Skip to content

AARP Foundation

AARP Foundation The face of poverty isn't who you think it is.


Even When You Prepare, Life Doesn't Always go as Planned

AARP Foundation is tackling senior poverty by sparking bold, innovative solutions that help vulnerable older adults build economic opportunity and social connectedness.

Latest from AARP and AARP Foundation See More

Business Woman in the City

Underemployment in Midlife and Older Workers

Underemployment is a problem for workers ages 45 and older, but new study finds the need for more nuanced solutions.

Medical team at a computer, AARP Foundation Back to Work 50+

Compete With Confidence for Full-Time Jobs

BACK TO WORK 50+ provides the training and tools older adults need to compete with confidence for today’s in-demand jobs.

'Reflection' by Richard Sipos, 2017 Calendar Contest Winner for the month of June

Annual Calendar Contest: Call for Photographs

AARP Foundation is inviting amateur photographers to submit their photographs as part of this year’s AARP Foundation Calendar Contest! The theme for the 2021 calendar will be “Unforgettable Moments.” Contest entries will be accepted March 2 through April 19, 2020.

Innovation at AARP Foundation See More

In 2020, we continue to enhance tools designed to equip low-income older adults with skills and resources to increase financial stabiliy and connection to their communities.

AARP Foundation MySavingsJar

AARP Foundation MySavingsJar helps low-income families and older working adults start the habit of saving monthly so that they can have more control over their expenses and move from financial stress to financial freedom. Learn more

AARP Foundation Property Tax Aide

AARP Foundation Property Tax-Aide

AARP Foundation Property Tax-Aide is a comprehensive solution that enables low-income older adults to age in place by providing access to property tax refund and credit programs.
Learn more

AARP Foundation Self-Saver

AARP Foundation Self-Saver

AARP Foundation Self-Saver is a bookkeeping and tax preparation tool designed to help self-employed older adults withhold and submit quarterly taxes with ease.
Learn more

Connect2Affect Connected Communities

Connect2Affect Connected Communities

Connected Communities is a voice-activated assistant and community management platform that empowers resident services coordinators to help residents be happier, healthier, and more connected. Learn more


AARP Foundation Tax-Aide in Your Community

Map locator

This program offers free tax preparation assistance Feb. 1 through April 15. Now in its 52nd year, Tax-Aide has helped more than 68 million low- and moderate-income taxpayers. You don’t have to be an AARP member, and there’s no age requirement to get tax help from IRS-certified volunteers. Check the Tax-Aide Site Locator for locations or call 888-227-7669 toll-free.

Free In-Person Tax Preparation and Assistance Nationwide
IRS-certified volunteers make a difference by helping taxpayers who might otherwise miss out on the tax credits and deductions they’ve earned.

Tackling Senior Poverty: Programs and Services

Mature man embracing younger man


We’re tackling social isolation by exploring creative ways to help older adults connect and stay connected — to each other and to their communities

Woman Child Reading, Smiles, Braids, Experience Corps Volunteer

Experience Corps

AARP Foundation Experience Corps helps older volunteers maintain a sense of purpose by helping young students become better readers

Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.,

Legal Advocacy

AARP Foundation attorneys protect the rights of older adults, making sure they have a voice in the nation’s courts.

African American man thinking

Work for Yourself

Work for Yourself@50+ guides older adults through a process to help them decide whether being self-employed is the right choice for them.


Charity Rating

AARP Foundation earns a high rating for accountability from a leading charity evaluator.

Contact Us