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AARP Celebrates You! Videos on Demand


In Concert: Rod Stewart

The iconic and enchanting Sir Rod sings popular hits from his decades-spanning career, including 'You’re in My Heart,' 'Havin' a Party,' 'Rhythm of My Heart' and 'Forever Young'


Welcome to the on-demand page for the AARP Celebrates You! event, which ran March 24-26. Take a moment to reflect, to learn, to grow and, best of all, to play — all under one virtual roof. For a limited time, we've got plenty to watch, including: 


Intro by AARP's Jo Ann Jenkins

With AARP Celebrates You, we honor the everyday heroes who stepped up during the pandemic

Tina and Amy: Together Again

Host Harriette Cole joins Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, two of the funniest women in history

Book Talk: 'Run, Rose, Run'

Dolly Parton and James Patterson discuss their new thriller with best-selling author Louise Penny


Notable Names Share How You Can Start Living Your Best Life

Handyman Ty Pennington, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta, M.D., and actor Valerie Bertinelli share how to make self-care a priority

Gary Sinise on What Playing Lt. Dan Taylor Meant to Him

Actor shares how the pivotal 'Forrest Gump' character changed the course of his life and led to his philanthropic work for military veterans today


A Taste of the AARP Virtual Community Center


Understanding the Psychology of Money

Gain comprehensive insight into your spending and habits with experts Jean Chatzky and Charles Duhigg

Food & Drink

Brewing Up Beer History in Milwaukee

A beer historian tells the fascinating 180-year backstories of your favorite ales, including Miller, Pabst and Schlitz

Health & Self

Lose the Weight and Keep the Muscle

Learn how to use protein timing from the authors of the AARP bestseller ‘The Whole Body Reset’

Life & Home

How to Spot Misinformation

Fake news or truth? Find out how to identify whether what you’re reading or seeing is legitimate or not



What’s for Dinner? Try Making This Plant-Based Menu

Chef Kimberly McNair Brock cooks a recipe for mushrooms, vegan chorizo and dirty rice

Life & Home

How to Tackle Spring Cleaning

Join Matt Paxton, author of AARP’s ‘Keep the Memories, Lose the Stuff’ for a discussion with professional organizer Nikki Boyd


Celebrated Chefs Share the Universal Language of Food

Hear how popular cuisines, passed down from generations, can help to instill compassion


Health & Self

Finding Purpose

Hear how to identify a path forward to improve many aspects of your life


Rewire Your Future

Husband-and-wife team discuss how you can improve your retirement

Health & Self

Brainy Trip to the Zoo

What we can learn about ourselves from watching animal behavior

Health & Self

Moving With Milly

Follow this easy, low-impact class to improve strength and balance



Fraud Experts Share Tip-offs to Rip-offs, Scams and Schemes

Learn how scammers use email, text and robocalls to try to fool you — and what you can do to fight back


Make a Delicious Meal With Just Your Rice Cooker

You're less than 30 mins. away from steamed salmon and ginger wild rice — without unnecessary fats

Life & Home

How to Garden Small on Your Deck, Patio and Balcony

You can grow flowers and vegetables with just a little bit of space; plus how to make a planter box


Life & Home

Whimsical Wreaths for Spring

Longwood Gardens’ floral designer Renee Tucci walks you through creating a seasonal masterpiece

Health & Self

The Power of Therapy Animals

Dogs, cats, horses and mini donkeys can be an extraordinary contribution to the healing process

Life & Home

Introduction to Stargazing

Discover the stories behind the constellations and which sky-watching events to put on the calendar

Members Get More

See the AARP Virtual Community Center Schedule

Learn, stay fit, have fun — all for free

Read the Latest Issues of Our Publications Online

AARP Bulletin, AARP The Magazine available here

AARP Staying Sharp Explores Brain Health

Find challenges, activities, recipes and more