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Oct 17, 2014, 12:14 ET

AARP Pennsylvania Hosted Afternoon Tea for Caregivers to Share Experiences and Learn the Importance of Practicing Self-Care

In partnership with the Black Women's Health Alliance (BWHA), AARP Pennsylvania hosted "Caregiver:  The Importance of You," an afternoon tea...

Oct 15, 2014, 13:36 ET

Fraud Alert: Don't Shy Away from Reporting Cons and Scams

With consumer fraud still a vastly underreported crime, individuals need to take steps to report scams and cons as quickly as possible. The more...

Oct 10, 2014, 13:00 ET

AARP Recognizes Chicagoan With Highest State Volunteer Honor

Today, Chicago resident Kathy Schubert was recognized by AARP Illinois with the state's highest volunteer honor, the 2014 Andrus Award for...

Oct 10, 2014, 11:27 ET

AARP Reasserts Nonpartisan Stance in Wake of Campaign Advertising

"AARP has a proud 28-year history of nonpartisan voter engagement, providing voters with information on where the candidates stand on issues...

Oct 09, 2014, 15:57 ET
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AARP: Three Things You Need to Know About Medicare Open Enrollment

AARP encourages everyone with Medicare to take advantage of this year's Medicare Open Enrollment period October 15th–December 7th to review...

Oct 08, 2014, 07:03 ET
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New AARP Poll Says More than Half Think They Won't Have Enough Money for Health Care

Today, AARP released a new survey that says more than half of working Americans over age 50 (55%) don't think they'll have enough money for health...

Oct 07, 2014, 10:30 ET

AARP Releases Nonpartisan Voters' Guides for Pennsylvania Elections

With less than a month to go before the state's November 4 General Election, AARP Pennsylvania today released non-partisan voters' guides featuring...

Oct 02, 2014, 12:14 ET

Online ID Theft On The Rise, Consumers Falling Behind

A new nationwide survey shows that consumers continue to put themselves at risk of identity theft by ignoring simple protection tips like shredding...

Oct 02, 2014, 11:22 ET

Cuomo, Astorino in Their Own Words on Key Issues for NY's Top Voting Demographic

Voters 50 and older cast nearly six of every 10 votes in the last gubernatorial election and are poised to dominate this year's contest. What that...

Oct 01, 2014, 10:58 ET
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Inside The October Issue Of AARP Bulletin

 Don't Ignore the Signs of Diabetes: 1 in 4 Americans over the age of 65 have diabetes and a shocking 86 million Americans have prediabetes....

Sep 29, 2014, 13:49 ET

New AARP Poll Finds NY Congressional District 1 Race Could Go Either Way

Long Island's 50+ voters are a powerhouse at the ballot box, making up 56% of all ballots cast in 2010 and 52% in 2012. A new survey by AARP New...

Sep 29, 2014, 12:31 ET
Sheryl Crow, Melissa Etheridge revisit breast cancer journeys in AARP Magazine. (PRNewsFoto/AARP)

In An Exclusive Interview, Music Legends Sheryl Crow And Melissa Etheridge Talk About Beating Cancer, Living In The Spotlight And Making Sex Fun After 50 In The October/November Issue Of AARP The Magazine

Friends since 1988, Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge have endured their share of hardships—bad breakups, depression and for Etheridge, the...

Sep 26, 2014, 11:32 ET

NY Survey: Boomers Overwhelmed by Family Caregiving Responsibilities, Looking for Help

The family caregivers who save New York taxpayers billions of dollars a year by caring for the state's frail and elderly at home are overwhelmed...

Sep 23, 2014, 13:06 ET

AARP Releases Non Partisan Voters' Guides

With six weeks left before Election Day, AARP Illinois today released voters' guides featuring positions from Illinois' Senate, Congressional,...

Sep 18, 2014, 12:14 ET

AARP celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

 AARP (www.aarp.org/espanol/), la organización de defensa de los derechos más grande del país, ha anunciado sus planes para...

Sep 18, 2014, 07:31 ET
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AARP Releases Nonpartisan Voter Guides

Today the nonpartisan AARP released voter guides featuring positions from Senate, Congressional, Gubernatorial and other statewide candidates...

Sep 12, 2014, 12:00 ET

Gubernatorial Candidates Avoid Issues, Voters

With less than two months before the election, Illinois voters ages 50+ want Governor Pat Quinn and his opponent Bruce Rauner to address critical...

Sep 10, 2014, 13:14 ET
Inside the September Issue of AARP Bulletin (PRNewsFoto/AARP)

Inside The September Issue Of AARP Bulletin

The NEW Definition of Grandmas: Actress Jane Seymour isn't exactly who you think of when you hear the word "grandmother." However, with four...

Sep 09, 2014, 12:54 ET

AARP Foundation Seeks Volunteers For Free Tax Assistance And Preparation Program

This year, AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP...