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Advocates for Social Security

Let's Unite Behind Social Security

Nearly 61 million Americans receive Social Security, including more than 4 million children

Keeping Social Security Strong

Solvency proposals must ensure meaningful benefits for future generations

Video: Jean Chatzky on Social Security

AARP's financial ambassador suggests waiting to claim Social Security benefits so your monthly check will be higher

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Action & Activism

AARP Will Battle Proposals to Gut Medicare

Here’s how we’re planning to fight

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Subscribe to the AARP Advocate Newsletter for e-mail action alerts on the issues you care about

Video: What’s Happening in Washington With Medicare

Policy expert David Certner answers your questions about what’s happening in Washington with Medicare

Where AARP Stands

Securing a Healthy Future

Why Medicare matters to all Americans

Trending Slideshows

The Medicare Debate: The Players

The future of Medicare rests in the hands of a small group with widely differing views

An Act of Protest: Rosa Parks in Her Own Words

How the ‘Mother of the Civil Rights Movement’ remembered her refusal to give up her bus seat

Your Social Security Stories

We went around the U.S. and talked to folks about Social Security

Military & Veterans

Old Soldiers Win New Recruits

The VFW reaches out to a new generation

Webinar: Joys and Challenges Facing Military Caregivers

Hear from current and former military members and their loved ones

AARP Honors Those Who Served

Online resources and information for veterans

Learn About Volunteering With AARP

AARP in Your State

There are a variety of volunteer opportunities in AARP state offices. Share your interests and we'll help you explore options

Create the Good

Find ways to be of help directly in your community, whether you have 5 minutes, 5 hours or 5 days to give

AARP Chapters

Find a Local AARP Chapter location near you to connect with other AARP members

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