Elder Economic Security Index
New York State Average 2016StateWide 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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During our 2019 Convention, last October, the Census New York Regional Director, Jeff T. Behler, addressed our membership. He spoke about the challenges this year’s Census, and, he described a variety of ways that we could be involved in order to maximize community...