COVID and Mental Health Among Older Adults
A look at how older adults are managing the emotional impact of the pandemic. ... The COVID-19 pandemic has had a negative emotional impact on many of us, including a majority of adults ages 50-plus. (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - July 1, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

2021 Caregiving Out-of-Pocket Costs Study
More reports from AARP Research ... Caregiving can take not only a physical and emotional toll, it can have a financial one as well. ... A new study by AARP shows just how much housing and medical ... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - June 30, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Video Chats Help Bond Grandparents and Their Young Grandchildren
Armed with smartphones, Nana and Gramps exchange smiles and waves over video chats with their young grandchildren to build and maintain strong bonds these days, a recent study by AARP, a recent AAR... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - June 5, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Don't Use Social Security and Medicare to Fix Federal Deficits
NORC ’s AmeriSpeak® Omnibus Questions on Federal Budget Deficit: Annotated Questionnaire (PDF) ... Americans have earned their Social Security and Medicare benefits after years of working and paying... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - May 27, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

AARP Vital Voices: Consumer Fraud Among U.S. Adults Ages 45+: Incidence, Concern, Protection, Vulnerability
The Federal Trade Commission ’s (FTC) 2020 Consumer Sentinel Report shows U.S. consumers filed more than 4.7 million reports of fraud and had $3.3 billion in financial losses to fraud. ... The FTC’s... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - May 20, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Black LGBTQ Community Survey
A total of 1,815 Black LGBTQ adults in the United States completed a 15-minute online survey. ... While Black LGBTQ participants feel pride in being an LGBTQ person, many cannot be fully themselves... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - May 18, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Older Workers Are Willing and Eager to Learn New Skills
Two-thirds of older workers are interested in additional job or skills training. ... Older workers are continuing to learn new skills. ... They are also interested in future training, particularly ... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - May 8, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Perimenopause Is More Than Hot Flashes: What Women Need to Know
More Reports from AARP Research ... Women often don ’t know as much as they should about the conditions leading up to menopause, according to an AARP national survey. ... Access to relevant health i... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - May 6, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

How Americans 40-Plus See Their Health and the System that Supports It
More Reports from AARP Research ... How Americans from different backgrounds describe their own health and access to medical care reveals differences depending on income, gender, and age, according... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - May 5, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Love Your Guts: Older Americans' Views on Colorectal Cancer Screenings
More Reports from AARP Research ... According to a recent AARP survey on screenings for colorectal cancer, U.S. adults ages 50 and older report being familiar with various screening methods, but ad... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - May 1, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Older Adults Are Upgrading Tech for a Better Online Experience
More Reports from AARP Research ... The pandemic might be the bridge to close the generational tech divide as older adults flocked to adopt technology in 2020. ... Usage increased across the techno... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - April 22, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Older African Americans' Experiences With Racism and Discrimination
Older African Americans are not a monolithic group with uniform opinions or experiences. ... African Americans born in 1964, for example, the year the Civil Rights Act passed, will turn 57 years ol... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - April 20, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NYC Voters 50+ Have Candidate Preferences and Issues in Mind for Next Mayor
A new AARP poll of New York City active voters 50 and older finds Andrew Yang and Curtis Sliwa hold large leads in the mayoral primary races among the city's most reliable voting bloc, with 24% of ... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - April 20, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Financial Impact of the Pandemic on Workers and Their Families
More Reports from AARP Research ... Many working adults now say that their financial situation is worse today than it was a year ago, according to a recent AARP survey. ... The survey asked working... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - April 17, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Fraud's New Currency: Gift Cards as Payment
Gift cards used as payment scams have cost U.S. consumers $245 million since 2018, according to the Federal Trade Commission. ... To gauge awareness and incidence of gift card payment scams, AARP s... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Assessing the Needs of Small Business Owners
More Reports from AARP Research ... Small business owners and entrepreneurs age 50-plus had to pivot in 2020 to deal with challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. ... To gauge the pandemic's impa... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - April 6, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Views on Vaccines: Gender Makes a Difference
More Reports from AARP Research ... The good news is that attitudes among the 50-plus related to vaccines are positive. ... According to a recent AARP survey, most older adults say in general, vacc... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - April 6, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Overwhelming, bipartisan support for several measures to keep Florida nursing home residents safe.
Nearly all Florida voters 50-plus (96%) believe it is extremely or very important for nursing home residents to receive quality care. ... There is currently a proposal in Florida ’s state legislatur... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - April 1, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine Adoption in the African American Community
As America struggles to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine, educating at-risk communities, especially African Americans 45-plus, about the safety of vaccines is essential to tackling the coronavirus p... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - March 31, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Adopting Healthier Habits Can Ease Pandemic-Related Stress
One year into the pandemic, many of us are stressed out. ... The pandemic's rising death toll, social isolation, and day-to-day uncertainties have taken a heavy toll on our mental health. ... Accor... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - March 15, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

