Lulu looked thin. She looked healthy but very thin. You could really only tell that Lulu had lost a lot of weight by looking at her face. Her trunk and legs still looked chunky because of her decades old habit of packing her clothes – regardless of outside temperature – with plastic shopping bags. If living on the street had taught the old lady one thing, it was that she didn’t like to be cold.
Homeless seniors are relatively rare. A lot of factors – like social security – keep the percentage of low income adults becoming newly homeless artificially low when compared with other demographics.