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Looking Back, Moving Forward

Reflections on my first year read

Lisa M. Ryerson

New research
8 million Baby Boomers face hunger in USA, report finds

“Hunger is an invisible problem that millions of older Americans battle silently every day. We have found that the “youngest old” – people 50-59 – tend to suffer the most, often having to skimp on meals or skip them altogether because they can’t afford them,” said AARP Foundation President Lisa Marsh Ryerson. “Feeding America’s boomer-focused research reinforces our earlier research on this hidden and very serious problem, and intensifies our commitment to address it.”


A Celebration of Service 2015

Foundation Celebration of Service

We’ll be packing more than a million meals to support food banks around Washington, D.C. – at the same time, we’re aiming to get 5,000 people to pledge to enrich their own communities. Will you join us by adding your name to the pledge today?

In the Spotlight

The Active Process of Aging in Place

There are tremendous challenges in ensuring that our houses and communities are ready to support a high quality of life for older adults aging in place now, and the growing numbers of those who will do so in the future. Read

Our Story

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

Programs & Services

AARP Foundation Experience Corps

Experience Corps is an award winning AARP Foundation literacy program that utilizes highly trained volunteers age 50 and over to help struggling students become great readers. 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

AARP Tax Aide

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

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

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

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