Monday, August 15, 2011

Elder economic security: How the Elder Index compares to other income benchmarks

The cost of living for a single Coloradan age 65 and older in good health and with a home mortgage to pay is nearly three times higher than the official federal poverty guideline.

For more insights on the true cost of living for elders in Colorado, including estimates for each of the state's 64 counties, check the Elder Economic Security Standard Index for Colorado.

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