 2019New Center for State and Local Government Excellence Research Examines Variable Arrangements for Public Pension PlansWebinar Scheduled for October 8th to Review Report
A new report from the Center for State and Local Government Excellence (SLGE) and AARP provides policymakers and stakeholders with an overview of the use of variable benefit and contribution arrangements in public pension plans.
Sep 13, 2019New Book Challenges Outdated Notions of Aging and Senior Living
Baltimore—As the U.S. experiences unprecedented growth in its aging population, a new book, Disrupting the Status Quo of Senior Living: A Mindshift (Health Professions Press/AARP), makes the...
Sep 10, 2019Advocates File Lawsuit on Behalf of St. Clare’s Pensioners Against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, St. Clare’s Corporation, and Bishops
Schenectady, NY—Three organizations and a solo attorney filed a lawsuit at the Schenectady County Supreme Court this morning against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany and its agents. The...
- Sep 10, 2019“Retailers Can Score Big” through Key Changes, Survey Reveals
In-store shopping is a struggle for nearly one-third (31%) of America’s 40 million unpaid family caregivers, according to a new survey from AARP. Caregivers say a lack of accommodations for their family members is a problem for shopping in-store
- Sep 4, 2019AARP Bulletin Provides A Comprehensive Report On What Older Americans Should Know About Using Marijuana To Treat Medical Conditions
In an AARP Bulletin special report, experts explain where marijuana is legal, if it is safe to use and the many forms in which it is sold. Additionally, AARP investigates issues surrounding the 2020 census, the first in U.S. history that will be primarily digital.
Aug 28, 2019
Co-produced by the Great Performances series, the 19th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP The Magazine will be broadcast on Sunday, January 19, 2020 on PBS.
Aug 27, 2019Contest Celebrates Sisterhood and 1st Anniversary of “Sisters from AARP” Newsletter with a Sam Fine Makeover PrizeFine Has Graced the Faces of Several African American A-List Celebrities – Next Could Be You and a Bestie
Sisters from AARP, a digital newsletter celebrating Gen-X and Baby Boomer African American women, today announced its “Sisterhood is Beautiful” contest, in which subscribers submit stories describing the moment that transformed a friend into a cherished sister-friend.
- Aug 21, 2019
CHICAGO—AARP today released new data and an infographic illustrating the impact of high prescription drug prices on Americans, specifically people living with cancer, prediabetes or diabetes,...
Aug 13, 2019AARP Foundation and Puerto Rico Legal Services Take Case of Blind Puerto Rican Woman Who Waits for Federal Help and Followed the Rules
A 78-year-old blind Puerto Rican homeowner is fighting back after a major investment trust’s baseless attempt to foreclose on her home while she waits for federal money to repair damage to her home caused by Hurricane Maria.
- Aug 9, 2019AARP Volunteer President Dr. Catherine Alicia Georges Appointed to National Family Caregiving Advisory Council
WASHINGTON—AARP is very pleased to announce that AARP National Volunteer President Catherine Alicia Georges, EdD, RN, FAAN has been appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services...
Aug 5, 2019An AARP Exclusive: Latin Music Legends Carlos Santana, Gloria Estefan, Poncho Sanchez and More Reflect on Bringing Latin Music to the Masses
Ten of the biggest stars in Latin music – including Carlos Santana, Gloria Estefan, Julio Iglesias, Sheila E. and Jose Feliciano—give exclusive interviews and share private stories as part of AARP the Magazine’s special music issue, dedicated to honoring Hispanic Heritage Month.
- Aug 1, 2019Pioneer of Latin Rock Carlos Santana Reflects on his 50-Year Music Career in the August/September Issue of AARP The MagazineIn an Exclusive Interview With ATM, the Hall of Fame Rock Guitarist Discusses His Artistic Journey, Philosophy on Life and Self-Fulfillment, and Exploring African Rhythms on His New Album
Classic-rock veteran Carlos Santana discusses his rise to worldwide stardom in an exclusive interview for the August/September issue of AARP the Magazine (ATM), as well as celebrating milestone anniversaries, shedding his years of wisdom on others, and looking ahead to a future full of music and love.
Jul 31, 2019
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement today after the administration announced a Notice of Proposed...
