As we celebrate longevity and aging, we must acknowledge current crises and the challenges and opportunities they present to create a more equitable future.
For many low- and moderate-wage workers, the COVID-19 Recession has highlighted the shift away from stable working hours and a subsequent rise in income volatility.
Through personal, public and private sector responsibility, we must work together to close the opportunity gap and lessen inequities across the lifespan.
As a fierce defender of older adults, AARP is working with those on the financial front lines to protect older Americans from financial exploitation through its award-winning BankSafe online training platform.
The labor force participation rate for older workers continues to decline, suggesting that many older workers displaced by COVID-19 job loss have left the labor market.
COVID-19: Many Older Blacks and Hispanics with Medicare More Likely to Face Out-of-Pocket Hospital Bill
Emerging evidence shows that COVID-19 is having a disproportionate impact on older Blacks and Hispanics.
Self-direction allows individuals to have greater choice over the services and supports they receive, including hiring and managing their own paid caregivers and purchasing items to live more independently at home.
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