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This Is 50!

The younger you are, the more you need AARP

With half a lifetime — or more— ahead of you, now is the time to ensure your money, your health and your happiness are at their peak. As you navigate your 50s, tap into our expert advice, tips and online events for help and inspiration to live your best life.

 

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Your Health

Quiz: How Healthy Are Your Cooking and Eating Habits?

Learn healthy grocery shopping and cooking tips, plus find out which of your habits are healthy or unhealthy

5 Exercises and Stretches for Neck Pain

When it comes to that nagging pain in the neck, movement and breathing can be keys to relief

6 Body Parts You Shouldn’t Ignore After 50

Pay special attention to these susceptible areas as you age

Your Money

5 Ways to Reduce Your Financial Planning Costs

If you need less than a full-blown plan, consider these lower-cost alternatives

5 Ways Tech Tools Can Help You Get Hired After 50

ChatGPT and other AI programs can help with your resume, cover letter and job search

5 Money Moves You Can’t Afford to Stop Making

Some expenses are essential and should be kept off the budget chopping block

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Your Trips

6 New Adults-Only Resorts We Recommend​

Plan a grown-up getaway at one of these relaxing properties

6 Steps to Planning a Trip With Your Older Parent

Start the process early and consider a tour guide to keep everyone engaged

3 Annoying Airline Fees — And Tricks to Avoid Them

From checked bags to seat selection, airlines are unbundling lots of aspects of the flight

Your Life

Will Sleeping in Separate Bedrooms Heal Your Marriage?

Spending the night apart may create distance, but it can also mean partners are better rested

9 Etiquette Tips for Dining Out With Your Dog

A helpful guide to make sure you and your pooch are welcome at restaurants

How to Add a Splash of Color, Sparkle to Your Wardrobe

Pick hues that will flatter and add an unexpected zing to any outfit

Tools and Resources

Workouts For Your Brain

Check out our special 'Staying Sharp' for tips

How to Live Your Best Life

Use our resources and AARP Rewards pays you back

Celebrating Sisterhood

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Your Tech

Surf the Web? It May Be Good for Your Brain

A new study suggests link between dementia and internet use 

How to Claim Your Share of a $725M Facebook Settlement

Anyone who has used Facebook over the last 15 years is eligible to claim their share of a $725 million lawsuit

Quiz: Test Your Virtual Reality Knowledge

This technology is becoming increasingly popular among older adults. Find out how much you know