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CONNECT: NY

Being Poor: Too Old to Work

  • Aired: 02/13/2017
  • 56:46
  • Rating: E
We continue our focus on poverty by looking at seniors – specifically why an increasing number of seniors are living in poverty; the compromises many seniors must make on a daily basis to afford housing; and why our social safety net is in such bad shape. To bring this aspect of poverty to life, the Connect team traveled to Utica to meet Dona Ross, a senior with Multiple Sclerosis.
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We meet a Utica senior living in poverty. one of thousands living in New York state.
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