Grown-Up Pains (Rebroadcast)

When her mother was diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease, 29-year-old writer Melissa Bilchik had to decide whether she too should be tested: there was a 50/50 chance Melissa was carrying the gene for this progressive brain disease.  In today’s show, Melissa talks about...

Episode 121: Getting Covered

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM AGEWYZ MEDIA! It’s open enrollment season in the United States, so if you need to sign up for an individual health insurance plan through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace or you want to learn more about Medicare, Medicaid and long-term...

Episode 120: The Wide Circumference Of Love

Writing “The Wide Circumference of Love” turned best-selling author Marita Golden into an Alzheimer’s activist.  In today’s show she tells us why and about the process of writing her novel, in which the real world impact of Alzheimer’s disease on the African-American...

Episode 119: The Weight Of Honor

During the making of her documentary film, “The Weight of Honor,” which profiles the caregivers of military veterans, Director/Producer Stephanie Seldin Howard told the production team to put their politics aside: the film was about the caregivers—not the wars in Iraq...