AARP The Magazine features Liam Neeson on his next starring role in ‘Memory’, Selma Blair on Living her best life with MS and Michael Strahan on his high-speed secret to unwinding

AARP The Magazine features Liam Neeson on his next starring role in ‘Memory’, Selma Blair on Living her best life with MS and Michael Strahan on his high-speed secret to unwinding

More: Jean Smart talks about life’s biggest lessons learned, a guide to throwing the perfect Mother’s Day brunch, and our annual look at the major health issues we face in our 50s, 60s and 60s, and how to overcome them

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — This Spring, April/May 2022 problem of AARP The Magazine (AT M) offers readers a glimpse of the most fulfilling life possible, despite the obstacles encountered. star blanket Liam Neeson shares how memories still affect his decision-making process as he takes on new roles. renowned actress Selma Blair explains that asking for help is a strength, not a weakness when talking about your life and your future with multiple sclerosis. Several fascinating experts (including Lesley Stahl, Deepak Chopra and Michael Strahan) reveal their best American road trips. and actress John Smart talks about the future and the directions she hopes her career will take (and not take).

Plus, an exclusive survey on health, aging and a happier life; a fascinating quiz to determine how tight-fisted you are; and a guide to surviving lasting financial dilemmas.

In this issue of AARP The Magazine:

Cover story: Liam Neeson
Neeson spent time with AARP The Magazine (ATM) to discuss his decision-making process when taking on roles, including his starring role in the upcoming action-thriller, Memory. The actor also opened up about the powerful women who influenced him; how his youth in a war-torn country still affects him; the joys of fatherhood; and his amazement at his success in the action hero genre

The A-list Selma Blair
Actress Selma Blair discusses the seven things you should be doing now to live a more fulfilling life. Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2018, the actress is no stranger to the struggles that come with feeling like you’re losing your own body and has words of wisdom for those on similar paths.

John Smart
Emmy Award-winning actress John Smart dives into the life lessons she’s learned over the years of her career, her thoughts on nudity, and hope for future roles and co-stars to work with.

A road trip for all
Let’s go on a trip! Well-known travelers have concocted itineraries for specific interests, starting with a car enthusiast outing (your guide: Michael Strahan) to a spiritual journey (Deepak Chopra) to the odyssey of a biker (ecologist and author Bill McKibben).

Are you a penny pincher?
With just seven fascinating ‘multiple-choice’ questions, our quiz not only reveals your unique frugality personality, but also provides insight into whether you’re going too far – or not far enough – in being a smart spender. And in these times of crazy inflation, who doesn’t want to know?

Based on AARP’s proprietary survey of health and aging, the “You Asked, We Answered” guide explores diets, prescriptions, fitness, and physical and mental health in an effort to answer the unique questions older Americans have about their overall health and happiness.

Your next big work decision
The first in a four-part series guides through common and difficult dilemmas that can have a lasting impact on your financial and overall well-being. Topics include job offshoring, age discrimination in the workplace, and the possibility of freelance work rather than corporate engagement.

About AARP
AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose their lifestyle as they age. With a national presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and champions what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the most popular publications in the country: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. To learn more, visit, or follow @AARP, @AARPenEspanol and @AARPadvocates, @AliadosAdelante on social media.


Amanda P. Whitten