- Jan 27, 2022Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe-Winning Actress Halle Berry Opens Up About How She Found Happiness and Balance at 55The Multi-Hyphenate and Mother of Two Looks Ahead in An Exclusive Interview
Fresh off the heels of her latest film Bruised, Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress Halle Berry spent time with AARP The Magazine (ATM) to talk about her “life-changing” role, directorial debut and evolving career directions.
Jan 26, 2022Google.org Announces $10 Million Grant to AARP Foundation to Train Older, Lower-Income Adults in Digital Skills for Economic Security$10 million grant from Google.org to AARP Foundation will support free technology trainings to help older women and people of color thrive in the digital economy
Today, Google.org announced a $10 million grant to AARP Foundation to provide technology and digital skills training to 25,000 people with low income age 50 and older, with a focus on women and people of color.
Jan 25, 2022The annual program aims to make local communities more livable for people of all ages
AARP invites local organizations and governments across the country to apply for the 2022 AARP Community Challenge grant program, now through March 22. Grants fund quick-action projects that help communities become more livable in the long-term by improving public spaces, transportation, housing, civic engagement, diversity and inclusion, and more. Now in its sixth year, the program is part of AARP’s nationwide Livable Communities initiative, which supports the efforts of cities, towns, neighborhoods and rural areas to become great places to live.
Jan 20, 2022There is a path to lower prescription drug prices, and Congress must deliver
AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement about the need for Congress to make good on its promise of lower prescription drug prices
- Jan 19, 20222021’s Best Movies and TV for Grownups to be Honored During the 20th Anniversary Special on March 18 from Great Performances on PBS
AARP The Magazine announced today that Lily Tomlin will receive this year’s Movies for Grownups® Career Achievement Award.
Jan 12, 2022New Platform Offers Free Courses and Resources to Boost Job Search, Overcome Underemployment
Today, AARP launched the AARP Veterans and Military Spouses Job Center, a new digital platform bringing together valuable information and resources to help veterans and military spouses compete in today’s job market. The job center includes a new Veterans Career Advantage Course to build on career planning and skills development to help navigate the job market. According to an AARP survey, more than half (56%) of employers say experience and the use of skills in previous positions are 'very important' when evaluating applicant's skills.
Jan 11, 20222021’s Best Movies and TV for Grownups to be Honored During the 20th Anniversary Special on March 18 from Great Performances on PBS
AARP The Magazine today announced the nominees for the upcoming annual Movies for Grownups® Awards, with Belfast, King Richard, The Power of the Dog, West Side Story, and Being the Ricardos contending for Best Picture/Best Movie for Grownups category. For 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 5, 2022Top Health Experts Answer Pressing Questions About How to Make the New Year Healthy, Safe and Productive in the Jan/Feb Issue
This month, the Bulletin is taking a solid look at where the science stands: the triumphs, the missteps, and the future of COVID research.
Dec 23, 2021AARP Foundation Applauds New York State Appellate Court’s Favorable Ruling for St. Clare’s Pensioners
WASHINGTON– AARP Foundation Senior Vice President for Litigation William Alvarado Rivera issued the following statement after the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court ruled in...
Dec 22, 2021Lawsuit Settled Against Adult Care Facilities to Prevent Discrimination Against People with Mobility Disabilities
The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) has reached a settlement with four assisted living facilities in a lawsuit challenging discrimination against people with disabilities, particularly wheelchair users. FHJC was represented by attorneys from AARP Foundation, Mobilization for Justice, and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.
Dec 21, 2021
According to a new AARP Tech Trends report, tech use by people 50+ skyrocketed during the pandemic and those new habits and behaviors appear here to stay.
Dec 9, 2021New PSAs remind the more than 6.5 million-strong community of military veteran caregivers that there are resources to help support their journey
To help military veteran caregivers get the tools and resources they need to take care of themselves and their loved ones, AARP and the Ad Council are launching the latest round of creative for their Caregiver Assistance campaign.
Dec 8, 2021
AARP today welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors, Rosanna A. Márquez and Jeffrey D. Dunn. The Board of Directors is the governing body of AARP, setting policy and providing strategic direction and governance oversight for the organization.
