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Those nearing retirement face considerable challenges in our region, including age discrimination in the workplace and soaring home prices. Kojo explores the challenges for our region’s aging workforce, as well as why shame and embarrassment often obscure the pervasiveness of the issue.
- Elizabeth White Author, Fifty-Five Unemployed and Faking Normal; @55fakingnormal
- Jean Setzfand Senior Vice President of Programs, AARP; @jsetz
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