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9 AARP Benefits That May Surprise You

If you ever wonder if your AARP membership is worth it, consider some of these extras.


spinner image If you ever wonder if your A A R P membership is worth it, consider some of these extras

Everyone knows about the insurance products, but there are hundreds of other AARP member benefits like carefully chosen discounts, programs and services that come with your membership.

Benefits On the Go

spinner image The A A R P Now smartphone app puts the power of membership in the palm of your hand

The AARP Now smartphone app puts the power of membership in the palm of your hand. Get instant access to your digital membership card, stay connected with daily news stories, explore events happening nearby and discover member benefits wherever you are.

Online Games

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Whether you like to do a daily crossword puzzle or test your skills at solitaire, you can access tons of free online games (including ones created exclusively for members!) — and you can play them anytime, anywhere. 

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Eyewear, Vision Exams and Hearing Care

spinner image Eyewear, vision exams and hearing care benefits from your A A R P membership

Through AARP® Vision Discounts provided by EyeMed, members and their families receive exclusive discounts at participating retailers nationwide, plus savings on complete pairs of glasses (frames and lenses) at LensCrafters and Target Optical.

Members can also take advantage of a free hearing test by phone once a year. The National Hearing Test offers a validated method to check for hearing impairment or loss. It’s completely confidential, and the results are available within just 10 minutes. Also, the AARP Hearing Center offers an array of resources and advice for recognizing and managing hearing loss, protecting your ears and more.

Dining, Shopping and Technology Discounts

spinner image A A R P membership includes over 30 different restaurant, and technology discounts as well as savings at many of your favorite local restaurants and stores

For dining out or takeout, members get discounts such as 10 percent off at Outback SteakhouseBonefish Grill and Carrabba’s Italian Grill and 15 percent off at Denny's. There are also AARP member discounts offered on qualified wireless plans from AT&Tfood delivery services and many more. Your AARP membership includes over 30 different restaurant, and technology discounts—as well as savings at many of your favorite local restaurants and stores. Find local AARP discounts for dining and shopping today.

 

Free Online Movie Screenings

spinner image A A R P offers free online movie screenings through the Movies for Grownups program

AARP offers free online movie screenings through the Movies for Grownups program. You can check out what screenings are available and sign up to take part. Plus, get our critic’s picks of the best movies and series to stream while you’re at home.

Prescription Discounts for the Whole Family

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The AARP® Prescription Discounts provided by Optum Rx program offers a free prescription discount card that can be used to save on all FDA-approved medications not covered by your current insurance at over 66,000-plus participating retail pharmacies such as Walgreens PharmacyCVS Pharmacy and Walmart Pharmacy. While the program is open to anyone, whether you’re an AARP member or not, members receive deeper discounts on medications, home delivery and coverage extends to any dependents – regardless of age.

Insurance Coverage & Safe Driving Solutions Specially Designed for the 50-Plus

spinner image Insurance coverage and safe driving solutions specially designed for the 50-plus

Whether you’re buying a car or moving to a new home, you can get insurance coverage and exclusive benefits through the AARP® Auto & Home Insurance Program from The Hartford. There is an increased discount if you bundle your auto and home policies, too.

AARP also offers simple ways to help you stay safe on the road and save in the process. Shop for a car with the latest safety features and save money from the comfort of your home with the AARP Auto Buying Program powered by TrueCar. Or consider taking the AARP Smart Driver™ course. Members can take the course at a discounted rate (in a classroom or online), and you may qualify for a discount on your car insurance upon completion — check with your agent for details. The course teaches proven driving techniques to stay safe behind the wheel. 

Shareable Benefits

spinner image You can add a spouse or partner to your A A R P membership for free so you can both take advantage of the benefits

You can add a spouse or partner to your membership for free, so you can both take advantage of the benefits.

Tools, Insight and Inspiration for Job Seekers

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Ready for a new job? A second career? Or even part-time work? The AARP Job Board is a job search tool that focuses on experienced workers. You can scan job listings and apply for opportunities. Narrow your results with filters for part-time work, full-time work, location and more.

Discover All of Your Member Benefits Today!

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See a full list of benefits that come with your AARP membership

Explore local AARP discounts for restaurants, stores and entertainment options near you

Get the AARP Now app for access to daily news, events and benefits

Add AARP Perks™ to your web browser and discover AARP discounts as you browse

Download the AARP Member Benefits Guide to discover the details of each and every benefit

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