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How Prepared Is California For The Booming Senior Population?
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Photo by KPBS Staff
Seniors are the fastest growing population in California — expecting to double over the next 25 years. A whole range of experiences awaits them, from positive lifestyle changes to stresses in personal finance and access to healthcare and affordable housing.
As part of our California Dream project, KPBS reporter Amita Sharma and Midday Edition cohost Jade Hindmon host a live forum Wednesday at noon with local experts about the challenges and opportunities facing seniors, their families, and advocates.
Our panel of experts:
Dr. Donna Benton, Research Associate Professor of Gerontology, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
Betsy Butler, Executive Director, California Women's Law Center
Paul Downey, President & CEO, Serving Seniors
Kevin Prindiville, Executive Director, Justice in Aging
The California Dream Project is a statewide collaboration focused on issues of economic opportunity, quality-of-life, and the future of the California Dream. Partner organizations include CALmatters, Capital Public Radio, KPBS, KPCC, and KQED.
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