The Times podcast: Hospice for the homeless

The Inn Between Salt Lake City
A cat named Rodger rides on Kimberly Peterson’s shoulder at the Inn Between in Salt Lake City. Peterson, who has a serious heart issue, lives and works here.
(Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)

The Inn Between in Salt Lake City offers a revolutionary program: hospice care for homeless individuals. We visit to see what resistance they have met — and what hope they’ve inspired.


Read the full transcript here.

Host: Gustavo Arellano

Guests: L.A. Times California politics reporter Mackenzie Mays

More reading:

The place where homeless people come to die with dignity

Column: He was homeless and in hospice. His recovery is a lesson in what it takes to save a life

Column: Stalked by death, they are gathered off the streets and cared for by an army of angels

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