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A New Look at Telehealth

Telehealth services are a better for some health care needs than in-person visits, say Americans 50-plus. Most feel comfortable using telehealth services.

Disability in the United States

A snapshot of data on people living with an ambulatory, cognitive, hearing, visual, self-care, or other functional disability.

Hawai‘i Voters Ages 40 and Older Support a State Income Tax Credit for Family Caregivers

Nine in ten Hawai‘i voters 40-plus support a state income tax credit for unpaid family caregivers. Such a credit would help ease caregivers' financial burden.

AARP Vital Voices Research, 2022–2024

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

Vital Voices: Fraud Issues That Impact Adults Ages 45-Plus

Older adults in the United States are growing increasingly concerned about being targeted by a scam or fraud. Concerns vary by subgroup, income and education.

Digital Health Care Can Transform Women's Health

Digital health solutions can address women's health concerns while empowering women to take control of their health.

Games Should Be Designed for Everyone

Gamers 50-plus want games that are designed with them in mind, especially games that allow them to adjust accessibility options.

Thoughts on End of Life: For Most, Concerns Do Not Equate to Action

This AARP survey of adults ages 45 and older explores concerns, attitudes, and experiences related to advance care planning and end of life.

Older Adults Have a Better Grasp on Beauty Than Advertisers

Older adults understand beauty better than younger cohorts, while the beauty industry has made necessary but insufficient progress, especially on diversity.

Interesting Stat

Seven in 10 women 50+ say the country is on the wrong track.

2024 She's the Difference: The Wildcard of the 2024 Election

Did You Know?

Globally, menopausal symptoms cost an estimated $150 billion in worker productivity.

The Economic Impact of Menopause: A Survey of Women 35+ and Employers

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