AARP The Magazine

AARP The Magazine is an American bi-monthly magazine, published by the American Association of Retired People, AARP, which focuses on aging issues.

AARP The Magazine
July/August 2006 cover featuring Colin Powell
Editor In ChiefRobert Love
FrequencyEvery other month[1]
Total circulation
First issue1958; 62 years ago (1958) (as Modern Maturity)
2002; 18 years ago (2002) (changed name to AARP The Magazine)
CountryUnited States
Based inWashington, D.C.

History and operationsEdit

Established in 1958,[3] it was known until 2002 as Modern Maturity.[clarification needed]

The Editor In Chief is Robert Love.

The magazine is sent to every AARP member, and thus is the largest circulation magazine in the United States;[3] it has held that position since the late 1980s.[4] The circulation of the magazine is 23,428,878 copies as of December 2015.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "AARP The Magazine Editorial Calendar 2018" (PDF). AARP. Retrieved July 21, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Consumer Magazines". Alliance for Audited Media. Archived from the original on January 23, 2017. Retrieved June 1, 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Top 100 U.S. Magazines by Circulation" (PDF). PSA Research Center. Retrieved February 6, 2016.
  4. ^ AARP Magazine

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