The program that
helps low-income Vermonters pay for heat is at least $19 million short
this year, and middle income Vermonters are also struggling to plan for
winter. We’ll look at whether federal and state government can ease the
concern about heating costs.
year, one out of every three older Americans will fall. Their
injuries will account for almost half of new nursing home admissions and many
will die from complications.
VPR’s Nina Keck examines why so many people are falling, what the financial and
emotional costs are – and what we can do to stay on our feet longer.