AARP’s policies on personal and legal rights are guided by these six principles:
Intergenerational cooperation and collaboration can improve the lives of older and younger Americans. The growing number of older people is a rich bank of human capital.
Fraud is a serious crime, and older adults are often targeted. In 2017 over half of fraud complaints came from adults age 50 and older.
Older adults have unique health and social needs. Many are on fixed incomes. Often, older adults depend on government benefits and services that have complex requirements.
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) refers to any means of settling disputes outside of the courtroom. Arbitration and mediation are the two major forms of ADR.
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People seeking access to the courts face increasing barriers. This threatens the effectiveness of existing legal rights and legal protections.
The federal government requires proof of identity for people to have access to a wide range of federal services.
When a person cannot pay civil or criminal obligations because of poverty