"Living Longer on Less: The New Economic (In)Security of Seniors" (PDF)
January 2009

This report by the Heller School's Institute on Assets and Social Policy and Demos finds 78 percent of all senior households are financially vulnerable when it comes to their ability to meet essential expenses and cover projected costs over their lifetimes. These sobering stats serve as an economic distress signal for older Americans and a wake-up call for younger and middle-aged Americans.