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May 20, 2015, 08:28 ET

AARP NY 'High Anxiety' Survey: Gen Xers Out-Worry Boomers in Retirement Savings Crisis

 New York is heading toward a retirement savings crisis that could deprive millions of Gen Xers and Baby Boomers of financial independence in...

May 19, 2015, 15:12 ET

AARP Seeking Nominees For Distinguished Community Service Award

 AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2015 Illinois Andrus Award for Community Service honoring 50+ Illinoisans sharing their experience,...

May 13, 2015, 17:38 ET

General Assembly Passes Bill To Support Family Caregivers

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Today, the Illinois General Assembly unanimously passed Senate Bill 1298...

May 12, 2015, 10:19 ET

Al aire nuevos PSA como parte de la Campaña de Asistencia al Cuidador de Ad Council y AARP con apoyo de la NAB, la RAB y la OAAA este Día de la Madre y Día del Padre

En un esfuerzo para apoyar a los 42.1 millones de personas a cargo del cuidado de otros en EE.UU. que atienden a sus padres y otros seres queridos,...

May 04, 2015, 14:43 ET
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New PSAs Released as Part of Ad Council and AARP Caregiver Assistance Campaign Supported by NAB, RAB, and OAAA This Mother's and Father's Day

 In an effort to support the 42.1 million caregivers in the U.S. who are caring for parents and older loved ones, AARP and the Ad Council are...

May 04, 2015, 12:30 ET
AARP Bulletin's May Issue

Inside the May Issue of AARP Bulletin

 The Most Livable Places at 50-plus: In an exclusive feature, the May issue of AARP Bulletin uses the AARP Livability Index, a new online tool...

Apr 29, 2015, 11:56 ET

AARP Pennsylvania Volunteers Head to Washington to Push for Better Retirement Investment Advice Standard

AARP Pennsylvania volunteers and staff are visiting Pennsylvania U.S. Senators Casey and Toomey, and U.S. Representatives Barletta, Boyle,...

Apr 28, 2015, 11:49 ET
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AARP Volunteers Deliver Thousands of Petitions, Hit Capitol Hill to Push for Better Health and Retirement Standards

Today AARP volunteers dropped off petitions containing more than 26,000 signatures at the U.S. Department of Labor in support of a conflict of...

Apr 28, 2015, 10:05 ET
Top benefit of multi-generational trips is bringing the entire family together.

AARP Survey Finds 47% of People 45-Plus Plan to Take a Multi-Generational Family Trip Within a Year

 AARP Travel, a valuable resource for America's 76 million baby boomers who spend over $120 billion annually in leisure travel, today announced...

Apr 27, 2015, 13:12 ET

AARP Report Deflates Myths, Shows 50+ Workers Are 'Critical Components' Of Successful Business

A new AARP study debunks myths about age 50+ workers, showing that they have productive advantages that can make them a "critical component" of a...

Apr 27, 2015, 09:10 ET
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AARP Report Deflates Myths, Shows 50+ Workers Are 'Critical Components" of Successful Businesses

A new AARP study debunks myths about age 50+ workers, showing that they have productive advantages that can make them a "critical component" of a...

Apr 23, 2015, 13:53 ET
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AARP Set to Take Over Sizzling Miami

AARP will host its Life@50+ National Event & Expo at the Miami Beach Convention Center, May 14-16 with celebrity guest...

Apr 23, 2015, 13:47 ET

AARP, Providers, Urge Legislators To Protect Critical Community Care Against Budget Cuts

With Governor Rauner's budget plans threatening thousands of older Illinoisans, AARP and provider agencies joined today with state legislators to...

Apr 21, 2015, 17:45 ET

AARP: Win for Caregivers as Senate Passes CARE Act; Assembly Expected to Take Up

Critical help for millions of family caregivers across New York took a giant step toward reality today when the State Senate unanimously passed the...

Apr 20, 2015, 15:36 ET
NYC's Upper West Side featured as one of the Most Livable Neighborhoods for 50

AARP: Upper West Side Is 2nd Most Livable Neighborhood In Nation For 50+; NYC Is 5th Most Livable Large City

New York City, and the Upper West Side in particular, are being recognized today by AARP as among the most livable places in the country to live...

Apr 20, 2015, 11:00 ET

AARP: Is Your Neighborhood Livable Today and in the Future?

The AARP Public Policy Institute today is launching the AARP Livability Index, a first of its kind resource that allows people to determine how...

Apr 20, 2015, 11:00 ET

Helping Family Caregivers a Top Priority: Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal, AARP

 State Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan), joined by AARP and other advocates, announced today that together they have made it...

Apr 20, 2015, 08:01 ET
AARP Bulletin: Most Livable Neighborhoods

AARP: Is Your Neighborhood Livable Today And In The Future? New Livability Index Helps People Assess, Plan For Needs And Wants

The AARP Public Policy Institute today is launching the AARP Livability Index, a first of its kind resource that allows people to determine how...

Apr 17, 2015, 16:54 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal, AARP Team up to Announce Major Step for 4M Family Caregivers

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal joins AARP and other advocates for an announcement about the CARE Act, legislation aimed at helping New York's...