Monday, August 22, 2011

Elder economic security: Some income benchmarks fall far short of measuring the true cost of living for elders

The cost of living for a two-person elder household in Colorado is nearly double the average Social Security benefit for elders here, assuming the couple is in good health and has a mortgage.

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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