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Aging in Louisiana, Part 1 (1986)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1986-02-2

Duration: 00:07:39

Subjects: SENIOR CITIZENS | Elderly | Aging


  • Masingale, Sonya Host
  • Stagg, Pat Interviewee
  • Prine, Katheryn Interviewee
  • Prine, Lloyd Interviewee


This segment from the February 2, 1986, episode of the series “Folks” features the first part of Sonya Masingale’s report on aging in Louisiana. She focuses on the psychological issues facing senior citizens, including boredom and depression. She interviews Pat Stagg, the director of the Sharlo Senior Center in Baton Rouge, and Katheryn Prine and Lloyd Prine, Sharlo residents.