Sep 22, 2022Nearly 500 Actions Would Support 48 Million Americans Caring for Parents, Spouses and Other Adults
The Department of Health and Human Services yesterday released a national strategy to support family caregivers who care for loved ones of all ages. The RAISE (Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage) Family Caregiving Advisory Council—comprised of family caregivers, health and long-term providers, and others—and the Advisory Council to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren developed the strategy.
- Sep 21, 2022Adam Sandler Gets Introspective with AARP The Magazine – Talks Aging, His Pivot Toward Serious Roles, and How Raising Kids Has (or Hasn’t) Affected His MindsetWhile renowned for his comic genius, the award-winning actor and producer dives into the inspiration behind the recent success of his dramatic projects, his strategies when it comes to raising his daughters, and future plans for both on and off the stage
Well into his sixth decade, Adam Sandler is a man of many titles – slapstick comedian, SNL alum, serious actor, movie producer, doting parent, ardent hoopster, perpetual kid and loyal pal. AARP The Magazine (ATM) caught up with Sandler (whose new project You Are SO Not Invited to my Bat Mitzvah! just finished filming this August) to discuss his expansive career and reasons behind his recent and successful pivot into the dramatic films.
- Aug 30, 2022AARP Has Led The Charge to Lower Prescription Prices
With the signing of the Inflation Reduction Act, a historic new law will finally bring significant relief from high drug prices. This month, the AARP Bulletin cover story guides readers through how the legislation will help older Americans.
Aug 24, 2022Two Thirds of Respondents Say They Experience Work-Place Discrimination that Impacts Their Earnings Potential
In its annual survey, Mirror/Mirror: Women’s Reflections on Beauty, Age and Media™ AARP reveals that women of all ages experience work-place discrimination regularly, and that discriminatory practices at work impact their earning potential as well as their financial health.
Aug 16, 2022AARP: Inflation Reduction Act Brings Prescription Drug Price Relief for Our Members and All Older AmericansNew Law Will Lower Prescription Drug Prices for Seniors and Limit Medicare Plan Out-of-Pocket Costs
AARP issued a statement from Jo Ann Jenkins, AARP Chief Executive Officer, after President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.
Aug 16, 2022New Rule Could Help Millions of Consumers with Lower Cost Options for Moderate Hearing Loss
The Food and Drug Administration today announced the creation of a new category of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids – a move that is expected to lower costs for many consumers and help those with mild to moderate hearing loss.
Aug 12, 2022Allowing Medicare to Negotiate Lower Drug Prices is a Major Victory for Older Americans
AARP issued the following statement from Jo Ann Jenkins, AARP Chief Executive Officer, following the House passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022
- Aug 11, 2022Free Bi-Weekly E-Newsletter Shares Stories of Service and Offers Resources to Address Everyday Challenges Facing the Military Community
Today, AARP launched the inaugural issue of the AARP Veteran Report, a free, bi-weekly e-newsletter for veterans and their families. The newsletter shares personal stories of service and offers practical help with areas such as health, money, work and benefits.
Aug 7, 2022Bill Allows Medicare to Negotiate Lower Drug Prices and Caps Out-of-Pocket Spending on Medications for Seniors
AARP issued the following statement from Jo Ann Jenkins, AARP Chief Executive Officer, following the Senate passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022
- Aug 4, 2022Exclusives From AARP The Magazine: Tyler Perry on Raising His Son and Forgiving His Father, Kelly Ripa’s Secrets for a Happy Marriage and Social Media Success, Rolling Stone Founder Jann Wenner’s Memoir of Life Among the Rock and Roll LegendsPlus: Renowned Children’s Author Judy Blume on Why Her Famous Book on Teens Was Banned, and A Special Section How to Find the Right Tech Gear for All Your Needs
The August/September 2022 issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM) takes on healthy habits that (can) turn toxic, beating the odds to live a healthy and happy life, and as always, the art of aging gracefully with tips from influencers and real people.
- Aug 2, 2022Producer, writer, actor, studio owner and philanthropist Tyler Perry shares the highs and lows of his decades-long career, and how he helped others along his way.
AARP The Magazine sat down with bestselling author and award-winning actor and producer Tyler Perry (whose new project ‘A Jazzman’s Blues’ premieres on Netflix late 2022) to discuss his rise to billionaire status and becoming one of the entertainment industry’s most influential and inspiring leaders.
