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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.

At AARP Foundation, We Fight for you in the Courts See More

AARP Foundation Legal Advocacy

Protecting the Rights of Older Adults in the Nation's Courts

AARP Foundation has filed a brief with the Supreme Court, urging the justices to affirm that the law protects all Americans from discrimination.

AARP Foundation Litigation

On the Docket: Active in the Courts for You

Explore recent cases in which AARP Foundation attorneys have filed, or that have been decided by the court.

AARP Foundation Supreme Court Preview

What’s at Stake for Older Adults in America

In the 2019 Supreme Court Preview, we explore several cases that we expect to have a significant or an acute impact on those who are age 50 or older.

Innovation at AARP Foundation See More

In 2019, AARP Foundation is launching new 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.
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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.
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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


Volunteer Opportunities in Your Community

Put Your Skills to Work

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free in-person preparation and assistance to anyone who can’t afford a tax preparation service. As a volunteer you can make a difference by helping taxpayers, and their families, who might otherwise miss out on tax credits and deductions.

The program is seeking volunteer tax preparers, client facilitators, those who can provide technical and management assistance and interpreters. Every level of experience is welcome. Sign up today!

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Become a Reading Tutor

AARP Foundation Experience Corps

AARP Foundation Experience Corps is a proven program made up of volunteers who are dedicated to helping children become great readers before completing third grade. Working collaboratively with teachers and other volunteers, you can change the course of a child's life by sharing your wisdom and experience. Learn more and sign up today! 

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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Experience Corps

AARP Foundation 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.

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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.

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