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[67] The Fight Against Financial Exploitation

10/17/2019
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One-in-five older Americans are victims of financial exploitation and and each victim loses an average of $120,000. When vigilance is a two-sided effort, the results are overwhelmingly effective and a win for potential victims and financial institutions.

Duration:00:14:50

[66] Back to School at 50-Plus

10/10/2019
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Heading back to school? Listen in to learn about financial help for older students and how one person successfully managed a major career change all while juggling school, work and family.

Duration:00:00:31

[65] A Fair Shot For Older Job Seekers

10/3/2019
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As part of our series on work, we explore how finding a new job can be especially difficult for older Americans and how one person is fighting back.

Duration:00:00:31

[64] Taking On A New Career

9/26/2019
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Taking on a new career? Listen in to hear how some have overcome challenges to successfully plan and pursue a new career.

Duration:00:13:33

[63] Top Tips for a Fail Proof Financial Future

9/19/2019
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If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. It's especially true for retirement planning. Listen in to get tips from Suze Orman, Jean Chatzky, Jane Bryant Quinn, and Steve Vernon on preparing for your financial future.

Duration:00:31:01

[62] The Future of Work

9/12/2019
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People are living and working longer than ever. Listen to this week’s episode to find out why multigenerational workforces – well – work. Let us know how we are doing and take our survey at aarp.org/totsurvey.

Duration:00:21:09

[61] The Last Word on Life Well Lived

9/4/2019
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“God is our assignment editor,” says Washington Post obituary editor Adam Bernstein, “and we’re ready when you are.” Top obit writers talk about this unique form of journalism and how they meet the demands of their jobs with grace, insight and sometimes humor. Let us know how we are doing and take our survey at aarp.org/totsurvey.

Duration:00:24:23

[60] Woodstock: Memories and Myths

8/15/2019
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Some say that 1969's Woodstock was all about peace and music; some say that it's remembered with rose-colored glasses. In this special episode, we consider Woodstock from several perspectives, including those of last-minute road-trip concertgoers, legendary performers who made history on stage, and journalists who’ve covered the event's legacy. Let us know how we are doing and take our survey at aarp.org/totsurvey.

Duration:00:33:24

[59] Presidential Candidates Take on Rx Drug Prices, Part 5

8/1/2019
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In part 5, you will hear Senator Bernie Sanders, Governor Steve Bullock and Mayor Pete Buttigieg. In this five part series, 17 presidential candidates take on prescription drug prices. Watch the forums at AARP.org/election2020 and the complete podcast series at AARP.org/podcasts. Visit our survey and take just three minutes to tell us know what you think at Let us know how we are doing and take our survey at aarp.org/totsurvey.

Duration:00:15:49

[58] Presidential Candidates Take on Rx Drug Prices, Part 4

8/1/2019
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In part 4, you will hear Senator Elizabeth Warren, Marianne Williamson, Representative Beto O’Rourke and Andrew Yang. In this five part series, 17 presidential candidates take on prescription drug prices. Watch the forums at AARP.org/election2020 and the complete podcast series at AARP.org/podcasts. Let us know how we are doing and take our survey at aarp.org/totsurvey.

Duration:00:20:41

[57] Presidential Candidates Take on Rx Drug Prices, Part 3

8/1/2019
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In part 3, you will hear Representative Tulsi Gabbard, Representative John Delaney and Senator Michael Bennet. In this five part series, 17 presidential candidates take on prescription drug prices. Watch the forums at AARP.org/election2020 and the complete podcast series at AARP.org/podcasts. Let us know how we are doing and take our survey at aarp.org/totsurvey.

Duration:00:15:00

[56] Presidential Candidates Take on Rx Drug Prices, Part 2

8/1/2019
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In part 2, you will hear Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Secretary Julián Castro and Senator Kamala Harris. In this five part series, 17 presidential candidates take on prescription drug prices. Watch the forums at AARP.org/election2020 and the complete podcast series at AARP.org/podcasts. Let us know how we are doing and take our survey at aarp.org/totsurvey.

Duration:00:23:59

[55] Presidential Candidates Take on Rx Drug Prices, Part 1

8/1/2019
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In part 1, you will hear Senator Cory Booker, Governor John Hickenlooper, Senator Amy Klobuchar and Vice President Joe Biden. In this five part series, 17 presidential candidates take on prescription drug prices. Watch the forums at AARP.org/election2020 and the complete podcast series at AARP.org/podcasts. Let us know how we are doing and take our survey at aarp.org/totsurvey.

Duration:00:20:32

[54] One Year In: An AARP Take on Today

7/25/2019
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On this week’s episode, we celebrate our one year anniversary by bringing you our favorite moments, featuring Suze Orman, Tony Oppedisano, Tommy John and more. Let us know how we are doing and take our survey at aarp.org/totsurvey.

Duration:00:19:16

[53] Apollo@50: Preparing for Another Giant Leap

7/18/2019
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The Apollo 11 mission did more than land two Americans on the moon. It launched the imaginations of millions and opened a new frontier. Now Americans are poised for another lunar mission, perhaps breaking an out-of-this-world glass ceiling.

Duration:00:17:22

[52] Gay and Gray: How the Stonewall Uprising Matters 50 Years Later

7/11/2019
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In 1969, LGBT patrons of the Stonewall Inn fought routine official harassment, helping spark the modern gay rights movement and a push for dignity everywhere – including in the healthcare system. Listen to find out why Stonewall matters more than ever.

Duration:00:29:21

[51] Part 2: Jack Hits Back

6/27/2019
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A loss at the Supreme Court on age discrimination is no match for Jack Gross as he fights in extra rounds for Congress to act. Find out in this two-part series.

Duration:00:18:24

[50] Part 1: Age Discrimination Hits Jack

6/20/2019
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A loss at the Supreme Court on age discrimination is no match for Jack Gross as he fights in extra rounds for Congress to act. Listen to "Part 2: Jack Hits Back" next week on June 27th.

Duration:00:21:35

[49] Norman Mineta’s Legacy

6/13/2019
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Norman Mineta – a prisoner in an internment camp during World War II and former member of congress, mayor and cabinet secretary – reflects on the lessons he’s learned over the past five decades to help build a better future. Mineta's life, identity and accomplishments are the focus of Norman Mineta and His Legacy: An American Story, a new documentary on PBS and streaming on PBS.org for a limited time through June 17.

Duration:00:15:34

[48] Letters from D-Day: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

6/6/2019
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On the 75th anniversary of D-Day, AARP pays tribute to those who played a role on that historic day in a new video series narrated by Bryan Cranston and featuring letters from service members rare video footage of the war. AARP’s TJ Cooney, producer and director of “Letters from D-Day,” joins to share a behind the scenes look about the origins of the video series.

Duration:00:19:13