Be part of the solution.

Help AARP Foundation win back opportunity for struggling Americans 50 and over.

Charity Rating

AARP Foundation earns high rating for accountability from a leading charity evaluator. Read



Every year, AARP Foundation helps millions of struggling older adults 50 and over win back opportunity. We couldn't do it without the generous support of individuals and institutions.

Connect with the



Toll-free Nationwide:



Toll-free TTY:



AARP Foundation Tax ID


Dr. King’s Other Dream

In his last major speech, delivered four days before he died, he said, “There is nothing new about poverty. What is new is that we now have the techniques and the resources to get rid of poverty. The real question is whether we have the will.” Read

Meeting the

U.S. Supreme Court Preview, 2016

AARP Foundation Litigation presents a discussion of cases before the Court during the upcoming term, highlighting those having a significant impact on people age 50 and older. Read (PDF)

AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) helps seniors re-imagine their lives

An NPR segment with Dr. Marlene Moore-Glass, Project Director for SCSEP, about how the program helps people 55 and older find employment. Read


In the Spotlight

Companies Can Prepare For Potential Friction In Age-diverse Workforce

An increase in merit-based systems and technological innovation has driven the promotion of younger workers, but organizations may need to be aware of the potential for “negative emotions that can result from age-inverse supervisor relationships,” be flexible in age differentiation in work preferences, and be sensitive to “allegations of age discrimination. Read

Study: "Listen with Your Heart, Give with Your Head"

A new study by AARP Foundation ElderWatch describes what makes seniors especially vulnerable to fraud committed by fake charities. Read

Our Story

Asian lady

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

Couple standing outside home, Create the Good

Housing Solutions Center

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

Medical team at a computer, AARP Foundation Back to Work 50+


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