Your Home Journey to Aging In Place

Discover home maintenance how-tos, tips to save money on household expenses, and free and low-cost services to help you remain in your home now and in the future.

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Seasonal Home Maintenance To-Dos That Keep Surprise Expenses At Bay

Access a free checklist to help keep your home safe and comfortable for years to come. Learn More

AARP Foundation helps turn setbacks into comebacks. We offer solutions that help people 50 and older secure the essentials — equitably.

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Lower Your Household Expenses

Get tips for saving money on your internet, phone, energy, and water bills.

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Discover Tax Relief Programs

Homeowners may be eligible to receive property tax credits or refunds — find out how to get money back in your pocket.

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Do It Yourself Or Hire A Professional?

Discover top recommendations from home maintenance experts for keeping your home in good condition as you age.

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How to Find Affordable Senior Housing Near You

Explore available low rent and subsidized housing options and get connected with agencies in your area offering these helpful benefit programs.

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Learn to Garden From Your Porch

Home-grown vegetables taste better and can help you save on groceries, making room in your budget for other essential expenses.

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Tips & Tricks for Saving on Smartphones

Discover how to save on new devices, find deals on used phones, and shop around for the best cell phone plans.


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Talk to a Free Housing Counselor

Looking for advice on buying a home, renting, credit issues, or foreclosure prevention? Find a free or low-cost counselor near you.

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Consumer Finance

How to Find Rent Assistance

Are you having trouble making rent payments? You’re not alone. Discover support with housing expenses and avoid eviction.

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Discover Energy Bill Assistance

Get financial assistance with your heating and cooling costs, weatherization and energy-related home repairs.

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