FounderEthel Percy Andrus, Leonard Davis
Type501(c)(4) non-profit organization
Tax ID no.95-1985500
HeadquartersWashington, D.C., U.S.
Formerlycalled American Association of Retired Persons
  • Location: Offices in all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Subsidiaries: AARP Foundation – AARP Services Inc – Legal Counsel for the Elderly
  • AARP (formerly called the American Association of Retired Persons) is a United States–based interest group focusing on issues affecting those over the age of fifty.
  • AARP sells paid memberships, and markets insurance and other services to its members.
  • AARP has several affiliated organizations, including:
    1. AARP Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity that helps people over age 50 who are at social and economic risk; it includes:
      • AARP Experience Corps, a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity that encourages people over age 50 to mentor and tutor school children;
      • AARP Institute, a non-profit charity that holds some of AARP's charitable gift annuity funds;
    2. AARP Services, Inc., a for-profit corporation that provides quality control and research,
    3. Legal Counsel for the Elderly, a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity that provides legal assistance to seniors in Washington, D.C.
    4. AARP Financial Services Corporation, a for-profit corporation that holds AARP's real estate;
    5. AARP Insurance Plan, an organization that holds some of AARP's group health insurance policies;

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