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11/21/06: Living Old

Photo courtesy of WGBH Boston
Essie Schiller, 94, rests on a park bench

By Jennifer Napier-Pearce

Salt Lake City, UT – For the first time in American history, people over 85 years old are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population. Tuesday on RadioWest, guest host Jennifer Napier-Pearce profiles the Frontline documentary Living Old. She's joined by producer Karen O'Connor, University of Utah gerontologist Scott Wright and Maureen Henry from the Utah Commission on Aging for a look at what living longer means for the elderly and their caregivers.

Frontline's Living Old will air Tuesday, November 21st at 9:00 p.m. on KUED Channel 7.

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