Short guide for seniors living in poverty

A recent study found that 15% of seniors in the US are living in poverty.  Women and people of color who are seniors have an even higher percentage of living in poverty.  As an increasing number of Baby Boomers face retirement in the next 20 years, today is a good time to start thinking about … Read moreShort guide for seniors living in poverty

3 ways to help New York's senior immigrants

Poverty, alienation, and vulnerability are some of the challenges facing New York’s aging immigrant population.  For every challenge immigrant seniors face, there is a clear and worrying consequences.  For example, the table below shows the main challenges senior immigrants in NY face along with the quality of life issues that it raises:   Challenges   … Read more3 ways to help New York's senior immigrants

New York Seniors can receive extra money to spend at local Farmers' Markets

Are you 60 or older? Are you low income? Governor Cuomo has launched a new initiative to help you get fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers markets in your area.  As part of this initiative, low income Seniors can receive booklets with five $4.00 checks which can be used to purchase locally grown fruits … Read moreNew York Seniors can receive extra money to spend at local Farmers' Markets