Consumer spending is responsible for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic output. Older adults are responsible for a disproportionate share of consumer spending.
Older adults, like everyone, have the right to be treated with dignity and respect and to be free from discrimination.
These principles guide AARP’s policies on personal and legal rights and protections in the legal system.
Income earned through employment is the foundation of most people’s savings and retirement income.
One of the more significant labor-force developments of the past quarter century has been the rising participation rate of older Americans.