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A problem as big as senior poverty can't be solved with a "business as usual" approach. it requires bold, sustainable solutions -- a whole new way of thinking and responding to this growing national crisis.
That's why innovation lies at the heart of what we do. For AARP Foundation, "innovation" isn't a buzzword; it's woven into every strand of our DNA.
Innovation requies taking risks. We embrace a lean startup mentality that works to identify new methods and improve in existing ones in order to meet the needs of older adults.
Our approach to innovation uses empathy and experimentation to understand people's needs, uncover creative insights, and find new solutoins to complex issues.
We apply a rigorous, evidence-based process to test new models and build on existing solutions. We analyze data to learn what works, and what has the most impact.
In additon to developing our own solutions, AARP Foundaiton's grantmaking supports evidence-based interventions that make a direct impact on low-income seniors.
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AARP Foundation earns a high rating for accountability from a leading charity evaluator.
Eighty-one cents of every dollar we spend goes toward programs and services that help low-income older adults. We have met every one of the Better Business Bureau’s 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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