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Policy, Research and Thought Leadership

Through data-driven research, policy analysis, and innovative solutions, AARP is changing the conversation on aging, in the U.S. and around the world.

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The AARP Public Policy Institute (PPI) published a NEW Thinking Policy blog released in tandem with May 2024’s Social Security Trustees annual report. Extensive survey and polling research demonstrates that a strong majority of Americans believe Social Security is an important program they view favorably and opposes reductions in funds that would reduce benefits. In addition, a NEW AARP Policy Now video segment finds that regardless of income, education or even age, most Americans value Social Security.



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