What if…

No one wants to experience a major life crisis such as job loss, divorce, death of a spouse or serious illness or disability, but the reality is that most of us will. According to a recent survey by AARP Financial, nearly 60% of Americans age 40 to 79 already have– and in vast majority of cases, the event had a significant impact on their finances. And no wonder. Life crises stir up emotions and can leave many of us feeling …

News To Know: Find The Right Hospital

AARP The Magazine has created an interactive map to help find the best hospital for you.

Congratulations To…Us

Our friends at AARP The Magazine deserve a hearty congratulations of being nominated as a finalist in the Interactive Features category of the National Magazine Awards. Specifically, AARP The Magazine’s multimedia special “1968: The Year that Rocked the World” earned them this prestigious distinction. These awards are a very big deal in the industry, sort of like the Oscars for the glossy-page-flipping set. Great job, guys and thanks for all the great information!

Writing Your Life

Abigail Thomas has a thoughtful piece up on AARP on writing a memoir, saying, “To write a memoir, cultivate the habit of listening to yourself.” Not only does she talk about her own personal journey towards and through memoir-writing, but gives us inspirational advice on how to tune into our inner writer, step by step.

News To Know: America’s Healthiest Cities

AARP The Magazine’s list of the top ten healthies cities to retire in.