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Feb 12, 2018, 12:40 ET AARP Foundation Survey Finds Connections, Not Candy, Are Preferred Valentine's Day Gift

A survey released today by AARP Foundation finds that only one gift really matters this year for Valentine's Day: making time for others....


Feb 05, 2018, 10:43 ET Free Online Course to Help Health Care Providers Address Senior Hunger

The Food Research & Action Center and AARP Foundation today released a free, online course, "Screen & Intervene: Addressing Food Insecurity...


Feb 01, 2018, 09:00 ET AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Available Now Through April 17

Beginning today and continuing through April 17, AARP Foundation is providing free tax assistance and preparation through its Tax-Aide program....


Dec 13, 2017, 09:59 ET AARP Foundation Survey Finds Positive Feelings Associated With Holidays but Also Concern for Family Members Who May Feel Lonely

A survey released today by AARP Foundation finds that people are feeling good about spending time with friends and family this holiday season, with...


Dec 12, 2017, 17:37 ET AARP Foundation and Rock Health Announce DispatchHealth as Winner of the 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge

AARP Foundation and Rock Health have announced DispatchHealth as the winner of the 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge, a startup competition for...


Nov 09, 2017, 15:03 ET AARP Foundation, Rock Health Announce Finalists for 2017 $50K Aging in Place Challenge

AARP Foundation and Rock Health today announced the finalists for the 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge, a startup competition for entrepreneurs...


Nov 07, 2017, 13:00 ET AARP Foundation Announces Grant Recipients for $3.25 Million Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

AARP Foundation announced today the grant recipients of its Hurricane Harvey fundraising efforts. With matching funds from AARP and AARP...


Oct 31, 2017, 17:46 ET AARP Foundation Announces Urban Institute Report Showing First Comprehensive View into the 13MM Low Income Older Workers

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP Foundation announced today the release of a comprehensive national report by the Urban...


Oct 31, 2017, 17:37 ET AARP Foundation & Urban Institute Report Reveals Key Skills and Potential Jobs for Low-Income Older Workers

AARP Foundation announced today the release of a comprehensive national report by the Urban Institute examining current employment for low-income...


Sep 25, 2017, 13:10 ET AARP Foundation Expands Workforce Opportunities for Older Workers With SCSEP, BACK TO WORK 50+, and Work for Yourself@50 Programs

AARP Foundation, during National Employ Older Workers Week, announced it has expanded its workforce opportunities for older workers through several...


Sep 06, 2017, 09:00 ET AARP Foundation's Expanded Summer of Service to Seniors Coming to Washington, D.C., Sept. 10 and 11, Aimed at Raising Awareness of Older-Adult Poverty and Food Insecurity

AARP Foundation will wrap up its 2017 Summer of Service to Seniors℠ with a two-day Meal Pack Challenge event on Sunday, Sept. 10, and Monday, Sept....


Aug 30, 2017, 10:20 ET AARP Foundation Announces Richmond, Va., as Newest Location for its BACK TO WORK 50+ Initiative

AARP Foundation announced today the new Richmond, Va., location for its BACK TO WORK 50+ initiative. The new location expands the successful...


Jul 27, 2017, 08:30 ET AARP Foundation's Expanded Summer of Service to Seniors Coming to Minneapolis-St. Paul, Aimed at Raising Awareness of Older Adult Poverty and Food Insecurity

AARP Foundation will continue its 2017 Summer of Service to Seniors℠ with a Meal Pack Challenge event on Sunday, Aug. 6, in St. Paul, Minnesota at...


Jun 27, 2017, 11:04 ET AARP Foundation's Expanded Summer of Service to Seniors Coming to Denver, Aimed at Raising Awareness of Older Adult Poverty and Food Insecurity

AARP Foundation will continue its 2017 Summer of Service to SeniorsSM with a Meal Pack Challenge event on Sunday, July 9, in Denver, Colorado at...


Apr 05, 2017, 13:00 ET AARP Foundation Kicks Off Senior Hunger Awareness Month

This April, AARP Foundation is generating awareness about the critical issue of senior hunger and urging people to take action. More than 10...


Apr 03, 2017, 13:13 ET Low-income seniors across the U.S. are supported through services and programs financed by Age Strong

AARP Foundation today announced that many low-income, age 50-plus adults stand to benefit from critical services and programs that are being...


Mar 07, 2017, 10:15 ET Income Plays a Role in Older Adults' Happiness, According to New AARP Foundation Study

In a new study funded by AARP Foundation, researchers from NORC at the University of Chicago found that nearly half of older adults (62 and older)...


Feb 22, 2017, 11:53 ET AARP Foundation Announces Jeff Gordon as New Drive to End Hunger Ambassador

AARP Foundation announced today that four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon, former driver of the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet...


Feb 08, 2017, 14:17 ET AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Providing Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Now Through April 18

Now through April 18, AARP Foundation is providing free tax assistance and preparation through its Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in...


Dec 07, 2016, 09:56 ET AARP Foundation Draws Attention to Social Isolation with the Launch of Connect2Affect

AARP Foundation recently announced the launch of Connect2Affect, a response to the growing epidemic of isolation affecting more than 8 million...


Oct 13, 2016, 10:12 ET AARP Foundation Announces Care Angel as the Winner of the 2016 Aging in Place $50K Challenge

AARP Foundation has announced Care Angel as the winner of the 2016 Aging in Place $50K Challenge, a startup competition for entrepreneurs with...


Oct 12, 2016, 14:05 ET AARP Foundation Establishes Relief Fund for Older Victims of Hurricane Matthew

AARP Foundation President Lisa Marsh Ryerson today announced that AARP Foundation has created a relief fund to help the victims – especially those...


Sep 16, 2016, 13:57 ET AARP Foundation President Issues Statement on Senior Poverty and U.S. Census Bureau's 2015 American Community Survey

 AARP Foundation President Lisa Marsh Ryerson today issued the following statement on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2015 American Community Survey...


Sep 07, 2016, 09:40 ET AARP Foundation Announces Sept. 11 Celebration of Service Event to Pack Over 1 Million Meals

To commemorate the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11 and bring generations together to help combat poverty, AARP Foundation today announced its second...


Jun 20, 2016, 12:20 ET AARP Foundation Appoints New Board Members

AARP Foundation, which serves low-income older adults by creating and advancing effective solutions that help them secure the essentials, announced...