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  • Mar 1, 2018
    What They Know That You Don’t: Insider Secrets of Doctors, Plumbers, Cops, Mechanics, Vets, Waiters and 14 Other Pros

    WASHINGTON, DC—In the March issue, AARP Bulletin spills over 90 secrets from experts and professionals that will save readers money, time and hassle. The feature reveals tips on cutting costs at...

  • Feb 28, 2018
    Desire to connect with family and friends is main driver of technology use for adults 50-plus

    WASHINGTON, DC— Ninety-one percent of tech owners 50 plus say they use personal technology to keep in touch with family and friends, according to a new AARP survey aimed at measuring and...

  • Feb 21, 2018
    A Gift from the Family of a Beloved LCE Volunteer

    WASHINGTON, DC—Legal Counsel for the Elderly (LCE) is proud to announce the Cheryl Polydor Fellowship, a generous gift from the family of Cheryl Polydor, a former LCE pro bono attorney. Ms. Polydor passed away on February 21, 2017, after a valiant battle with cancer.

  • Feb 12, 2018
    Nearly Half of Respondents Also Worry About a Friend or Family Member Feeling Lonely on Valentine’s Day

    WASHINGTON, DC—A survey released today by AARP Foundation finds that only one gift really matters this year for Valentine’s Day: making time for others. Sixty-three percent of survey respondents said that spending time with a romantic partner or with friends or family is the most meaningful way to celebrate the holiday. Just 13 percent of those surveyed preferred receiving flowers, candy or other gifts.

  • Feb 9, 2018

    WASHINGTON, DC—Today, AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement in response to passage of the continuing resolution budget bill:

  • Feb 8, 2018
    Roseanne and John are Back: In laugh-filled interviews, the iconic TV couple talk about their time apart, their joyful reunion, and what the future holds

    WASHINGTON, DC—In the February/March issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM), the irreverent and irrepressible humor of Roseanne Barr and John Goodman are on display. In interviews, the two – who as the stars of the legendary Roseanne Show are among the most popular TV husbands and wives of all time – spar, tease, and reveal their extraordinary loyalty and appreciation for each other. The pair also take stock of the past, and talk about the return of the Roseanne Show 15 years after going off the air. In an age when sitcom “grownups” look more and more like college kids, the return of good ol’ Roseanne and Dan is a reminder that the funny bone doesn’t go numb at age 50.

  • Feb 7, 2018
    New online tool aims to increase awareness about millennials and family caregiving

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP and United Way Worldwide today announced the debut of the “Do You Care ChallengeSM,” a new easy-to-use interactive online tool that lets people get a sense of what “a day in the life” is like for a family caregiver. The tool was developed to help raise awareness about the surprising number of millennials ages 18–34 who are family caregivers and to encourage employers to create more caregiving-friendly workplaces.

  • Feb 6, 2018
    Appearances by Helen Mirren, Gary Oldman, Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Blythe Danner, Mark Hamill, Guillermo del Toro, Aaron Sorkin, Willem Dafoe, Jason Clarke, Alfre Woodard, Ben Mendelsohn, Alan Cumming, Betty Gabriel, Richard Jenkins, Rian Johnson, Laurie Metcalf, Marcus Henderson, Michael Gracey and more

    LOS ANGELES, CA — AARP The Magazine’s 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards were held tonight at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills, celebrating 2017’s standout films with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind and recognizing the inspiring artists who make them. Co-produced by the Great Performances series, the awards will be broadcast for the first time on Friday, February 23 at 9 p.m. on PBS, (check local listings), pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps.

  • Feb 5, 2018

    The Food Research & Action Center and AARP Foundation today released a free, online course, "Screen & Intervene: Addressing Food Insecurity Among Older Adults," to educate health care and...

  • Feb 5, 2018
    Awards Honor Innovative Work by People Age 50-Plus with Focus on Social Good

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP today announced there are 30 days left to submit online nominations for the AARP Purpose Prize which honors outstanding individuals, age 50-plus, who use their life experience to make a better future for all. This fall, AARP will award $60,000 to each of five AARP Purpose Prize winners, intended to assist them in accelerating and expanding their community-focused work.

  • Feb 1, 2018
    One of America’s Most Beloved TV Couples is Back, Wiser, Happier and More Outrageous Than Ever.

    WASHINGTON, DC—Good news: The trademark irreverent and straight-talking humor of Roseanne Barr remains in full throttle – perhaps more so, at the age of 65. And two decades of extraordinary movie success hasn’t affected John Goodman’s deep connection, both personally, and on screen, with Roseanne. In the new issue of America’s most-read magazine, one of the most beloved blue-collar TV couples offer perspective and sensibility on the present stage of their lives. “I really appreciate the fact that AARP didn’t ask me to do their nude centerfold this issue,” deadpans Barr.

  • Feb 1, 2018
    Free tax preparation service celebrates 50 years and 50 million served

    WASHINGTON, DC—Beginning today and continuing through April 17, AARP Foundation is providing free tax assistance and preparation through its Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, celebrating its 50th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service. Since its inception, the program has served more than 50 million taxpayers.

  • Jan 30, 2018
    New survey finds that people who say they have healthy diets also report better brain health

    WASHINGTON, DC—Adults age 40-plus who say they eat healthy foods most of the time are twice as likely to rate their brain health and mental sharpness as “excellent” or “very good” compared to adults who rarely eat a healthy diet (77% vs. 39%), according to a new AARP consumer survey on brain health and nutrition. But only about one-third (35%) of adults surveyed reported eating nutritious and well-balanced meals “most of the time (5-7 days).”

