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What Gets in the Way of Getting Away
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.
Relationship Status: Single — Dating Among Grown-Ups
Most single grown-ups ages 38+ are dating or open to it, but they don't have the goal of marriage.
2019 Boomer Travel Trends
Boomers are avid travelers planning on taking 4 to 5 leisure trips in 2019 and spending over $6,600 on these trips.
Maintaining Dignity: A Survey of LGBT Adults Age 45 & Older
LGBT adults age are concerned about having support as they age and want specific LGBT services for older adults.
Mirror/Mirror: Women's Reflections on Beauty, Age, and Media
A striking number of women feel misrepresented in media images and it is affecting their buying choices.
Loneliness and Social Connections: A National Survey...
Loneliness affects over a third of midlife and older adults, finds this follow up study to AARP’s 2010 report.
The Health Outcomes of Travel: Perceptions of Boomers
This study focused on the impact of travel on health, both benefits and drawbacks, as well as perceptions of wellness travel.
Social Isolation: Myths vs. Realities Among Adults Age 40+
Myths around social isolation still persist, and many adults 40+ are aware of its impact but don't feel personally at risk.
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