American Association of Retired Persons


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American Association of Retired Persons

 (AARP)
the largest organization for older people in the United States. It serves the elderly through extensive lobbying at the federal level, maintaining a high-volume pharmaceutical service, publishing a variety of printed materials, and performing other services.

American Association of Retired Persons

See AARP.

A·mer·i·can As·so·ci·a·tion of Re·tired Per·sons

(AARP) (ă-mer'i-kăn ă-sō'sē-ā'shŭn rē-tīrd' pĕr'sŏnz)
A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization providing information, advocacy, benefits, and services for people aged 50 and older.

American Association of Retired Persons

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AARP

The largest voluntary association of older adults (retired or not) in the U.S., with a membership of more than 30 million. The association lobbies on behalf of its members, sponsors research on aging, operates a mail-order pharmaceutical service and insurance plan, and publishes magazines and other literature for older adults.
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This was underscored in September, when the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), Families USA (a self-styled healthcare consumer group) and three nonprofit HMOs joined in a preemptive strike to set the agenda for the Commission's final report.
It consisted of the Alzheimer's Association, the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, the American Association of Retired Persons, the American Seniors Housing Association, the Assisted Living Federation of America and the American Health Care Association.
The American Association of Retired Persons predicts that as many as two million people could lose Medicaid coverage for skilled nursing home care by the year 2002, should the Republican budget become law.
We're also working with the American Association of Retired Persons on developing intergenerational programs for long-term care facilities, such as day care.

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