Aging & InAccessible

What is it really like to grow old in the Grand Canyon State? Is Arizona still a paradise for retirees? The "Aging" podcast series explores the ups and downs of growing old and explores important issues affecting the state's elderly.

And, in the "InAccessible" podcast series, hear stories of people with disabilities and organizations making the state more accessible.

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Period, The End Episode 1: The Grandmother Hypothesis

KJZZ's Kathy Ritchie likes to talk about things that make most people uncomfortable — like menopause. In this episode, Kathy dives into the big why. Why do we go through "the change?" Anthropology professor Kristen Hawkes takes us to Africa, where the study of one of the last hunter-gatherer tribes led her to this conclusion: menopause is an adaptive advantage.

Kathy Ritchie
Lindsey Riley