Most adults age 50 and older feel confident about their access to services to help them age in their communities, but those living in rural areas and Black or Hispanic older adults have more reservations about the services in their area that support aging.
Sixty-two percent of adults age 50 and older have used telehealth since the beginning of the pandemic, but socioeconomic differences emerge in the reasons for using—and not using—it.
With COVID-19 case counts remaining high in much of the United States, 34% of adults age 50 and older feel socially isolated. And 1 in 4 feels that their social life and relationships have gotten worse over the past year.
The AP-NORC Center’s 2018 survey of long-term caregivers asks Americans about the types of challenges and costs they face providing care.
The AP-NORC Center’s 2018 Long-Term Care Poll asks Hispanic adults about language and cultural barriers, as well as their attitudes towards telemedicine and technology.