Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Senior Homelessness on the Rise

NPR had a nice story about homeless seniors in Boston.  One of my favorite NPR reporters, Pam Fessler, was able to talk to a number of seniors who live outside in Boston. There was a follow up story on All Things Considered following a couple in Baltimore.   The morning story was going along really nicely with all the facts clearly laid out and then she talked to Dennis Culhane and the credibility of the story was undermined.  We written before about how we do not trust the information from Culhane because he is also a paid consultant to many cities.

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Robert Morgan said...

2016 Found 560,000 Homeless Seniors in this Country. Grandma & Grandpa DON'T belong on the Streets of America!! The average age of the Homeless in America has 'Skyrocketed', and hand NOW holding that cardboard sign which reads: "Homeless & Hungry", and reaching for that $dollar$ at the intersection, is NOW the hand of Our Grandmothers, and America should be Ashamed! Please Help and Visit our New Website: theamericanseniorsact.com(The American Senior's Act)take a Read, and then Join Us, Help Us get this Much Needed Legislation Passed and Restore Dignity to Our Elderly. We ask for NO$, All The Work Is Done. All WE NEED is 'YOU' America. This Is The Issue Of Our Time. This is Our Responsibility to Make Right, and Together we can send a Message To Congress that 'Homeless Seniors in America is NOT Acceptable.. SENIOR LIVES MATTER. And Thank You For Caring For caring For Seniors. RJM, Legislative Author, Senior.