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MIDDLE CLASS SECURITY PROJECT

PPI Research examines the prospects for secure middle-class retirement.  

 

See also personal stories of struggling middle-class Americans.

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Data Center

PPI State Data Center

Data by state on Americans 50-plus: health, financial security, housing, caregiving and more.  Read

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Learn about the policy development process at AARP, and read about AARP's positions on public issues in The Policy Book, AARP Public Policies
2011-2012.
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Nursing

PPI is home to the Center to Champion Nursing in America, an initiative of AARP, the AARP Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Center coordinates the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a nationwide initiative to transform health care through nursing, engaging a wide range of health care professionals, consumer advocates, policy-makers, and the business, academic, and philanthropic communities. More

 

Leadership

 

Susan C. Reinhard, RN, PhD – Sr. Vice President for Public Policy
Director, AARP Public Policy Institute
Chief Strategist, Center to Champion Nursing in America

 

Julia Alexis, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives

 

Elizabeth Costle, JD, Director, Consumer Issues

 

Richard Deutsch, MA, Director, Policy Outreach

 

Enid Kassner, MSW, Director, Long-Term Care and Independent Living Issues

 

Gary Koenig, MA, Director, Economic Issues

 

Pat Polansky, RN, MS, Co-Director, CCNA

 

Winifred Quinn, MA, PhD, Co-Director, CCNA

 

Lina Walker, PhD, Director, Health Issues

 

Vicki Watkins, Executive Secretary

 

Consumer Team

 

Economics Team

 

Health Team

 

Independent Living/Long-Term Care Team

 

Center to Champion Nursing in America (CCNA)

  • Susan C. Reinhard, RN, PhD, Chief Strategist
  • Pat Polansky, RN, MS, Co-Director
  • Winifred Quinn, MA, PhD, Co-Director
  • Andrew Bianco, BA, Project Specialist (CCNA)
  • Nefertari Carver, BA, Project Specialist
  • Meredith Courville, Communications Advisor
  • Stephanie Cruz, Online Communications Manager
  • Jihane Guidy, Executive Secretary
  • Cordelia Hill, Project Specialist
  • Meredith Hunter, MS, Senior Communications and Outreach Manager (CCNA)
  • Pamela Lighter, Project Specialist
  • Eli Logsdon, Project Specialist
  • Cynthia Malley, Project Specialist
  • Melissa Marinelarena, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor
  • Jennifer Peed, Deputy Director, State Implementation Program
  • Michael Pheulpin, MS, Project Analyst (CCNA)

 

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