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AARP’s Living Longer, Living Smarter campaign is designed to help women in their 40s, 50s and 60s take steps today so they will be adequately prepared for a safe, healthy and secure tomorrow.


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Home & Community

It's time to start thinking about where and how you want to live as you get older. Read


Learn what steps to take today so you'll remain as healthy and vital as possible in the years ahead. Read


Find out everything you need to know about the costs you may face as you get older — and the ways you’ll be able to pay for them. Read

Legal Issues

Don't wait until it's too late to put your legal affairs in order! Learn the hows and whys of setting up wills and other key documents. Read

Plan Your Future
Women's Stories

Long-term Care for Boomer Women


After losing two sisters and a niece to cancer, Patricia knew she had to strengthen her long-term health and financial plans for the sake of her kids. Watch

Long-term Care for Boomer Women


She waited until she was in her 40s before marrying and adopting a baby. Then she made plans so her son won't have to worry about his older parents. Watch

Long-term Care for Boomer Women

Mary Ann

After losing her mom to Alzheimer’s, Mary Ann decided to carve time out of her busy life to set up a long-term plan, including a power of attorney and other advanced directives. Watch

Plan Your Future
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Resource Guide:  Take charge of your future with the Living Longer, Living Smarter Resource Guide.


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Caregiving can be a lonely journey, but AARP offers resources that can help.

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Boomer Women

Virtual social club for boomer women that provides an instant community of girlfriends, events and activities. Join

Retirement Possibilites

What are the most important factors in making your decision on where and when you want to retire? Discuss

Long-term Care for Boomer Women - Take Charge of Your Future - Your Home and Community

Women Planning for Their Future

Connect with others who are making plans for their long-term care needs. Discuss