Skip to content

In the Spotlight

Legendary Duo Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis Still Coming Together

Their debut album features Toni Braxton, Usher and others, and AARP playlist highlights early influences

AARP Members Only Access

Exclusive entertainment, advice, classes and experiences, just for members.

  • Full-length documentaries and films
  • Free access to popular books
  • In-depth AARP Smart Guides on health, money, home, beauty and travel
  • Playlists curated by legendary musicians
  • Lectures from top professors and experts
  • Insightful audio interviews with celebrities and innovators


Entertainment & People

WATCH: Documentary Offers Twist on Classic Novel

Readers of 'The Great Gatsby' won’t want to miss ’Gatsby in Connecticut,' available here in its entirety

Entertainment & People

LISTEN: Making Connections Through Storytelling

Go behind the scenes with The Moth, and check out five stories that might inspire you to share your own

Entertainment & People

READ: The True Story of the Launch of MTV

In honor of the pop culture phenomenon's 40th anniversary, we got the scoop from the major players  

Money & Work

READ: Find Success with These Instant Career Boosters

28 tips to help you sharpen your skills, build your network, explore a job change and more

Health & Self

READ: Improve Your Balance, Flexibility, and Wellbeing

Learn five-minute yoga routines you can do at home in this free excerpt of AARP book 'Yoga After 50'

Education & Learning

WATCH: 'The Genius of Beethoven’s Symphonies'

Fans of the esteemed composer will revel in this One Day University talk exploring his musical prowess



AARP Smart Guides

27 Simple Strategies to Declutter Your Home

Unsure what to purge? Follow these tips from expert organizers and clear your way to a better space

22 Easy and Affordable Tips to Reboot Your Beauty Regime

Your routine doesn’t require hours in front of a mirror or products that cost hundreds of dollars



Musician Playlists

Bruce Hornsby Honors Favorite Collaborations

Singer-songwriter's playlist crosses generational divide equally with Bonnie Raitt, Bon Iver and others

Joan Osborne Serves Up Some Songs for Foodies

While the artist’s 10th album reflects today’s turbulent times, her AARP playlist is more playful



Books and Excerpts

Health & Self

Dr. Sanjay Gupta on Our Fascinating Brains

In chapter from 'Keep Sharp,' neurosurgeon discusses how to better understand the workings of our minds

Money & Work

Ask Yourself What You Want From Your Money

Read a free chapter of 'Women With Money' by financial editor Jean Chatzky

Health & Self

How to Navigate Extended Family Issues

Husband-and-wife team of psychologists share sage advice in 'Love and Meaning After 50' excerpt



Featured Videos

Education & Learning

Tutorial: Learn How to Journal with Watercolors

Artist Stan Fellows shows how journaling through art can enrich your life and help you find inner calm — no art experience needed

Entertainment & People

Marc Broussard Credits Dad For Success

Louisiana musician shares exclusive video of guitar session with Ted Broussard while cruising the bayou



The First Word Audio Interviews

Money & Work

Learn How to Protect Yourself From Fraud

Frank Abagnale shares tales and advice from over 40 years of scam fighting

Money & Work

Build a Bigger Nest Egg for Retirement

Personal finance columnist Jean Chatzky explains how to make your financial future more secure

Money & Work

Pay Less for Just About Everything!

Frugality expert Lisa Lee Freeman shows you how you can save thousands each year



Health & Self

Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reads From AARP-Supported Book 'Keep Sharp'

The neurosurgeon and CNN chief medical correspondent takes on food and brain health

Renew your membership today and save 25% on your next year when you sign up for Automatic Renewal. Get instant access to discounts, programs, services, and the information you need to benefit every area of your life.


How to Live Better Every Day

In this 45-minute interview, prominent health researcher Dean Ornish explains how one set of lifestyle changes can help block many health ailments


Midlife Checkup Guide

Downloadable head-to-toe report includes surprising tests, tips and lessons about how you’re doing and how to be healthier tomorrow


Pre-Retirement Body Check

Our downloadable guide covers top health worries, lifestyle tweaks and body changes you might not see coming as you enter your 60s


Travel & Adventure

A Better Vacation for Less Cash

Interview with Frugal Travel expert Seth Kugel on terrific low-cost adventures

25 Ways to Save On Trips

Here's how to be savvy when booking your transportation, lodging and more



Money & Work

31 Ways to Help You Instantly Save Money

Smart and simple tips for saving on everyday bills, home needs, technology, groceries and more

Get Your Finances on Firmer Ground Now

In her top 10 columns for AARP Bulletin, Quinn shares timeless advice for making the most of your money

Extended Edition of 99 Great Ways to Save

Our most popular franchise with 41 bonus tips! New and effective ways to trim costs and keep more of your cash in your pocket

Adjust Spending and Saving to Thrive In Today’s Economy

Free download: Rethink how you view your cash flow, housing, retirement and priorities to make the best decisions going forward

How to Go After Your Own Happiness

In this free chapter from 'Powershift,' Shark Tank investor Daymond John will inspire you to go after what you want in life



Entertainment & People

New Documentary Shows Herb Alpert’s Achievements

Most know him for heading up Tijuana Brass, but he's also gained accolades for philanthropy and art

101 of the Most Inspirational Celebrity Quotes

Free downloadable collection encompasses how we feel about aging, working, relationships and more

Veterans Recount Personal Stories From the Front Lines

Documentary features expert commentary and archival footage from the battlefields



We want to hear from you! Let us know what you think of AARP Members Only Access articles, videos, audio episodes and book offerings. Let us know what you want to see more of and what topics interest you. Email us at