jail http://ripr.org en The Silver Boom: Should We Let Elderly Prisoners Go? http://ripr.org/post/silver-boom-should-we-let-elderly-prisoners-go <p>Rhode Island's prison population is aging. Should we release old and frail prisoners? Should we keep them in special nursing homes for prisoners? Let us know what you think and why in the comments section below.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 11564 at http://ripr.org The Silver Boom: Aging Behind Bars, By the Numbers http://ripr.org/post/silver-boom-aging-behind-bars-numbers <p><iframe src="//infogr.am/Aging-Behind-Bars" style="border:none;" width="527" frameborder="0" height="1995" scrolling="no"></iframe></p><div style="width:527px;border-top:1px solid #acacac;padding-top:3px;font-family:Arial;font-size:10px;text-align:center;">Data from: The Rhode Island Department of Corrections, The National Institutes of Health, and the Journal of Correctional Health Care</div> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 11546 at http://ripr.org