COVID-19 and Life Tomorrow

The AgeLab has been examining the impact of COVID-19 on the attitudes and behaviors of individuals and groups across generations. AgeLab researchers have collected and analyzed data from three national surveys of Americans - the first in March of 2020, the second in June of 2020, and the third in December of 2020 - that asked respondents questions related to a variety of domains affected by the pandemic. Issue briefs that have been developed from the national survey findings explore such pertinent topic as technology adoption and use, financial attitudes and behaviors, work and family life, health and wellbeing, risk assessment and worry, social connection and isolation, and more.


  • Miller, J. B., Patskanick, T. R., D’Ambrosio, L. A., & Coughlin, J. F. (2020). Staying Isolated in Order to Stay Safe: Exploring Experiences of the MIT AgeLab 85+ Lifestyle Leaders during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 63(6-7), 694-695.

  • Brady, S., Miller, J., & Balmuth, A. (2020). Navigating Client Relationships During COVID-19. Journal of Financial Planning, 33(8), 44-47.

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