AARP 2021 Travel Trends: Boomers Plan to Travel
More Reports from AARP Research ... AARP ’s annual travel trends survey reflected the stark reality of COVID-19’s impact in upending 2020 travel plans and how it continues to disrupt travel itinerar... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - February 27, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

AARP Vital Voices Survey Program
As America struggles to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine, educating at-risk communities, especially African Americans 45-plus, about the safety of vaccines is essential to tackling the coronavirus p... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - February 26, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Vaccine Acceptance: Older Adults Need Accurate Information
For adults ages 50-plus considering vaccinations, a trusted messenger is key. ... Older adults considering vaccinations need honest, factual information from a trusted messenger, according to a rec... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - February 10, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

AARP 2020 Vaccine Survey: Topline Overview
For adults ages 50-plus considering vaccinations, a trusted messenger is key ... Older adults considering vaccinations need honest, factual information from a trusted messenger, according to a rece... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - February 5, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

AARP Survey of Small Business Owners in North Carolina
This AARP survey explored the opinions of North Carolina small business owners or decision makers about employee benefits. ... Most small business owners expressed concern as taxpayers that some No... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - January 29, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

AARP Oklahoma Retirement Security Survey
More Reports from AARP Research ... Oklahoma voters strongly support a retirement savings program, and most agree that elected officials in the state should support legislation that helps workers s... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - January 27, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Ageism Could Hurt Job Prospects, Say Job-Insecure Older Workers
More Reports from AARP Research ... Older workers concerned about job security say that age may hurt their job prospects. ... Nearly half of older concerned workers fear that their older age will h... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - January 17, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Living in a Multigenerational Household Before and During COVID-19
Living in a multigenerational household before and during COVID-19 ... More reports from AARP Research ... The global pandemic has profoundly impacted our daily routines, our work, and how we inter... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - January 14, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Ageism Could Hurt Job Prospects, Say Job-Insecure Older Workers
More Reports from AARP Research ... Older workers concerned about job security say that age may hurt their job prospects. ... Nearly half of older concerned workers fear that their older age will h... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - January 13, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Attention, Holiday Shoppers: Keep Your Data Safe Online
Do you know how to protect yourself from holiday scammers? ... Take our quiz and find out how you score compared to our survey respondents. ... Read the Detailed Findings ... The COVID-19 pandemic ... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - January 8, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Attention, Holiday Shoppers: Keep Your Data Safe Online
The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly driven more and more consumers online and changed their social and purchasing behavior — namely, in terms of social visits, purchases, and banking. ... With th... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - November 25, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

The Coronavirus Pandemic: Attitudes Among the 50+ Population of Jefferson County, Kentucky
The coronavirus pandemic has required older residents of Jefferson County Kentucky, like all Americans, to adapt their lifestyles, relationships with others, beliefs, and expectations for the futur... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - November 18, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Attitudes Toward Long-Term Care Amid COVID-19
More reports from AARP Research ... Nursing homes and assisted living facilities, which were hit hardest by the coronavirus outbreak, continue to find favor with most adults over 40, according to a... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - November 18, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

