Aging inmates often require special care, which drives up the cost of incarceration npr's police and prisons correspondent laura sullivan and jonathan turley, director of the project on older prisons, discuss the options available to prison systems in dealing with thousands of inmates growing old behind bars. The population of graying us prisoners has exploded in recent years largely because more offenders are entering or re-entering prison in middle age, new research shows.
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When 69-year-old betty smithey was released from arizona state prison last week after serving 49 years for murdering a 15-month-old child, walking with a cane, she gave a face to a population that often goes unnoticed -- the aging men and women in our prison system with some 246,000 men and women. Aging people in prison human rights campaign the graying of us prisons the population of aging and elderly prisoners in us prisons exploded over the past three.
Discusses factors that have contributed to the growing number of older offenders in state prison. In aging in prison: the integration of research and practice, author martha hurley takes an in-depth look at the complex issues associated with housing long-term and elderly prisoners.
(new york) – aging men and women are the most rapidly growing group in us prisons, and prison officials are hard-pressed to provide them appropriate housing and medical care, human rights watch said in a report released today because of their higher rates of illness and impairments, older. Us department of justice 2i¿fh ri -xvwlfh 3urjudpv bureau of justice statistics s–˚˛˝ r–ˇ˘ may 2016 ncj 248766 aging of the state prison.
The us' massive prison population is getting older long sentences that were handed out decades ago are catching up with the american justice system. A scathing new report shows that caring for aging prisoners is fast becoming a fiscal nightmare and overwhelming a system unable to provide elderly care. Aging in prison: the integration of research and practice (9781594609947) authors: martha hurley carolina academic press. America's prison system is rapidly graying, the following are a collection of resources related to the needs, policies, programs, and legal issues of aging in prison.Download