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AARP Unveils Brand-New iPad App

New features include customization, streaming music and access to video archives

A new AARP iPad app, available for free download now, will allow you to keep all the news, information, tools, discounts and other benefits with you wherever you go. All you have to do is type in your email address and the password you created when you signed up for the AARP website, and boom — you're ready to customize the app so that you get exactly the features you want.

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The AARP iPad app is available for free download in the iTunes store. — Photo by Getty Images

Are you a politics junkie hooked on election news? Click on the Politics & Society widget and you'll see the latest campaign happenings, along with policy news that affects you.

Trying to decide on a movie to watch? Click on the Entertainment widget and you'll have the latest Movies for Grownups reviews and news served up at your convenience.

The new AARP iPad app, available now at the iTunes store, also offers:

  • Volunteer opportunities, job listings and AARP offices in your area;
  • Instant connections with other AARP members through our advocacy/volunteer features;
  • Streaming music that keeps playing even if you leave the app to browse the Web;
  • Easy sharing, via Facebook and Twitter integration and other options, of articles from AARP The Magazine and from;
  • Hours of high-def video from the extensive library of AARP broadcast and Internet content;
  • AARP membership management tools — join, renew or update your membership with just a few simple taps and swipes.

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Jody Holtzman, SVP of Thought Leadership for AARP, discusses the importance of digital devices — like the iPad — for older Americans.


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