Interesting Facts About AARP

1) AARP (formerly the American Association of Retired Persons) is an independent, non-profit American organization that caters to the interests and needs of people over the age of 50.

2) It was founded in 1958 by a retired teacher, Ethel Andrus, being merged in 1982 with the National Retired Teachers Association, also founded by Andrus in 1947.

3) His bimonthly magazine, AARP the magazine (formerly Modern Maturity), is the 3rd most printed magazine in the USA, with more than 35 million subscribers, and is only surpassed by the magazines “The Watch Tower” and “Awake! “, both edited by the Jehova Witnesses.