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This edition: The Invisible Population

Episode Details

Original tape date: May 21, 2012.

First aired: May 23, 2012.

On this edition of Independent Sources, we take a look at how a floundering economy and an increased cost of living in the city is contributing to the increasing number of homeless elderly. Then, we see how Bedford-Stuyvesant is trying to become a more senior friendly community.

Guest List

Judith R. Escalona Independent Sources

Arvernetta Henry Former NYC Public School Teacher

Abi Ishola Independent Sources

Aysu Kirac Program Manager, Coalition for the Improvement of Bedford-Stuyvesant (CIBS)

Melissa Lee Managing Director, Coalition for the Improvement of Bedford-Stuyvesant (CIBS)

Garry Pierre-Pierre Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

Pia Scarfo Director of Case Management and Policy Development, Institute for the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Elderly (IPR/HE)

Vianora Vinca Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

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