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Aging With Grace
43 minutes | Jul 25, 2022
S2 / E8 What I Know Now & Healthy Brain Aging Across The Bluegrass
Learn more from an interview with Steve McCrocklin featured in the summer edition of Today's Transitions magazine with the focus on Intentions. Diagnosed with dyslexia as a child Stephen, and Claudia who is his wife and business partner, co-founded Langsford Learning Acceleration Centers. More information available at weteachreading.com. Elizabeth Rhodus, Ph.D., discusses the pilot program "Healthy Brain Aging Across the Bluegrass" which she is leading as part of the mission of UK's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging & Alzheimer's. For more information, please email email@example.com or call 859.257.5562.
27 minutes | May 12, 2022
S2 E7 Special Edition: Vote Smart Kentucky! Part 2
Conclusion of our interview with Kentucky Secretary of State Michael G. Adams who discusses how to register, check or change voter registration online voter portal GOVOTEKY.com. Other topics discussed include emphasizing the need for 15,000 precinct workers for May 17th Primary Elections. For more information visit GOVOTEKY.com.
34 minutes | Apr 13, 2022
AARP Foundation Provides $1 Million Tornado Relief Grants
On December 10, 2021, an EF3 tornado with wind speeds between 136 to 165 mph ripped across 227 miles, 200 of them on the ground taking lives and destroying several communities in the western part of Kentucky. AARP Foundation is providing a total of $1 million in grants for 10 agencies providing support for tornado victims. This Special Edition of "Aging With Grace 55+" focuses on how residents in the affected areas can access these much needed funds for rebuilding lives, homes, and shattered communities. Guests: Carla Brown, Executive Director Community Action of Southern Kentucky (Bowling Green) / $50,000.00; Jill Collins, Director of Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living / $50,000.00; and Charlotte Whittaker, President of Kentucky AARP.
35 minutes | Apr 8, 2022
S2 / E6 The Psychology of Investing, Part One: The Risk Adverse & The Follower
Retirement related worries cover many different aspects of life after paychecks end. Preserving wealth becomes a major concern given Americans age 55+ will spend one third of their life in retirement. Individuals supplementing their retirement with Social Security and other income streams continue to view annuities as a potentially attractive option. However, the fear factor sometimes prevents those over age 55 from risking any type of investment and those who do fall into four categories. In Part One of a Two Part series David Lau, founder and CEO of DPL Financial Partners, discusses two of the four typical investor personalities: (1) The Risk Adverse (not one penny in any type of investments) and (2) The Follower (whatever is easiest or most comfortable) in using annuities to enhance retirement plans. Seasoned writer Lucy M. Pritchett shares short trip ideas for seniors. Episode 6 concludes with the story of a determined young man who despite numerous failures built a recognized brand for shoppers.
21 minutes | Mar 22, 2022
S2 E5 Special Edition: Vote Smart Kentucky!
Kentucky Secretary of State Michael G. Adams discusses a new online Voter Services Portal, absentee drop-boxes for ballots and other topics while also emphasizing the need for 15,000 precinct workers for May 17th Primary Elections. For more information visit GOVOTEKY.com.
37 minutes | Mar 9, 2022
From Nurse to Hospital CEO and University Provost
Part 2 of an interview with OBGYN specialist Dr. William T. "Bill" Baker. Dr. Joanne Berryman reflects on the trajectory of her career in healthcare from nurse to senior VP and later CEO of a nationally recognized hospital and rehabilitation center. Including a stint in higher education as a University Provost. AARP Historian Emerita Lilly Liu shares more "Pearls of Wisdom" collected from writings and musings of Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus (1884- 1967), educator, fierce fighter for rights of elders and founder of AARP.
52 minutes | Jan 31, 2022
S2/E2: Senior Hikes Appalachian Trail & OBGYN Hangs Up Stethoscope
At age 60 + Mike Thompson shares his on going experiences hiking the entire 2,000 mile Appalachian Trail. Jeanne Freibert from JeanneFreibertStudio.com shares background and training for her creative artwork and Dr. William T. "Bill" Baker discusses life after 40-years as an OBGYN.
39 minutes | Dec 1, 2021
Heather French Henry Discusses Resources for Veterans and Traveling Exhibit "White Christmas"
Most people know her as Miss America 2000. Throughout her life Heather French Henry has also been an advocate for veterans. As the daughter of a Vietnam veteran, she has passionately assisted and honored those who served our country. Season 2 / Episode 1 also includes a discussion of free services for citizen soldiers. In addtion to a few movie set pieces and various costumes from the classic movie "White Christmas". Now a fixture at the Rosemary Clooney Museum located in northern Kentucky, this 1954 American musical romantic comedy film tells the story of former Army buddies (Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye) puting on a show with a sister act ( Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen) to save their general's hotel in Vermont..
