Boomers Today

Boomers Today

Boomers Today is a talk show where experts are interviewed on many of the issues facing boomers and an aging population.


March 18, 2023 32 min
Mary L. Flett, PhD is a keen observer of what it means to be an aging adult and offers her unique perspective on embracing the shift that aging brings. She is a passionate and engaging speaker on all things related to aging, and is known for her unique ability to bring humor and compassion to complex and emotionally challenging topics. She published a three-book series, “Aging with Finesse” in 2021, containing selections of blogs s...
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Dr. John Neustadt is the founder and president of Nutritional Biochemistry, Inc and has spent two decades as a clinician, researcher, writer and entrepreneur creating solutions that improve people’s health. His products have been shipped to people in 15 countries, he’s published more than 100 research reviews, lectures frequently at medical conferences, received a dozen US FDA Orphan Drug Designation for the potential treatment of ...
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February 10, 2023 32 min
Dr. Rob Winningham received his Ph.D. in neuroscience from Baylor University. He joined the faculty at Western Oregon University in 2000 where he served as a Professor
of Psychology and Gerontology. He helped create the Gerontology Department, served as the Dean
of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and is currently the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Western Oregon University. His scholarship has focused on ...
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January 27, 2023 33 min
Nick Mengerink is Managing Director of HearUSA and responsible for strategy and execution within HearUSA’s 360 hearing centers, including external partnerships and benefits administration. As Managing Director, Nick is focused on achieving HearUSA’s ambition to change one million more lives by 2028 through Simply Excellent Hearing Care.

Nick began his career in healthcare nearly two decades ago with Johnson & Johnson Vision Care. ...
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Dr. Rob Winningham received his Ph.D. in neuroscience from Baylor University. He joined the faculty at Western Oregon University in 2000 where he served as a Professor of Psychology and Gerontology. His focus has been on memory and aging for the past 30 years. He has trained thousands of professionals to offer high quality cognitive rehabilitation and therapy programs. In addition to publishing many peer-reviewed articles in the ar...
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Marianne Troy is a Family Consultant for the Alzheimer’s Support Network. She is a great listener and has a wealth of knowledge and skills in all things elder care. She honed these skills over a lifetime of involvement in elder concerns. She is a previous owner of a home health care company and worked at Loyola Medical Center outside Chicago in Radiology Administration. It was there she saw the difficulty our elders experience in h...
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Kimberly Best, RN, MA, is a Civil and Family Mediator. Her practice focuses on Family Mediation, Health and Elder Care Mediation, Civil and Business Mediation, and Conflict Coaching. She is a working member of the Association of Conflict Resolution Elder Mediation Professional Development Group as well as a working member of Mediators Beyond Borders, International, and a member of the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution dev...
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December 30, 2022 28 min
Lauren Snedeker is a licensed clinical social worker, an Assistant Professor of Teaching, and the Coordinator for the MSW Certificate in Aging and Health Program at Rutgers School of Social Work. Her areas of practice and scholarly interests focus on the aging experience, mental health during older adulthood, and caregiving experiences. Educating students about the rich, clinical opportunities that exist in gerontological social wo...
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Josh Sapan is the former President & Chief Executive Officer of AMC Networks Inc. where, since 1987, he oversaw the creation and growth of entertainment brands including AMC, BBC AMERICA, IFC and SundanceTV and signature series including “Mad Men,” “Breaking Bad,” “The Walking Dead" and “Killing Eve.” Sapan also oversaw the creation of the film production and distribution company IFC Films as well as AMC Studios and AMC Networks In...
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Ryan Frederick focuses on the intersection of place and healthy longevity. He is the author of Right Place, Right Time: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Home for the Second Half of Life. He advises real estate, health organizations and institutional investment firms on how to create better places to help people thrive and provides regular content for consumers to make wise choices about place to live a long, healthy and financially...
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November 11, 2022 28 min
Kerry Byrne, PhD, is a researcher, collaborator and entrepreneur in aging, care and connection. She is the Founder of The Long Distance Grandparent, a mission driven business helping grandparents strengthen relationships with their grandchildren – no matter the distance between. Kerry is focused on improving intergenerational relationships within families, because these relationships impact everything from mental health to ending a...
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November 4, 2022 31 min
Gregg Levoy is the author of 'Vital Signs: The Nature and Nurture of Passion' and the bestseller 'Callings: Finding and Following An Authentic Life'. He is a regular Keynoter/Featured Speaker at aging-industry conferences around the country, including the International Conference on Positive Aging and the International Council on Active Aging Conference. Gregg has appeared on ABC-TV, CNN, NPR and PBS. He has also written for the Ne...
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October 28, 2022 29 min
Dr. Nancy A. Taylor is founder and CEO of Taylormade Senior Advocacy and Consulting LLC. As an advocate she helps older adults and their families navigate the complex maze that is our national healthcare system. She provides a guiding hand with Medicare Education including choosing drug plans, Provider and Care Coordination, Comprehensive Clinical Medication Reviews, and Medication Therapy Management. She retired as a pharmacist af...
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October 14, 2022 27 min
Darra Wray is a business professional, senior care consultant, and software developer with more than 30 years of practical business and finance experience and an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA. She also has over 30 years of personal experience as a family caregiver and patient advocate and has had a life-long interest in healthcare.

An unexpected family medical crisis made her realize that her family was completely unprepared...
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October 7, 2022 29 min
Mike Briggs is with Keystone Hospice has been working in healthcare since March of 2004. He loves to provide solutions to patients and families that need help in the community he loves. Mike is extremely passionate about hospice care and enjoys helping people understand why it’s such a great benefit.
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September 30, 2022 31 min
Jaime Sarche’s goal is helping people be less afraid of death. A seasoned speaker, Jaime brings deep experience in death care to a broad range of audiences around the country, sharing insights and approaches on how to have those difficult conversations and how to address sensitive issues. Extending well beyond death and dying, her message resonates across industries and individuals, bridging her passion to demystify death while enl...
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September 14, 2022 27 min
Odelia Goldberg, Esq. was born in Israel and moved to the United States when she was six years old. She was educated in the United States and received her Juris Doctorate and graduated Cum Laude. Odelia regularly lectures to attorneys, CPAs and seniors throughout New York State and South Florida on Elder Law and how to protect your assets and leave money to heirs. She has established herself as a noted authority in the area of Esta...
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Deborah Carr is a professor of sociology and director of the Center for Innovation in Social Science at Boston University. She is author of more than 100 academic articles and chapters, and several books including the award-winning 'Golden Years? Social Inequality in Later Life.' She studies end-of-life issues including bereavement, advance care planning, and death quality. She has also written widely on families in later life. Dr....
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Professor Wendy Moyle’s research focuses on finding evidence for best practice in care of older people and those with dementia. She has a keen interest in technologies, and, within a social robotics laboratory, she develops and evaluates assistive technologies and social robots. She works with a multidisciplinary team of researchers from Australia and internationally, from the UK and Japan. She has received several awards and leads...
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September 7, 2022 28 min
Keren Etkin is the best-selling author of The AgeTech Revolution - a book about the intersection of technology and aging. Etkin is the founder of, a media platform that covers the global agetech ecosystem and The AgeTech Academy which offers online AgeTech education for entrepreneurs and elder care professionals. Etkin is a sought-after public speaker and advisor to AgeTech startups, investors in the longev...
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