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An AARP Take On Today

Apr 18, 2019

Everyone occasionally has lapses in memory, but the challenge is to understand when those lapses indicate a more significant problem. When does it warrant a visit to the doctor’s? Dr. Alicia Georges, AARP National Volunteer President, discusses brain health and healthy aging.


Apr 11, 2019

When planning for future care, there are boxes to check to ensure you or a loved one’s preferences are met. It’s no one’s favorite conversation topic, but it’s important. This week Amanda Singleton, a caregiving expert and attorney who is dedicated to providing estate planning services, explains what these...


Apr 4, 2019

Americans age 50 and over are shattering stereotypes: they have higher rates of entrepreneurship, support over 61 percent of all U.S. jobs and are a significant influence on technology and innovation. Their combined economic activity rivals the world’s wealthiest nations.

Joe Coughlin discusses this economic...


Mar 28, 2019

This episode was originally published on September 6, 2018. Tommy John explains how his namesake surgery is now common practice among youth athletes. And he’s not a fan. Baseball legend Tommy John and his son, Dr. Tommy John, call attention to how the youth sports industry is affecting our kids’ and grandkids' future.


Mar 21, 2019

There are just ten days left to submit nominations for the 2019 AARP Purpose Prize Award, which awards five 50-plus winners $60,000 who use their life experience to give back, solve problems or change lives. This week, AARP’s Kate Schineller joins us to discuss the work it honors.