2020 New Jersey Residents 18-Plus Prescription Drug Study
More Reports from AARP Research ... Skyrocketing prescription drug costs coupled with the economic recession, widespread unemployment, and subsequent loss of health insurance are creating increased... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - November 18, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

The Coronavirus Pandemic: Attitudes Among the 50+ Population of Jefferson County, Kentucky
The coronavirus pandemic has required older residents of Jefferson County Kentucky, like all Americans, to adapt their lifestyles, relationships with others, beliefs, and expectations for the futur... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - November 13, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

State Caregiver Profiles 2018-2019
Today millions of Americans serve as family caregivers; with the population aging, those numbers will only increase. ... As of 2020, more than one in five Americans (21.3%), or 50.3 million adults ... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - November 10, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

High-Speed Internet: Views of New York Voters Ages 35+
More Reports from AARP Research ... Affordable high-speed internet access is important to an overwhelming majority of New York voters ages 35 and older, according to a new AARP survey, and they cal... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - October 28, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Asian American Voters Age 50-Plus: Mindsets and Priorities in 2020
Asian American voters age 50-plus cited health care (93%) as the most important election issue this November, according to two recent national AARP surveys exploring their priorities and concerns. (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - October 28, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 Could Deal a Serious Blow to Women in the Workforce
The report is also available as a webpage. ... More Reports from AARP Research ... Reimagining family leave policies for caregiving during the pandemic is critical for working women. ... Caregiving... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - October 26, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

2020 Election Battleground State Surveys
by Katherine Bridges, AARP Research, September 2020 | ... Surveys among voters in presidential and senate battleground states show that voters 65+ could decide this year's election. ... Concerns ab... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - October 26, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Asian American Voters Age 50-Plus: Mindsets and Priorities in 2020
Asian American voters age 50-plus cited health care (93%) as the most important election issue this November, according to two recent national AARP surveys exploring their priorities and concerns. (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - October 22, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

High-Speed Internet: Views of New York Voters Ages 35+
More Reports from AARP Research ... Affordable high-speed internet access is important to an overwhelming majority of New York voters ages 35 and older, according to a new AARP survey, and they cal... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - October 22, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 Could Deal a Serious Blow to Women in the Workforce
More Reports from AARP Research ... Reimagining family leave policies for caregiving during the pandemic is critical for working women. ... Caregiving during the pandemic has heightened the pressur... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - October 20, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

The Longevity Economy ® State Profiles
The Longevity Economy ® state profiles are a series of data analyses from AARP that describe the contributions of Americans age 50-plus. ... The map below displays how much Americans age 50-plus con... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - October 2, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

2020 Election Battleground State Surveys
by Katherine Bridges, AARP Research, September 2020 | ... Surveys among voters in presidential and senate battleground states show that voters 65+ could decide this year's election. ... Concerns ab... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - September 17, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Social Security Opinions and Attitudes on Its 85th Anniversary
The Social Security Act celebrates its 85th anniversary on August 14, 2020. ... The legislation provides retirement benefits to millions of American workers. ... Social Security still enjoys strong... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - August 19, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

An AARP Survey of Retail Investors about Advisor-Client Relationships and Fees
Most investors are not aware of the Security and Exchange Commission ’s (SEC) 2019 ruling, Regulation Best Interest, according to a recent national survey. ... Despite its name, the new regulation d... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - August 17, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Insights from Global Employers: The Future of Work is Living, Learning and Earning Longer
More Reports from AARP Research ... The world ’s population is growing older and faster than at any time in human history. ... Despite the pandemic, globally people ages 60 and older continue to out... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - August 13, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Hacking Life Shifts
Life shifts are precipitated by discrete life events, sometimes abrupt, that profoundly change one ’s life and outlook. ... Most important, life shifts create new and unique sources of stress and op... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - July 7, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

2020 AARP Music and Brain Health Survey
Music is not only enjoyable, research shows it can be good for your mind, heart, and soul. ... Whether listening casually or intently, or soaking in the experience of a live musical event, benefits... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - June 30, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news