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Health Care in Rural America: Successes and Challenges

Rural America’s health care is a mix of successes and ongoing challenges in access, affordability, and utilization of services.

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Eliminate the Tax on Social Security Benefits, Say NM Voters

A strong majority (80%) of New Mexico voters age 50+ support eliminating the state tax on social security benefits.

Health Care in Rural America: Successes and Challenges

Rural America’s health care is a mix of successes and ongoing challenges in access, affordability, and utilization of services.

2021 AARP Home and Community Preferences Survey

A national AARP survey of U.S. adults age 18+ to determine their preferences in housing, transportation, outdoor spaces, and social interaction.

Holiday Scams: The Gift that Keeps on Taking

Three out for four US adults age 18+ have been targeted by or experienced at least one form of fraud, says a recent AARP survey.

Veterans Battle Surprise Attacks from Fraud and Scams

Military/veterans receive more fraudulent appeals than civilians, and they are more likely to lose money to a scam than civilians.

Allow Workers to Save for Retirement From Their Paychecks, Say Voters

Nearly all workers want to save for retirement from their paycheck, and voters support legislation that will enable them to do so.

Stressful Life Events May Increase Our Susceptibility to Fraud

This AARP report examines the incidence of scam encounters among US adults, as well as financial losses and fraud susceptibility.

Women, Work, and the Road to Resilience

Midcareer and older women workers experienced widespread job disruptions during the coronavirus pandemic.

Consumer Fraud in America: The Black Experience

AARP commissioned a survey of 2,808 U.S. adults age 18+ to gauge awareness and incidence of scams among Hispanic and Black Americans.

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Recent job loss, illness, or death of a loved one can make us more susceptible to fraud.

Stressful Life Events May Increase Our Susceptibility to Fraud

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