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  • Nov 24, 2014
    AARP Movies For Grownups Career Achievement Award Honoree, Kevin Costner, Graces the Cover of the December/January issue of AARP The Magazine

    WASHINGTON, DC — With a lifetime’s worth of achievements and more than four dozen credits in film and television, Kevin Costner has faced his share of ups-and-downs. Even with the actor’s...

  • Nov 21, 2014
    FCC Action Would Protect Older Households in the Transition

    WASHINGTON, DC — The following statement was issued today by Joyce Rogers, AARP Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, following Federal Communications Commission approval of a “Notice of...

  • Nov 20, 2014
    AARP warns continuous rise in drug prices has wide-ranging implications

    Washington, DC—Retail prices for brand name prescription drugs widely used by older Americans shot up by an average of nearly 13% in 2013, more than eight times faster than the 1.5% general...

  • Nov 20, 2014
    Members Can Save Now on a Variety of New Music Titles and Legacy Recordings Catalog Releases

    New York, NY – Nov. 20, 2014 – Sony Music Entertainment and its catalog division, Legacy Recordings, have formed a new relationship with AARP which will offer the 37 million members of AARP...

  • Nov 18, 2014
    The 50+ Spend $120 Billion a Year in Leisure Travel with a Majority Planning Four–Five Trips Next Year

    Washington (Nov 18, 2014) — AARP, the nation’s largest advocate for 50+, today announced its 2015 Top Travel Trends for Americans 50+ (http://www.aarp.org/2015TravelTrends). Travel is the...

  • Nov 18, 2014

    CHICAGO, IL – November 18, 2014 – Marketing Werks, a leading integrated marketing agency and a division of CROSSMARK, announced today a relationship with AARP to deliver enhanced discount...

  • Nov 13, 2014
    Que Publishing and AARP Release First Four Books of Series

    Indianapolis, Ind. – AARP is teaming up with Que Publishing, a division of Pearson, to help those 50+ learn how to use technology, including smartphones, tablets, computers, and social media....

  • Nov 12, 2014
    Former MasterCard CMO Selected Based on his ‘Revolutionary’ Creativity and Leadership

    WASHINGTON, DC ̶ The Board of Directors of AARP Services, Inc. (ASI) announced today that it has selected Lawrence P. Flanagan as the organization’s new President and Chief Executive Officer....

  • Oct 22, 2014
    Social Security Key 2014 Election Issue

    WASHINGTON, DC – AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins offered the following statement in reaction to today’s announcement by the Social Security Administration of a 1.7 percent Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)

  • Oct 21, 2014
    Well respected as an innovative and strategic leader, Boudreau brings more than 25 years of public relations and brand management experience to AARP’s top communications spot

    WASHINGTON, DC – Martha Boudreau, a highly respected and recognized leader in international communications, has joined AARP in the newly-created role of executive vice president and chief...

  • Oct 20, 2014
    Four-Day Film Showcase on the Largest Screen Available in L.A. to Host Exclusive Q&A Screenings with Al Pacino, Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Laura Dern, J.K. Simmons and More

    WASHINGTON, DC – Once again, AARP is celebrating the 50+ moviegoer with its second annual Movies for Grownups® Film Showcase, which will take place in Los Angeles November 6 – 9, 2014 at...

  • Oct 16, 2014
    The Joint Toolkit Aims to Connect More Seniors to SNAP

    Washington, DC – FRAC and AARP Foundation are taking a step forward in preventing food insecurity by publishing a digital toolkit that provides best practices for connecting older adults to the...

  • Oct 16, 2014
    Local Stoneville family to receive a very special Meals on Wheels delivery on October 23

    Reidsville, N.C. – AARP Foundation, Meals On Wheels Association of America and Aging, Disability and Transit Services (ADTS) are teaming up with Jeff Gordon – four-time NASCAR Cup Series...

  • Oct 15, 2014
    AARP and UnitedHealthcare Launch “The Longevity Network” to Encourage Health Care Innovation and Help Investors Capitalize on the $30 Billion 50+ Market

    SAN MATEO, Calif.– AARP and UnitedHealthcare, two of the leading organizations in senior advocacy and health care, today announced the launch of “The Longevity Network” to promote...

  • Oct 9, 2014
    Don’t miss the once-a-year opportunity to make changes to your Medicare plan

    WASHINGTON, DC — AARP encourages everyone with Medicare to take advantage of this year’s Medicare Open Enrollment period October 15th–December 7th to review their health and prescription...

  • Oct 8, 2014
    4 in 10 Haven’t Saved at All, Most Plan to Work Past Age 65

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, AARP released a new survey that says more than half of working Americans over age 50 (55%) don’t think they’ll have enough money for health care as they reach the age...

  • Oct 6, 2014
    The award honors returned volunteers from ethnically diverse backgrounds who exemplify an ongoing commitment to community service and Peace Corps’ third goal of promoting a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.

    WASHINGTON, DC – Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet will honor AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins and six returned Peace Corps volunteers with the Franklin H. Williams award on Wednesday, Oct. 8,...

  • Oct 3, 2014
    A Special Report Inside the Medicare Fraud Strike Force; Making Progress Against Alzheimer’s; Avoiding Sickness From Stress; Unexpected Joys of Caregiving; Plan a Senior Sunday; Joan Rivers’ Last Laugh & More

    Inside the Medicare Task Force: Since the Justice Department’s Medicare Fraud Strike Force was formed in 2007, nearly 2,000 people have been charged with crimes that fraudulently billed Medicare...

  • Oct 2, 2014
    Inside the October/November Issue of AARP The Magazine and Online with Web Exclusives at www.aarp.org/magazine

    Beating Breast Cancer and Facing Hardships: Friends since 1988, Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge have endured their share of hardships—bad breakups, depression and for Etheridge, the anxiety...

  • Oct 1, 2014
    The real deal with diabetes; dangerous drug shortages; 50+ have the bucks; Medicare enrollment scams & more

    Don’t Ignore the Signs of Diabetes: 1 in 4 Americans over the age of 65 have diabetes and a shocking 86 million Americans have prediabetes. Although manageable, diabetes can be a...

  • Sep 29, 2014
    AARP Foundation President Lisa Marsh Ryerson issued this statement following Jeff Gordon's win at the Dover International Speedway

    DOVER, DE – AARP Foundation President Lisa Marsh Ryerson issued the following statement after Sunday’s win at the Dover International Speedway by Jeff Gordon, four-time NASCAR Cup Series...

  • Sep 29, 2014
    Tweet It: @SherylCrow and @metheridge revisit their breast cancer journeys in the latest issue of @AARPMag. Read more here www.aarp.org/magazine

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 29, 2014) — Friends since 1988, Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge have endured their share of hardships—bad breakups, depression and for Etheridge, the anxiety...

  • Sep 18, 2014
    Voters Can View Candidates Own Words on Social Security, Medicare, Financial Security, Caregiving

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today the nonpartisan AARP released voter guides featuring positions from Senate, Congressional, Gubernatorial and other statewide candidates – in their own words – on...

  • Sep 17, 2014
    AARP Foundation’s BACK TO WORK 50+ supported by the Social Innovation Fund will continue to build on the strong success of the program.

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Corporation for National and Community Service’s (CNCS) Social Innovation Fund (SIF) today announced that AARP Foundation received $3 million in investments, the results...

  • Sep 11, 2014

    ALEXANDRIA, VA– The National Credit Union Administration will team up with AARP to work on a series of initiatives aimed at promoting financial education and outreach, helping consumers achieve...

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