Dec 6, 2021Michael J. Fox on Finding Your Purpose, Jimmy Buffett on Finding Your Dream Retirement, and Ann Dowd on Finding New Pleasures, in the December-January issue of AARP The MagazinePlus: Best-Selling Authors Top Picks for your Home Library and AARP’s Guide To The Best Places To Live Post-Pandemic
This holiday season, the December 2021/January 2022 issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM) offers readers stories of hope, inspiration, optimism, and a refreshed perspective on retirement.
- Dec 1, 2021Mad Money Host and Stock Guru Jim Cramer Offers AARP Bulletin Readers Shocking Advice: Consider Reducing Your Investments!In an Exclusive Interview in the December Issue, Cramer Reveals Why He Sold a Large Chunk of His Personal Portfolio, and Why You Might Consider It as Well
In a candid, wide-ranging interview, Mad Money host Jim Cramer disclosed to AARP Money Editor George Mannes that at age 65, he reluctantly reduced the ratio of his retirement savings in stocks to 50 percent– in large part due to pressure from his wife to reduce their financial risk.
- Nov 30, 2021In the December-January Issue of AARP The Magazine, The Actor and 2022 AARP Purpose Prize Honoree Continues To Inspire With Optimism and Hope – Even on the Heels of Personal Challenges
Michael J. Fox is always positive, always optimistic, always inspiring -- until he’s not. In a profound, wide-ranging, often funny interview with AARP The Magazine, Fox discusses how he has emerged from a period of health and emotional challenges that included recovering from major surgery and a shattered left arm that required a steel plate and 19 screws to repair with even greater focus and a deeper understanding of his purpose and joys.
Nov 29, 2021Federal Judge Allows Lawsuit Seeking Protection for New Hampshire Residents Facing Dangerous Institutional Placements in Nursing Facilities to Proceed
The U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire ruled that a class of New Hampshire residents may proceed with a lawsuit over their right to live independently instead of being placed in institutional care.
Nov 19, 2021Statement from AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond on the House passage of the Build Back Better Act.
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement reacting to the House passage of the Build Back Better Act:...
Nov 18, 2021AARP Survey Shows 8 in 10 Older Adults Want to Age in Their Homes, While the Number and Needs of Households Headed by Older Adults Grow Dramatically
AARP’s new 2021 Home and Community Preferences survey found that while more than three-quarters of adults ages 50 and older want to stay in their homes (77%) and communities (79%) as they age, one-third (33%) also report their houses would need modifications to be able to do so safely and independently.
Nov 18, 2021As shoppers head online to shop, scammers target with fake online ads and customer service schemes
A new AARP Fraud Watch Network report is alerting consumers of scams they could encounter over the holidays.
Nov 15, 2021AARP Convenes AgeTech Collaborative™ to Accelerate and Scale New Solutions for the $8.3 Trillion 50-Plus MarketNew community connects ecosystem of startups, investors and global industry leaders at the intersection of longevity and technology—including T. Rowe Price, QED Investors and more
Today AARP launched the AgeTech Collaborative™ from AARP, a new platform to help AgeTech innovators generate big new ideas and send thriving products into what’s now an $8.3 trillion economy driven by those who are age 50 and older.
Nov 11, 2021American Medical Group Association and Hennepin Healthcare System receive grants for proposals to improve health care and health equity for older adults
WASHINGTON—AARP today announced that the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) and the Hennepin Healthcare System are the winners of the 2021 AARP Quality Measures Innovation Grant. Each...
Nov 10, 2021New AARP Analysis: Nursing Home Staff Vaccination Rates Jumped 7% in Four Weeks Ending October 17; Largest Increase since JuneCOVID-19 Cases Declining Nationally for Nursing Home Residents and Staff
A new analysis from AARP shows that the number of nursing home staff who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 rose sharply from mid-September to mid-October.
Nov 9, 2021New research reveals top scams facing military community and ways to fight back
Veterans, active-duty service members and their families are nearly 40% more likely to lose money to scams and fraud than the civilian population, according to a new AARP report. Additionally, 4 out of 5 military/veteran adults were targeted by scams directly related to their military service or the benefits they receive.
Nov 5, 2021
WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement on the House bipartisan vote on the Infrastructure Investment and...