See AARP’s 2018 Programs and Purpose in Action
From family caregivers to investing in a cure for dementia and age-friendly communities, take a look at some of the successes members helped support.
AARP Honors the 2018 Capitol Caregivers and Super Savers
Nearly 90 elected officials helped champion bipartisan solutions to help older Americans this year. AARP congratulates the 2018 Capitol Caregivers and Super Savers.
Celebrating the 2018 Purpose Prize Winners
The Purpose Prize is awarded to extraordinary individuals 50+ who prove that making a difference is ageless. Find out more about this year’s winners.
2018 AARP Purpose Prize Winner Monica Kamal Spaeni
Monica Kamal Spaeni founded Access Ability Wisconsin, which provides wheelchairs and adaptive sporting equipment to people with physical disabilities.
2018 AARP Purpose Prize Winner Susan Cotton
Susan launched The Lily Project, a women’s health NGO that provides cervical cancer screening and treatment to women in Nicaragua’s rural villages.
2018 AARP Purpose Prize Winner Karen Cassidy
AARP Purpose Prize winner Karen Cassidy founded Hildegard House, which provides compassionate end of life care for those without homes or families.
2018 AARP Purpose Prize Winner Sayu Bhojwani
Through her program, New American Leaders, Sayu trains and mentors first- and second-generation Americans to run for public office.
2018 AARP Purpose Prize Winner Bettye Perkins
Bettye Perkins recruits culturally diverse and economically challenged students and trains them to become effective teachers and community leaders.
Meet the 2018 AARP Purpose Prize Fellows
Meet this year’s Purpose Prize fellows who are using their life experience to make the world a better place and prove making a difference is ageless.
A Day of Remembrance for George. H.W. Bush
America's 41st president was celebrated with high praise and loving humor as the nation bade farewell to George. H.W. Bush.
Be Part of "I Heart Caregivers"
Find out how to participate in our storytelling initiative, learn about our advocacy work in family caregiving and share your caregiving story.
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