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Underemployment in Midlife and Older Workers

Underemployment is a problem for workers ages 45 and older, but a new study finds the need for more nuanced solutions.

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Older Workers Aware of Age Discimination But Not Their Rights

A majority of workers in their 40s believe age discrimination is common, yet few are aware that they are federally protected.

Vision Valued as Independence Enabler

​Large majorities consider vision and ocular health important for themselves, their friends and family, and older adults.

Delirium: How Much Patients Understand

Delirium is a complication from a hospitalization or surgical procedures, but adults age 50-plus are largely unfamiliar with it.

The Impostors: Stealing Money, Damaging Lives

AARP commissioned a national survey of adults ages 18 and older to better understand Americans’ experiences with impostor scams.

Encourage Retirement Savings, Say Texas Business Owners

Most Texas small business owners think more should be done to encourage Texas residents to save for retirement.

Midlife Adults Are Supporting Parents and Adult Children

​A survey among midlife Americans to gauge the extent to which they provide financial support to older parents and adult children.

She's the Difference: South Carolina Survey Results

Older women voters in South Carolina share opinions on 2020 election issues, including health care and the economy.

Underemployment in Midlife and Older Workers

Underemployment is a problem for workers ages 45 and older, but a new study finds the need for more nuanced solutions.

She's the Difference: National Survey Results

Older women voters on 2020 election issues, including health care, the economy, values, rights, institutions, and candidates.

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Nearly half (47%) of U.S. adults have been targets of an impostor scam.

The Impostors: Stealing Money, Damaging Lives

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Midlife adults are financially supporting their adult children as well as their aging parents.

A Survey of Midlife Adults Providing Financial Support to Family Members

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