Nov 24, 2020
WASHINGTON—AARP and four other organizations have won the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced today. Baldrige is a presidential-level honor,...
- Nov 23, 2020Academy Award®, Tony® and Emmy® Award-Winning Actress Viola Davis on Knowing Your Worth and Letting Your Inner Beauty Shine in AARP The Magazine
LOS ANGELES— As an Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award-Winning actress, Viola Davis is widely recognized as one of today’s most respected, gifted and sought-after actors. But at the end of the day, her...
Nov 18, 2020New AARP Research Reveals Family Caregivers Are Struggling with Stress, Change, Holiday Planning Amid PandemicNov. 19 Virtual “Caregivers Thanksgiving” Event with Emmy-Winning Chef Andrew Zimmern to Offer Demo, Caregiving Resources and Cooking Tips
WASHINGTON — Across the country, 48 million caregivers have faithfully cared for loved ones through the COVID-19 pandemic, taking on more responsibilities and stress. But as this year of...
Nov 11, 2020New Video Highlights Military Member’s Journey to Complete Basic Training at Age 59
WASHINGTON—Continuing its longstanding commitment to honor veterans, military and their families, AARP today released a new documentary spotlighting a service member’s journey to enlist in the...
- Oct 30, 2020November Issue Provides Complete Do-It-Now Personal Finance Toolkit to Assess Damage Done and Show How to Adjust to Still Meet Your Retirement Needs
WASHINGTON—After a big storm, the captain of any ship does three things: check for damage, see if they are off course and make sure provisions are still safe. Every American should be checking the same things right now with their finances, as a result of the largest economic storm to hit our country in decades, says the November issue of the AARP Bulletin.
This month’s cover story offers 18 questions to ask yourself about your savings, cash flow, housing situation, work, and retirement planning, in the wake of nine months of economic turmoil. Then, it gives specific guidance on how to move forward, based on your answers.
Oct 28, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. — AARP Voter Engagement Director Khelan Bhatia issued the following statement today in response to Union 2020’s citation of AARP, the unauthorized use of AARP’s logo and...
Oct 28, 2020New Report Shows Adults 55+ Adopting Safer Practices to Protect Against Identity Fraud Following the Compromise of Their InformationAARP Offers Tips Consumers Can Take to Protect Against Identity Fraud
WASHINGTON—AARP released a new report today exploring the impact of identity fraud on U.S. adults aged 55+ and how technology may play a role in consumers’ ability to protect themselves from...
Oct 22, 2020Findings from AARP and AAPI Data Surveys Show Health Care and Economy as Top Issues
WASHINGTON – Today, AARP released new findings from recent national surveys exploring the key priorities and concerns of Asian American voters age 50 and older. Results from the 2020 Asian...
- Oct 20, 2020AARP Announces 2021 Purpose Prize® Award Winners; Golden Globe® Award-Winning Actor Glenn Close Presented with Honorary AwardAARP Purpose Prize Honors America’s Movers and Shakers Age 50-Plus Who Give Back, Tackle Major Societal Challenges; Five $50K Awards Will be Presented
WASHINGTON – Today AARP announced its 2020-2021 AARP Purpose Prize award recipients and fellows. Additionally, AARP is presenting Golden Globe award-winning actor and activist Glenn Close with...
Oct 19, 2020S&P Global/AARP Report: Companies Expanding Family Care Leave Due To COVID-19; Pandemic Severely Impacting Women in the Workforce
NEW YORK and WASHINGTON-- Nearly 60% of employees working for large U.S. companies are spending increased time on childcare and family caregiving since the outbreak of COVID-19, according to a new...
Oct 13, 2020
WASHINGTON — AARP Chief Executive Officer Jo Ann Jenkins released the following statement in response to today’s announcement from the Social Security Administration of its 2021 cost-of-living...
Oct 9, 2020
WASHINGTON—AARP Innovation Labs announced Wheel Pad L3C and ZIBRIO as the winners of its 2020 Grand Pitch Finale, held virtually on October 8. Now in its third year, the culminating pitch event...
