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

Science is getting closer to enhancing human abilities beyond their normal range, but are Americans ready for it?

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Livability For All: The AARP 2017 Age-Friendly Community Surveys (Davidson County, TN; and Warwick, RI)

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

Love Valentine's Day? It's Complicated

​AARP Foundation Survey finds connections, not candy, ​are preferred way to celebrate Valentine's Day.

AARP 2018 Tennessee Retirement Security Survey

The 2018 Tennessee Retirement Security Study was a phone survey of 500 registered voters 18-64 on retirement savings issues.

Facing Fraud or Saving Face?

A survey of AAPIs age 50 and older shows high rates of exposure to consumer fraud with financial and non-financial impacts.

Generation X and Its Evolving Experience with the American Dream

For many, the concept of a “good life” has evolved from a focus on material possessions to a more experiential one today.

2017 Brain Health and Nutrition Survey

This study of adults age 40+ characterized the relationship between eating habits and willingness to eat healthy and brain health/mental well-being.

Did You Know?

Generation X is the first generation in U.S. history in which a majority will not end up financially better off than their parents.

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