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  • Jul 18, 2017
    Special Disrupt Aging-Focused Supplement to August Issue of The Gerontologist Features 12 Peer-Reviewed Research Papers

    The ways in which negative attitudes about aging can affect people's health and quality of life are the focus of 12 peer-reviewed research papers in a new supplemental issue of The Gerontologist...

  • Jul 13, 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC — AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins made a statement in response to the Social Security and Medicare Trustees report released today: AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins said “Social Security and...

  • Jul 13, 2017
    Urges Senate to ‘Vote No’ and Start from Scratch

    WASHINGTON, DC—Today AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond reiterated AARP’s firm opposition to the latest version of the harmful Senate health bill:

    “This bill may have changed but the results are the same: higher costs and less coverage for older Americans. We urge the Senate to vote ‘NO’ and start from scratch on a new health bill that lowers costs and maintains vital protections and coverage that millions of Americans count on.

  • Jul 11, 2017
    New Ads Emphasize Higher Costs, Less Coverage for Families in Alaska, Colorado, Nevada, Ohio, and West Virginia

    WASHINGTON, DC—Today AARP released new television and radio ads urging five US Senators to oppose the health care bill. The new ads come as the Senate reconvenes following an Independence Day work period that further cemented the public’s desire to scrap a bill that would mean higher costs and less coverage.

  • Jun 30, 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond issued the following response to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report issued yesterday, which further analyzed the proposed Medicaid cuts, titled Longer-Term Effects of the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 on Medicaid Spending. The report follows the CBO score issued earlier this week of the Senate health bill that predicts 15 million people would lose health coverage in 2018.

  • Jun 28, 2017
    Plus, AARP and University of Michigan Reveal Findings from the New National Poll on Healthy Aging; AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins Addresses How Other Countries are Preparing for an Aging Population; A Practical Guide to Nurse Practitioners, and More

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP has researched and identified over $34,000 worth of all-new practical, money-saving techniques, and shares the specifics in its eight annual “99 Great Ways to Save” roundup that appears in the summer double issue of The AARP Bulletin. From the best ways to cut grocery costs, to the ideal day to buy gas, to several hidden car insurance discounts, to the most budget-friendly smartphone apps, this year’s installment offers a breadth and depth of frugality tips that will make saving even easier and more fun.

  • Jun 27, 2017
    AARP urges Senators to vote ‘NO’ and start from scratch on new health care bill

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP Executive Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond sent the following letter today to all 100 Senators in response to the Congressional Budget Office score of the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, urging them to vote ‘NO’ on the bill.

  • Jun 27, 2017
    Denver-area volunteers aim to pack half a million meals for Colorado seniors in one day AARP Foundation releases survey results showing grocery-shopping disparities

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP Foundation will continue its 2017 Summer of Service to Seniors℠ with a Meal Pack Challenge event on Sunday, July 9, in Denver, Colorado at the University of Denver’s Magness Arena. The Summer of Service to Seniors is a series of four events in four cities that kicked off in Memphis, Tennessee in early June.

  • Jun 23, 2017
    The “AARP Old School Real Cool Station” Features Groundbreaking African-American Musicians Like Michael Jackson, Miles Davis, Will Smith and Many More

    WASHINGTON, DC – To commemorate Black Music Month, AARP Black Community has created the "AARP Old School Real Cool" station on Pandora. The playlist features R&B artists like Mary J. Blige, jazz...

  • Jun 22, 2017
    Vows to Hold Senators Accountable for Bill That Hurts Older Americans

    WASHINGTON, DC — AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released the following statement today in response to the Senate bill which imposes an “Age Tax” on older adults, increases...

  • Jun 21, 2017
    Winner to Receive $10,000; Six Finalists From Around the World Also Announced

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP announced today that HomeEXCEPT Inc. has been selected as the Grand Prize winner of the AARP Innovation Champion Awards competition for its service Smart Sensors for EXCEPTional Peace of Mind, a platform that allows family members to monitor loved ones by using thermal sensors used to track movement.

  • Jun 20, 2017
    Ads Complement Age Tax TV & New Social Media Ad Focused on Bill Crafted in Secrecy

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP today released a new radio ad urging seven Senators to oppose the health care bill because it would strip coverage away from millions of Americans. The radio ads launching this week ask constituents to contact U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Dean Heller (R-NV), Rob Portman (R-OH), and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), to ask their Senators to vote ‘NO’ on the health care bill.

  • Jun 20, 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today at the annual HxRefactored conference, Jody Holtzman, Senior Vice President of Market Innovation at AARP, will announce the launch of the Caregiver Quality of Life...

  • Jun 14, 2017
    Washington State and Minnesota are top-ranked states again, but all states lag in helping care for the growing populations of people aging and living with disabilities.

