Specifically for Seniors

Specifically for Seniors

Information for the "Remember When..." generation If you are old enough to "Remember when...", Specifically for Seniors is the podcast for you. Let's talk!

Episodes

August 25, 2022 37 min

Howard and I have an essential discussion about aging in America. We talk about the lack of a long term care system in the United States as opposed to other countries, aging at home vs. senior living facilities, and how to know when we should be talking to our parents and deciding for ourselves when it's time to consider alternate housing and how to accomplish the change.

Caring for our Parents - the Book

https://howardgleckman...

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I talk with Dr. Mindy Koch from the Seniors for Crist Coalition. We talk about Charlie Crist's political background and the reason he changed parties from Republican to Democrat and his thoughts on caring for seniors in Florida, his Covid policies, gun reform, school safety, parental rights in education, election gerrymandering, the Florida State Guard and Critical Race Theory. But most importantly, we discuss the difference in...

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I talk with Drs. Xiaosi Gu and Daniela Schiller about The Social Brain app, which  is an exciting new app that gives users the opportunity to be part of cutting edge social neuroscience experiments. The app was developed to assess our social cognition and how that relatesto mental health. Today's podcast was a bit different than other podcasts in that my guests are going to ask you to participate in a cutting edge social neuros...

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Laurence and I talk about the origins of digital art, missing a fateful meeting with Sid Vicious, teaching Andy Warhol to use a computer, starring in Apple's "Think Different" ad, his art and his art cars.


Web Site:

https://gartelmuseum.weebly.com

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Riley and I talk about retirement, what to expect when the times comes. We discuss the psycholgical changes one goes through an the good and not so good parts of retirement.

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July 6, 2022 30 min

Carl Honoré is a bestselling author, broadcaster and two-time TED speaker. He is also the voice of the Slow Movement. His latest book, Bolder: How To Age Better And Feel Better About Aging, is a spirited manifesto against ageism. Published in 35 languages, Carl has landed on bestseller lists in many countries. 

Website:

https://linktr.ee/carlhonore

Social Media:

https://twitter.com/carlhonore

https://www.instagram.com/carlhonore/

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Tom and I discuss flyfishing gear and flies, his own podcast at The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing, ocean fly fishing and the best places to fly fish in southern Florida and what fish you can catch.

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Angie Johnson,PhD and I talk about the relationship of humans and dogs, comparing learning ability in children and dogs, anthropomorphizing our pets and how dogs respond to our cues.

Link to the Canine Cognition Center at Boston College 

https://sites.bc.edu/doglab/


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Steve and I talk about growing up in Brooklyn, his life as a teacher and his 5 shows that started with My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish and I'm in Therapy


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Dan and I talk about the difference between weather and climate, Florida and hurricanes, the difference between El Niño and La Niña, hurricane formation and safety and preparedness.  This is the podcast to watch before hurricane season gets more active.

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This is the podcast to watch if you ever wanted to play pickleball or enjoying the game now. Ken is the  2021  Pickleball Global USA and World ranking of #1 in men's 60 singles for the entire year. Ken and I talk about starting to play, coming from tennis, tips for gear as well as for offense ad defense games. I asked "What makes pickleball the greatest game ever.

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Diane Dimond and I discuss what guardianship is,  the pro's and con's of senior guardianship, the pitfalls of guardianship, the egregious behavior of some guardians, and how to protect your wishes as you age. This podcast is critically important for seniors living alone. Diane's new book, tentatively titled "The Racket" will be available early next year.

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Dr. Hurd and I discuss the causes and potential solutions to the opioid crisis in the United States.  We talk about the differences in marijuana in the 1960's and now and the benefits and problems with the use of THC and CBD in senior adults

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May 12, 2022 50 min

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Jim Richardson, National Geographic Photographer and I talk photography for National Geographic Magazine, film versus digital, camera clubs and Instagram,  iPhone photograph and travel photography.

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Frank and I talk about being a columnist, Florida's Governor Ron DeSantis and Pickleball.

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April 30, 2022 50 min

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For all of you who have laughed out loud by seeing Sarge on stage, we joked a little but we  get to know the real Sarge, the person behind the humor. If you've loved Sarge on stage as I have, this is one podcast you should not miss.

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April 27, 2022 40 min

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Dara and Donna and I talk Flowers, Dragons, Bars, and walls, dice, tournaments, Mahjcon and new cards and a lot of stuff about Mah Jong that I still don't understand, but I am sure you will.

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April 22, 2022 41 min

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Bruce Means and I talk about frogs, tepui, biodiversity, Florida's coastal plain, alien species, habitat destruction, pesticides and fertilizers and what we can do to save the planet for our children and grandchildren.

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April 18, 2022 29 min

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Ron and I talk about writing, story telling and character development.

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Marian and I talk about aging, following a dream, contentment, caregiving and erroneos conceptions of aging among the young.

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