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NPR: U.S. prison population is rapidly graying.

Mar 11, 2024

“When you think about geriatric medical needs, many of the prisons across the United States are not equipped or weren’t designed that way, and so the systems are grappling with how to retrofit or make do with the facilities that we have,”

— Nick Deml, commissioner of the Vermont Department of Corrections.

In March 2024, National Public Radio (NPR)’s Morning Edition radio published a very interesting podcast and article by Meg Anderson:
Visit NPR to read/listen to: The U.S. prison population is rapidly graying. Prisons aren’t built for what’s coming.