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Jo Ann Jenkins is a nationally recognized leader and dynamic change agent with a 25-year track record of growth and innovation at some of the nation’s largest public and nonprofit organizations. As CEO of AARP, she is at the helm of the world’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization, where she leads a nationwide network of staff, volunteers and partners helping the more than 100 million Americans 50 and older achieve health security, financial resilience and personal fulfillment. Her signature rallying cry to Disrupt Aging! is designed to revolutionize society’s views on aging by driving a new social consciousness and sparking innovative solutions for all generations. More »

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Where We Stand

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Student Loan Debt Is Crippling Too Many Families

People 50+ are still paying for an education

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Fight to Lower Rx Drug Prices Continues at State Level

Big Pharma’s lawsuit won’t stop bipartisan movement

A multigenerational workforce

Changing the Future of the Workplace

Age diversity is one of our greatest strengths

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Revive Family Ties With a Trip

Help younger generations embrace heritage we share

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Changing Our Views on Aging

Book changes the conversation about growing older

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We Must Stop Rx Greed Now

Expensive prescription drugs are a problem for us all