The Other Side of 50

Seniors struggle financially

Today’s news stories speak volumes: Seniors struggle to make ends meet. More elderly people find they can’t afford not to work. Baby boomers are compelled to support parents.
While a growing number of seniors can’t make ends meet, according to the Elder Index, in Ventura County a whopping 47 percent of seniors don’t have enough retirement income to adequately meet their basic needs.
The gap between the poverty level and the true cost of basic needs for a senior is dramatic. The federal po...

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