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PPI’s nonpartisan policy analysis focuses on issues of critical importance to older Americans and draws on the work of experts across the ideological spectrum.
Utility Expenditures Highest for Americans 50 and Older
Latest data shows utility expenditures are a higher percentage of average annual expenditures for older consumers
Savings Expected from Slowdown in Medicare Spending
Medicare growth rates have remained low since 2009, indicating that mid-term and long-range Medicare spending will be dramatically lower than expected just 5 years ago.
Winter Heating Costs Report, January 2015
Winter Heating Expenditures Projected Lower, but Challenges Remain for Older Low-Income Households
The Effect of Angelina Jolie’s Personal Story of BRCA1 Mutation on Testing Rates Among Commercially Insured Women
The Employment Situation, December, 2014
Unemployment Rate for Older Workers Lowest Since 2008
Facts on the Future of Work@50+
Key information about the U.S. workforce and issues facing older workers.
Transforming the Workforce to Provide Better Chronic Care
Role of a Nurse Care Coordinator in Minnesota
Monitoring the Impact of Health Reform on Americans 50-64
Use of insurance Marketplaces
RX Price Watch Report
Brand Name Prescription Drug Prices Continue to Increase
Winter Heating Costs Report—November 2014
Costs Expected to Fall But Still Challenge Older Consumers.
How nurses in nurses in North Carolina are improving obstetric care. Second in a series looking at innovative projects around the country.
State laws may limit access to less expensive generic versions of biologic drugs.
Part-time workers and the self-employed are much less likely than full-time workers to have insurance through their employment.
Providing care to people with cognitive or behavioral health conditions is doubly challenging. This report highlights results from a national survey of caregivers.
First in a series looking at innovative projects around the country. This report: The role of nurses in Rhode Island.
How to improve retirement savings opportunities for private sector employees
Many older consumers will be burdened by high cooling bills during the 2014 summer.
Exclusive 2014 update on how well states are doing. State rankings and national trends.
Washington state shows how it can be done as new federal transit rules spur investment.
Funding is failing to keep up with inflation and demand from a rapidly expanding older population.
The meaning of livability and lessons learned by PPI measuring community livability.
Livability issues may or may not be addressed by public policy.
Social Security keeps close to four out of ten older women out of poverty.
Social Security provides retirement income for older Americans and protects workers of all ages.
A new survey shows efforts to reduce isolation and stress are needed to support spouses and their partners.
Higher-income individuals contribute more toward the cost of the program than the general population.
More Than 10 million older Americans depend on Social Security for the majority of their income
Mobile device use increases amid growing consumer privacy vulnerability.
10 key facts about the Medicare population.
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