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AARP’s Decide. Create. Share.SM 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. 

• Decide what kind of future you envision for yourself. 

• Create a plan that will help you achieve those goals.

• Share that plan with the important people in your life.

 

Are You Ready for Your Future?

Take the 40 Day Pledge and complete your Living Longer, Living Smarter plan.  Do

Plan Your Future
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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

Health

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

Finances

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

Patricia

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

Jeannie

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
What's New

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

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Events: Join our experts to discuss long-term planning for your home, health and finances.

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40 Day Pledge: Create your Living Longer, Living Smarter plan online.

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Discounts & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

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Members get a free Rx discount card from AARP® Prescription Discounts provided by Catamaran.

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Members save 20% on digital hearing aids with AARP® Hearing Care Program from HearUSA.

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Members save up to 60% on eye exams at LensCrafters.

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