Changing How We Think About Aging, Green Bay ReSisters, DNR’s Approach To CWD

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Aging Couple Crossing The Street
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As our population ages, we consider how to improve the quality of life for older people. We also meet two women who have written to describe the Somali immigrant experience in Green Bay. And we look at the Department of Natural Resources’ focus on research to fight chronic wasting disease.

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  • Somali Women In Green Bay Detail Immigrant Experience In New Book

    For the last two years, the United ReSisters of Green Bay have been highlighting the city’s growing Somali population. A new book from twelve of the city’s Somali women highlights the immigrant experience. We talk with two of the authors about finding a home in Wisconsin.

  • Reaction To The DNR's Research-First Approach To CWD

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Breann Schossow Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Louise Aronson Guest
  • Nada Kasim Guest
  • Zamzam Nur Guest
  • Patrick Durkin Guest

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