56 minutes | Nov 3, 2021
Home Makeovers for the Less Fortunate and a Shot of Hope
Gerry Harrah shares her passion decorating living spaces for victims of spousal abuse, former drug addicts, alcoholics and others on the fringes of society. Jacqueline Teague, 17, and Amelie Beck, 15, created VaxConnectKY which has so far helped 2,000 non-computer savvy senior citizens register on line for the COVID 19 vaccination. David Lau, founder and CEO of DPL Financial Partners shares simplicity of annuities as a possible investment tool for retirement. Despite numerous setbacks the remarkable story of the 17-years Soichi Honda invested in building a multi-billion dollar motorcycle and automobile company.
43 minutes | Oct 4, 2021
Family History & Artistic Pursuits
Retiree Mona Loy shares fond memories including journals and train logs written by her Great Grandfather from 1919 - 1931. In the segment "Starting Over" former marketing executive Elaine Davis discusses finally pursuing her passion for painting what she calls affordable art.
29 minutes | Aug 5, 2021
Orthopedic Surgeon Stephen L. Henry, M.D. Discusses Prostate Cancer
As easily prevented as colorectal cancer is, Prostate Cancer remains second leading cause of death among men. Former LT Governor and Orthopedic Surgeon Stephen L. Henry, M.D. shares his personal journey with this highly treatable cancer when caught at an early stage.
50 minutes | May 27, 2021
Vietnam Vet, iKnow Expo and Investing in Your Future
Retired large animal veterinarian Carle Pippin shares his passion for fellow veterans as a tireless community volunteer including collecting beds for A Place to Sleep and donations of pet food for homeless cats and dogs. New Beginnings segment features Gale Reece, founder of iKnow Expo, a care givers conference for Seniors and those with disabilities. David Lau, founder and CEO of from dplfp Financial, discusses potential options to consider while planning for or already retired and enjoy an amazing story of what can happen out of sheer desperation.
52 minutes | Apr 30, 2021
Elder Connections and New Beginnings
Dr. Nancy Henkin, Sr. Fellow with Generations United, discusses expanding the role of Elders in lives of kids and community. Entreprenuer Michael D. Teague discusses his forthcoming book, "Re-Launching at Mid-Life: Creating the Change You Have To Make". Dr. Dale Tarver reflects on rebuilding her life and medical practice in Georgia in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina which devastated New Orleans. Episode 7 concludes with AARP Historian Emerita Lily Liu who has become a fierce national advocate on addressing issues related to caregiving.
43 minutes | Mar 22, 2021
AWG Episode 6
Dr. Dimitra Antimisiaris discusses Polypharmacy commonly defined as the use of five or more medications daily by an individual. Part 2 of an interview with Kenya Whitfield discussing services provided by Hosparus. Episode 6 concludes with the story of a dreamer who tasted sour defeat long before ever savoring the sweet taste of success.
42 minutes | Feb 22, 2021
AWG Episode 5
Part 1 of a 2 part interview with Chuck Dent who shares his story of losing 100 pounds. Nazareth Home President & CEO Mary Haynes discusses her professional and family experience with Alzheimer's disease. Vic and Colleen Bitter, married in 1969, share fond memories. Concludes with an inspirational story about a boy everyone dismissed as a nobody but as an adult became somebody who attracted international fame and fortune.
29 minutes | Feb 12, 2021
Part 1 of 2 Part Interview featuring Hosparus. Charlotte Whitaker shares some of her favorite memories traveling with Seniors ages 70+ whom she fondly calls "No Goes, Slow Goes, and Go-Goes'. Hear the backstory of a woman who built a pie cooking enterprise which she later sold years later for $90-million dollars.
29 minutes | Feb 1, 2021
Aging With Grace: Episode 4
Part 1 of 2 Part Interview featuring Kenya Whitfield, Outreach Manager and Director of Physician Relations for Hosparus. Charlotte Whitaker shares some of her favorite memories traveling with Seniors ages 70+ whom she fondly calls "No Goes, Slow Goes, and Go-Goes'. Hear the back-story of a woman who built a pie cooking enterprise which she later sold years later for $90-million dollars.
38 minutes | Dec 22, 2020
Aging With Grace Episode 3
Conclusion of interview with Sheri Rose, CEO of Thrive Center. Ashley Gude returns with more tips and ideas for downsizing or simply 'calming the chaos' so people can focus on living life. We also catch up with Sr. Olympian Race Walker and Power Walker Charlie Waller.
37 minutes | Nov 18, 2020
Aging With Grace
In Part 1 of a 2-part interview CEO Sheri Rose provides an overview of innovative programs and services Thrive Center provides for aging well. Also part 1 of a 2 part interview with closet organizer Ashley Gude offers tips and ideas for downsizing or simply 'calming the chaos' so people can focus on living life. Followed by an interview with national Senior Games competitor Bob Stacey who is also Kentucky's official Pickleball Ambassador for the USA Pickleball Association. Last but not least Lily Liu returns with more Pearls of Wisdom from Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus (1884-1967).
38 minutes | Nov 2, 2020
Aging With Grace: TeleMedicine
Dr. Thaddeus J. Bell, MD, from Charleston, S.C. discusses the new normal of Telemedicine which presents challenges and new opportunities for senior patients. Lily Liu, Historian Emerita for AARP in Washington, D.C. , shares some Pearls of Wisdom from Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus (1884-1967), elder rights activist and founder of AARP.
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