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From Our Members: Why We Joined AARP

Posted on 07/8/2010 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Home & FamilyWe don’t always toot our own horn over here. Sure, we think this is a great organization. And we work very hard getting you lots of funny, interesting, and informative content. But we don’t always tell you why you might want to join AARP. When someone asked us “why should I join?” the other day, we figured we’d ask the members on our Facebook page. Here’s some of the best from what they said: “AARP is an indispensable part of …

Magic Johnson: Staying Cool at 50

Posted on 10/23/2009 by | General News | Comments

EntertainmentFrom Barbranda Walls “I’m going to stay cool at 50,” said basketball legend and successful entrepreneur Earvin “Magic” Johnson on receiving his official AARP membership card Thursday (he turned 50 in August). In an hour-long session, the always-engaging Johnson strolled out into the crowd, quizzing audience members about what they like best about AARP and then riffing off their answers. One woman asked for a senior discount at his businesses (he said he would take it under advisement), and another …