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Realities of Senior Poverty are Alarming - Serving Seniors
By Paul Downey, President and CEO Senior poverty is not created equal. The Elder Index tells us half of all senior women in California lack enough money to meet their basic needs. Retired men report annual income 75 percent higher than women ($24,794 to $14,225). Only 36 percent of women, compared to half of men, …