More than 37 million people over 50 are either already in poverty or just one life event away from slipping into it. AARP Foundation, the charitable affiliate of AARP, provides resources so millions of older adults living with low income can secure good jobs, get the benefits and refunds they've earned, and stay connected to their communities. Our programs and services are available to AARP members and nonmembers alike.
See the difference we made in our 60th year.
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After an extensive nationwide search, Casey will lead the Foundation’s strategic efforts to achieve its vision of a country free of poverty where no older person feels vulnerable.
Results of the 2023 photo calendar contest, featuring photos with the theme “Living the Dream,” with Dan Holtz’s winning photo.
Numbers guy Dave Martz finds joy in helping people with their taxes.
Read stories about our program participants, volunteers, and more.
Find resources and assistance to make healthy food more accessible and affordable for your family.
Unemployed and looking for work? Find out how we can help unemployed and independent workers chart a course toward financial security.
Get help filing your taxes with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide — the nation’s largest free, volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation program.
See if you’re eligible for national and state repayment and forgiveness programs.
Access resources to help fight social isolation and loneliness.
Take advantage of property tax refund and credit programs in your area with AARP Foundation Property Tax-Aide.
Make a gift to help struggling seniors meet their basic needs.
Volunteer with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide and help taxpayers get the refunds and credits they’ve earned.
AARP Foundation Experience Corps connects students with caring older adult volunteers. .
Learn how you can get involved and help AARP Foundation and Create the Good to help seniors.
2021 Annual Report
Senior Poverty Research Report Executive Summary
Senior Poverty Research Report Full Report
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