NYS Elder Economic Security Index: Elder Index Resources

Select the following links for

NY Elder Index Research Report which include:

  • County by County Data
  • Methodology & Assumptions
  • Elder Index Overview

“Elders Living on the Edge” Policy Brief which include:

  • NY StateWide Index Policy Recommendations
  • Long Term Care Analysis
  • Public Support Analysis
  • Case Studies

Regional Index Fact Sheets

WOWThe following link will take New York Elder Index Resource Page hosted by our partners at WOW (Wider Opportunities for Women). There you can find more information on the National Index Initiative as well as information on the Index use in other states.



You will also find Press Releases & videos including:

  • Joan Kuriansky  Executive Director, Wider Opportunities for Women National Elder Economic Security Standard Initiative™”
  • Alison Gottlieb, Senior Research Coordinator, Gerontology Institute at the UMass Boston “Findings of the New York Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index (Elder Index) “
  • Justin Cunningham Executive Director (former), New York StateWide Senior Action Council, Inc. “Advancing a Statewide Agenda for Elder Economic Security”
  • Nancy Yost StateWide Board Member, Vice President, DC 37 Retirees Association Political and Legislative Action Committee, “A Senior Advocate’s Perspective”
  • Lilliam Barrios-Paoli Commissioner, NYC Department for the Aging  ”Promoting Elder Economic Security in New York City”
  • Marty Markowitz President, Brooklyn Borough “What the Elder Index Means for Brooklyn”

Learn more about this initiative by clicking the links below:

Elder Economic Index County Report 2016

New York Elder Economic Security Initiative

Real Cost of Living

Making Ends Meet

Bridging the Gaps

Elder Index Resources