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.