Aging & InAccessible

What is it really like to grow old in the Grand Canyon State? Is Arizona still a paradise for retirees? In the "Aging" podcast series, reporter Kathy Ritchie explores the ups and downs of growing old by exploring important issues affecting the state's aging population.
And, in the "InAccessible" podcast series, hear stories of people with disabilities and organizations making the state more accessible.

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InAccessible: It's All About the Money (and Healthcare)

Marcos Castillo and Nina Lopez
Marcos Castillo and his longtime girlfriend Nina Lopez hold off on marriage in order to keep Marcos' health insurance.

As the COVID19 pandemic continues, millions of Americans have found themselves without work, and people with disabilities have been hit especially hard. In this episode, Zoie Simon searches for a new job in the midst of worldwide economic uncertainty. Meanwhile, host Andrea Pasquale explores some of the options and protections for unemployed people with disabilities. How secure is Arizona's disability safety net?

 

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Jaye McAuliffe
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