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Homeless Seniors

What It's Like To Be Suddenly Poor And Homeless At 70

Sandi Bachom | Posted 07.14.2014 | Fifty
Sandi Bachom

I'm a new demographic... what I call, 'suddenly poor'... people who have had money and because of some unforeseen circumstance are now broke. Many are homeless and most are seniors. I'm on Social Security, Medicare and food stamps, which makes me a Socialist I guess. But it wasn't always like this. I used to be rich.

My Reflections as a Homeless Mother on Tavis Smiley and Cornel West's Poverty 2.0 Tour

Carey Fuller | Posted 11.13.2012 | Black Voices
Carey Fuller

Kudos to Tavis Smiley and Cornel West as they embark on their Poverty 2.0 tour but as a homeless mother, I'd like to know when they'll be in Seattle soon...

Telling It Like It Is

Carey Fuller | Posted 04.01.2012 | Impact
Carey Fuller

If there's one thing I've learned about the topic of homelessness, it's that everybody has a perception about it. Some are based on facts, but sadly, ...

Ida Cotton, 85-Year-Old, Left Homeless After Graduation Until Organization Lends A Hand

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When unconventional college student 85-year-old Ida Cotton graduated from Cal State East Bay, she was no longer eligible for student housing. KGO-TV ...