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Jeff Bridges, 73, Reflects on His Cancer, COVID Battle: ‘The Obstacle Was Death’

He wasn’t sure he’d be able to walk again, much less regain the mojo that made him a Hollywood icon

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8 Body Parts to Examine in Your Bathroom Mirror

From the curve of your back to the spots on your skin, you can learn a lot about your health

Why 50-Somethings Are Changing Careers

For many Gen Xers, changing priorities means changing ambitions at work

What Your Weight in Your 50s Means for Your Health

Nothing toys with our physical or mental health quite as mercilessly as our body weight


Life Lessons From Graham Nash

‘I can only write songs for me. I can’t write them for you’

Retiree Finds Purpose in a Park

Lush childhood play space helps him stay sober

Multi-Generational Family Vacations

How to plan a big-group trip without the stress


AARP’s Tele-Town Halls Have Brought Vital Info to Millions

Covered topics ranging from COVID-19, Medicare, prescription drugs, inflation and more


Why Has Antisemitism Gained Momentum Again?

Attacks on Jews in America persist; here's what can be done

Unnatural Causes: The Case of the Texas Serial Elder Murders

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

6 Money Habits to Break in 2023

Get off to a good start by stopping some common (bad) practices


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Top Moments at AARP’s Movies for Grownups Awards

Hollywood's biggest stars were honored


Can a Blood Test That Detects Early Cancers Save Lives?

It has stirred hopes, but concerns remain


War’s Terrible Toll on Ukraine’s Elders

This is one family's fight for survival


10 Top Sex Ed Tips for Those 50 and Older

Making love is about more than intimacy

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