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Winning Back

A Big Housing Problem Requires Clever, Collaborative Solutions

Housing is the linchpin of well-being, yet for too many older adults that linchpin is threatening to come loose. Read

Food Waste and Systems Change

We are clearly a land of plenty. No one should have to go hungry. And yet so many people - including more than 10 million older adults - do.  Read

Partners Not Saviors-A New Model for Mixed Income Communities

Habitat is currently working to transform the 1,500-resident Southwood Mobile Home Park into a mixed-use, mixed-income community – this is the first development of this scale in our nation that is being executed with a commitment to non-displacement of residents. Watch

All About Impact Investing the Age Strong Way

AARP Money and Work Expert Kerry Hannon discusses impact investing and offers Age Strong as a prime example of this new way of helping older adults in need. Read

Hunger Awareness Month
Supporting Partners

Denny’s and Chase team up to help fight hunger. Read

In the Spotlight

Loneliness Increasingly Seen As A Serious Public Health Hazard

Loneliness is increasingly seen today as a serious public health hazard.  Read

Senior Poverty in the Spotlight

More voices are recognizing the "massive problem" of older adults in need. As many as 40 million Americans 50 and older have no savings. "This is not a problem that will go away." Learn more.

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AARP The Magazine Announces 15th Annual Movies For Grownups® Award Winners

AARP The Magazine has announced the winners of the 15th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards, continuing its integral role in awards season with its tradition of honoring the best in films with particular relevance to a 50-plus audience. Read

Our Story

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AARP Foundation wants to win back opportunity for those now in crisis. Watch

Age Strong: An Impact Investment

Age Strong is an innovative social investment initiative to invest in critical services and programs for struggling adults 50-plus. Learn more

Programs & Services

AARP Foundation SCSEP

The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is the nation's oldest program to help low-income, unemployed individuals aged 55+ find work. Go

AARP Tax Aide

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

This program offers free assistance with tax-return preparation. Go

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Housing Solutions Center

This program offers free HUD-certified counseling and assistance to 50+ homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure. Go

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We are partnering with workforce services providers to strengthen the bridge between 50+ job candidates and respected employers. Go

AARP Experience Corps: Blue Hill Boys and Girls Club

AARP Foundation Experience Corps

Experience Corps is a literacy program that utilizes highly trained volunteers age 50 and over to help struggling students become great readers. Go