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COVID-19 research focusing on the pandemic's impact on older Americans.
Americans are strengthening connection with friends and family now that the pandemic is waning.
Age discrimination is still a serious problem for workers age 50-plus, especially during the pandemic, according to new trend data.
AARP Vital Voices Research explores the needs and interests of the 45+ population across the states.
A new survey from AARP finds that many older adults expect to work in retirement for financial reasons.
Women of all ages are discriminated against regularly, and it's affecting their mental health.
Uncertainty about paying for long-term care remains problematic among midlife and older adults.
She's the Difference focus groups reveal concerns and opinions of women voters age 50 and over. Most feel unheard and unseen by politicians and in public life.
A recent AARP survey of likely voters age 50-plus finds that women voters are still undecided and expect legislators to address a range of concerns.
Job Reskilling and Upskilling Among the 50+
Healthy Living: Older Adults' Mental and Emotional Well-Being
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