The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program turned 50 this October. It has lifted millions of older adults and people with disabilities out of poverty, but
Vivian is a 77 year-old Vietnamese woman who had a stroke a couple years ago and now resides in a nursing facility in Alameda, California.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately targeted older adults, taking the life of 1 in 100 Americans over 65. The impacts are much worse in communities
When envisioning the core essentials for aging, adequate healthcare, nutrition services, accessible housing and sufficient income likely come to mind. “Access to legal assistance” should
If there was a program in existence that could dramatically reduce poverty among older adults and people with disabilities, but it just needed a few
This piece was published originally at NextAvenue.org. Our current racial justice reckoning has invited our nation to reconsider our most basic institutions and structures, acknowledge