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Ethel Percy Andrus

AARP founder proved that there’s strength in numbers

As a 1959 New York Times profile of AARP founder Ethel Percy Andrus noted, she had a favorite bit of advice to people who dreaded retirement: Don’t. Andrus practiced what she preached. … Back to Article

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FOUNDING INSPIRATION: AARP President Rob Romasco discusses AARP’s founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, sharing how and why she formed AARP.

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