Type of Content: News

Subtype: Newspaper or Magazine Article

Resource Title: Why It's Time For More Big Foundations To Fund Aging

Publication Title: Forbes

Publish Date: September 11, 2019

‘More than 25 million Americans aged 60+ are economically insecure and, according to a Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis study, 40% of today’s older middle-class workers will live at, or near, poverty in retirement. They struggle with rising housing costs and health care bills, inadequate nutrition, lack of access to transportation, diminished savings and limited opportunities for work. And, according to new poverty figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau this week, 5.1 million Americans age 65 and older are living in poverty; the poverty rate for people 65 and older was 9.7% in 2018, up from 9.6% in 2017.”

Why It’s Time For More Big Foundations To Fund Aging

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