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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 thinking 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. 

Economic Opportunity

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Teaming up With McDonald's to Create Real Opportunities

McDonald's joins more than 1,000 other employers who have signed AARP's pledge to commit to ensure that workers of all ages are given real opportunities.

AARP Foundation BACKTOWORK50+ workshop

Helping Older Workers Compete With Confidence

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

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Putting the Experience of Older Workers to Work

AARP Foundation's Senior Community Service Employment Program provides employers with pre-screened, qualified candidates to fill vacant positions.


AARP Foundation Property Tax Aide

Property Tax Reductions: Do You Qualify?

Now through August 15 in select markets across the United States, AARP Foundation Property Tax-Aide is making it easier for homeowners (and, in some cases, renters) to apply for property tax refund and credit programs.

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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