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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Aging: Growing Old LGBT

Bill and Dean
Bill Sabatino (left) and Dean Taylor share a photo of the two of them before Sabatino's Parkinson's diagnosis.
Contributor
Kathy Ritchie

As we age, we may have to rely more on other people. But for many older adults who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, the idea of relying on family for support, or of putting your trust in strangers can be complicated or painful. In this episode, Kathy Ritchie explores the financial challenges, discrimination, and emotional traumas that many older LGBT people face.

 

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Producers
Katherine Davis-Young