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85 Years Later, Social Security Remains Vital

Nearly 69 million Americans rely on its benefits today


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Get, Give Help With AARP Community Connections Tool

Linking volunteers with people in need

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State-by-State Guide to Face Mask Requirements

Doezens of states now mandate them

Your Membership

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AARP Minute: Rapid COVID-19 Home Tests

Also: A look at new fall books

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VJ Day Remembered, 75 Years Later

How we celebrated end of WWII

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Multilevel Marketing Offers Are on the Rise

But for many, 'big money' is elusive

Coronavirus alert

10 Tips to Help Avoid COVID-19 Scams

Fake charities and other schemes

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Latest Coronavirus News and Updates

What to know about the pandemic

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The Last Blockbuster Gets an Airbnb Listing

Sleepover offer sparks nostalgia

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'Pandemic Pods' Seek Veteran Teachers

Retirees also in demand

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Fake Pandemic Supply Sites Shut Down

Thousands paid and got nothing

Caring for a Loved One?

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Marriage Bonds and Caring for Spouse

Focus on what brings you both joy

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Nursing Home Visit Status in Every State

Details and interactive map

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Keeping Your Job While Caregiving

Learn your rights and fight for them

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Caregiving for Spouse After a Major Accident

Learning to accept the situation

Coping at Home

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Today's Workout: Upper-Body Strength

10 minutes with Jorge Cruise

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How Funeral Planning Shows You Care

It lightens burden on others

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Fall Fiction Preview: 16 Binge-Worthy Novels

Elena Ferrante, Dean Koontz and more

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Vote for the Next AARP Superstar

Your favorite could be the winner

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Travel Agents Make Their Pandemic Case

How they're solving problems

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Best Films to Watch at Home This Weekend

'Project Power'; 'Burnt Orange Heresy'

Carrie Anne Moss Geena Davis and Alfre Woodard

10 Bold New Haircuts for Women Now

Make your next trip to the salon count

 New York's mass transit agency wants Apple to come up with a better way for iPhone users to unlock their phones without taking off their masks, as it seeks to guard against the spread of COVID-19 in buses and subways.

Mask Making It Hard to Unlock iPhone?

Apple makes change to address issue

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