Entitlement changes would put nearly half of elderly population at financial risk, report says

by Michael A. Fletcher

Nearly half of the nation’s elderly population is economically vulnerable and would be particularly hard hit by even modest changes in the Social Security and Medicare programs being considered to slow the growth of the nation’s long-term debt, according to a new report.

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