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Women Voters Ages 50+ and the 2016 Election (Florida and Ohio)

See what women voters ages 50+ in Florida and Ohio are saying about Social Security and the presidential candidates. Read

2016 AARP Survey: Gubernatorial Issues Facing North Carolina Voters Ages 45+

Registered voters age 45+ in North Carolina are anxious about financial security in retirement and feel stressed over caregiving. Read

2016 AARP New York Presidential Primary Survey of Registered Voters Age 50-Plus

50+ Voters in New York believe having a plan for Social Security is a basic threshold for presidential leadership. Read

High Anxiety: New York’s Gen X and Boomers Struggle with Stress, Savings and Security

New York’s Gen X population is even more financially anxious than pre-retiree Boomers. Read

Voices of 50-Plus in New Hampshire: Opinions & Perspectives

New Hampshire residents age 50+ show high levels of interest in financial security and independent living. Read

2014 State of the 50+ in New York State

Many 50+ New Yorkers see a future where they will never be able to retire because of caregiving and economic issues. Read

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