Social Indicators for the Elderly
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Fewer Elderly Americans in Poverty. In past generations, many Americans feared a penniless old age. They worried that when they could no longer work, they might become burdens on their families or dependent on charity. These concerns signiﬁcantly diminished during the second half of the twentieth century, as the safety net this nation established began to provide a degree of economic security for the aged.