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25 May, 2017, 13:26 ET Capitol Hill Chef Daniel Thomas Partners with AARP Staying Sharp & Demonstrates How to Lead a Brain Healthy Lifestyle

Staying Sharp, a subscription-based brain health platform from AARP, announces Daniel Thomas, acclaimed chef, author and philanthropist, as their...


25 May, 2017, 10:34 ET AARP Fraud Watch Network Targets the 'Tech Support Scam'

With people being victimized at an alarming rate by fraudulent pop-up messages that warn computer users of a purported virus infection or urgently...


24 May, 2017, 20:25 ET AARP Reacts to Latest Projection of Unaffordable Premiums for Older Adults

AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released a statement today following the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of new...


24 May, 2017, 18:19 ET AARP Reveals Semi-Finalists For Innovation Champion Awards; Public Invited To Vote Through June 2

AARP announced today the lineup of 30 semi-finalists in its AARP Innovation Champion Awards competition. The contest recognizes and rewards...


24 May, 2017, 10:11 ET New AARP Ads on Age Tax Target Senators in Alaska, Arizona, Colorado and Nevada

AARP today announced new television ads against the Age Tax and other provisions in the health care bill, urging Senators to "vote No"...


23 May, 2017, 10:26 ET AARP: We Oppose the White House Proposed Budget that Makes Billions of Dollars in Cuts to Crucial Programs for Seniors

In a statement today following the release of the White House proposed budget, AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond opposed cuts that would...


18 May, 2017, 12:11 ET AARP Backs Bipartisan Credit for Caring Act

AARP commends the sponsors of the bipartisan Credit for Caring Act that would help support America's family caregivers by offering a federal tax...


15 May, 2017, 11:04 ET AARP Urges Senate to Start From Scratch on Health Care Bill, Begins Notifying Millions of Members How House Reps Voted

AARP today sent a letter to every member of the U.S. Senate urging them to start from scratch on the health care legislation passed by the U.S....


10 May, 2017, 17:38 ET AARP and Parsons School of Design at The New School Award $5,000 Prize in the "Disrupt Aging Design Challenge"

AARP culminated a one-of-a-kind design competition with Parsons School of Design at The New School Tuesday, May 9. Parsons senior Camila Chiriboga...


05 May, 2017, 15:58 ET AARP Applauds Introduction of RAISE Family Caregivers Act

AARP announced its support of the bipartisan Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage Family Caregivers Act that would require the...


04 May, 2017, 15:39 ET AARP Remains Steadfastly Opposed to Health Bill

AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond reiterated AARP's opposition to the health bill passed in the U.S. House of Representatives that would...


03 May, 2017, 18:05 ET AARP Maintains Firm Opposition to Health Bill

AARP Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy A. LeaMond sent the following letter today to all members of the U.S. House of Representatives...


02 May, 2017, 14:46 ET Don't Eat This If You're Taking That

Millions of Americans age 50-plus take prescription drugs, yet few know the health risks of taking them along with certain foods and...


27 Apr, 2017, 10:04 ET May AARP Bulletin: An Investigative Report on Why Prescription Drugs Cost So Much

President Trump said recently that drug companies are "getting away with murder." But the truth is the high prices drug companies charge for...


26 Apr, 2017, 20:31 ET AARP Maintains Opposition to Amended Health Bill

AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released the following statement today in response to the amended House bill that would create an "Age...


18 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET AARP Announces AARP Purpose Prize™ Award Jurors; Five Winners Will Receive $50K Cash Awards; Nominations Now Open and Due May 12

AARP today announced the jurors for this year's AARP Purpose Prize™ award which recognizes people age 50 and over whose work is focused on...


13 Apr, 2017, 15:10 ET AARP Launches "Operation: Stop Scams" with Events in Communities Nationwide

The AARP Fraud Watch Network brings fraud-fighting efforts to consumers nationwide in "Operation: Stop Scams" -- a month-long series of events in...


13 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET AARP Financial Innovation Frontiers report reveals only one in four 50-plus consumers is highly confident they can meet their financial needs in the next five years

People aged 50-plus will generate $83 billion in revenue for the fast-emerging alternative financial services sector over the next five years,...


04 Apr, 2017, 15:56 ET Inside the April/May Issue of AARP The Magazine

In the April/May 2017 issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM), readers will enjoy an inspirational spring health special, and leading the charge is...


30 Mar, 2017, 10:00 ET Beating the Odds, Michael J. Fox Is Still Laughing

Twenty-six years after he was given 10 years to live, Michael J. Fox continues to share his youthful smile as one of the most recognizable and...


29 Mar, 2017, 14:14 ET New AARP Study Reveals Moviegoers 50 and Older Make-up One Third of All Theatre Seats in The US

AARP announced today findings on a study examining the impact moviegoers ages 50 and older have on the movie business. According to the findings,...


28 Mar, 2017, 09:00 ET April AARP Bulletin Features 'Frauds, Scams, Rip-Offs: The Ultimate Guide to Beating the Crooks' and '10 Things to Know about Allergies'

One in 10 Americans will fall victim to phone scams this year, and millions more will be ripped off online or in-person. In this month's issue,...


23 Mar, 2017, 08:00 ET AARP Purpose Prize™ Award Seeks Nominations of Community Changemakers; Five Winners Will Each Receive $50K Cash Awards This September

AARP announced it is seeking nominations for the prestigious AARP Purpose Prize which will award $50,000 cash prizes to each of five winners for...


22 Mar, 2017, 09:00 ET AARP Launches New Health & Wellness Digital Magazine

Take charge of your health with AARP The Magazine's Special Edition Health & Wellness Issue, the only digital health magazine for people ages...


21 Mar, 2017, 16:16 ET New Poll: Older Americans Oppose Policies that Increase Health Costs

Today AARP released the findings of a survey that said a majority of voters ages 50 plus – including most Trump supporters – oppose specific...