Oct 7, 2020Two-Thirds of Adults Are Suffering From Social Isolation, Reveals AARP Foundation and the United Health Foundation Report: The Pandemic EffectFoundations Partner with U.S. Astronaut Scott Kelly to Encourage Older Adults to Address Isolation with Connect2Affect.org Risk Assessment
WASHINGTON & MINNETONKA, MINN.—Two-thirds of adults report experiencing social isolation and high levels of anxiety since the beginning of the pandemic, according to “The Pandemic Effect: A...
Sep 30, 2020Most Student Caregivers Report Academic and Financial Challenges, Want Greater Support from Schools
WASHINGTON—About 5 million Americans currently enrolled in a postsecondary school are also providing care to a family member or friend, according to Caregiving in the U.S. 2020. New research...
- Sep 28, 2020Inside the October/November Issue of AARP The Magazine: Exclusive Interview with Bruce Springsteen on Love, Loss, Aging and New Album “Letter To You”PLUS: Drew Barrymore opens up; Al Roker focuses on family; The final days of Stan Lee
WASHINGTON—Inside the October/November issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM) is a heartbreaking six-part account on the alleged elder abuse of the Marvel Comics visionary Stan Lee, an exclusive...
- Sep 25, 2020October Issue of AARP Bulletin Features Donald Trump and Joe Biden in Their Own Words on Social Security, Medicare, the Economy and CoronavirusPLUS: AARP Provides Complete State-by-State “How to Vote” Guides for the 2020 Elections
With election season in full swing, AARP Bulletin is continuing its tradition of spotlighting the issues most important to older adults in exclusive interviews with President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. In a Q&A format, both candidates discuss their views on Medicare, Social Security, nursing homes, the coronavirus pandemic, voting and many more crucial topics. Find out, in their own words, where they stand in the October issue of the Bulletin.
- Sep 24, 2020EXCLUSIVE: Bruce Springsteen Shares About Love, Loss, Aging and the Challenges of Writing his New Album in At-Length Interview with AARP The Magazine
LOS ANGELES— Music legend Bruce Springsteen, known for hits including “Born To Run,” “Thunder Road,” and “Badlands,” as well as five decades of exhilarating live performances, is...
Sep 21, 2020AARP Foundation to match contributions, dollar for dollar, up to $500,000
WASHINGTON—AARP Foundation today announced a disaster relief fund to support victims of Hurricane Sally and the wildfires across Western states. AARP Foundation will match contributions, dollar...
Sep 16, 2020Power the Polls, Association of Young Americans, and New Leaders Council
WASHINGTON—Today AARP announced a new initiative to enlist poll workers of all ages this November, working in collaboration with the Association of Young Americans (AYA), Power the Polls, and New Leaders Council (NLC). The groups aim to enlist more poll workers to ensure that in-person voting is still an accessible and safe option this fall.
Sep 15, 2020Findings Show Social Security and Medicare Transcend Party Lines
WASHINGTON—Today AARP is releasing the final piece in a series of battleground state polls of voters in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, Montana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. The first part of the series was released on Thursday, September 9. The bipartisan surveys show that voters age 65-plus could be a deciding factor in this year’s election and, even as there are strong partisan preferences, Social Security and Medicare are unifying issues for voters 50-plus.
Sep 15, 2020
WASHINGTON—Today, AARP expanded its BankSafe online training platform for bank and credit union staff to include financial advisors. The training platform equips financial advisors with the...
Sep 10, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today AARP released a series of battleground state polls of likely voters in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, Montana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania...
- Sep 3, 2020AARP Bulletin Reveals Why We Get Sick More Often Than Previous Generations – and What to Do About ItSpecial Report Shows How to Block Winter Virus Attacks (including the Coronavirus), and Reveals the Factors Causing our Immune Systems to Weaken Faster than in the Past; PLUS: AARP Providing Detailed State-by-State “How to Vote” Guides for the 2020 Elections
WASHINGTON— Researchers into the human immune system are discovering that a host of environmental, lifestyle and medical issues not faced by previous generations are causing our immune systems...
Sep 3, 2020AARP’s Newest Charitable Affiliate Helps Older Adults Achieve Lifelong Dreams
WASHINGTON—AARP, the national nonprofit headquartered in Washington, D.C., is joining forces with the Colorado-based charity Wish of a Lifetime to help older adults fulfill their lifelong...