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From the 21 July 2011 Medical News Today article

Outliving one’s resources and falling into poverty is an increasingly common experience among today’s senior citizens, according to a new report produced jointly by the Heller School’s Institute on Assets and Social Policy and the public policy research and advocacy organization Demos.

And, researchers say, the situation could deteriorate further if cuts in Social Security are made.

The report, “From Bad to Worse: Senior Economic Insecurity On the Rise,” found that seniors have too few resources and too little time to plan for a fulfilling retirement.

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July 22, 2011 - Posted by | Public Health | ,

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