Asian American Seniors in New York City: An Updated Snapshot (2016)
This report quantifies the changes occurring in the Asian senior population in New York City and to present a clearer picture of the needs and challenges faced by our seniors. The report is divided into four main sections: demographics, social factors, economic status, and recommendations. Demographics cover the growth and changing ethnicities of Asian seniors in New York City. Social factors examine senior living arrangements, language abilities, and educational attainment. Economic status presents the statistics on poverty, Social Security benefits, housing, and health insurance coverage for Asian seniors. The final section on recommendations highlights some of the policy changes necessary to help support the community organizations providing services to Asian seniors and to address the needs of Asian seniors.