Javascript is not enabled.

Javascript must be enabled to use this site. Please enable Javascript in your browser and try again.

Skip to content
Content starts here
CLOSE ×
Search
Leaving AARP.org Website

You are now leaving AARP.org and going to a website that is not operated by AARP. A different privacy policy and terms of service will apply.

‘The Hidden Power of Purpose’ Documentary Shares How to Lead a Meaningful Life

AARP film connects inspiring stories with latest scientific research to shed light on the benefits of finding purpose; watch it here


AARP Studios

The Hidden Power of Purpose, produced by AARP Studios and narrated by Debbie Allen, is a feature-length documentary film profiling four incredible human beings who are living lives driven by purpose and making the world a better place in the process.

Video Not Playing?

This video is Digital Rights Management (DRM) protected. If you get a message saying it is encrypted:

  • Choose to enable DRM if you see a pop-up asking for permission
  • Try clearing your browser cache
  • Try using another browser

The film bridges their inspiring stories with the latest scientific research, interweaving insights from the world’s leading health experts whose work affirms that living a life of purpose and living longer are inextricably intertwined. Among those featured are Deepak Chopra, a world-renowned leader in the fields of holistic health and human potential, and CNN’s Sanjay Gupta, M.D., who shares insights on the correlation between brain health and living a meaningful life.

“Finding our purpose is what guides us and gives our life meaning. It’s also associated with living a longer, healthier and happier life.," says Jo Ann Jenkins, AARP CEO. "The leaders featured in this film are proof that you can find your purpose from many sources and at any age.”

Director: Elliot V. Kotek

Writers: Julie Getz, Jason Orfanon, Elliot V. Kotek

Producers: Julie Getz, Elliot V. Kotek, Jamie Corsi-Berna

Executive Producer: Jason Orfanon

Language: English

Run time: 1 hour, 12 minutes

Release date: 2023

MPAA rating: Documentary — Not Rated

 

spinner image Image Alt Attribute

AARP Membership— $12 for your first year when you sign up for Automatic Renewal

Get instant access to members-only products and hundreds of discounts, a free second membership, and a subscription to AARP the Magazine. Find out how much you could save in a year with a membership. Learn more.

Join Now

                                  More Members Only Access

 

Discover AARP Members Only Access

Join AARP to Continue

Already a Member?