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About 3.7 million elderly persons fell below the poverty level in 2008, and Social Security constituted 90% or more of the income received by 35% of all Social Security beneficiaries according to a report from the US Administration on Aging. Read this report to find more statistics and information on this population.
Sources:Administration on Aging
older population; future growth; marital status; living arrangements; racial and ethnic composition; geographic distribution; income; poverty; housing; employment; education; health care; health insurance; activity limitations; ADL; activities of daily living;
Administration on Aging
One Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001
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