Rising Housing And Healthcare Costs Are Driving Many Of California's Elderly Into Poverty

Jun 20, 2018

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California has one of the highest percentages of seniors living in poverty in the United States, outranked only by Washngton, D.C.  Escalating rent and healthcare costs are forcing many of California's elderly onto a path of downward mobility.  As part of our statewide collaboration covering the California Dream, KPBS's Amita Sharma has this story.