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2012 Survey of AARP Members in Indiana on Election Issues
Indiana AARP members on service funding, safer streets, older workers, saving for retirement, and affordable utility rates. Read

Americans' Trust in Organizations and Individuals: An AARP Bulletin Survey
Trust placed in individuals and organizations by adults age 18 and older place is explored in this January 2013 survey. Read

Summary of AARP Survey of Floridians Age 50+: Opinions on Select State Legislative Issues
Opinions of Floridians age 50+ on state legislative issues such as long-term care, safe driving, and utility costs were gauged. Read

AARP Bulletin Survey on Congressional Expectations for 2013
Issues like employment, improving education, and fighting terrorism are ones that Americans would like Congress to address. Read

50+ Americans and the Future of Medicare and Social Security
Public views about Medicare and Social Security and their reform after the 2012 presidential election are examined in this survey. Read


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