Latest AARP Items
  • 'Caregiving' it all: When taking care of mom and dad impacts work-life balance

    Much of the media focus on work-life balance has covered how to juggle a career and raise children, but similar personal and professional sacrifices can be required of those who support aging parents.

  • Tracks will donate leftovers to food banks

    International Speedway Corporation will team with the AARP Foundation to help support the drive to end hunger for nearly 9 million older Americans.

  • AARP emphasizes nonpartisan stance

    It was especially clear on Thursday that the AARP's work promoting President Obama's health care law has become a sticky wicket for the powerful senior citizen's lobby.

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why AARP really supports Obamacare

    Robert Gibbs, on "Fox News Sunday" last weekend, rhetorically asked host Chris Wallace if Obamacare was so bad for seniors, why did the AARP (formerly the American Association of Retired Persons) endorse it?

  • AARP works in seniors' interests

    Contrary to Terrence Scanlon's accusations ("Picking seniors' pockets," Commentary, Tuesday), AARP has a long history of working to protect and strengthen health and retirement security of older Americans.

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: AARP only poses as seniors' watchdog

    Thank you for running the timely "Picking seniors' pockets" by Terrence Scanlon (Commentary, Tuesday). I say timely because I'm at the age at which I will soon be eligible to become a member of AARP, formerly the American Association of Retired Persons, and just received another invitation from the organization to join.

  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    SCANLON: Picking seniors' pockets

    I'm going to come right out and say it: AARP is about money and power. That's all it's interested in.

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Exemptions prove Obamacare too costly

    There are 1,372 reasons the Affordable Health Care Act, or Obamacare, is a bad idea. Why 1,372? Because that's the number of exemptions that have been given to unions, corporations and even the retirees association AARP by the Department of Health and Human Services.

  • Study: Dads less likely to die of heart problems

    Fatherhood may be a kick in the old testosterone, but it may also help keep a man alive. New research suggests that dads are a little less likely to die of heart-related problems than childless men are.

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