Episode 102 – Leaving Tinkertown

Growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico writer Tanya Ward Goodman was joined at the hip with her father Ross Ward, a nationally known carnival artist and creator of the whimsical Tinkertown Museum.  Years later, when Ross was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s...

Episode 101: The Legacies Project

Jay Nelson believes that regardless of background everyone has a story worth sharing, and that the stories of our elders are especially worth sharing and preserving.  In today’s show Jay talks about The Legacies Project, an oral history project designed by his company...

Episode 99: Aging Together With Grace

Peter Fox has a natural connection with older adults.  An only child whose parents had him later in life and who were his best friends growing up, he also cared for an elderly neighbor in New York and now looks after a 92-year-old in his Palm Beach condominium.  But...

Episode 98: Invisible Costs Of War

This Memorial Day weekend we celebrate military veterans and their caregivers by discussing how to get beyond the phrase “thank you for your service” and really treat veterans well.  Joining us is US Marine Corps veteran Sherman Gillums, Jr., Executive Director of...

Episode 97: Anything For That Smile

Loretta Veney’s greatest fear is that her mother will outlive her money.  Her great grandmother lived to age 107 and her grandmother to age 98.  Neither had dementia.  But Loretta’s mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at age 77.  In today’s show, Loretta...