AARP The Magazine

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AARP The Magazine
July/August 2006 cover featuring Colin Powell
Editor Nancy Perry Graham
Categories Lifestyle
Frequency Bi-monthly[clarification needed]
Total circulation
First issue 1958; 57 years ago (1958) (as Modern Maturity)
2002; 13 years ago (2002) (changed name to AARP The Magazine)
Company AARP
Country United States
Based in Washington, D.C.
Language English
ISSN 1541-9894
OCLC number 50718933

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

History and operations[edit]

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

The editor is Nancy Perry Graham; the managing editor is John Stoltenberg.

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.[2] The circulation of the magazine was 23,748,475 copies in 2010 where it was 22,407,421 in 2011.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Consumer Magazines". Alliance for Audited Media. Retrieved February 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ AARP Magazine
  3. ^ Katerina-Eva Matsa; Jane Sasseen and Amy Mitchell. "Magazines: By the Numbers". State of the Media. Retrieved 9 October 2013. 

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