The last of the lepers, Farmer's Almanac, eye health, aging in place and train travel!
April 30, 2015•52 min
The Last of the Lepers - In the Sanctuary of Outcasts is the incredible true story of the downfall, and ultimate redemption, of Neil White. He talks about his time in the most unlikely of places - the last leper colony in the continental United States. Folklore and (Non)Fiction! - Janice Stillman, Editor of The Old Farmer's Almanac, explains what's in store for us weather-wise this summer and fall. Janice also shares some "out of the box" planting folklore based on thousands of years of planting experience. Eye Health and Strokes! - Our eyes can tell us a lot about our health. Sudden and brief vision changes, for example, may be a sign of an oncoming dangerous health issue such as an impending stroke. YIKES! Wills Eye Hospital, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is bringing to light the importance of sudden vision changes and how this might be a predictor of an impending health crisis. Aging in Place - Natalie Galucia is the Member Services Coordinator of Village to Village Network - the national umbrella organization of community senior villages. Natalie explains how they help seniors stay independent. A Ticket to Ride! - Traveling by train can be nostalgic and very romantic. Travel guru, Deb Stone, returns to discuss the most scenic and spectacular rail trips in North America! You won't want to miss a minute - join the conversation!