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Episodes

  • Difficult Conversations With Parents

    Oct 24, 2014 | 28 min
    Viki Kind is a clinical bioethicist, medical educator and hospice volunteer. She discusses with us about important issues with health care directives as well as best ways to approach family conversations regarding care and end-of-life.
  • Paying for In-home Care

    Oct 20, 2014 | 27 min
    Bob Nations is the CEO of Senior Helpers based in Napa, CA and discusses some of the challenges and solutions in receiving assistance to help pay for in-home care.
  • Forgetfulness or Signs of Dementia?

    Oct 17, 2014 | 27 min
    Ann Kositsky, a Nurse Practitioniner specializing in Geriatrics and dementia care, discusses types of dementia helping distinguishing the differences between normal forgetfulness or signs of dementia.
  • Preventing Falls-Easier Than You Think

    Oct 10, 2014 | 29 min
    Vanessa Kettler is an experienced educator in the field of fall prevention and balance improvement. She discusses the ways to help seniors improve their balance and prevent having falls.
  • Future of Senior Living Options

    Oct 6, 2014 | 27 min
    Award-winning journalist Beth Baker discusses the future of boomer retirement living and efforts of new ways of banding together to help each other through old age.
  • What is a Death Cafe?

    Oct 2, 2014 | 28 min
    Why are Death Cafes opening up all over the country? Karen Van Dyke talks about how these cafes help to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their lives.
  • Dementia Beyond Disease

    Sep 26, 2014 | 28 min
    G. Allen Power, M.D. is the author of the groundbreaking and award winning book "Dementia Beyond Disease." Dr. Power joins us on The Aging Boomers once again and discusses another eye-opening interview on how to improve the lives of people with dementia and those who care for them.
  • Proven Techniques For A Better Life

    Sep 22, 2014 | 29 min
    Jude Bijou is a resepected psychotherapist and professional educator. She discusses her award winning book, Attitude Reconstruction, a system for navigating around emotional roadblocks.
  • Hiring In-Home Care Help

    Sep 19, 2014 | 30 min
    Richard Forhez, CEO of OptionOne Care at Home, discusses the various in-home care options and provides his expertise to families who are looking to hire a private caregiver or an in-home care agency.
  • Lifestyle, not Age, is the Problem

    Sep 15, 2014 | 27 min
    Gerald Kiner is the author of "How to Eat, Live & Play After Age 40: Key Principles for Protecting the Most Precious Years of Your Life." He encourages people to live holistic lives which is the key trait most super centenarians possess.
  • Physical Therapy via WebCam

    Sep 12, 2014 | 28 min
    WebCam Physical Therapy is an innovative concept practiced by Nina Angela Downey. She provides consultation and modified therapy sessions without the client ever having to leave the comfort of their own home. A must listen to!
  • Helping to Finance Retirement

    Sep 8, 2014 | 27 min
    Marilyn Brown Ross is a reverse mortgage specialist and discusses the main reasons seniors would consider taking out a reverse mortgage including turning the equity in their home into tax free income without having to sell.
  • Senior Independent Living Options

    Sep 5, 2014 | 28 min
    Mark Nilsson is the Executive Director of Sonoma Hills Retirement Living and discusses options for seniors who want live independently in a location which offers amenities, activities, and other services.
  • Family Fights about Aging Parents

    Aug 25, 2014 | 29 min
    Carolyn Rosenblatt, attorney & registered nurse and Dr. Mikol Davis, clinical psychologist, are co-founders of AgingParents.com and have helped resolve family conflicts since 2006. They discuss causes of these conflicts and ways to prevent them.
  • Ensuring Best Outcomes in Long Term Care

    Aug 22, 2014 | 28 min
    Sanford Horowitz is an attorney who has concentrated almost all of his practice on Elder Abuse and Neglect Litigation. Mr. Horowitz discusses how family members should interact with ownership and staff in order to ensure best outcomes for their loved ones at assisted living communities, residential care homes and skilled nursing facilities.
  • Why You Should Have a Power of Attorney

    Aug 19, 2014 | 29 min
    Jamie Watson is an Elder Law Attorney with Gaw Van Male, specializing in Estate Planning, Medi-Cal Planning, Veteran's Benefits and Special Needs Trusts. He discusses the importance of having a well-drafted, Power of Attorney.
  • Qualify for Medicaid & Medi-Cal Benefits

    Aug 15, 2014 | 29 min
    Roy Litherland is an attorney and has practiced law for the past 38 years with emphasis on elder law, special needs,and estate planning. He discusses how to qualify for government medical benefits legally and ensure their estates are preserved for their families, instead of their nest egg being wiped out by high nursing home expenses.
  • Adult Day Programs Can Make A Difference

    Aug 11, 2014 | 28 min
    Adult Day Programs, a/k/a adult day care, can be beneficial for the senior and also provide the needed break for family caregivers. Amy Andonian, Vice President of Home Care & Support from the Institute on Aging (IOA), discusses about how family caregivers can successfully transition older loved ones into adult day programs.
  • What's the Purpose of Hospice?

    Aug 8, 2014 | 28 min
    Nancy Proctor has had more than 20 years experience in hospice and Geriatric care. She explains why someone would benefit from hospice, what the eligibility is and how these services are paid for.
  • Early Warning Signs of Dementia

    Aug 8, 2014 | 29 min
    Shelley Dombroski and Mindy Wright discuss the early warning signs of dementia and Alzheimer's, how to get support and how to get involved with the Alzheimer's Walk in your area.
  • Learning from Bedsides of the Dying

    Aug 1, 2014 | 30 min
    When Plato was asked to sum up his life’s work, he simply stated, “Practice dying.” Judith Redwing Keyssar, author of "Last Acts of Kindness," talks about her extensive experience in the field of palliative care--providing nursing experience along with emotional and spiritual guidance. A must listen to!
  • Why use a Certified Senior Advisor?

    Jul 25, 2014 | 29 min
    A Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) is a specialist in their respective field but have supplemented their knowledge by understanding the multiple processes of aging. Curtis Petersen joins us from the Society of Certified Senior Advisors to tell us more.
  • Reduce Costs of Alzheimer's Care

    Jul 22, 2014 | 28 min
    Dr. Ethelle Lord, a pioneer in Alzheimer’s coaching, discusses the newly formed International Caregivers Association (ICA), creating a revolutionary dementia-care program that will reduce the cost of caring for patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias while simultaneously improving their quality of life.