February 18, 2016

Smaller Share of Women Ages 65 and Older Are Living Alone

Acknowledgments

This report relies in part on data from a 2014 survey on intergenerational relations in aging societies. That survey was made possible by The Pew Charitable Trusts, which received support from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Pew Research Center is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts, its primary funder. The 2014 survey was conducted in conjunction with the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on an Aging Society, which is chaired by John Rowe, M.D., Julius B. Richmond Professor of Health Policy and Aging at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University.

This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals:

Renee Stepler, Research Assistant
D’Vera Cohn, Senior Writer/Editor
Rich Morin, Senior Editor
Kim Parker, Director, Social Trends Research
Claudia Deane, Vice President of Research
Anna Brown, Research Assistant
Gustavo López, Research Assistant
David Kent, Copy Editor
Yoli Martinez, Digital Producer

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