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Impact of COVID-19 on Aging and Retirement – Essay Collection

The Society of Actuaries’ Aging & Retirement Strategic Research Program is pleased to make available essays received in response to its Call for Essays on the impact of COVID-19 on aging and retirement.  The purpose of the essay call is to gather perspectives, opinions and data on the short and long-term consequences of COVID-19 on aging and retirement.  Essays will be published on this page as they are available.

Essays

Effects of Ephemeral Mass Unemployment
by Jack Lund

Are CCRCs and Senior Housing Communities a Good Choice? COVID-19 and Risk in Arrangements for Senior Housing and Support
by Anna M. Rappaport

Managing “Black Swan” Stock Market Risks in Retirement
by Kenneth Steiner

Thank You

The SOA would like to thank the following individuals for their review of the essays:

Carol Bogosian
John Cutler
Robert Eaton
Cindy Levering
Anna Rappaport
Andrea Sellars

Questions or Comments?

If you have any comments or questions, please send an email to research@soa.org.