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


Innovation at AARP Foundation

The Engine That Powers Our Work

A problem as big as senior poverty can't be solved with a "business as usual" approach. It requires bold sustainable solutions -- a new way of thnking and responding to this growing national crisis. Learn more about the new tools AARP Foundation is launching to equip older adults with skills and resources to increase financial stability and connection to their communities. 


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AARP Foundation Property Tax Aide

Property Tax Reductions

If you are a D.C. resident 65 or older, you may be eligible for a property tax credit. AARP Foundation, together with AARP District of Columbia, is rolling out a program, AARP Foundation Property Tax-Aide, to help homeowners, renters and cooperative-housing shareholders apply for the benefit.

AARP Foundation seeking proposals

Funding Opportunity

AARP Foundation is seeking proposals for direct service, research, education, outreach and field-building projects with evidence that low-income older adults who participate in the proposed project experience improved social connectedness as measured by the DSSI or increased food security as measured by the USDA Adult Food Security Survey.

Tackling Senior Poverty: Programs and Services

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

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Work for Yourself@50+

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

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AARP Foundation Experience Corps

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

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Legal Advocacy

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


Charity Rating

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

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