The recent recession hit people of all ages hard, but for many low-income older Americans, it’s been more difficult to recover. More than 33 million low-income people age 50+ do not have adequate financial resources and are at risk of not meeting one or more of their basic needs.
Through the initiatives below, AARP Foundation helps vulnerable older people earn and manage income, so they can increase their financial security.
AARP Foundation is a sponsor of the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) — the only program in the nation that provides community services and work-based training to low-income, unemployed older Americans age 55+. Read
Video: Staying in the Work Force
Sara Rix of the AARP Public Policy Institute talks about why many older Americans are working past retirement age. Watch
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