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CONNECT: NY

Being Poor - Too Old to Work

  • Aired: 02/13/2017
  • 56:46
  • Expires: 03/14/2017
  • Rating: TV-G
We continue our poverty series with a focus on seniors and fixed incomes. We explore why their numbers are increasing, the compromises many seniors must make on a daily basis to afford housing, and the pitfalls of our social safety net. The Connect team traveled to Utica to meet Dona Ross, a senior with multiple sclerosis making due despite extreme financial challenges.
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In Utica, NY an elderly woman is unable to work; a harsh reality many like her face today.
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