Forced to early social security, jobless pay a steep price

by Motoko Rich

Clare Keany lives in a tiny mobile home in California, barely getting by on little more than $1,082 a month from Social Security. “I would rather be functioning and having a job somewhere,” said Ms. Keany,“I really don’t enjoy living like this. I’ve got too much to do still.” Photo: Michal Czerwonka/New York Times

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — This retirement oasis in the desert has long beckoned those who want to spin out their golden years playing golf and sitting by the pool in the arid sunshine.

  • World Hunger Education
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    Washington, D.C. 20017
  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
    • Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
    • Facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions
    • Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.