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I have been a member of AARP for over 10 years. Last year, I turned 65 years old. In January 2011, I began part time retirement. I was flooded with advertisements from health insurance companies for Medicare Supplemental, Drug Prescription and other health policies. It was very confusing. I believe in the idea of and need for AARP. However, I began to notice a discrepancy between the goal of AARP as an Advocacy Group or as a for profit business selling the name AARP while clearly stating in advertisements that AARP "does not make health plan recommendations for individuals." " and the products may not be the lowest priced products." As an example, AARP Medicare Drug Prescription Plan is actually a United Health Care Insurance Plan. They pay AARP a fee to use the name, and AARP uses the money for general purposes and its members. From my perspective, this is misleading to the members and not a plan in the best interests of members. As an Advocacy group, I would like to see AARP back 5star health insurance plans that offer the most at the best prices to it's members. To sell the name to a company and not expect the best plans is what I have learned to expect from health insurance companies. They pay money they have to recover and make more profits. It is a matter of integrity, honesty, trust, and making good on the promise of true Advocacy. I am losing respect and confidence in a company I need to protect my best interests as a retired older person. What do you think?