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Jan 09, 2018, 12:09 ET AARP Applauds Congressional Passage of RAISE Family Caregivers Act

AARP welcomes passage in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives of the bipartisan Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage...


Jan 03, 2018, 17:15 ET January/February AARP Bulletin Special Report: Great Second Careers -- 16 People who Found Success, Security and Happiness after 50 with a New Job

Nearly half of older workers have changed jobs since turning 50. Although it may seem daunting to some, starting over doesn't mean you're starting...


Jan 03, 2018, 11:21 ET Online Tool Helps Investors with Selecting a Financial Advisor

Investors seeking services from a professional financial advisor will benefit from a free online tool, AARP Interview an Advisor™, launched...


Dec 19, 2017, 16:00 ET AARP The Magazine Has the Highest Readership of All U.S. Magazines, MRI Finds

AARP reacted today to new survey findings from GfK MRI that AARP The Magazine (ATM) is officially America's most-read magazine. ATM, AARP's monthly...


Dec 15, 2017, 11:03 ET Love Your Age: The Small-Step Solution to a Better, Longer, Happier Life

With both wisdom and wit, Barbara Hannah Grufferman challenges readers to take control of their lives in her new book, Love Your Age: The...


Dec 11, 2017, 09:32 ET Caregivers, Facing More Stress During The Holidays, Change The Way They Celebrate, AARP Survey Uncovers

Nearly seven out of 10 family caregivers say it is emotionally stressful to care for their loved one during the holidays, according to AARP's new...


Dec 07, 2017, 08:00 ET Retail Drug Prices Increase More Than 50X Faster Than Inflation Rate

Retail prices for 768 prescription drugs commonly used by older adults increased by an average of 6.4% in 2015, outpacing the general inflation...


Dec 06, 2017, 10:33 ET Helen Mirren to Receive Career Achievement Honor at AARP The Magazine's 17th Annual Movies For Grownups® Awards

AARP The Magazine announced today that Helen Mirren will receive the 2017 Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award. The AARP Movies for...


Dec 04, 2017, 11:07 ET Inside the December/January Issue of AARP The Magazine

In the December/January issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM), Oscar®, Golden Globe® and BAFTA® Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer shares her...


Dec 01, 2017, 10:14 ET Octavia Spencer, Just Where She Wants to Be! The Award-Winning Actress Shares Her Most Treasured Moments Rising to Fame in the December/January Issue of AARP The Magazine

After years of struggles playing unnamed roles – clerk, waitress, bus driver, and woman in elevator – the now Oscar®, Golden Globe® and BAFTA® Film...


Nov 30, 2017, 10:33 ET AARP Letter to Senate: Tax Legislation Could Spur Significant Cuts to Medicare

AARP today sent a letter to the U.S. Senate expressing concerns about tens of billions of dollars in potential cuts to Medicare next year alone, as...


Nov 30, 2017, 09:35 ET December AARP Bulletin Special Report: How to Keep Your Brain Sharp and Potentially Reduce the Risks of Brain Disease for Years to Come

How can each of us keep our mind sharp as can be, for as long as possible? AARP takes on the question in the December issue of the AARP Bulletin,...


Nov 28, 2017, 09:05 ET AARP's Annual Travel Trends Survey Takes a Look Ahead at 2018 Vacation Plans

A new survey released today from AARP Travel finds Baby Boomers report fewer vacation barriers heading into 2018 (20% report no barriers compared...


Nov 20, 2017, 10:39 ET AARP Names 2017 Quality Measure Innovation Grant Award Winners

AARP announced today that Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) and Tufts Medical Center are this year's AARP Quality Measures Innovation Grant award...


Nov 16, 2017, 17:53 ET AARP Responds to House's Passage of Tax Bill, Urges Changes to Senate Version

Today AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement in response...


Nov 15, 2017, 17:35 ET AARP Response to Tax Bill Amendment to Eliminate Health Coverage Requirement

Today AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement in response to the...


Nov 15, 2017, 14:48 ET AARP Letter on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond sent the following letter today to all members of the U.S....


Nov 14, 2017, 10:30 ET AARP Studios Blasts Stereotypes in New Production, Badass Pilot: The Series

Continuing its commitment to producing digital series that explore and document people living life to the fullest and defying expectations, AARP...


Nov 10, 2017, 14:11 ET AARP Comments on Senate Tax Legislation

AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond gave comments in response to the tax proposal released today in the U.S. Senate: "AARP is...


Nov 08, 2017, 18:06 ET AARP Disappointed in House Committee Vote to Keep Health Tax, Continues Effort to Protect Medical Expense Deduction in Tax Reform Bill

Disappointed with the outcome of today's committee vote, AARP will continue to strongly support including the medical expense deduction in H.R. 1,...


Nov 08, 2017, 10:00 ET AARP and U.S. Postal Inspection Service Team Up for 'Operation Protect Veterans'

The AARP Fraud Watch Network and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service today jointly announced the launch of Operation Protect Veterans — a national...


Nov 07, 2017, 08:30 ET AARP Survey Reveals Emotions Among Caregivers, Care Recipients

AARP's recent survey shows that positive emotions far outweigh negative emotions for both family caregivers and care recipients. Family caregivers...


Nov 02, 2017, 18:09 ET AARP Comments on Tax Legislation

AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond gave initial comments in response to "tax reform" legislation being debated in the U.S. House of...


Nov 02, 2017, 08:00 ET AARP to Honor AARP Purpose Prize™ Winners, Present Five $50,000 Awards at Tonight's Gala in Chicago

At a gala to be held tonight at Chicago's Field Museum, AARP will present $50,000 awards to each of five winners of the AARP Purpose Prize...


Nov 01, 2017, 14:57 ET November AARP Bulletin Delves into the State of America's Nursing Homes and Reveals the Best-Kept Secret of Caregivers in America

Shocking news reports and videos of nursing homes in crisis after recent hurricanes have tens of millions of Americans all asking the same...