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2021 purpose prize winners

Meet 5 Who Work to Make the World a Better Place

They're the winners of the 2021 AARP Purpose Prize


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Get and Give Help With Our Interactive Tool

Linking volunteers with people in need

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It’s Time to Make a Plan to Safely Cast Your Ballot

Consider voting early or from home

Your Membership

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Today: The Herd Immunity Debate

Also: Planning holiday gatherings

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10 Scams Hit Older Americans Hardest

Romance fraud tops the list

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The Basic Facts About Herd Immunity

What it is, how it works and more

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Making Sure Your Mail-in Ballot Counts

Tracking is only part of it

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Should You Sit Out the Holidays This Year?

Weighing options at a tough time

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'Age Spots of the Eyes' Can Be Sign of Trouble

Drusen deposits tied to other problems

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50+ Voters Step Up to Work at Polls

Election officials still need more help

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Pandemic Resources for Veterans, Military

Free support for health, finances

Caring for a Loved One?

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Life After Caregiving: The Long Road Back

Grief, pain and repercussions

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Nursing Home Visit Status in Every State

Details and interactive map

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Women Leaving Careers for Caregiving

Report: Benefits weigh into job choice

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Maria Shriver on Embracing Challenges

She discusses her role as a caregiver

Coping at Home

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Today's Workout: Energizing Yoga Flow

10 minutes with Lorraine Ladish

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Another Pandemic Trend: House Paint

It's a great time to freshen those walls

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How to Host a Virtual Thanksgiving

Planning is crucial to success

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5 Online Games for Socially Distant Fun

They can help keep isolation at bay

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20 of the Scariest Books You'll Ever Read

A selection of seriously spooky novels

Playwright and performer Heidi Schreck

Movies to See on Big and Small Screens

A pair of inspiring films leads list

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Pretty, Practical, Comfy Sleepwear

Catch some shut-eye in style

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