Aging Matters

Review the content in the text(Aging Matters An Introduction to Social Gerontology by Hooyman Kawamoto Kiyak) regarding Poverty and Old Age. Among the older adult population, which groups are more likely to live in poverty? Why? Discuss ways that your community addresses older adults in poverty. Length=350 words

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According to census reports, 13.7% of the American population is made up of people aged above 65 years. This is an indication that the number of those who depend on social security is very high. This aspect has led to these individuals finding it difficult to meet their basic needs. The increase in the number of old people is an indication that the poverty levels among these individuals are likely to increase..

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