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R&R, Family Visits, and Bucket Lists: Travel Trends for 2018

Boomers will travel for leisure five times, on average, in 2018 and are more motivated to travel to relax and rejuvenate than in 2017.

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U.S. Public Opinion and Interest on Human Enhancements Technology

This presentation examines public opinion regarding the role of technology, and human therapeutic and enhancement technologies.

Designing Technology for Caregivers: Understanding What Works and Doesn't

Three pilot studies tested technologies in care coordination, emergency alerting, and in-home aide services.

Livability For All: The AARP Age-Friendly Community Surveys (San Juan, PR)

This AARP community survey finds that residents want to age in their communities and need community support and resources to do so.

2017 AARP Survey of Small Business Owners: New York Non-Workplace Savings Plan

A study among 200 NY business owners/decision makers who do not offer retirement saving plans to employees.

AARP Family Caregiver Survey: Holiday Stressors and Emotions

Holiday stressors are examined in this AARP family caregiving survey.

LGBT Fact Sheet: The 2017 AARP Multicultural Work and Jobs Study

Fact sheet for LGBT older workers 45+ on reasons for working, caregiving experiences, retirement plans, and age discrimination.

Did You Know?

People age 50+ are well-poised to fill occupations experiencing labor shortages. Employers characterize older workers as being more reliable and accurate, and having better social skills.

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