Population and Aging


RAND research on population and aging analyzes demographic and immigration trends and explores a range of issues, from family planning to religion to discrimination. RAND also studies vulnerable populations—such as the elderly and the poor—analyzing retirement and other aspects of financial decisionmaking, welfare, and end-of-life issues.

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    Journal Article

    U.S. Religious Congregations Offer Mental Health Support

    Sep 21, 2017

    Nearly a quarter of congregations in the United States provide mental health programming. Greater coordination between those congregations and mental health providers could foster more integrated and holistic care, which may lead to improved recovery outcomes.

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    Research Brief

    More Than Half of Retirees Would Return to Work

    Aug 14, 2017

    Overall, older workers report having more meaningful work and more workplace flexibility than their younger peers. And more than half of retirees would return to work under the right conditions.

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