Quick Answer: Are AARP Benefits Worth It?

Is it worth having an AARP membership?

The American Association of Retired Persons is a members-only organization for Americans as they get older and into retirement age.

Even though the yearly AARP membership fee is $16, it might be worth it if you think you’ll frequently take advantage of AARP’s benefits and resources.

What are the benefits of being an AARP member?

AARP Membership Enables You To:

  • Find free financial advice.
  • Save on car insurance.
  • Cut the cost of home insurance.
  • Get dental and vision insurance.
  • Improve your hearing.
  • Pay less for prescriptions.
  • Entertain yourself while waiting in line.
  • Read the AARP magazine.

What discounts do you get with AARP?

As a participating retailer in AARP® Vision Discounts provided by EyeMed, LensCrafters offers members exclusive savings, including a $55 eye exam, 30% off a complete pair of eyeglasses, and an extra 10% off Transitions® lenses with a frame purchase.

How does AMAC compare to AARP?

AMAC is a membership organization for people age 50 and over. The group calls itself “the conservative alternative to the AARP.” It is one of several organizations to position itself as conservative rivals to the AARP; others include the American Seniors Association and 60 Plus Association.