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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...

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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...

Apr 15, 2015, 17:49 ET

AARP NY Statement on Key Votes by Senators Schumer and Gillibrand on Medicare "Seniors' Amendment"

Last night the U.S. Senate voted on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 (H.R. 2) that permanently replaces the...

Apr 15, 2015, 16:51 ET
AARP Superstar Contest 2015

AARP Superstar 2015 Contest Announces 5 Finalists; Winner to be Crowned at AARP's Life@50+ National Event & Expo May 15 in Miami

The search to find the next 50+ musical phenomenon as part of this year's AARP Superstar Contest is down to final five! Today, the five remaining...

Apr 08, 2015, 11:17 ET

As Tax Scammers Get Aggressive, AARP Warns Last-Minute Filers to be Vigilant

Last-minute tax filers rushing to send in their 2014 returns as the April 15 deadline approaches should be particularly vigilant against...

Apr 06, 2015, 10:42 ET
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AARP Puts Activity And Sleep Trackers To The Test

AARP today announced the launch of a new program to give developers of popular and emerging products insight into how Americans 50-plus use...

Apr 02, 2015, 10:03 ET
Apr 01, 2015, 16:31 ET

NYS Budget Adds $79.3 Million to Help Older NYers, Family Caregivers

 Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature provided a major increase in funding in the new state budget to help older New Yorkers and...

Apr 01, 2015, 15:31 ET
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AARP Foundation Awarded $3 Million Grant from USDA

Today the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), through its Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) grant program, awarded AARP...

Apr 01, 2015, 14:31 ET
Rosanna Marquez, new State President for AARP Illinois

AARP Announces New Illinois State President

 Following a statewide search, Rosanna Márquez, of Chicago, has been named today as AARP Illinois State President effective immediately....