Hurricane Maria Still Taking A Toll On Puerto Rico’s Seniors

(By Sarah Varney for Kaiser Health News in collaboration with PBS NewsHour)

The question of who will care for Puerto Rico’s aging population is a growing crisis, says Dr. Angel Muñoz, a clinical psychologist and researcher at the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico in Ponce. The island’s elderly population is particularly at risk amid the new Atlantic hurricane season, which runs through Nov. 30. Continue reading article here…

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