Elder Economic Security Index
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:
Click here and scroll to your county specific report. (You can also use CTRL F and type in the county you are looking for.)
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