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Vaccine Acceptance: Older Adults Need Accurate Information

Older adults considering vaccinations need factual information from someone they trust.

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Older Adults Are Upgrading Their Tech for a Better Online Experience

In 2020, the pandemic significantly limited social interaction, and technology became more important than ever for adults age 50+.

NYC Voters 50+ Have Candidate Preferences and Issues in Mind for Next Mayor

Many NYC 50+ voters for upcoming mayoral primaries remain undecided, leaving room for candidates to address their top concerns.

Women Seek More Authentic Representation of Aging in Media and the Marketplace

Pandemic stress puts renewed emphasis on inner health and self-care among Black and Latina women age 50-plus.

Privacy, Storage, and Usage: A Look at How Older Adults View Big Data in Health Care

A recent AARP survey on big health data found that older adults lack knowledge about how much personal data is collected, analyzed.

How Financial Experiences During the Pandemic Shape Future Outlook

Job loss and reduced income during the pandemic have led many working adults to say that their financial situation is worse.

Fraud's New Currency: Gift Cards as Payment

Results from an AARP survey of U.S. adults to gauge the incidence of gift card payment scams, which have cost U.S. consumers $245 million since 2018.

Assessing the Needs of Small Business Owners

​Provides in-depth interviews with older small business owners to supplement business owner survey data collected by the New York Federal Reserve.

Views on Vaccines: Gender Makes a Difference

While most older adults say vaccines are safe, men and women have differing attitudes and actions related to vaccines.

Vaccine Acceptance: Older Adults Need Accurate Information

Older adults considering vaccinations need factual information from someone they trust.

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