    WASHINGTON, DC—With baby boomers beginning to turn 80 in 2026, states must accelerate the pace of improving long-term services and supports (LTSS) for older people and adults with disabilities, according to AARP’s new state scorecard released today. The report, Picking Up The Pace of Change: A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities, and Family Caregivers (“Scorecard”), shows that although most states have made some progress, the pace of change overall remains too slow and has not kept up with demographic demands.

  • Jun 13, 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC—Eight prominent patient, provider and consumer advocate groups announced today they are joining forces to host a series of events in states across the country to highlight the need to protect patient access to affordable and adequate care as the health debate continues in Washington, DC.

  • Jun 12, 2017
    Steps Up Opposition to Harmful Health Bill with Visits to Capitol Hill, Phone Calls, Social Media

    WASHINGTON, DC — AARP today announced new television ads against the Age Tax and other provisions in the health care bill, urging 11 U.S. Senators in eight states to “vote No” on the...

  • Jun 12, 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP’s IT department has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT by IDG’s Computerworld for the second consecutive year. Computerworld gives the award to organizations that challenge their IT staff, while providing great benefits and competitive compensation, and ample opportunities for growth. This year AARP ranked an outstanding number 4 among midsize organizations up from number 16 from last year.

  • Jun 8, 2017
    More Companies Respond to the Growing Needs of Working Caregivers With Expert Resources, Flexible Work Arrangements, Paid Time Off, Online Tools, and High-Touch Services

    WASHINGTON, DC— Today, AARP and the Respect A Caregiver’s Time Coalition (ReACT) released a new report, “Supporting Working Caregivers: Case Studies of Promising Practices,” which points...

  • Jun 6, 2017
    Aging Readiness and Competitiveness (ARC) Report Looks at Challenges, Opportunities Presented by Massive Growth of Age-60-Plus Population Globally and Ways 12 Nations Are Addressing Them

    WASHINGTON, DC and PARIS—A comprehensive new report, released today by AARP, examines the preparedness levels of 12 nations -- Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Israel, Japan, Korea, Mexico, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States -- for the profound challenges their societies and economies face as the number of people age-60-and-up in their populations more than doubles over the next generation, as is projected to happen by 2050, by the United Nations, the World Bank and others.

  • Jun 5, 2017
    In this issue of AARP The Magazine: Steve Martin shares his journey back to stand-up comedy, Americans find out what they should expect at their half-century mark, the power of cross-generational friendships and timeshare scams that are trapping older adults.

    WASHINGTON, DC—What should you expect in your 50s? With retirement years around the corner, splurging on homes, vacations and cars could be a major mistake – but it’s what we most love to do! Welcome to your most critical decade of making smart decisions on finances, health and self. The June/July issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM), includes a special report on what Americans should expect at their half-century mark, highlighting the challenges and opportunities related to wealth, health and happiness.

  • Jun 1, 2017
    Plus, 12 Best Tricks of Super Savers; Scam Alert: An Owner’s Manual for Finding an Honest Mechanic; Five Surprising Reasons You’re Up at 4 a.m.; An Interview with Celebrated Comedian Carl Reiner; and More

    WASHINGTON, DC—We are in the midst of our nation’s deadliest drug epidemic ever and it is hitting older Americans particularly hard, reports AARP. In this multi-story special report titled “The Opioid Menace,” AARP Bulletin reveals that almost one-third of all Medicare patients — nearly 12 million people — were prescribed opioid painkillers in 2015, drugs that can become addictive in as few as five days.

  • Jun 1, 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC—America’s beloved comedic legend is BACK! Steve Martin is looking great and making people laugh more than ever as he makes his triumphant return to the comedy stage.

  • May 30, 2017
    Four cities to host meal-packing events; AARP Foundation releases survey results showing grocery shopping disparities

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP Foundation today announced the expansion of its annual meal pack challenge from one event in Washington, D.C., to a Summer of Service to Seniors℠ involving four events in four cities, beginning in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • May 25, 2017
    Staying Sharp and Chef Thomas Show Users How to Maintain and Help Improve Brain Health through Recipes and Tips

    WASHINGTON, DC – Staying Sharp, a subscription-based brain health platform from AARP, announces Daniel Thomas, acclaimed chef, author and philanthropist, as their newest AARP Healthy Living...

  • May 25, 2017
    Sophisticated, but Fake, Pop-Up Alerts Being Used to Dupe Consumers Nationwide

    WASHINGTON, DC—With people being victimized at an alarming rate by fraudulent pop-up messages that warn computer users of a purported virus infection or urgently needed repair, the AARP Fraud Watch Network has launched a major campaign to raise awareness of the “Tech Support Scam.”