LISTEN: Gray divorce — causes, consequences and prevention

Couple sitting on the same count looking in opposite directions

Divorce rates are on the rise for couples over 50. What are the reasons behind the trend, and how has COVID-19 affected older couples?

Co-authors and therapists Carol Hughes and Bruce Fredenberg discuss their book, “Home Will Never Be The Same Again,” and share tips and tools to help families navigate later-in-life separation in this week’s episode of Line One: Your Health Connection.

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HOST: Prentiss Pemberton


  • Carol Hughes, co-author, “Home Will Never Be The Same Again”
  • Bruce Fredenberg, co-author, “Home Will Never Be The Same Again”



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LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 10 a.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 8 p.m. AKDT


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Prentiss Pemberton is a host of Line One: Your Health Connection at Alaska Public Media. Reach him at Read more about Prentiss here.

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