New resources for seniors with limited income

Other Side of 50

Andrea Gallagher
There are new resources available in our community for adults age 55 and older who are struggling financially.
Surprisingly, the current federal poverty guideline—an individual making $29,425 or less or a couple earning less than $39,825—does not reflect healthcare costs. If it did, the older adult poverty rate would be considerably higher. Increased medical costs for older adults greatly reduce the income available to meet food and housing needs.
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