Suicide Prevention

A suicidal person may not ask for help, but that doesn't mean that help isn't wanted. Most people who commit suicide don't want to die—they just want to stop hurting. Suicide prevention starts with recognizing the warning signs and taking them seriously. If you think a friend or family member is considering suicide, you might...
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Medical Debt Among People With Health Insurance

An estimated 1 in 3 Americans report having difficulty paying their medical bills – that is, they have had problems affording medical bills within the past year, or they are gradually paying past bills over time, or they have bills they can’t afford to pay at all. Medical debt – and a host of related problems...
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Health and the Older Worker

While many older workers rate their health status as good to excellent, many also report that they have chronic conditions that affect well-being. Older adults are more likely to have disabilities that result in some limitations in their work-related activities. Older adults are less likely than younger workers to experience workplace injuries or illnesses,... Read more

Poverty In America

Poverty can be hidden.  It can be harder to identify– or– even understand the extent to which the need has grown, because it may not be– easily visible. There are members of an impoverished underclass—50 million strong—whose ranks have swelled since the Great Recession to the highest rate and number below the poverty line in nearly 50 years. Nearly half...
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