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The recent recession hit people of all ages hard, but for many low-income older Americans, it’s been more difficult to recover. More than 33 million low-income people age 50+ do not have adequate financial resources and are at risk of not meeting one or more of their basic needs.


Through the initiatives below, AARP Foundation helps vulnerable older people earn and manage income, so they can increase their financial security.

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AARP Benefits QuickLink

Find public assistance programs that help save money on health care, medication, food, utilities, children’s health costs and more! Go

AARP Tax Aide

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

The nation's largest free, volunteer-run tax assistance program helps several million people complete and file their taxes each year. Go

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Women's Scholarships

This initiative gives scholarships to low-income women 40+ who are seeking new job skills, training and educational opportunities. Go

Work-Based Training

AARP Foundation is a sponsor of the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) — the only program in the nation that provides community services and work-based training to low-income, unemployed older Americans age 55+. Read

AARP WorkSearch Information Network

The job seeker's online guide to success. Go

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Video: Staying in the Work Force

Sara Rix of the AARP Public Policy Institute talks about why many older Americans are working past retirement age. Watch


Work & Retirement Tools

Here you'll find a job search engine, Social Security benefits calculator, retirement calculator, and more. Go

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Help us win back opportunity for those in crisis.
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Programs & Services

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AARP Drive to End Hunger

Feeding people today, preventing hunger in the future.
Join the fight to end hunger. Do

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AARP Foundation Grants

Through our investment in grantees we seek to improve the lives of vulnerable, low-income older Americans in communities across the country. Go


Corporate & Foundation

The Atlantic Philanthropies
Attorney General of Washington
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Caesars Foundation
The Commonwealth Fund
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.
Investor Protection Trust
The Jacob & Valeria Langeloth Foundation
The John A. Hartford Foundation
Microsoft Corp.

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