As restrictions are being lifted, reconnecting with friends and family, shopping for fun, and going out to eat are at the top of many people’s agenda.
18%—or 46 million adults—have just one or no trustworthy person they can approach for help like a ride to the airport, emotional support, assistance when sick, or watching a child in an emergency.
Sixty percent of Americans say discrimination against Asian Americans is higher now compared with a year ago. Most Asian Americans report feeling unsafe in public because of their race at least occasionally.
As more Americans are being vaccinated, vaccine confidence is increasing. But those who still hesitate about getting vaccinated worry about possible side effects and whether the vaccines were properly tested.
Americans want to age in a home setting and support a range of policies to help them do so.