Jul 29, 2022On Medicare’s 57th Anniversary, AARP Calls on Congress to Take Historic Action to Reduce Prescription Drug Prices for Older Americans
AARP issued a statement from Nancy LeaMond, AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer, on the 57th anniversary of Medicare.
Jul 28, 2022AARP Announces 2023 Purpose Prize® Award Winners and Fellows; Award-Winning Filmmaker and Actor Tyler Perry to Receive Honorary Purpose Prize$50K Awards Will Be Presented To Five Winners And Their Organizations That Lead Extraordinary Missions In Their Communities
Today, AARP announced its 2023 AARP Purpose Prize award recipients.
Jul 21, 2022New paper is a catalyst for a cultural shift to end the practice of blaming fraud victims for the crimes they experienced
A new report from the AARP Fraud Watch Network and FINRA Investor Education Foundation says shifting how our society talks about victims of financial fraud could lead to a much-needed change in how our country responds to this growing crime.
Jul 21, 2022AARP Launches Latest $1M Ad Buy Urging Congress to Make History, Allow Medicare to Negotiate Lower Drug PricesSenate Close to Passing Major Prescription Drug Price Reforms, Lowering Costs for Seniors and Saving Taxpayers $288 Billion
A new ad from AARP highlights the historic opportunity before Congress to finally bring down prescription drug prices.
Jul 20, 2022New AARP Poll of 56 Most Competitive Congressional Districts Shows Tight Race for Control of Congress, Voters Focused on Pocketbook Issues
Today, AARP released the findings of a poll of likely voters from the 56 most competitive congressional districts for 2022. The survey found a generic Republican candidate with 4-point advantage over the generic Democratic candidate and that voters age 50 and over make up over 60% of likely voters in these districts and will likely play a key role in deciding the outcome of the midterm elections.
Jul 14, 2022Poll Shows Large Gender Gap in Both Races; Georgia Residents Wary about the Direction of the Country.
Today, AARP Georgia released key findings from a 2022 election survey that shows candidates for Governor and U.S. Senate should pay close attention to Georgians age 50 and over, with issues such as the economy and inflation top of mind for these voters.
Jul 13, 2022AARP and FEMA Release New Resources to Help Local Communities Protect Older Adults Before, During and After Natural Disasters
As the United States enters peak hurricane season, AARP and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have released new resources to help local officials and emergency managers protect older adults in their communities before, during and after natural disasters and support communities in mitigating the effects of extreme weather events.
Jul 13, 2022
Nearly half of workers in the U.S. do not have access to a retirement plan at work, according to a new AARP study. Nearly 57 million people — 48% of American private sector employees ages 18 to 64 — work for an employer that does not offer either a traditional pension or a retirement savings plan.
Jul 7, 2022
AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement in response to reports that the Senate reconciliation bill will extend the solvency of the Medicare program
- Jul 6, 2022AARP Bulletin’s Annual Money-Saving Guide Gives Fresh Ways To Cut Gas Costs, Utility Bills, Food Spending, Travel Expenses And More – Customized For These Times
AARP’s “99 Great Ways to Save” returns with a brand-new collection of tips to help readers save money during this period of record-setting price hikes.
Jun 29, 2022
WASHINGTON— AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement in response to reports that the U.S. Senate is ready to advance a...
Jun 29, 2022These quick-action grants aim to help communities become more livable for people of all ages
Today, AARP announced it is investing $3.4 million through 260 Community Challenge grants for quick-action projects that will help communities become more livable in the long-term. These grants will improve public places; transportation; housing; diversity, equity and inclusion; digital access; and civic engagement, with an emphasis on the needs of adults age 50 and over.
Jun 22, 2022Nearly Two Thirds of Respondents Age 50+ Say They Are Discriminated Against Regularly
Today AARP announced the results of its annual survey, Mirror/Mirror: Women’s Reflections on Beauty, Age and Media™. The study reveals that women who experience discrimination regularly rate their current mental health lower, on average, than those who do not, and that age, race, ethnicity and/or skin tone, as well as weight are the most common types of discrimination reported.
Jun 17, 2022Fifth Consecutive Year AARP Has Been Honored
AARP has been named one of The Washington Post’s 2022 Top Workplaces in the Washington, D.C. area. 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