ENHANCED MEMBER BENEFITS
THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS
INSPIRING OTHERS TO ACHIEVE THEIR DREAMS
The economic downturn hit people of all ages hard.
But its effects were particularly harsh on lower-income older Americans, who faced high job loss, high
foreclosure rates and rising bankruptcy—with little
time to build back their income before retirement.
But they did not have to suffer through it alone.
Thanks to the dedicated service of thousands of
volunteers, AARP Foundation helped more than 2. 6
million older adults prepare their taxes, identify helpful
benefits, find and train for jobs, manage their finances
and avoid frauds and scams.