Elder Economic Security Index
Washington Post Article: Millions of Baby Boomers are Getting Caught in the Country’s Broken Retirement System. (Posted 5/7)
StateWide has partnered with the National Council on Aging and The Gerontology Institute of the John W. McCormack School of Policy Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Boston to examine issues related to the economic conditions of older New Yorkers.
The Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index (Elder Index), measures how much income is needed for an older adult to adequately meet his or her basic needs – without public or private assistance – based on an elder’s housing and health statuses.
View the 2019 annual update of the report:
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Resources to Accompany the Roundtable Discussion Hosted by Senator Rachel May and NY StateWide Senior Action Council on Nursing Home issues, from the Pandemic and Beyond.
Resources: Event Flyer Address current and systemic challenges at nursing homes, by Senator Rachel May. Published, Albany Times Union, May 19, 2020 Sen. May op-ed “Ensuring that residents of nursing homes and assisted living centers have regular and...
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