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Apr 18, 2018, 18:34 ET Statement From AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins on the Passing of Barbara Bush

Today, AARP Chief Executive Officer Jo Ann Jenkins released the following statement on the passing of Barbara Bush: "Barbara Bush probably...


Apr 16, 2018, 11:03 ET AARP's Annual "Operation: Stop Scams" to Feature Document-Shredding Events and Other Activities in Communities Nationwide

As AARP today launches its second annual "Operation: Stop Scams" -- a five-week-long series of more than 150 free document-shredding events and...


Apr 10, 2018, 13:30 ET Survey finds Medicare Beneficiaries at Risk from Card-Replacement Scams

As the federal government undertakes a major initiative to issue new identification cards to the nation's 58 million Medicare beneficiaries, an...


Apr 05, 2018, 15:16 ET AARP Launches 'The Perfect Scam℠' Podcast Series

AARP announced today the launch of "The Perfect Scam", a weekly podcast profiling America's most shocking consumer scam stories. The show,...


Apr 05, 2018, 10:34 ET Inside the April/May Issue of AARP The Magazine: Film & TV superstar Melissa McCarthy - unpretentious, likeable, thoughtful and unexpectedly philosophical

From her hilarious satire as the gum-chewing, podium-pushing White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Saturday Night Live, to an Emmy-winning...


Apr 03, 2018, 10:13 ET "I Definitely Would Have Quit." Melissa McCarthy Explains How Her Mom's Support "Changed the Course of My Life"

Melissa McCarthy's mom, Sandy, has a legitimate claim to the title of "World's Most Loving Parent." In an exclusive and emotional mother-daughter...


Apr 02, 2018, 12:20 ET April AARP Bulletin Special Report: US Government losing $1,000 to health fraud per every Medicare beneficiary; Losses are "massive," Attorney General Jeff Sessions tells AARP

Roughly $60 billion is lost each year to Medicare fraud or waste, equal to 10 cents of every dollar budgeted for the program. Put another way, the...


Mar 29, 2018, 09:31 ET AARP and Project Catalyst Explore Age 50+ Mindsets on Staying Socially Connected and Physically Mobile with Age

In a collaborative effort to support innovation and the well-being of seniors at risk of social isolation, AARP, IDEO and Project Catalyst have...


Mar 28, 2018, 11:26 ET AARP Helps Taxpayers Avoid IRS Imposter and Related Scams

As tax time approaches, AARP's Fraud Watch Network is redoubling its efforts to help taxpayers avoid criminal imposters who aim to defraud them....


Mar 01, 2018, 10:40 ET March AARP Bulletin Special Report: What They Know That You Don't - Insider Secrets of Doctors, Plumbers, Cops, Mechanics, Vets, Waiters and 14 Other Pros

In the March issue, AARP Bulletin spills over 90 secrets from experts and professionals that will save readers money, time and hassle. The feature...


Feb 28, 2018, 16:31 ET AARP Research Finds 90 Percent of Adults 50+ Use Personal Technology To Stay Connected

Ninety-one percent of tech owners 50-plus say they use personal technology to keep in touch with family and friends, according to a new AARP survey...


Feb 08, 2018, 10:17 ET Inside the February/March Issue of AARP The Magazine

In the February/March issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM), the irreverent and irrepressible humor of Roseanne Barr and John Goodman are on display. In...


Feb 07, 2018, 16:22 ET AARP and United Way Worldwide Team Up to Spotlight Millennial Family Caregivers

AARP and United Way Worldwide today announced the debut of the "Do You Care ChallengeSM," a new easy-to-use interactive online tool that lets...


Feb 06, 2018, 09:00 ET AARP The Magazine Celebrates the Winners for the 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards in Los Angeles

AARP The Magazine's 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards were held tonight at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills, celebrating 2017's standout...


Feb 05, 2018, 08:00 ET AARP Seeking Nominations for AARP Purpose Prize® Award Five $60K Winners This Fall; Deadline for Nominations is March 6th

AARP today announced there are 30 days left to submit online nominations for the AARP Purpose Prize which honors outstanding individuals, age...


Feb 05, 2018, 08:00 ET Cinco ganadores del Premio Propósito, de AARP™ del 2018 recibirán cada uno $60,000. Las nominaciones están abiertas hasta el 6 de marzo

AARP está aceptando nominaciones para el prestigioso Premio Propósito, de AARP, el cual otorgará $60,000 en efectivo a cada uno de cinco...


Feb 01, 2018, 11:04 ET Roseanne & John: The AARP Interview

Good news: The trademark irreverent and straight-talking humor of Roseanne Barr remains in full throttle – perhaps more so, at the age of 65. And...


Jan 30, 2018, 17:07 ET AARP Releases Consumer Insights Survey on Nutrition and Brain Health

Adults age 40-plus who say they eat healthy foods most of the time are twice as likely to rate their brain health and mental sharpness as...


Jan 30, 2018, 10:41 ET AARP The Magazine Announces Presenters for the 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards

AARP announced today the official presenters for the 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards. Alfre Woodard, Jason Clarke, Mark Hamill, Saoirse...


Jan 30, 2018, 08:30 ET AARP Fraud Survey Reveals the Financial and Emotional Toll among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Nearly four in ten (39 percent) Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) age 50 and older report that they or their family members have...


Jan 17, 2018, 10:00 ET AARP The Magazine Announces Nominees for the 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards

AARP The Magazine is pleased to announce the nominees for the upcoming 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards, with Get Out, Lady Bird, Star Wars:...


Jan 16, 2018, 10:52 ET AARP Explores Utility and Functionality of Tech Platforms Designed for Family Caregivers

Family caregivers can benefit from technology designed to meet their specific care needs, according to an AARP report issued today that details how...


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...