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AARP Research is pleased to make selected datasets available to the public for secondary analysis. Datasets are available one year after the research report is published on Users must agree to abide by the Terms of Use for Datasets.

To request a dataset, please fill out the Research Dataset Request Form.

Data are also available via the Roper Center for Public Research.

Available Datasets

Health and Health Care

  • 2015 Survey on Brain Health
  • 2016 AARP Social Engagement and Brain Health Survey
  • 2016 Survey on Healthy Behaviors and Well-Being
  • 2016 Survey on Physical Activity
  • Sleep and Brain Health (2016)
  • U.S. Public Opinion and Interest on Human Enhancements Technology (2018)

Life and Leisure

  • AARP Life Reimagined/USA Today Poll: Reflections on Life & Career (2014)
  • Insights and Spending Habits of Modern Grandparents (2012)
  • Loneliness Among Older Adults: A National Survey of Adults 45+ (2010)
  • Loneliness and Social Connections: A National Survey of Adults 45 and Older (2018)
  • Maintaining Dignity: A Survey of LGBT Adults Age 45 and Older (2018)
  • Sex, Romance, and Relationships: AARP Survey of Midlife and Older Adults (2010)

Livable Communities

  • 2011 Boomer Housing Survey
  • 2015 Age-Friendly Community Surveys
  • 2016 Age-Friendly Community Surveys
  • 2017 Age-Friendly Community Surveys
  • 2018 Home and Community Preferences Survey

Long Term Care

  • AARP Family Caregiving Survey (2017)
  • Caregivers: Life Changes and Coping Strategies (2013)
  • Caregiving in the U.S. 2009
  • Caregiving in the U.S. 2020


  • 2020 Tech Trends of the 50+

Work and Finance

  • Caught in the Scammer's Net--Risk Factors That May Lead To Becoming An Internet Fraud Victim  (2014)
  • Fiduciary Duty and Investment Advice: Attitudes of 401(k) and 403(b) Participants (2013)
  • Retirement Attitudes Segmentation Survey (2013)
  • Staying Ahead Of the Curve 2013: AARP Multicultural Work and Career Study
  • What Are Older Workers Seeking? An AARP/SHRM Survey of 50+ Workers (2012)

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