Aging in Appalachia

Bill In Congress Could ‘Alleviate Burdens On Caregivers’

Millions of families nationwide find themselves caring for loved ones in their own family. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito experienced those issues as she provided care for her own parents. She recently introduced legislation into the U.S. Senate to help alleviate burdens on caregivers.

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Fur Trapping In W.Va. And A Blue Ribbon Winner, Inside Appalachia

This week on Inside Appalachia, we visit with West Virginia trappers to learn about the fur trade in the 21st Century. We also meet a county fair champion who keeps racking up the blue ribbons and has released a cookbook of some of her favorites. And we hear an update on the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Construction has begun again, but some people wonder if it’s even needed.

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When It's Time To Find A Nursing Home For A Loved One

Many families have to move a loved one into a nursing home because of dementia. The experience often comes with grief and loss and a sense of failure.

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Organization Connects Seniors With Retirement Savings Services

A real problem facing many older adults is having enough money for their retirement. News Director Eric Douglas spoke with Josh Hodges, the chief customer officer for the National Council on Aging, to learn about the help that is available for retirees and caregivers.

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