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Over one-third of U.S. adults age 45 and older report feeling lonely — and the number is growing

Loneliness and Social Connections: A National Survey of Adults 45 and Older

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Get a Travel Bonus—to Your Health

This study focused on the impact of travel on health, both benefits and drawbacks, as well as perceptions of wellness travel.

Social Security and Medicare Information Sources

​This AARP survey of Social Security and Medicare beneficiaries examines where they get their information.

2018 Mid-Term Election State Voter Surveys

What will be on the minds of older voters on election day? Who will they vote for? These surveys will have the answers.

2018 AARP Brain Health and Mental Well-Being Survey

Relationship between stress, coping style, mental health measures and routine activities is explored in this survey of adults 18+.

Loneliness and Social Connections: A National Survey of Adults 45 and Older

Loneliness affects over a third of midlife and older adults, finds this follow up study to AARP’s 2010 report.​

Financial Firsts: When Do People Take Their First Financial Steps?

Many Americans start making important financial decisions at a relatively young age.

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