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Sep 04, 2015, 13:46 ET
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AARP Survey: More than 40% of Men 50-Plus Say "Yes" to the 'Little Pink Pill' for Female Partner

AARP released today online survey results of people 50-plus and their pulse on some of the most topical issues of the day. The results show...

Sep 02, 2015, 11:40 ET
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AARP Foundation Announces A Celebration of Service on September 11

AARP Foundation presents the largest meal pack to be held on the National Mall on Friday, September 11th. More than 5,000 volunteers will pack 1.2...

Sep 02, 2015, 10:00 ET

Celebrate September As 'Dining Out Month'

From exquisite fine dining options to casual dining experiences, AARP members have access to a variety of everyday discounts that can help reduce...

Sep 01, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Inside The September Issue Of AARP Bulletin

AARP's 2015 Work & Jobs Report is Good News for Older Workers: A special in-depth feature examines the first time in U.S. history when four...

Aug 26, 2015, 16:33 ET

Identity Theft Expert Frank Abagnale Named AARP Ambassador

AARP New York today announced that Frank W. Abagnale, nationally renowned expert on identity theft and fraud schemes, has been named AARP Fraud...

Aug 26, 2015, 10:42 ET
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Identity Theft Expert Frank Abagnale Named AARP Ambassador

 AARP today announced that Frank W. Abagnale, nationally renowned expert on identity theft and fraud schemes, has been named AARP Fraud Watch...

Aug 25, 2015, 12:28 ET

Bill Allowing Electronic Monitoring In Nursing Homes Signed Into Law

 Families who have loved ones in long-term care facilities in Illinois will now be allowed to install electronic monitoring devices in resident...

Aug 18, 2015, 15:24 ET
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AARP TEK Launches Online Classroom as Lifelong Learning Opportunity for 50-Plus

 AARP announced today the launch of its AARP TEK Academy, a free, easy-to-use online classroom designed to help 50-plus Americans get the most...

Aug 14, 2015, 15:25 ET
AARP NY volunteers and leaders celebrate Social Security's 80th birthday on August 14, 2015 in front of Roosevelt House in Manhattan.

AARP Celebrates Social Security's 80th Birthday at FDR House in Manhattan

 Marking the 80th anniversary of Social Security, a flash mob of about 70 AARP volunteers and New York leaders of the association celebrated...

Aug 13, 2015, 10:47 ET

Social Security Turns 80, Loved by Americans of All Ages

 AARP released results of a survey this week as we celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Social Security on August 14, 2015. Americans of all ages...

Aug 13, 2015, 07:30 ET

Social Security Turns 80, Loved by Americans of All Ages - But 38% of NY's Gen Xers Expect No Benefits in Retirement

 AARP released results of a survey this week as we celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Social Security on August 14, 2015. Americans of all ages...

Aug 13, 2015, 07:00 ET
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Social Security Turns 80, Loved by Americans of All Ages

 AARP released results of a survey this week as we celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Social Security on August 14, 2015. Americans of all ages...

Aug 04, 2015, 15:40 ET

Budget Impasse Hurts Thousands Of Older Illinois Residents

The current budget impasse in Springfield is already hurting older Illinoisans in other parts of the state. While Governor Rauner and the General...

Aug 03, 2015, 10:24 ET
August/September Issue of AARP The Magazine

Viola Davis Reveals Troubled Past; Best Sex of Your Life at 50+; The Mysteries of the Aging Human Body; A Life on Antidepressants; An Affordable European Escape; Dealing with Moochers; and More

Viola Davis on Growing up Poor: As a child, the star of ABC's hit series How to Get Away with Murder and two-time Oscar nominee Viola Davis...

Jul 30, 2015, 13:00 ET
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Life Reimagined Announces Collaboration with Uber to Offer New Income Opportunities to Members

Life Reimagined, a wholly owned non-profit subsidiary of AARP, today announced a unique collaboration with Uber to provide flexible opportunities...

Jul 30, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Viola Davis Shares Her Story of Growing Up Hungry, Poor and Ashamed. The star of How to Get Away With Murder recounts her rags-to-riches story in the August/September Issue of AARP The Magazine

 Viola Davis, star of ABC's hit series How to Get Away with Murder, grew up in Rhode Island in a household of eight that could barely afford to...

Jul 30, 2015, 00:01 ET
AARP Celebrates Medicare's 50th Anniversary

AARP Celebrates Medicare's 50th Anniversary

 Today AARP is pleased to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Medicare, the federal health insurance program for Americans age 65 and older,...

Jul 29, 2015, 12:26 ET

Illinois Consumers Put Convenience Ahead Of Safety On Laptops And Mobile Devices

 A new survey of internet users shows that the freedom and convenience of public wireless networks may come at a cost. Nearly half failed a...

Jul 29, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Consumers Put Digital Convenience Ahead of Safety on Laptops and Mobile Devices

 A new survey of internet users shows that the freedom and convenience of public wireless networks may come at a cost. Nearly half failed a...

Jul 22, 2015, 11:00 ET

Illinois Caregivers Provide Over $18 Billion Of Unpaid Care Yearly

Caregivers have an important, yet often unacknowledged, role in caring for family members in need. They play an essential part in the social,...