Senior living in Alaska

Elder Lucy Jacob enjoys lunch with her friends in the cafeteria at the Senior Center. (Photo by Charles/KYUK)

Alaska’s senior population is booming. Meanwhile, the state is experiencing what experts call a housing “crisis.” How are communities working to meet the growing need for senior housing and long-term care options? We’ll discuss the challenges — and some innovative ideas for overcoming them — on the next Talk of Alaska.

HOST: Kirsten Swann

  • Carol Gore, president & CEO, Cook Inlet Housing Authority
  • Thea Agnew Bemben, principal, Agnew::Beck Consulting
  • Karen Parr, co-founder, Raven Landing


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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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Kirsten Swann is a producer and reporter for Alaska Public Media.

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