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Ringo Starr on New Beatles Song: It’s ‘a Nice Way to Finally Close That Door’

Sixty years after Ed Sullivan, the Beatles’ heartbeat holds forth on moptop mania, hairdressing, broccoli — and hope springing eternal

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AARP The Magazine 65th Anniversary Bonus Edition

An extra, digital-only edition that explores aging across a wide range of reports

AARP Explores Music and Memory

Music has immense power. Its melodies can unite us emotionally, and its rhythms can move us physically

Melissa Etheridge: ‘There Was No Plan B’ for My Career

The Grammy winner discusses her musical heroes, her big hit song and her unconventional voice


Count the Benefits of Off-Season Travel

You can skip the peak-season crowds and prices

Sir Patrick Stewart: What I Know Now

The actor discusses driving fast, Barbie — and speaking out

Are You Ready for the Grandpets?

The holidays are a time for family — and that often includes ‘fur babies’


Podcast: Today’s Tips from AARP

The latest advice and tricks to help strengthen your health, money and happiness – all in less than 5 minutes


What’s in Al Roker’s Shopping Cart

The ‘Today’ cohost lets us peek at his grocery list and tells us his favorite place to shop

Meet the Women Helping Bereaved Families of Crafters

When someone can’t finish a project due to death or illness, they step in to help loved ones find closure

Why People Have Difficulty Driving at Night

When aging eyes meet nighttime roadways, driving can be hazardous. Here’s how you can travel safer


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March on Washington Participants Look Back

For the 60th anniversary of the march, attendees share their memories of the nation-changing event


Celebrating 50 Years of Hip-Hop

What emerged from a simple party in 1973 has evolved into a global cultural movement


Breakthrough Medical Advancements for Patients

New research is changing the future for older Americans. Here’s a sampling of the good news


Unnatural Causes: The Texas Serial Elder Murders Case

Police and others made it easy for a serial killer to continue his spree against older women

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