Data Reveals COVID-19 Impact on AGEIST Demographic

What impact has the pandemic had on people's mindsets? We conducted a survey with our tribe to find out...

We recently completed a survey of 804 verified people in our group to better understand how the pandemic may have affected people’s outlook on the future. In collaboration with Jackson, we wanted to find out what the impact of the pandemic had on people’s mindsets.

There are two main takeaways that stood out. The first is the resilience of our people. Although we may have been more vulnerable by virtue of our age, surprisingly, our sense of well-being and our desire to remain engaged in the world were unchanged by the pandemic.

The one area that did show a significant change was around our financial futures. 34% were more anxious now about their financial futures. Additionally, in the qualitative interview components of the survey, we found that those of us who had not given a great deal of thought to retirement savings or our investment strategies were now much more likely to desire information and guidance.

Our 804 survey participants were verified for age, income, geographic location, and employment status. There is a 5% margin of error when applied to the overall population that meets the same criteria.

Download a PDF of the AGEIST SURVEY infographic HERE

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The ideas expressed here are solely the opinions of the author and are not researched or verified by AGEIST LLC, or anyone associated with AGEIST LLC. This material should not be construed as medical advice or recommendation, it is for informational use only. We encourage all readers to discuss with your qualified practitioners the relevance of the application of any of these ideas to your life. The recommendations contained herein are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. You should always consult your physician or other qualified health provider before starting any new treatment or stopping any treatment that has been prescribed for you by your physician or other qualified health provider. Please call your doctor or 911 immediately if you think you may have a medical or psychiatric emergency.

David Stewart
David is the founder and face of AGEIST. He is an expert on, and a passionate champion of the emerging global over-50 lifestyle. A dynamic speaker, he is available for panels, keynotes and informational talks at david@agei.st.


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