Supporting caregivers, Crime as election issue

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A caregiver helps an elderly man put on his shoes
This photo taken Nov. 27, 2013 shows caregiver Warren Manchess helping Paul Gregoline with his shoes and socks, in Noblesville, Ind. As the population ages, there’s been a growing shortage of caregivers, nurses’ aides, home health aides and others who provide services for senior citizens and people with disabilities. Darron Cummings/AP Photo

We talk to a pair of experts about how to better support caregivers. Then, we explore how important of an issue crime is for voters.

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    We learn about the results of a new survey looking at family caregiving, and how those responsibilities have affected both working Wisconsinites and their employers.

  • How much does crime matter to voters?

    Politicians running for office often campaign about crime levels. We talk to a politics and history professor about whether or not the issue mobilizes voters.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Lynn Gall Guest
  • Harriet Redman Guest
  • Michael Flamm Guest

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