Aging & InAccessible

Arizona is known as a paradise for retirees. What is it really like to grow old in the Grand Canyon State? In this podcast series, reporter Kathy Ritchie explores the ups and downs of growing old by taking a fresh look at important issues affecting the state's aging population.

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InAccessible: Building Solidarity Using Support Groups

Candice Bennett
Candice Bennett hopes to bring people with disabilities in the Valley together in order to better advocate for one another.

Without access to independent housing or reliable transportation, some people with disabilities experience intense isolation. In this episode, host Andrea Pasquale and producer Jaye McAuliffe explore the ways people with disabilities build community and solidarity among each other. And Candice Bennett and Jim Warner talk about supporting one another while living in a nursing home.

 

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Contributor
Andrea Pasquale
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Jaye McAuliffe