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So many older Bay Staters, and so little funding

By Al Norman According to a new study from the U. Mass Donahue Institute, the population aged 65 plus in Massachusetts will increase by over...

Avoid holiday scams this season with the AARP Fraud Watch Network

By Mike Festa State Director, AARP Massachusetts Did you know that someone’s identity gets stolen every two seconds? The AARP Fraud Watch Network provides you with...

Cranky consumer lady speaks up

By Janice Lindsay Cranky Consumer Lady buys two nifty stainless steel water bottles with plastic sports caps from a popular outdoors-oriented catalogue company. She keeps one...

Taking care of your mental health a priority

Getting older does not just mean a risk for physical ailments like heart disease and creaky knees: A new report finds as many as 1 in 5 American seniors has a mental health or substance abuse problem.

Male family caregivers: A population needing support

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts What’s your image of a caregiver? If you envisioned a middle-aged woman, one who is caring for an...

Majority of LGBT adults concerned about social support and discrimination in long-term care

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts  When it comes to aging-related concerns, older LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) adults worry most about having...

Arteries improve after smokers quit, study finds

Quitting smoking can turn back time.

What to do about age-related eye problems

Most Individuals over the age of 40 experience difficulty seeing up close without the aid of bifocals, trifocals or reading glasses.

Legislative priorities

AARP Massachusetts is hard at work fighting for the interests of older adults across the Commonwealth, and is proud to announce our support of two bills currently under consideration in the legislature.

By Al Norman The U.S. Census Bureau has released a new report called 65+ in the United States: 2010. Here are some of the key...