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Volunteers pack meals during AARP Foundation's A Celebration of Service event on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Friday, September 11, 2015

Our Mission

AARP empowers people to choose how they live as they age. More than 100 million Americans are aged fifty and older, and people want their money, health, and happiness to last as long as they do. We are a wise friend and fierce defender, focusing on the priorities of older Americans.



Make a Difference

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program

Since 1968, this volunteer-based program has helped nearly 75 million low to moderate-income taxpayers

AARP Fraud Watch Network

Outsmart a con artist. Protect yourself from scams and fraud. Get alerts and gain peace of mind with the AARP Fraud Watch Network - free for everyone

AARP Foundation Experience Corps

Every year, Experience Corps helps over 31,000 children to become better readers

Many Elements, One Mission

AARP Foundation

AARP Foundation, AARP's charitable affiliate, helps vulnerable older adults build economic opportunity and social connectedness.

AARP Services

AARP Services oversees and manages the relationships with companies that provide AARP member benefits

Nationwide Presence, Local Impact

AARP helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities through nationwide, state and community efforts. Check out what’s happening in your state

Annual Report

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Where We Stand

While comprised of different legal entities, AARP speaks with one voice — all united by a common motto: "To serve, not be served." Annual reports include letters from leaders, highlights of the year, examples of ways in which AARP improved the quality of people's lives, plus financial summaries and more.

Join Us

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Careers at AARP

AARP is doing amazing things to make life better for today's 50-plus population and generations that follow. In the face of constantly changing realities, AARP is a champion for social change. We help people navigate ageless realities — financial well-being, health, how to contribute to society and local communities, and how to fully enjoy life.

To deliver on our promise to our members and on our ambitious social agenda, AARP relies on a diverse, skilled, healthy, highly motivated and committed workforce. To attract, inspire and retain that workforce, AARP offers an environment that encourages and enables their highest achievement.