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Research on issues and topics of particular interest to the 50+.

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COVID-19 research focusing on the pandemic's impact on older Americans.

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Understanding a Changing Older Workforce

Older workers continue to rethink their priorities and want jobs that are meaningful, not just a means to a paycheck.

2023 Tech Trends and the 50+

Americans age 50+ have an appetite for technology, and may are in the market for replacements and upgrades.

Utah State Budget Surplus Survey

Gauges opinions of Utah voters 18+ on how to use budget surplus of around $2 billion.

AARP Vital Voices Research, 2022–2024

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

Chicago Voters Weigh in on 2023 Mayoral Race

Chicago voters 50 and over want a mayoral candidate who is strong on crime, the economy, and essential services for older adults.

Planning for a Successful Retirement, For People of All Ages

Successful retirement requires planning, not just to ensure financial and physical health but also emotional well-being.

Can I Pay My Health Care Costs?

Health care affordability, rising health insurance costs, and unexpected medical bills are a significant concern for older adults.

AARP Financial Security Trends Survey of Adults 30+

​Rising prices are taking a toll on workers, who are struggling to cover expenses, leading to changes in spending habits.

Images Shape Attitudes About Aging

Research from AARP and the FrameWorks Institute offers recommendations for selecting images for a positive impact on perceptions.

Did You Know?

Workers 45+ value being part of a multigenerational workforce.

Global Insights on Retaining Workers Ages 45-Plus

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