Photos: Finding community as a 70-year-old

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With limited mobility and a small fixed income, life for 70-year-old Patty Balbaneda can be precarious.

As she’s grown older, she’s also confronted bouts of depression and a sense of isolation. She’s lost a best friend and had days when simply leaving the house feels overwhelming.

But the local senior center has given her a renewed sense of community, and purpose.

Photos: Patty’s story