Inspirational Pets?

Posted on 04/22/2010 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Home & FamilyAnyone who’s ever owned a pet could testify that animals can be incredible gifts to people’s lives. This is why AARP held a special contest: AARP’s Most Heroic Pet Contest, and a winner has been crowned. Magic, a blue-eyed miniature horse that visits hospitals, hospices and assited-living programs, has changed a number of people’s lives. And she truly seems to be magic! She was with a man when he woke up from a coma, is a good friend to an …

2010 AARP National Spelling Bee

Posted on 04/15/2010 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

EntertainmentThat’s right, folks. AARP is having a national spelling bee and you can be our next spelling champion! The contest is open to anyone over 50 who has the skills and motivation to go up against some of the best spellers in the nation for some serious spelling competition. The AARP National Spelling Bee was actually created in 1996 by a group of AARP members in Cheyenne, Wyoming, who wanted to challenge themselves and others their age to see how …

Contest Fever: Catch It!

Posted on 07/9/2009 by |General News | Comments

Personal HealthHHS is holding a YouTube competition for a flu PSA with a cash prize of $2,500 for the winning entry.

Let AARP Pimp Your Ride

Posted on 07/8/2009 by |General News | Comments

EntertainmentEnter the Get Focused Car Giveaway for your chance to win a new Ford Focus.

Purpose Prize Nomination Deadline Tomorrow

Posted on 03/4/2009 by |General News | Comments

TechnologyKnow someone over 60 who is changing the world? They could win $100,000 for their passion. Nominate them for the Purpose Prize. The Purpose Prize awards up to $100,000 to social innovators over 60 who are creating new ways to solve pressing social issues – from education to health care, poverty to global warming. Winners are finding purpose in an encore career and putting their experience to work for the greater good. Click Here for stories on past winners and …

Champ Contest Tickets Still up for Grabs!

Posted on 07/24/2008 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentDivided We Fail offers concert tickets to volunteers!