AARP: The Magazine is an American bi-monthly magazine, published by AARP, which focuses on aging-related issues. AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment.
In 1958, AARP began publishing a magazine titled Modern Maturity. Modern Maturity was later split into two editions, one for AARP members ages 59–65, and another for members over 65. In spring 2001, AARP began publishing My Generation targeting a younger Baby Boom audience. In 2002, AARP combined the resources of its two publications into a single magazine to be published six times a year called AARP: The Magazine.
In the late 1990s, the AARP sought to alter perception about older Americans. One of the first steps was to change the name of the organization’s monthly magazine and focus the editorial content on active seniors still in the prime of their lives. Cover subjects were changed from people such as Betty White, who was 77 at the time, to Susan Sarandon, who had recently turned 52.
The magazine publishes roughly 52 editorial pages six times a year in three separate editions, one for people ages 50–59, one for readers 60–69, and another for those 70+.
The magazine is sent to every AARP member, and thus is the largest circulation magazine in the United States; it has held that position since the late 1980s. According to Statista, AARP The Magazine is the leading consumer magazine in the United States in 1st half of 2022, by circulation. It has 22.8 circulations in millions.
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