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Last week, President Biden and former President Obama spoke about the state of health care in the United States a dozen years after the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) passage. It’s easy to forget just how many people lacked coverage before the ACA was enacted: 18.2% of the country, or about 48.2 million non-elderly Americans, had no coverage in 2010 – one in six of whom were 50-64 years old.
New state voting rules and restrictions are making the simple act of casting a ballot more complicated in much of the country. To help confront this challenge, has published guides to voting in this year’s primaries and general elections in every state, plus for Washington, DC, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Our reporters will update these guides (in English and Spanish) through Election Day, as voting rules continue to change and as more redistricting plans take effect.
For the fourth year in a row, AARP employees joined their colleagues from AARP Foundation for a day of service on 9/11. Thousands of volunteers from across the DC metro region and beyond joined together on the National Mall to pack meals for low-income seniors. More than 10 million older adults are…
This summer marks another successful anniversary for Social Security and Medicare as Social Security turns 83 and Medicare turns 53.
AARP has led the fight for the rights of older workers in their relations with employers for decades, and in recent years has been building on its efforts to support older job applicants in their pursuit of career opportunities.
AARP’s original series "Dinner with Don," starring the late comedy legend Don Rickles, is nominated for a Webby Award in the Unscripted Film & Video (Branded Entertainment) category.
More working New Yorkers will have an easy and effective way to save for their future thanks to the state’s newly-enacted Secure Choice Savings Plan.
Last week, AARP announced the launch of “ The Perfect Scam”, a weekly podcast profiling America’s most shocking consumer scam stories.
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Many households are considering their financial future this time of year and making planning decisions that will ultimately impact retirement. Follow recent coverage on important resources and mistakes to avoid when planning for retirement.
Oregon’s workforce is feeling anxious about retirement – more than half don’t have a workplace retirement savings option. But the retirement landscape is changing in the state with the launch of OregonSaves.
Today, we unveiled a new Fraud Watch Network campaign to inform Americans about social media hazards and provide information about how consumers can protect themselves and their loved ones. While roughly 70 percent of Americans regularly use social media, according to the Pew Research Center, many…