  • Jan 30, 2018
    Alfre Woodard, Jason Clarke, Mark Hamill, Saoirse Ronan, Ben Mendelsohn, Shari Belafonte, Willem Dafoe, Kelly Marie Tran, Doug Jones, Michael Gracey, Molly Bloom and others join award-winning actor and host Alan Cumming at a Star-Studded Evening on Monday, Feb. 5 in Los Angeles

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP announced today the official presenters for the 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards. Alfre Woodard, Jason Clarke, Mark Hamill, Saoirse Ronan, Ben Mendelsohn, Shari Belafonte, Willem Dafoe, Kelly Marie Tran, Doug Jones, Michael Gracey, Molly Bloom and others will join host Alan Cumming at the star-studded event that will be celebrated on Monday, February 5th at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills. The awards celebrate 2017’s standout films with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind and recognize the inspiring artists who make them.

  • Jan 30, 2018
    AAPI Fraud Victims Age 50 and Older Lost More Than $15,000 on Average, Reported Emotional and Health-Related Issues

    WASHINGTON, DC—Nearly four in ten (39 percent) Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) age 50 and older report that they or their family members have experienced fraud schemes, according to the recent fraud survey from AARP. Additionally, one-third (33 percent) of victims lost $15,000 on average. Non-financial costs are even more widespread, with most fraud victims (72 percent) experiencing some sort of emotional, physical or mental health impact, including anger, stress and anxiety, difficulty sleeping and shame.

  • Jan 17, 2018
    The Best Movies for Grownups to be Honored at the Annual Awards in Los Angeles on Monday, February 5, Hosted by Actor Alan Cumming

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP The Magazine is pleased to announce the nominees for the upcoming 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards, with Get Out, Lady Bird, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, The Shape of Water and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri contending in the Best Picture/Best Movie for Grownups category. The awards celebrate 2017’s standout films with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind and recognize the inspiring artists who make them. Award-winning film and stage actor Alan Cumming will host the star-studded evening at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills on Monday, February 5.

  • Jan 16, 2018
    Study focuses on smartphone apps for care coordination, emergency response systems, and online services for in-home aide selection. Report conducted by Project Catalyst group comprised of founding members AARP, Pfizer, UnitedHealthcare, MedStar Health, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

    WASHINGTON, DC—Family caregivers can benefit from technology designed to meet their specific care needs, according to an AARP report issued today that details how technology can help caregivers and their care recipients. The report’s findings indicate that there is a need in the marketplace for technology products that support family caregivers.

  • Jan 9, 2018
    Bipartisan bill would develop a strategy to support family caregivers

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP welcomes passage in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives of the bipartisan Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act (H.R. 3759). The legislation, introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), and in the U.S. House by Representatives Gregg Harper (R-MS) and Kathy Castor (D-FL), requires the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop a strategy to support the nation’s 40 million family caregivers.

  • Jan 5, 2018

    WASHINGTON, DC—Today, AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement on employment discrimination in the digital era:

  • Jan 3, 2018
    A new report challenging the brain-health benefits of caffeine, red wine and dark chocolate. 29 places where harmful bacteria hide at your supermarket. The shocking assault by con artists on America’s vets and their families. How to get your wishes by command with new voice-activated “smart speakers”.

    WASHINGTON, DC—Nearly half of older workers have changed jobs since turning 50. Although it may seem daunting to some, starting over doesn’t mean you’re starting from scratch. In the January/February issue, AARP Bulletin highlights 16 people who reinvented their careers after age 50 and reveals how they found deeper joy and satisfaction – and often, financial success. From a corporate attorney turned organic farmer to a cancer survivor reclaiming her health as a skincare entrepreneur, or a former pastor finding a second life as a bed and breakfast owner, AARP Bulletin highlights how they achieved prosperity and how you can too.

  • Jan 3, 2018
    ‘Interview an Advisor’ Guides Process with Questions about Qualifications and Standards

    WASHINGTON, DC—Investors seeking services from a professional financial advisor will benefit from a free online tool, AARP Interview an Advisor™, launched today by AARP and the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA).

  • Dec 19, 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP reacted today to new survey findings from GfK MRI that AARP The Magazine (ATM) is officially America’s most-read magazine. ATM, AARP’s monthly magazine and flagship publication, continues to serve as a primary source of information and entertainment for people age 50-plus – with a readership of 38.3 million – the largest of any magazine in the U.S., according to data from market research firm GfK MRI.

  • Dec 19, 2017
    AARP opposes tax bill because of negative impact on older adults

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP sent a letter to all members of the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives raising its concerns with significant shortcomings in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act as well as highlighting some important provisions for older Americans.

  • Dec 15, 2017
    Barbara Hannah Grufferman. ISBN: 978-1-4262-1832-3 | On Sale: Feb. 6, 2018 | Trade Paper | $19.99. An inspiring guide to look, feel, and be your best, one small step at a time.

    WASHINGTON, DC—With both wisdom and wit, Barbara Hannah Grufferman challenges readers to take control of their lives in her new book, Love Your Age: The Small-Step Solution to a Better, Longer, Happier Life (National Geographic/AARP, February 2018). Here Grufferman, a nationally recognized advocate for positive living, offers small, practical tips—backed by science—encouraging readers to become their best selves. With frank advice about everything from health to relationships to sex to plastic surgery, Grufferman motivates readers to stay driven and committed to achieving their personal goals. Free of hype, this book is for anyone who has ever thought:

  • Dec 13, 2017
    AARP Foundation Draws Attention to Social Isolation and Offers Resources at Connect2Affect

    WASHINGTON, DC—A survey released today by AARP Foundation finds that people are feeling good about spending time with friends and family this holiday season, with many survey respondents noting that they are feeling happy (67%), loved (47%), joyful (46%) and excited (44%).

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