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Rochelle Sharpe

Rochelle Sharpe

Rochelle Sharpe wrote this article under a MetLife Foundation Journalists in Aging Fellowship, a collaboration of New America Media and the Gerontological Society of America. Lisa Chedekel of the Connecticut Health I-Team contributed to this story.

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Rochelle Sharpe

Rochelle Sharpe

Rochelle Sharpe wrote this article under a MetLife Foundation Journalists in Aging Fellowship, a collaboration of New America Media and the Gerontological Society of America. Lisa Chedekel of the Connecticut Health I-Team contributed to this story.