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Humana Socialization Program (1985)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-11-3

Duration: 00:04:27

Subjects: Elderly | Health Care | Older people


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Masingale, Sonya Host
  • Singleton, W. James Interviewee
  • Baylor, Ernest Interviewee
  • Melton, Callie Interviewee
  • Hines, Dorothy Interviewee


This segment from the November 3, 1985, episode of the series “Folks” features Sonya Masingale’s profile of Humana Socialization, a program for low-income senior citizens in Shreveport, Louisiana. Her report touches on the nutrition and health assessment services available to the participants. She interviews: State Representative W. James Singleton; Ernest Baylor, executive director; Callie Melton, participant; and Dorothy Hines, the president of the Black Nurses Association. Host: Rob Hinton