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...
Nov 4, 2021
AARP released the following statement from Nancy A. LeaMond, AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer, in response to the U.S. House of Representatives passing the Protect Older Job Applicants Act (POJA) today.
Nov 3, 2021
AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement following the announcement of paid leave benefits being included in the House of Representatives version of the Build Back Better legislation.
Nov 2, 2021
AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins issued the following statement reacting to the announcement of a deal to lower prescription drug costs
- Oct 29, 2021On the 50th anniversary of the U.S. declaring war on the disease, doctors and experts weigh in on progress, disappointments, and what we’ve learned about who cancer strikes and why.
When President Nixon signed the National Cancer Act of 1971 into law, he boldly declared a “war on cancer.” 50 years later, AARP Bulletin writers report that while the progress is...
Oct 28, 2021AARP Statement: We Are Outraged that Build Back Better Framework Fails to Lower Price of Prescription Drugs
AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy A. LeaMond issued the following statement reacting to the Build Back Better framework’s failure to lower prescription drug prices.
Oct 27, 2021New Report Highlights Innovative and Pioneering Practices for Supporting a Healthy Aging Population Worldwide2021 AARP Global Conference Focuses on New Ways to Live and Age
A new Aging Readiness and Competitiveness report from AARP and Economist Impact shows that while global life expectancy is increasing, there is a growing gap worldwide between how long someone will live and how many healthy years of life they can expect. This gap was only exacerbated as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, which disproportionately affected older adults.
Oct 27, 2021Support networks, technology protections and education can help limit a scam’s success
A new AARP Fraud Frontiers report identified three risk factors that are present in most successful fraud and scam attempts – emotion, environment, and exposure. The findings of the report come as fraud reports have increased during the pandemic.
Oct 21, 2021New PSAs Work to Empower the Two-Thirds of American Women Who Believe They are Unlikely to Achieve Financial Security in Retirement
Although more than 8 in 10 (86%) American women approaching retirement say that achieving financial security is very important to them, just one in three (33%) women believe they are very likely to achieve it, according to AARP.  To address this confidence gap, AARP and the Ad Council have teamed up to launch “We Say Save It TM” PSAs to empower women to prioritize their financial wellbeing in retirement. Launching October 21, “We Say Save It” is designed for middle-income women seeking inspiration to begin – or continue – their work toward financial security in retirement.
Oct 20, 2021AARP SURVEY: Voters Express Widespread Support for Legislation to Make it Easier to Save for Retirement
A new AARP survey of voters ages 25+ found an overwhelming majority (92%) agree that elected officials should support legislation that makes it easier for all workers to save for retirement from their paycheck.
Oct 14, 2021Vaccination Rates Increased Slightly in Same Time Period; More than Half of Nursing Home Staff Vaccinated in Every State
The latest data from AARP’s Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard shows the coronavirus continued to impact nursing home residents and staff in the four weeks ending September 19.
Oct 13, 2021
AARP Chief Executive Officer Jo Ann Jenkins released the following statement in response to today’s announcement of the 2022 cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) in Social Security benefits
Oct 7, 2021AARP Announces Intergenerational Family-Friendly Video App Kinoo as Winner of its Grand Pitch Finale CompetitionNew AgeTech Collaborative Platform Will Help Shine a Spotlight on Industry Experts and Enterprises Looking to Address Society’s Most Pressing Issues as We Age
AARP Innovation Labs announced Kinoo as the winner of its annual 2021 Grand Pitch Finale, held virtually on September 30th. Kinoo, the $10,000 grand-prize winner, beat out four other startups for this competition.
Oct 5, 2021AARP Announces 2022 Purpose Prize® Award Winners; Award-Winning Television and Film Actor Michael J. Fox to Receive Honorary Purpose PrizeAARP Purpose Prize Honors America’s Movers and Shakers Age 50-Plus Who Give Back, Tackle Major Societal Challenges; Five $50K Awards Will be Presented
Today, AARP announced its 2022 AARP Purpose Prize award recipients and fellows, the only national award that celebrates people 50-plus who use their knowledge and life experience to solve challenging social problems. These extraordinary Americans use their experiences and selflessly dedicate their lives to build a better future for the world around them.