report | Sep 3, 2009

Recession Turns a Graying Office Grayer

The American work force is graying -- and not just because the American population itself is graying. Older adults are staying in the labor force longer, and younger adults are staying out of it longer.

report | May 28, 2009

Most Middle-Aged Adults Are Rethinking Retirement Plans

In the midst of a recession that has taken a heavy toll on many nest eggs, just over half of all working adults ages 50 to 64 say they may delay their retirement -- and another 16% say they never expect to stop working.

presentation | Jan 10, 2009

Baby Boomers and the internet

This presentation contains data about how Baby Boomers use the internet. It charts the rise of broadband, wireless connections, and a variety of internet activities, including e-commerce.

report | Jun 25, 2008

Baby Boomers: The Gloomiest Generation

America's baby boomers are in a collective funk. Members of the large generation born from 1946 to 1964 are more downbeat about their lives than are adults who are younger or older.

report | May 9, 2008

The Widening Gap

While Barack Obama's appeal to the young coincides with their increasing Democratic alignment, older voters do not show the greater allegiance to the GOP that might explain their relative reluctance to support him.

presentation | Nov 14, 2006

Seniors and the Internet

Any system being designed for consumers should take advantage of two trends: the centrality of search and the importance of peer advice (whether via email, social networking sites, blogs, or other emerging technologies). Both trends are likely to ...

report | Apr 11, 2006

Are “Wired Seniors” Sitting Ducks?

Older internet users may be easy targets for viruses, spyware and the like. Younger internet users take more chances online, but they also take more precautions.

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