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Video: Living ONE AWAY from Financial Crisis

Share a story of struggle: http://OneAway.org - ONE AWAY, the campaign for Elder Economic Security.

Like millions of older Americans, Bettye, Maria, and Andre live one payment away, one meal away, and one medical accident away from a financial crisis. We're asking Congress to stop letting older Americans struggle in silence. Join us. Visit the campaign and tell Congress what economic struggle looks like: http://OneAway.org

Sources:

13 million seniors are living on incomes below $22,000
http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/cpstables/032010/pov/new01_200_01.htm

6 million seniors face the threat of hunger
http://www.mowaa.org/page.aspx?pid=281

Unemployed older workers remain jobless longer than any other age group
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41559.pdf

One in three seniors relies on Social Security for 90% of their income
http://www.cbpp.org/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=3261

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ageing, aging, economic security, One Away, United States

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