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AARP Survey Reveals Hopes, Challenges of 50+

In January 2011, AARP conducted a national survey effort to learn more about the interests and concerns of the 50+ population.

AARP interviewed age 50+ Americans from every state, as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. We asked about their dreams as they think about what is next in their life, as well as the challenges they see themselves facing. Additional questions were tailored to the unique issues and challenges facing the 50+ population in each state, including right here in Connecticut. What we heard will help shape AARP’s work in Connecticut and at the national level in 2011 and beyond.

The results of our Connecticut survey reflects an older population with bright dreams of traveling and spending time on leisure pursuits in retirement, but with concerns about maintaining their health and finances weighing on them, many feel they don’t have what they need to achieve those dreams.

Among the survey’s findings:
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