Financially Vulnerable Older People – The Challenges

Search and Care’s Money Matters program (see brochure) strives to address the very issues that affect financially at-risk older people described in the article (quoted below), “The Financial Vulnerability of Older Adults” (Institute for Public Health). “Many more live on the edge—one medical event or housing problem away from impoverishment....

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Many Faces…

The older people who seek help with their finances come from diverse backgrounds, have varying talents, and face different challenges. Here are a couple of stories highlighting the “faces” of the older people Money Matters serves: Ms. N, 88, has macular degeneration, making it nearly impossible for her to read...

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What is Money Matters?

Did you know Search and Care has a unique, financial management program called Money Matters? Geared towards financially at-risk older neighbors living primarily in NYC’s East Harlem, Carnegie Hill, and Yorkville communities, Field Financial Navigators (retired bankers) provide one-on-one assistance with bill-paying, budgeting, reconciling bank statements, organizing documents, debt advocacy,...

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