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Caregivers Face Shopping Challenges

Family caregivers often shop for their care recipient and face challenges, from financial to logistical, according to an AARP survey.

2023 AARP Age-Friendly Banking Survey

Regardless of age, people prefer physical banks, and they want banks to provide more fraud protections, according to a recent AARP Research survey.

Menopause in the Workplace

Globally, worker productivity losses due to menopausal symptoms are estimated to be $150 billion, according to a recent AARP survey.

AARP Vital Voices Research, 2022–2024

AARP Vital Voices Research explores the needs and interests of the 45+ population across the states.

AARP Vital Voices: Priority Issues for U.S. Women 45+

Women's views on their financial standing, security, and the future of American women 45-plus, as part of AARP Research's larger Vital Voices research.

Meditation is a Well-Known Practice, but Few Engage

A recent AARP survey revealed that while most (63%) adults 50-plus are familiar with the practice of meditation, less than half (44%) ever meditate.

Lack of Knowledge About Claiming Social Security Could be Costly in Retirement

People who rely on Social Security the most show gaps in knowledge about Social Security retirement benefits, specifically about when to claim.

Financial Security Trends, July 2023

High inflation appears to be slowing in 2023, but consumers may take some time to recover., according to the latest Financial Security Trends survey.

Ageless Desire: Relationships and Sex in Middle Age and Beyond

Americans 40+ continue to value intimacy with a partner later in life, but what that desire for intimacy looks like varies by age and gender.

Interesting Stat

The incidence of fraud among people 65+ has risen 10 points in the past year.

2023 Holiday Shopping Scams

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