Bob Beck

In Laramie, the Eppson Center for Seniors is looking at how it should operate in the future. Lynne Simpson is overseeing that effort.  She says the kinds of discussion surrounding independent living that’s taking place in Laramie should occur throughout Wyoming.  

Miles Bryan

If you receive hospice end of life care in the United States it probably comes to you. Nationally about 60% of hospice care is administered at the patient’s home, or in a nursing home. Only about 7% receive care in a facility designed specifically for hospice patients. But in Wyoming, that number is closer to 30%--and its growing.

Global warming impacts the elderly

Sep 28, 2012

When you think of climate change, you might think of forest fires and heat waves, you might not think of respiratory disease, cardiac arrest, or viruses. As former Open Spaces Co-Host and the current health reporter for Rhode Island Public Radio Kristin Espeland Gourlay discovers, doctors and scientists are beginning to focus attention on the most vulnerable to these ailments: the elderly.