Policy Research

Advancing the development of more effective domestic policies by working to increase the policy impact of all strategies in the Foundation’s U.S. Programs.  Read our strategy and the current status of our work

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Research Predicts Longer Life Expectancy for Americans, Higher Outlays for Medicare and Social Security

Current government projections may significantly underestimate the future life expectancy of Americans, according to research from the MacArthur Research Network on an Aging Society.

The Benefits of Risk Factor Prevention in Americans Aged 51 Years and Older

Article by Network members examining how investments in preventive care for older Americans could reduce long-term health care costs for the nation.