July 16, 2015

The 40 million family caregivers in the U.S. collectively spend more than $470 billion taking care of their charges. 

July 14, 2015

There are more than 100 million people over the age of 50 who are responsible for at least $7.1 trillion in annual economic activity – a figure that is expected to reach well over $13.5 trillion in real terms by 2032, according to Oxford Economics.

March 3, 2015

Healthcare systems should increasingly focus on digital technology as tech-savvy seniors seek more online options to access healthcare services from their home, according to a recent survey.

April 29, 2014

Walgreens announced the launch of the 2014 Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP, an outreach program that provides free preventive and early detection health services to communities across the country.

June 24, 2013

The country's largest organization representing retired and elderly people is pushing for education on healthcare reform among Hispanic communities.

February 12, 2013

Walgreens on Tuesday announced that the Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP will continue through 2013.

March 26, 2012

Increases in the prices of prescription drugs have far outpaced the rate of general inflation over the years, as increases in the prices of branded and specialty drugs have offset decreases in the prices of generics, according to a new report by AARP’s research arm.

March 22, 2012

Walgreens will provide prevention and screening services to adults in underserved communities in a program it is sponsoring with AARP, the company said Thursday.

March 7, 2012

Prices for generic drugs may be dropping, but increases in branded and specialty drug prices have offset those decreases, according to a new study.

March 1, 2012

Walgreens and AARP are expanding their relationship with a new retail drug store program that will provide AARP members with exclusive offers and rewards, and includes member and community outreach to promote health and wellness.

December 8, 2011

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association has appointed a new executive who will help guide the organization's newly created research and education institute.

October 19, 2011

It may be time to start carving out more real estate for single-serve energy shots, or more appropriately for the food, drug and mass channel two-packs and four-packs of shots.

July 28, 2011

AARP magazine last week identified the top 10 retirement destinations, which potentially could be growth opportunities for pharmacy, that offer comfortably affordable lifestyles for seniors.

June 20, 2011

Energy shots have delivered a jolt to pharmacy sales to the tune of an incremental $50 million in the past year. That business was borne out of targeting the typical all-nighters: college kids cramming for exams, truck drivers and third-shift workers. But seniors?

May 19, 2011

A drug for cardiovascular disease made by Boehringer Ingelheim has received preferred formulary status with AARP’s Medicare Part D plans, the drug maker said Thursday.

May 13, 2011

The AARP/Walgreens Wellness Tour is making its way to Philadelphia next week.

March 14, 2011

Beginning in mid-March, the AARP/Walgreens Wellness Tour will embark on another 10-month tour to provide an expected $14 million worth of free health tests.

January 7, 2011

The news that CVS Caremark has entered an agreement to acquire the Medicare Part D business of Universal American is important on several fronts: Not only will the deal more than double the size of CVS Caremark's Medicare Part D program, but the move also comes just as the first baby boomers turn 65.

November 11, 2010

A national mobile health screening tour developed by a drug store chain and a nonprofit,...

September 28, 2010

The subject of specialty pharmacy reached a whole new level of nuance as a wide...

August 24, 2010

Retail prices of branded prescription drugs went up by 8.3% in 2009, according to an...

July 18, 2010

Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders on Monday announced its partnership with the AARP Foundation...

June 2, 2010

According to a new AARP survey called “Sex, Romance, and Relationships Among Hispanics Age 45...

May 16, 2010

For the second time, Walgreens and AARP are teaming up to bring free preventive health...