Skip to content

Tips for smarter living

Travel & Adventure

Plan a Low-Drama Big Group Vacation

Whether it’s a family affair or a friends getaway, here are tips for a stress-free trip

Life & Home

Keep Your Car Cruising

Learn ways to maintain your vehicle and help you save money


Health & Self

Protect Yourself From the Sun

Using SPF is essential, but there are other ways to prevent skin damage

Treat Your Seasonal Allergies

Understanding your triggers and symptoms can help get the sneezing, sniffling and itching under control

Have a Healthy Smile

Taking care of your teeth, gums and mouth can also help improve your overall wellness

Heart-Smart Choices to Make Every Day

Research-proven ideas to help you treat your heart right morning, noon and night


Get a Better Night's Rest

35 expert tips to help you fall — and stay — asleep

Daily Habits That Can Result in Big Health Changes

Lose weight, gain energy, fight disease and feel better by making these lifestyle tweaks to live healthfully

Reboot Your Beauty Regime

Fine-tune your personal care routines to give maturing skin and hair the extra attention they need


Life & Home

It's Time for Spring Cleaning

Tackle your to-do list, room by room, to give your home a fresh start

Landscaping Ideas to Grow Your Own Outdoor Oasis

From picking plants to preventing pests, these tips can help you cultivate the yard of your dreams

Simple Strategies for Decluttering

Unsure what to purge? Advice from organizers help clear the way to happier spaces


Caring for Your Appliances

Try these simple things you can do to make your appliances work better and last longer

Make Your Home Safer and More Secure

These improvements can protect you and your loved ones — and may even save your life

How to Boost Curb Appeal

High-impact ways to add allure to your abode, from walkway to windows

Surprisingly Smart Money Moves You Can Make Today

Finding bargains, adding to savings and living well for less can be fun ways to achieve financial gains


Travel & Adventure

Take a Trip Abroad

From packing to avoiding jet lag, these tips will help you have an unforgettable time

Book Your Vacation Lodging

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

Travel Solo With Confidence

Ready to roam alone? Inspiration and advice for taking a successful solo trip


Get Road-Trip Ready

A driving adventure has it all: national parks, authentic dining, good ol’ Americana

Train Travel Perks (And Trip Bucket List)

Few modes of transit blend relaxation, efficiency and scenery like riding the rails

Air Travel Strategies for More Enjoyable Flights

Before you book your ticket, learn how to make the journey almost as good as the arrival

Tips for Travel During and After the Pandemic

We cover everything from trip planning and flights to street smarts and staying healthy


Members Get More

See the AARP Virtual Community Center Schedule

Learn, stay fit, have fun — all for free

Read the Latest Issues of Our Publications Online

AARP The Magazine, AARP Bulletin available here

AARP Staying Sharp Explores Brain Health

Find challenges, activities, recipes and more