AARP Real Benefits
- Get your AARP Member Benefits Guide
- Mange your health
- Earn discounts on travel
AARP is marking Social Security’s 80th anniversary, and to celebrate this milestone they are offering folks the opportunity to receive their AARP Membership Benefits Guide online. Yes, everything seniors need to know about their membership is covered in this comprehensive tome. Folks can learn how to access AARP resources, manage their health, book a vacation and much, much more. Also, the website is a central hub that provides info on a wide range of issues affecting many AARP members. Seniors can manage all aspects of their account online as well as customize the experience to suit individual needs. It’s even possible to print a membership card right from the computer.
More features on offer at www.aarp.org
- News regarding Medicare and Medicaid
- Job hunting tools
- SS benefits calculator
- Affordable Care Act info
- Health law resources
- Tax aide
Those who are not yet signed up with AARP can join for a mere $16 a year. For that, members will receive annual subscriptions to the Bulletin and AARP the Magazine, plus discounts and special offers. For example, AARP members enjoy deals and savings on travel-related expenses, such as rental cars and hotels. And of course there are many deals on vacation packages, as well as professional tips on how best to save cash while vacationing abroad.
Members can also accrue points through AARP, which are redeemable for special rewards. There are various ways to earn these points, such as by completing many of the online activities. These include everything from utilizing the online retirement calculator to participating in quizzes. The earned points can be spent on travel, merchandise and more.