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Economize on Cookware, Never on Flavor

We serve up five one-pan recipes for easy, tasty meals, including coconut-crusted fish and manicotti ‘enchiladas’

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Opinion: There Is Something Wrong With Some Moms Today

How is setting up an Instagram account to sell suggestive photos of your daughter not child abuse?

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Lose yourself in this thriller featuring Detective Michael Bennett, available in its entirety here

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Smart Ways to Clean Your Space and Make It Shine

76 tips, tricks and shortcuts to efficiently tidy up — plus how to make maintenance easier all year long


14 Life-Saving Strategies for When You’re Home Alone

Ways to handle common home and health emergencies, from power outages to chest pains

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How to Pick a Cruise That Feels Just Right

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Carrie Preston

‘The Good Wife’ actress and star of Oscar-nominated film ‘Holdovers’ talks new CBS spin-off ‘Elsbeth, her strong marriage and who inspired her as a child

Ziggy Marley

Musician reveals his father's final words to him, shares why Bob Marley’s music and message still resonate, and discusses the new biopic about him


Billy Dee Williams

Legendary actor's new memoir, 'What Have We Here? Portraits of a Life,' reflects on his life and what he's looking forward to as he turns 87

Juliette Binoche

Actress shares challenges of playing fashion icon Coco Chanel, thoughts on turning 60 and empty nesting, says ‘you cannot live life being frightened’

Jesse L. Martin

Actor talks ‘Law & Order’ memories and sage advice from James Earl Jones, says ‘I’ve learned that it's much better to hear than to say’

Malcolm Gladwell

Host of ‘Revisionist History’ podcast talks upcoming episodes, latest book project, hating birthdays and his pick for greatest thriller ever written



Watch ‘Morgan Freeman: Breaking Barriers’ Free Online

Documentary touches on everything from the acting legend's childhood to how he continues to excel


TED Talk: Say Your Truths and Seek Them in Others

Best-selling author Elizabeth Lesser talks about the importance of authenticity in adulthood

Pilates Class: Building Functional Strength

In this mat and standing practice, you'll learn mobility exercises to improve everyday activities

Everyone Around You Has a Story the World Needs to Hear

TED Talk: StoryCorps founder Dave Isay shares why you should start recording meaningful conversations


‘If I Should Have a Daughter’

In this TED Talk, spoken word poet Sarah Kay shares how she sees the world and her love of writing

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‘Below Surface’ shares how a YMCA Aquafit class has helped heal body and soul for so many; watch now

Film Explores Rise and Fall of the ‘Father of Claymation’

Watch ‘Claydream’s portrait of Will Vinton — creator of the California Raisins — here for free




Read or Listen to ‘The Raging Storm’ by Ann Cleeves Here

The third novel in the best-selling author's Two Rivers series is available free online for AARP members

Read Free Online: James Patterson’s Thriller ‘The Trial’

From the beloved Women’s Murder Club series, this fast read is available for AARP members

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Gripping mysteries and other novels by popular authors available in their entirety for AARP members




Chef Todd Richards Explores West Africa’s Influence

Try Hot and Spicy Crawfish Boil and Collard Green Spring Rolls from new cookbook ‘Roots, Heart, Soul’

Reba’s ‘Not That Fancy’ Dishes Up Memories and Meals

In new book, the country star shares lessons on living, loving and eating, and we've got three recipes to try

Celebrate Seafood with Five Delicious Dishes

Recipes for crab and yellow corn cakes, smoked trout salad and miso cod ‘nobu’ from new cookbooks

Feel Good About These Flavorful, Healthy Meals

Make root vegetable and roast chicken pan stew, carrot ginger salmon and cauliflower bolognese


Ina Garten Is All About Easy Meals

And we share three of her recipes, including orange marmalade-glazed ham and one-pot oven risotto

Transform Your Leftovers 

Actress Tiffani Thiessen’s new cookbook ‘Here We Go Again’ remixes ingredients into family-favorite meals

Treats to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

We've got recipes for midnight kiss cookie bites, cheesecake pie and more delectable desserts

Miranda Lambert’s ‘Y’all Eat Yet?’

Singer serves up her family’s down-home recipes, including hummingbird cake and ‘The Loaf’




8 Travel Secrets From a Longtime Flight Attendant

How to make your trips easier and more comfortable, even if all doesn’t go according to plan

Get Ready to Set Sail With Our Smart Guide to Cruises

You'll find everything you need to know before embarking on your next adventure

My Town: Penn Jillette's Las Vegas Favorites

Penn & Teller star reveals his Sin City secrets, from where to see great magic to top dining spots

Check Into Our Smart Guide to Vacation Lodging

28 tips for planning and enjoying time away from home in accommodations from hotels to house-sits

A Heartfelt ‘Howdy, Y’All!’ From the Australian Outback

How a travel writer learned to embrace her accent and truly speak her mind


Thinking of Taking a Trip Abroad?

From packing to avoiding jet lag, these tips can help you have an unforgettable adventure

Kristin Chenoweth’s Nashville Hot Spots

From music venues (not just country!) to local shops and eateries, the entertainer shares her picks

Travel on Your Own With Confidence

Ready to roam alone? Our Smart Guide offers inspiration and advice for taking a successful solo trip

Ernie Hudson's Picks for Benton Harbor

‘Ghostbusters’ star recommends places to eat, explore and relax in his Michigan hometown



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Belly Up to the Bar For a ‘Cheers’ Quiz

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Take our quiz and match the big name celebrities to their quotes about aging and words of wisdom

Our Rom-Coms Quiz Will Make You Swoon

There's only one way to ace this test on the genre we love to watch — listen to your heart

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Get those happiness hormones going with romantic gestures that say ‘I adore you,’ ‘be mine’ and ‘XOXO’


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Learn How to Increase the Value of Your Home

From flooring to roofing, upgrades can offer a significant return on your investment — now and in the future

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