New York Times highlights key HRS data in reporting on aging and caregiving

December 18, 2023

Contact: Jon Meerdink ([email protected])

ANN ARBOR — The New York Times relied heavily on data from the Institute for Social Research (ISR) in a recent major piece on the United States’ aging population and cost of caregiving.

“Dying Broke” drew on a great deal of data from ISR’s Health and Retirement Study (HRS). The data was used to build out four key sections of the report:

The Times characterized HRS as “the most authoritative national survey of older people about their long-term care needs and financial resources” in its reporting. The full report is available here for New York Times subscribers

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