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Sign-up online and you will immediately receive a digital copy of your membership card, which can be used right away! You will receive a physical copy of your membership card within 3-4 weeks at your mailing address.
Your free gift will be shipped separately from your membership card and will also arrive within 3-4 weeks.
The publications are both monthly (AARP Bulletin) and bi-monthly (AARP The Magazine). So when you will receive your first publication depends on when you joined. Give AARP a call at 1-888-687-2277 to request a publication sooner, at no cost, if you’d like!
Yes. You will receive a reminder 30-60 days in advance of your billing date.
AARP membership is open to anyone 18 or older. While AARP’s mission is dedicated to the needs of the 50+ population, anyone can become an AARP member. Once you’re a member, you’ll gain access to hundreds of discounts, programs and resources. Members can get the benefits of an AARP membership that are not restricted by law or contract, like age-restricted insurance products*.
As an AARP member, you will get a free secondary membership for any adult in your household, access to hundreds of carefully chosen discounts, programs and services, AARP The Magazine, and much more.
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AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to the more than 100 million Americans 50-plus and their families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also works for individuals in the marketplace by sparking new solutions and allowing carefully chosen, high-quality products and services to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the nation's largest circulation publications, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.