- 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.
Jun 5, 2019New Rule Fails to Put the Interests of the Investor First
AARP is alarmed by the outcome of SEC’s rule-making today on the standards of conduct for financial professionals. Often described as an important opportunity to protect Americans saving for retirement, the new rule does not strengthen investor protections, nor does it improve the quality of advice upon which investors rely.
Jun 5, 2019Behind the Scenes, Washington Insiders Are Creating Policies and Programs that Will Shape Your Future. Find Out Who They Are and What You Should Know About Them.
In this month’s issue of AARP Bulletin, we demystify the expert thinkers and administrators who drive policy on issues vital to older Americans, such as Medicare, Social Security and consumer fraud.
Jun 5, 2019
NEW YORK — Cities of Service today announced six U.S. cities will participate in its new Cities of Service Experience Matters program. With support from AARP, Cities of Service will work with...
Jun 4, 2019
DES MOINES, Iowa – Today, AARP and The Des Moines Register, part of the USA TODAY Network | Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI), announced a series of presidential candidate forums in locations across...
- Jun 3, 2019Award-Winning Actor Jeff Daniels Discusses His Role of a Lifetime in the June/July Issue of AARP The MagazineIn an exclusive interview with ATM, the actor and playwright reflects on mastering one of literature and film’s best-known characters through experience, preparation and his Midwestern roots
In an exclusive interview for the June/July issue of AARP the Magazine (ATM), Daniels discusses landing the job, constructing his own version of the iconic character for the 21st century and utilizing his years of experience to perfect the Tony-nominated role.
- Jun 3, 2019Images from joint effort with Magnum Photos now on display in AARP the Magazine and online
A New Age, a nearly year-long global photojournalism project that documents the evolving face of aging, has made its premier in the June/July issue of AARP The Magazine, the nation’s most read print publication, with over 38 million readers. At the same time, a more expansive version of the photo project is appearing at aarp.org/newage.
May 22, 2019Many Unaware of Caller ID Limitations and Are Underusing ‘Do Not Call’ Registry
While a large majority of Americans suspect that most of the automated telephone messages – or “robocalls” -- that they receive are attempts at scams, few are taking actions to protect themselves, according to results of a new survey from the AARP Fraud Watch Network.
May 21, 2019
Today Laurie McCann, senior attorney at AARP, testified on Capitol Hill before the the Education and Labor Committee U.S. House of Representatives on "Eliminating Barriers to Employment: Opening Doors to Opportunity."
May 17, 2019
WASHINGTON—The following is a statement from AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond on the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug...
May 15, 2019An Intergenerational Threat That Increasingly Pressures Older Americans
Student loan debt has been a skyrocketing problem across multiple age groups over recent decades, and an AARP Public Policy Institute (PPI) report highlights the important role that older Americans play in financing college education for their children, grandchildren and other family members.
- May 14, 2019New federal tax credit to help family caregivers who spend own money to care for loved ones
WASHINGTON—AARP endorses the bipartisan Credit for Caring Act introduced in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives today, and commends the sponsors. This bill would give a federal...
- May 14, 2019
AARP Board Chair Joan Ruff is among the witnesses testifying before today’s hearing of U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, “Challenges in the Retirement System.”
May 9, 2019
WASHINGTON—Now through August 15 in select markets across the United States, AARP Foundation Property Tax-Aide is engaging a network of volunteers who will help low- and moderate-income older...
May 9, 2019
WASHINGTON—Today Leigh Purvis, Director of Health Services Research in AARP Public Policy Institute, testified on Capitol Hill before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee...
May 8, 2019
WASHINGTON—The following statement is from AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) final...
May 2, 2019Drug Prices Are Rising Far Faster Than Inflation. AARP Is Fighting To Make The Drugs You Need More Affordable.
Yes, medicine can be made more affordable. Despite drug manufacturers’ best efforts, the tides are beginning to turn on rising drug prices. The May issue of AARP Bulletin features...
- May 1, 2019Participants Encouraged to Walk 30 Minutes a Day from May 1-June 30
AARP launched its 2nd Annual Fit & Fun Health Challenge today with Wellness Ambassador Denise Austin.
- Apr 25, 2019Low Confidence that Savings and Social Security Will Cover Living Expenses
AARP today released a survey that indicates that a majority of U.S. adults may be at risk of a retirement savings gap.
Apr 24, 2019AARP-Branded Fitness Parks Will Offer Exercise Equipment to Local Communities
ST. PETERSBURG, FLA.—Today, AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins opened the first of many AARP-branded fitness parks that the organization will donate to local communities to commemorate AARP’s 60th...
- Apr 22, 2019
AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins responds to the Social Security and Medicare Trustees’ reports released today.
- Apr 17, 201920 Million Family Caregivers Performing Complex Medical/Nursing Tasks with Little Instruction, Finds New AARP Report
NEW ORLEANS—Half of the nation’s 40 million family caregivers are performing complicated medical/nursing tasks for their family members and friends, including giving injections, preparing...
Apr 8, 2019New AARP Research on Grandparents Busts Stereotypes on Attitudes, Employment, Finances and LifestyleResearch Finds That Age of First-Time Grandparents Rises from 47 to 50; Number of Grandparents in Workforce Increases from 24 to 40 Percent
AARP released its Grandparents Today National Survey highlighting the latest trends among grandparents in the United States. Since 2001 the number of grandparents has grown by 24 percent from 56 million to 70 million. The research found that grandparents spend an average of $2,562 annually on their grandchildren, equaling approximately $179 billion dollars per year. The youngest grandparent is about 38 years old, with 50 being the average age of becoming a first-time grandparent.