Season 1 | Episode 5
Solutions for the Silver Tsunami
Utah has the seventh most rapidly increasing population of residents 65 and older, according to data from the 2010 U.S. Census.How will this impact resources for Utah seniors that are already stretched thin? Local experts share their experiences, how Utah is responding to meet the needs of its growing senior population, and the impacts of COVID-19 on this at-risk group.
Adopt-a-Native Elder Provides Support for Navajo elders
Many senior citizens in the Navajo Nation and surrounding areas face severe hardships, including a lack of food, clothing, and even medicine. But with the help of the local non-profit organization, Adopt-a-Native Elder, several hundred of these elders can get some of the support they need to age with dignity at home.