|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,...
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...Read more
The expansion of Medicaid, effective in January 2014, fills in historical gaps in Medicaid eligibility for low-income adults and has the potential to extend health coverage to millions of currently uninsured individuals. This expansion essentially sets a national Medicaid income eligibility level of 138% of poverty (about $27,000 for a family of three2)...
Samaritans Offering Support has initiated a network of volunteers to form our Community of Hope. Our activities include: Creating projects based on individual community need ; and promoting and enlisting support for organizations with a proven track record of helping the seriously ill and disadvantaged. As our projects expand, so does our need for office/warehouse...Read more