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AARP Research: Insights Impacting Americans 50+ Skip to content

The AARP/Des Moines Register Iowa presidential candidate forum continues Wednesday! Watch Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, Maryland Rep. John Delaney, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan LIVE at 2 p.m. CT (3 p.m. ET).

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Brain Health and Dietary Supplements: Where’s the Evidence?

Survey of adults age 18 and older on their knowledge and use of vitamins and dietary supplements.

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Issues & Topics

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

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State Resources

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

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Browse through the latest infographics based on AARP research findings.

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Giving Back: Attitudes and Behaviors Across the Lifespan

​Americans are redefining volunteerism and what it means to give back as they seek to make a difference in their communities.

Brain Health and Dietary Supplements: Where’s the Evidence?

Survey of adults age 18 and older on their knowledge and use of vitamins and dietary supplements, including reasons for use.

The Unexpected Power of Weak Ties

Weak ties, your network outside your immediate social circle, can help with your job search in unexpected ways.

Veterans in America Infographics

The 2019 Veterans in America infographics contain data on veteran’s health and well-being and other demographic information.

Many Americans Still Vulnerable to Spoofing

AARP survey shows Americans are not only "annoyed" by robocalls but vulnerable to robocall scams.

Embracing Friendships Across Generations

A new study on adult friendships finds that having friends of a different generation brings unique benefits.

Financial Resolutions, Mistakes, and Accomplishments

New poll finds many adults make annual savings goals but few feel prepared for shouldering retirement costs.

What Gets in the Way of Getting Away

This AARP poll on traveling with confidence shows older travelers may be unaware of potential pitfalls in planning and booking travel.

Grandparents Embrace Changing Attitudes and Technology

Grandparents represent a strong economic base with great spending power, but the fundamentals of grandparenting remain the same.

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