AARP and the United Nations
AARP has worked with the United Nations for over 35 years. AARP works in partnership with the UN Programme on Ageing, government representatives, and non-governmental organizations.
Complete Streets: International Best Policies and Practices
As the world becomes more urbanized and populations age, it becomes increasingly important to develop effective urban planning policies that can safely accommodate the needs of all users: automobiles, public transportation, pedestrians, bicyclists, children, older people, and people with disabilities.
Health Care Measures in the OECD: How Does the U.S. Measure Up?
The United States spent $1.7 trillion on health care in 2006, which at $6,719 per capita was twice the average of OECD countries. By 2017, the United States is projected to spend as much as $4 trillion annually on health care, equal to 20% of gross domestic product.