Older adults are major contributors to the U.S. economy through consumer spending. It is important that this spending take place in a safe and fair marketplace.
These principles provide a flexible framework that applies to all consumer products and services.
Access to affordable and reliable telecommunications, energy, water, and sewer services is crucial to health and economic well-being.
A livable community is one that is safe and secure. It offers choices in where to live and how to get around.
Policymakers on the federal, state, and local levels have important roles in designing livable communities where residents of all ages can participate fully.
These principles provide a framework for key components of low-income assistance, including income and nutrition assistance programs, access to social supports, and access to basic necessities.
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.
The following principles guide AARP’s efforts to increase the accountability of government officials, promote access, and encourage civic engagement.
The following principles guide AARP’s efforts to promote and sustain individual and population health and improve the health care system by ensuring access to equitable, high-quality, affordable ca