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Ninety-six percent (96%) of Boomer travelers anticipate at least one domestic trip in 2018,

while just over half (51%) indicate plans for international travel.

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The Holiday Season: Joy, Love & Loneliness

AARP Foundation conducted a survey among adults age 18 and over that explored social connections during the holidays.

Livability For All: The AARP Age-Friendly Community Surveys (Albany County, NY)

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

2017 Retirement Confidence Survey: A Secondary Analysis of the Findings from Respondents Age 50+

Examines the retirement expectations, preparations, experiences and needs of adults age 50 and older.

R&R, Family Visits, and Bucket Lists: Travel Trends for 2018

Boomers will travel for leisure five times, on average, in 2018 and are more motivated to travel to relax and rejuvenate than in 2017.

AARP 2017 Arkansas Small Business Owner Survey

Most (74%) small business owners in Arkansas support legislation creating a retirement plan to address retirement savings problems in the state.

Under Fire: Military Veterans and Consumer Fraud

The present study explores key research questions related to military veterans and their vulnerability to fraud.

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People age 50+ are well-poised to fill occupations experiencing labor shortages. Employers characterize older workers as being more reliable and accurate, and having better social skills.

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