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An alternative census estimate shows that more of America's seniors than originally thought are living in poverty - and that means the poverty rate could spike under certain Medicare reforms, a new analysis finds.



Senior poverty is much worse than you think

Washington Post

Dylan Matthews

May 20, 2013


A new Kaiser Family Foundation report finds that the SPM poverty rate for senior citizens is actually higher than the official rate: 15 percent vs. 9 percent. 


Social Media


The Overlooked: Social Media Marketing For Senior Citizens


Katie Moran

May 20, 2013


There are currently 39 million people aged 65 and older using Facebook, Twitter, and Skype, making them the fastest growing age demographic on these sites.



Social Security


What About Social Security Benefits for Singles and the Divorced?


Laurence Kotlikoff

May 20, 2013


Fifty-two percent of women over 60 aren't married, including nearly 70 percent of those over 75. What Social Security benefits are they entitled to? And what about single or divorced men?