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Mark Kleiman Talks Marijuana Laws
Gut Feeling: What We Learned From The Hazda About Digestion
Missing Out On A High School Diploma
Council Votes For Horse-Drawn Carriages
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The Progressive Bluegrass Sounds Of The Infamous Stringdusters
Why Don't We Know Who's Behind the Kelly Cheating Scandal?
The Good Foods Of Lent
Castro And Patrick Spar Over Immigration
Boycott Las Vegas Say Social Conservatives
How Safe Is Your Food?
Robert Coover And The Return Of The Brunists
Behind The Bundy Ranch Standoff
BASE Jumping: The Allure And The Danger
Can 'Serious' Reading Happen Online?
Lynne Jasames On Why 'It's Okay To Cry'
Anti-Government Protesters Win Round Against BLM
Tax Advice For The Alternative Economy
The Secret History Of Las Vegas
Deal Reached Between North Las Vegas And Labor Unions
Bryan Ferry (Of Roxy Music) Brings His Orchestra To Vegas
Is Tipping Obsolete?
Seniors and the Mortgage Crisis

AIR DATE: June 25, 2009

Phyllis Hargrove, Operations Specialist for Nevada HUD
Barry Gold, Director of Government Relations and Advocacy, AARP Nevada
Steven Silberberg, Elder Law Attorney
Most people assume that seniors don't need to worry about the foreclosure because they don't have mortgages. That's not necessarily true. Many seniors were caught in the foreclosure crisis. And if they own their homes outright, many seniors rely on the equity in their homes to finance them into retirement villages and nursing homes. What happens when seniors face foreclosure or can't afford the special housing they need.

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