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11 Quick Questions for Dog Show Host John O’Hurley

Seinfeld’s Mr. Peterman covers comedy and canines — including a new breed — in our exclusive Q&A

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This Week's Celeb Birthdays:

John Larroquette (74); Tina Turner (82); Kathryn Bigelow (70); Jon Stewart (59)

This Week in Your History:

The Band plays their farewell; the last Concord flies; 'Frozen' hits theaters; Queen Latifah's album debuts

Discover the AARP Virtual Community Center

Free interactive online events and classes



19 Heart-Smart Choices to Make Throughout Your Day

Treat your heart right morning, noon and night with these easy, research-proven, expert-endorsed ideas

A Masterful Murder Mystery Unfolds In South England

Read online for free Ann Cleeves' latest novel, 'The Heron's Cry,' an intriguing 'whodunit'

12 Quick Questions for Ghostbuster Ernie Hudson

'Afterlife' is finally here, and we got the actor's take on the film, his costar bucket list and more


Trisha Yearwood’s Favorite Comfort Foods (Garth’s Too!)

The country singer dishes on her new cookbook and shares three yummy recipes

Atari’s Pong Is Back and the Retro Game Still Delights

Members can play classic video games that also include Centipede and Asteroids



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Videos and Films

'Birders: The Central Park Effect' Documentary

Beautiful film takes viewers to New York to explore the birdwatching phenomenon and its benefits

Get Fit and Fulfilled with 'Pilates Anytime'

In this class, learn how to find relief for neck and shoulder tension and improve your posture, then check out our other videos in this series




Erik Larson Discusses 'No One Goes Alone'

Watch his talk with Derek McGinty, and listen to the audio book's first chapter




Guitar Legend Tom Morello Keeps Raging On

His latest album is a global collaboration, and AARP playlist highlights songs of rebellion and liberation

Clint Black Strives to Be Authentic and Timeless

While gearing up to tour with his wife, country music star curates AARP playlist of 15 favorite songs


Get a Live Jazz Fix Without Leaving the Comfort of Home

Take a front row seat to watch Minnesota Jazz Fest Live and listen to our Spotify playlist

Charmin Michelle does Etta James, Ray Charles and More

Singer puts her personal spin on the classics at Minnesota Jazz Fest Live

Maud Hixson Sings The Great American Songbook

Let her serenade you with standards from the stage at Minnesota Jazz Fest Live









A Better Vacation for Less Cash

Frugal Travel Expert Seth Kugel on the secrets of terrific low-cost adventures

25 Ways to Save On Trips

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




Learn How to Save for the Retirement You Want

Finance experts Jean Chatzky and Brittney Castro share tips for getting started and avoiding mistakes

Ye Olde Wealth Wisdom That Remains Good and True

These 16 tips published a century ago on saving, spending, borrowing and lending still hold great value

31 Ways to Help You Instantly Save Money Every Day

Smart strategies for saving on groceries, technology, home goods and other life needs




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