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AARP - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

601 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20049
(202) 434-2227 (Local)
(202) 434-6483 (Fax)
(888) 687-2277 (Toll-Free)
(877) 434-7598 (TDD/TTY)

Brief Description

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people 50 and over. It provides information and resources; advocates on legislative, consumer, and legal issues; assists members to serve their communities; and offers a wide range of unique benefits, special products, and services for its members. These benefits include AARP Webplace at, AARP The Magazine, the monthly AARP Bulletin, and Segunda Juventud, our Spanish language periodical. Active in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP celebrates the attitude that age is just a number and life is what you make it.

Publications: AARP The Magazine (monthly), AARP Bulletin (monthly), Segunda Juventud (Spanish language periodical), NRTA Live and Learn.


Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Advocacy
    • Serves the needs of people age 50 and over, advocating in their interests regarding health issues, community services.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information and referral to services for members.
  • Support Groups
    • Has support groups for seniors.
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