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According the AARP’s Public Policy Institute (PPI), a majority of older adults in the state rely on Social Security and Medicare. In 2010, 85 percent of Arizona seniors received Social Security. The average annual benefit was $14,000. Without this income, PPI estimates that an additional 30.5 percent of older Arizonans would fall into poverty.
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