complete resource for information about seniors and
their environment options
purpose of the site is to provide information regarding
housing and care options for the elderly. This site will
help in making decisions regarding the placement
of loved ones in facilities for older adults and home care.
This site will also inform you about financial options,
legal services and resources available for
seniors in the
state of Missouri
site contains databases filled with information that will allow
you to search for information concerning nursing homes, assisted
adult day cares,
retirement communities, independent living facilities, nursing
care, lawyers, community centers and other information. The information
made available here is categorized by the counties and
cities of Missouri.
and Poverty Among the Elderly
median income of older persons in 2001 was
$19,688 for males and $11,313 for females
-- $14,152 for all older people. Real median
income of older people (after adjusting for
inflation) fell by -2.6% from 2000 to 2001.
For all older persons reporting income in
2001 (32.9 million), 31.8% reported less
31.2% reported $25,000 or more. Households
containing families headed by persons 65+
reported a median income in 2001 of $33,938
($34,661 for Whites, $26,610 for African-Americans,
and $24,287 for Hispanics). About one of
every nine (10.7%) family households with
an elderly householder had incomes less than
$15,000 and 48.1% had incomes of $35,000
or more. Based on data
from the Census Bureau and the Social Security
Security pays the average retiree about 40%
of pre-retirement earnings. Find out about
other ways you can fund your retirement in our
Bathroom, Bedroom, Kitchen,
of Nursing homes, Assisted
Day Care, Hospice, Home
Health Agencies, Retirement
by county for care options....
Medicaid, Health Insurance....
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