AARP Staying Sharp, an award-winning digital program with information on brain health!

 Did you know research shows lifestyle behaviors may have the biggest impact on brain health? Add Staying Sharp to your AARP membership and learn about healthy habits to support brain health.  

Limited-time offer! AARP® Staying Sharp® users enrolled in AARP Rewards can earn double points* on select content 11/1/23 - 11/30/23.

What Do I Get?

Discover content that explores both lifestyle and various aspects of brain health. Take a Staying Sharp challenge, incorporate activities into your daily life, read articles, watch videos and try new recipes.  And play fun games.

Cognitive Assessment and Lifestyle Check-Ins

Take the Cognitive Assessment and Lifestyle Check-Ins.  Then try the Additional Tests to evaluate even more elements of cognition. Thirteen tests in all. This battery of tests is offered for a one-time fee of $14 or 9,000 Rewards points.


Challenges are designed to help you learn about the brain and its ongoing health while offering tips to incorporate beneficial habits into your daily life.


Learn how a healthy lifestyle protects the brain, with videos about social connections, engaging your brain, stress, exercise, sleep and eating well. Plus, enjoy meditations and Denise Austin fitness videos.

What's New

Staying Sharp Mobile App

Whether you are on the go or at home, the app leads you through interactive challenges on memory, problem-solving and more.

Weight Loss After 50

It’s no secret that our bodies change as we age. This eight-week challenge, based on the Whole Body Reset book, will explore how that works.


AARP's Staying Sharp has received industry recognition in multiple national award competitions, receiving accolades for videos, interactive content and site design.

*Unused points expire 12 months after they are earned, in monthly batches on a rolling basis.

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