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Oct 08, 2015, 10:00 ET
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AARP Foundation Launches Age Strong - A First-of-its-Kind Impact Investment Opportunity

AARP Foundation today announced the launch of Age Strong™, an innovative social investment initiative that will lend a total of $70 million...

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...

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...

May 27, 2014, 16:37 ET
Dolphins GM Dennis Hickey, Dolphins President & CEO Tom Garfinkel, AARP President Lisa Marsh Ryerson, Dolphins coach Joe Philbin and Senior Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer Jeremy Walls. (PRNewsFoto/AARP Foundation)

Miami Dolphins and AARP Foundation Jointly Announce Landmark Deal Impacting 50-plus Community In South Florida

The Miami Dolphins have entered into a new relationship with AARP Foundation which will positively impact the South Florida region in an effort to...

Jan 15, 2014, 11:11 ET
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AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather

AARP Foundation today announced it has established a relief fund to support older adults suffering from the severe cold weather that has gripped...

Nov 06, 2012, 16:06 ET
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AARP Foundation Surpasses $1 Million in Donations for Victims of Superstorm Sandy; AARP Increases Matching Donations to $750,000

 Just days after announcing on Nov. 1 that it established the AARP Foundation Relief Fund to support victims in the U.S. devastated by...

Jan 26, 2012, 10:00 ET
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AARP Foundation Awards $3.7 Million In Grant Funding to Organizations That Help Vulnerable Older Americans

Grant winners focus on hunger and income for adults 50 and older Today, AARP Foundation announced it has awarded grants totaling $3.7...

Feb 26, 2009, 10:42 ET

Free Tax Preparation Sites Offer Special Saturday Hours This Weekend

AARP Tax-Aide Program and IRS offer assistance to Maryland taxpayers. The AARP Foundation, in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service, the...

Jul 11, 2008, 01:00 ET

AARP Foundation Announces 2nd Annual Women's Scholarship Program

WILMINGTON, Del., July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The AARP Foundation today announced a call for entries to its second annual Women's Scholarship...

Apr 30, 2002, 01:00 ET

The Good News: The Latest Brain Research Shows That Mental Decline is Not Tied to Aging; News You Can Use on the Body-Mind Connection

MINNEAPOLIS, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- What is the latest thinking about ways to keep your mind sharp? How are newly designed drugs working to...

Oct 15, 2001, 01:00 ET

Don Nicolaisen, former chief accountant of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, has accepted a position on D2C Solutions' Board of Advisors. Amongst other responsibilities at the SEC, he was involved in implementing aspects of Sarbanes-Oxley including Section 404, internal controls for financial reporting. Mr. Nicolaisen's career, both in government and in the private sector, has been marked by a consistent belief in increasing corporate responsibility through fostering an environment where integrity and ethical behavior are paramount. (PRNewsFoto/D2C Solutions)[JU]

Don't Hesitate - Vaccinate This Flu Season; AARP and Texas Medical Foundation Educate Americans 50 and Older About the Importance of the Flu Vaccine

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- It's almost here ... flu season. The season typically begins in October and ends in April. And this...

Jun 06, 2001, 01:00 ET

AARP Foundation Lawyers Represent Victims of Magazine Sweepstakes Promoter

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 5, AARP Foundation lawyers joined attorneys with the San Francisco law firm Kemnitzer,...

Aug 02, 2000, 01:00 ET

Online Voter Registration Plays Key Role In First 'Internet Conventions'

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- With the national political conventions underway and deadlines for registering for the 2000 election drawing...