Poverty gap for Black and Latino senior citizens grew over last decade

Written by on July 28, 2022

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By Robert Davis, Denver VOICE

Although Melvin Page had a long career in public service, retiring proved to be much more difficult than he thought. 

Three years into his retirement, Page suffered a brain aneurysm that left him with crippling medical debt and no chance of keeping his apartment. The then 70-year-old ended up experiencing homelessness in Denver for more than a year beginning in 2019. He told Denver . . .

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