Jul 31, 2019Joint Press Release: Current and former tenants of Lurie Terrace, an Ann Arbor senior apartment building, have reached an amicable resolution with the building’s management in their fair housing case. Below is a statement from attorneys involved in the case, including AARP Foundation attorneys:
Current and former tenants of Lurie Terrace, an Ann Arbor senior apartment building, have reached an amicable resolution with the building’s management in their fair housing case. Below is a statement from attorneys involved in the case, including AARP Foundation attorneys
Jul 25, 2019AARP Statement on Strong Bipartisan Committee Vote for the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of 2019
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement today, applauding the Senate Finance Committee’s 19-9 bipartisan...
Jul 25, 2019AARP Backs Sen. Stabenow’s Proposal on Negotiating Authority
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement today in support of Sen. Debbie Stabenow’s amendment on...
Jul 23, 2019
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement today, responding to the Senate Finance Committee (SFC)...
Jul 23, 2019Seventeen Candidates Share Plans to Address High Prescription Drug Prices, Medicare and Social Security
WASHINGTON—AARP released today its "AARP Asks the Candidates" video series featuring 17 presidential candidates and their plans to address high prescription drug prices, Medicare and Social...
Jul 17, 2019Bill Would Improve Weaknesses in Caller ID Exposed by Recent AARP Survey
AARP today announced its endorsement of bipartisan legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would reduce abusive robocall practices.
Jul 17, 2019
WASHINGTON—Today, AARP announced the largest group of AARP Community Challenge grantees to date. AARP will distribute nearly $1.6 million among 159 grant winners developing “quick-action”...
- Jul 16, 2019
WASHINGTON—AARP Foundation and the law firm of Garrison, Levin-Epstein, Fitzgerald & Pirrotti, P.C., filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of Yale University employees today, alleging that...
Jul 8, 2019
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement in response to today’s federal court ruling on the U.S....
Jul 3, 2019Equality Act, Supreme Court LGBT Cases Supported
AARP, continuing its long-standing anti-discrimination advocacy on behalf of older Americans, is backing Congressional and legal initiatives to better the lives of older LGBT individuals.
- Jul 1, 201910th Annual Collection of Clever Money-Saving Tips Includes “Best of the Best” Advice, Plus Many All-New Frugality Tricks and Resources
One of AARP’s most popular content franchises, “99 Great Ways to Save,” is back for its 10th consecutive year! The 2019 collection features 50 of the “best of the best” ideas from years past (freshly updated for these changing times). Plus, we’ve gone to many of our most reliable resources – experts like Bob Vila (on home costs), Pauline Frommer (travel costs) and Jean Chatzky (smarter savings) – for all-new ways to save. Plus we’ve found dozens of the most useful mobile-phone apps and digital services to help people save. Consumers can find useful advice for every aspect of their lives: health, travel, entertainment, credit, loans, investing, shopping and more. Read this month’s AARP Bulletin to begin your savvy savings journey!
- Jun 25, 2019New AARP report shows the average annual price for widely used specialty drugs reached nearly $79,000 in 2017
WASHINGTON—The prices of widely used specialty prescription drugs grew more than three times faster than general inflation in 2017, according to a new AARP Public Policy Institute report...
Jun 24, 201926 New Laws Across 17 States, Plus Federal Action, Will Help Curb Drug Prices
WASHINGTON — AARP released the following statement on President Trump’s new executive order requiring doctors, hospitals, and insurers to disclose more information about health care costs. The...
Jun 21, 2019AARP Ranked 11th Among Top 30 Large Workplaces
AARP has been named one of The Washington Post’s 2019 Top Workplaces in the Washington, D.C. area. AARP is a 2019 award winner in the top 30 large employers category, rising to #11 from #14 last year. Selection is based solely on employee feedback gathered through an anonymous third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, which measured several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection.
Jun 17, 2019
WASHINGTON—AARP’s IT department has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT by IDG’s Computerworld for the fourth consecutive year. This year AARP ranked number two among midsize organizations, up from sixth place last year.
- Jun 11, 2019
A House Education and Labor Committee vote today approving the “Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act” (POWADA) was lauded by AARP as a key step toward enactment.
Jun 11, 2019Experts Recommend Other Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy, Including Exercise and Diet
WASHINGTON—Today, the Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH) released a new report that concludes dietary supplements do not improve brain health or prevent cognitive decline, dementia or...
Jun 6, 2019An AARP Exclusive: A NEW AGE Photo Project and Stories Reveal How Aging is Changing Worldwide
A NEW AGE, a portfolio of photographs and stories that reveal the ways aging has changed in America and across the globe, makes its world premiere in the new issue of AARP the Magazine. This landmark project – which features all-new images from 22 award-winning photographers – was over a year in the making.