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Nov 24, 2015, 13:08 ET

AARP Appoints Rawle Andrews Jr. as Regional VP of New Mega States Region

 AARP announced Rawle Andrews Jr., Esq. would serve as Regional Vice President for AARP's Community, State and National Group's newly created...

Nov 24, 2015, 10:20 ET
AARP 2016 Travel Trends Survey Infographic

AARP Unveils the 2016 Top 7 Travel Trends for Baby Boomers

As 2015 starts to wind down, Americans are already starting to make travel plans for 2016. But what are Americans—particularly Baby...

Nov 23, 2015, 10:25 ET
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AARP Survey: 50-Plus Open to Others Hosting Thanksgiving

 With Thanksgiving around the corner, an AARP survey found the refrain in the holiday song "over the river and through the woods to...

Nov 21, 2015, 15:43 ET
AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel (R) with "Portrait of Care" she presented to family caregiver Editha Batalla Santiago (L) of Hollis, Queens, standing with AARP Community Ambassador and family caregiver advocate Retired Major Gen. Antonio Taguba.

AARP Recognizes Family Caregivers Across U.S.; Presents "Portrait of Care" to Editha Santiago from Queens, NY

 November marks National Family Caregivers Month, a time to recognize the 40 million Americans – nearly 2.6 million in New York state...

Nov 20, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Report: Rapid Rise in Cost of Specialty Drugs Exceeds Median Family Income

 Retail prices for over one hundred widely used specialty prescription drugs surged skyward by nearly 11 percent in 2013, surpassing the median...

Nov 19, 2015, 11:46 ET

Una encuesta realizada por AARP sobre la salud del cerebro reveló que a casi 3 de cada 4 hispanos les preocupa su propia salud cerebral

 La última encuesta sobre la salud cerebral realizada por AARP demostró que a casi 3 de cada 4 hispanos de 40 años o más...

Nov 19, 2015, 11:26 ET

AARP Brain Health Survey Reveals Nearly 3 out 4 Hispanics are Concerned about Their Brain Health

In AARP's latest survey on brain health, it found that nearly three in four (72%) Hispanics age 40-plus are concerned about their brain health...

Nov 19, 2015, 10:57 ET
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AARP Brain Health Survey Reveals Nearly 3 out 4 Hispanics are Concerned about Their Brain Health

In AARP's latest survey on brain health, it found that nearly three in four (72%) Hispanics age 40-plus are concerned about their brain health...

Nov 18, 2015, 11:00 ET

AARP Survey Finds Buyers Vulnerable To Holiday Scams

 The holiday season is quickly approaching and many consumers are regularly engaging in behaviors that put them at risk of being victimized by...

Nov 16, 2015, 11:11 ET
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Work Reimagined: Uncover Your Calling

Work Reimagined (ISBN-13: 978-1-62656-558-6), a concept initiated and developed by Life Reimagined, shows how career paths look nothing like they...

Nov 16, 2015, 10:30 ET
AARP's 1st Virtual Caregiving Fair 11/19 1 - 4pm EST

AARP Virtual Family Caregiving Fair on November 19 Makes Connecting to Caregiving Solutions Easy

AARP is hosting its first-ever Virtual Family Caregiving Fair on November 19 from 12pm – 4pm EST. From the comfort of a home or office, a...

Nov 16, 2015, 10:15 ET
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AARP Media Sales Launches Week-Long Takeover Advertising Campaign As 50+ Becomes Dominant Consumer Demo

AARP Media Sales today announced the launch of its first week-long takeover marketing campaign aimed at the millennial media planning and buying...

Nov 10, 2015, 17:37 ET

AARP Urges Springfield To Ensure Critical Services Will Remain Available For Older Illinoisans

"As the General Assembly failed to override Governor Rauner's amendatory veto on House Bill 2482, it is critical now that the next step for...

Nov 10, 2015, 12:00 ET
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Majority of Consumers Susceptible to Holiday Giving Scams, AARP Survey Shows

 With the holiday giving season approaching, a new survey from the AARP Fraud Watch Network found that 70% of consumers failed a quiz about how...

Nov 10, 2015, 11:23 ET

Age-Friendly Philadelphia Summit Addresses Needs of Aging Population

AARP Pennsylvania, along with the Mayor's Commission on Aging, the Philadelphia City Council, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission,...

Nov 09, 2015, 14:56 ET

AARP Urges Legislature To Override Governor's Veto, Protect Older Illinoisans

 "In September, the General Assembly passed legislation that safeguarded the critical home and community-based services thousands of our...

Nov 09, 2015, 13:50 ET
Juggling Life, Work, and Caregiving, AARP Family and Caregiving Expert Amy Goyer’s new caregiving book,  is available just in time for National Family Caregivers Month.

AARP Expert Amy Goyer Shares Tips for Caregiving Success in New Book for America's 40 Million Caregivers

 Amy Goyer, AARP family and caregiving expert and author of the new book Juggling Life, Work, and Caregiving, is among 40 million Americans who...

Nov 05, 2015, 14:30 ET

AARP, State Treasurer, Senior Service Groups Urge Governor, Legislature To Pass Budget, Protect Older Illinoisans

 With thousands of older adults at risk of, or already losing, in-home services due to the current budget stalemate, today AARP, State...

Nov 04, 2015, 12:33 ET

AARP Salutes Veterans for their Dedication and Commitment to Service

 AARP is saying thank you to the countless veterans and military men and women who have done so much to serve and protect through a special...

Nov 03, 2015, 15:00 ET
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AARP Launches Accountability Effort for Presidential Candidates

Today AARP launched their 2016 election accountability campaign called Take a Stand, which demands on behalf of all voters that Presidential...