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Making the Golden Years More Golden

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The mission of the Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home is to provide housing and health care to medically-indigent seniors in D.C.
Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home
The mission of the Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home is to provide housing and health care to medically-indigent seniors in D.C.

The D.C. Office on Aging predicts the local senior population will "increase exponentially by 2025," and of those seniors, DCOA says 17 percent live at or below the poverty level. Rebecca Sheir visits the Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home in Northwest D.C., which caters solely to medically-indigent seniors, to learn how it's helping elders make their "Golden Years" even more golden.

[Music: "Help" by Howie Day from I Am Sam]

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