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Caregiving Collaborative

These stories are produced through the New York & Michigan Solutions Journalism Collaborative, a partnership of news organizations and universities dedicated to rigorous and compelling reporting about successful responses to social problems. The group is supported by the Solutions Journalism Network.
Experts, caregivers point to potential solutions at inaugural forum

Experts, caregivers point to potential solutions at inaugural forum

A program at Detroit’s Hannan Center that provides day care for adults with dementia, offering a needed break for their caregivers, was one of the projects discussed by panelists at a public forum held Thursday on issues facing caregivers and possible solutions for...

Challenges of Caregiving: An Evening of Solutions

Challenges of Caregiving: An Evening of Solutions

Whether they are paid workers or family members, people who provide care for older adults face numerous challenges, from physical burdens and economic hardships to loneliness and depression. 

Fixing In-home Healthcare

Fixing In-home Healthcare

One Detroit’s Bill Kubota looks into the critical shortage of home healthcare workers.

Helping Detroit Seniors Survive the Pandemic

Helping Detroit Seniors Survive the Pandemic

Christy McDonald checks in with Detroit Area Agency on Aging’s CEO, Ron Taylor, and clinical director, Sylvia Brown, about meeting seniors’ need during the pandemic.

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  • News Wrap: Jury selection begins in Ahmaud Arbery trial

    In our news wrap Monday, jury selection began in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery. Human rights activists disrupted the Olympic torch lighting in Greece - for the Beijing Winter Games. Former President Donald Trump filed suit to block release of his White House records about the January assault on the U.S. Capitol. Russia suspended its diplomatic mission to NATO.

  • How Biden's legislative agenda is faring in Congress

    Negotiations over Democrats' multi-trillion dollar work and family bill continue on Capitol Hill. Congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins provides an update on the state of play.

  • Kidnapping of American missionaries in Haiti a jab at the U.S., expert says

    A group of majority American missionaries in Haiti have not been heard from since their kidnapping over the weekend, a. As Yamiche Alcindor reports, there has been a growing number of abductions in Haiti, amid a number of crises there. Gary Pierre-Pierre, founder of The Haitian Times, an English-language publication serving the Haitian diaspora, joins Yamiche to discuss.