CONNECT NY

Being Poor - Too Old to Work

Passport Season 3 Episode 302 | 56m 46s

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.

Aired: 02/13/17

Rating: TV-G