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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...


Mar 29, 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,...


Mar 28, 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,...


Mar 23, 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...


Mar 22, 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...


Mar 21, 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...


Mar 20, 2017, 12:44 ET AARP Studios Greenlights New Entertainment Series, "Dinner with Don" Starring Comedy Legend Don Rickles

AARP today announced the launch of AARP Studios, an award-winning in-house production entity that produces a variety of rich and compelling...


Mar 17, 2017, 11:16 ET AARP to Alert 38 Million Members How Their Members of Congress Vote on Health Bill

AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released the following statement today in response to the pending vote on the House bill that would...


Mar 01, 2017, 11:28 ET AARP Bulletin's March Issue Features "50 Great Ways to Live Longer" and an Exclusive Investigation on Medicare Fraud's New Face

From pills that harm and cancer beaters to where you should consider living and why the ripeness of your fruit matters, AARP Bulletin releases a...


Feb 28, 2017, 09:15 ET AARP Travel Study Reveals Benefits of Creating a Travel Bucket List

Today, AARP Travel releases the results of its latest study, diving into the emotional, mental and physical benefits of creating a travel-related...


Feb 16, 2017, 11:10 ET Survey Identifies Common Traits in Victims of Investment Fraud

With Americans losing tens of billions of dollars annually to investment fraud schemes, what mindsets and behaviors are common among those who fall...


Feb 15, 2017, 10:54 ET AARP Launches Campaign Urging Opposition to "Age Tax"

AARP today launched a campaign against the "age tax," a proposed unfair penalty on older adults that would line the pockets of big insurance...


Feb 15, 2017, 09:31 ET AARP Unveils Innovation Champion Awards With $10,000 Grand Prize; Issues Call For Nominations

AARP today issued a Call for Nominations for the 2017 AARP Innovation Champion Awards, which will recognize and reward innovation in caregiving....


Feb 14, 2017, 10:25 ET AARP Opens Call for Nominations for the AARP Purpose Prize™ Award

AARP today announced a call for nominations for the Purpose Prize, the respected awards program launched in 2006 by Encore.org and now operated by...


Feb 14, 2017, 08:00 ET Staying Socially Active May Help Maintain Mental Fitness

Staying socially engaged with a wide circle of friends and family may help maintain our thinking skills and slow cognitive decline as we age,...


Feb 13, 2017, 08:00 ET Inside the February/March Issue of AARP The Magazine

In the February/March issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM), readers will enjoy an exclusive interview with the most recognizable voice in Hollywood,...


Feb 03, 2017, 14:51 ET AARP Responds To Executive Action On Retirement Savings

AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond today offered the following statement in response to President Trump's action that delays...


Feb 01, 2017, 10:23 ET Actor Morgan Freeman Receives AARP's Movies For Grownups® Career Achievement Award

At age 79, Morgan Freeman continues to draw the attention of audiences around the world with his radiant voice, gifted performances and...


Jan 31, 2017, 11:40 ET AARP The Magazine Announces Presenters for the 16th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards

Academy Award-winner Helen Mirren, award-winning actresses Alfre Woodard and Sharon Stone, actors Treat Williams, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Lucas...


Jan 30, 2017, 10:19 ET AARP Launches Medicare Campaign in Lead Up to President's Address to Congress

AARP today launched a comprehensive campaign to protect Medicare in the face of proposals by some in Congress that would hurt hardworking Americans...


Jan 17, 2017, 12:08 ET AARP Outlines Priorities to President-elect Trump

In a letter to President-elect Donald J. Trump, AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins outlines AARP's priorities for Americans age 50 and older including...


Jan 12, 2017, 10:54 ET People's United Bank Teams with AARP to Raise Awareness of Consumer Scams

A unique educational collaboration was announced today between the AARP Fraud Watch Network and People's United Bank, N.A., with the...


Jan 10, 2017, 08:00 ET Experts Recommend 7-8 Hours of Sleep Each Day for Better Brain Health

If you want to maintain your brain health as you age, then get the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep per day, according to a new consensus...


Jan 04, 2017, 10:16 ET AARP The Magazine Announces The 16th Annual Movies For Grownups® Award Winners

AARP The Magazine today announced the winners of the 16th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards. In doing so, the editors continue their integral role...


Jan 03, 2017, 10:43 ET January/February Issue of AARP Bulletin Features a Special Report on MEDICARE: How Proposed Changes Can Affect YOU and 'We'll Fight for Medicare' Column by AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins

AARP takes a stand on attempts to cut, scale back, or diminish Medicare benefits. Currently, 57 million Americans rely on these benefits for their...