Social Security Checks for Seniors Down in 2011

Forty-four percent of senior citizens in the United States are receiving Social Security benefits that are less than those they received in 2010 while at the same time expenses for them have gone up steeply. The statistics have just been released from a yearly survey of American seniors conducted by The Senior Citizens League, a […]

Troubling Statistics on Seniors Living in Poverty

A new federal government analysis reports that 16 percent, that is one out of six, elderly Americans are living below the poverty line set by the government. That figure is double that of the estimate that is standard when referring to seniors living in poverty in the richest country in the world. The proportion of […]

Social Networking Users Over 50 are Growing Quickly

The average age of Internet users may be going up.  A recent Pew Research survey found that use of social networking sites by those over the age of 50 has nearly doubled over the past year.  The survey found that between April of last year and March of this year, users ages 50 to 64 […]

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