Senior Healthcare Redux | KCET
Senior Healthcare Redux
Some parts of this week's story, Taking Care of Dad, may sound familiar. It seems like the quest to guarantee affordable health care for seniors never ends.
This edition of SoCal Rewind takes us back to 1998 — a time of worries about MediCare, expensive private insurance, and whether a growing population of senior citizens would strain the system to the breaking point.
SoCal Rewind is an on-going series bringing you past reports on the issues of today. By drawing on KCET's extensive archive of Southern California news, culture and public affairs, we'll seek to inform current events by providing a little historical perspective, and maybe answer the question: Is there anything new under the SoCal sun?
Thousands of Haitian refugee families continue to be stranded in Tijuana, a city far from where they hoped would be their final destination. Since their arrival, photojournalist Omar Martínez has been documenting their Mexican lives.
Hsi Lai Temple is the largest Buddhist monastery in Southern California. Opened in 1988, it is also home to one of the best vegetarian buffets in L.A. County. But of course, they don’t advertise that. Still, all visitors, regardless of faith, are welcome.
Roughly 90 years later, the legacy of San Luis Obispo's Motel Inn still stands, along with part of the original building.