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50+ Voters' Concerns Will Show Up on 2020 Ballots

50+ voters are concerned about the coronavirus, safe voting, healthcare, and the economy.

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

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State-specific survey results and fact sheets concerning the 50+.


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Research on emerging innovations of interest to adults 50 and older.

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Attention, Holiday Shoppers: Keep Your Data Safe Online

This survey gauges US adults 18+ plans to shop online and their level of awareness of safe online shopping practices.

Caregiving Families Tweak Their Holiday Plans

Caregivers are changing holiday plans to reduce the COVID-19 risk to themselves and their loved ones.

Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Are Still Popular

​A survey among 40+ adults to assess impressions of nursing homes and assisted living facilities amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Concerns in Jefferson County, KY

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the everyday lives of older adults in Jefferson County, KY. This survey assesses the impact.

Salud, Dinero & Amor in the Time of COVID-19

Hispanics cited a range of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, including mental health, voting, and financial security.

Asian American Voters 50+ on Important 2020 Election Issues

Asian American voters say health care is the most important issue in 2020, followed by the economy.

COVID-19 Could Push Women out of the Workforce

Reimagining family leave policies through the lens of caregiving during the pandemic is critical for working women.

Students Who Are Family Caregivers Face Challenges

Results from a survey asking college student caregivers about the challenges they face managing school and caregiving.

Music Nourishes and Delights

Music benefits adults' overall health, brain health, cognitive function, depression, anxiety, and mental well-being.

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