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Health problems had Ms. A relying on just $11,284 a year. But a visit to an NCOA Economic Security Service Center doubled her income and got her a job. We're helping seniors stretch every dollar.

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NCOA Adds Four New Partners to Economic Security Initiative

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) today announced the addition of four new community partners in its Economic Security Initiative (ESI), a person-centered, holistic approach to economic casework that addresses the needs of older adults experiencing economic distress.

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Regaining Their Financial Footing

Last year, thanks to support from the Taub Foundation, NCOA expanded its Economic Security Initiative (ESI) approach to Passaic County, NJ. Implemented by local partner PathStone, the ESI approach helps low-income seniors regain their financial footing. Here are the stories of two of the more than 200 seniors PathStone helped.

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A New Job and Boost in Income

Mr. P.T. found that his retirement income was insufficient to cover the basic necessities of living in San Francisco. But thanks to the Economic Security Initiative (ESI), he found employment and resources to live healthy into the future. The ESI effort has helped over 8,200 older adults achieve lasting economic security.

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