Episode 116: Aging Famously

News icon Walter Cronkite and the legendary photographer Gordon Parks are just two of over thirty famous and lesser known people interviewed by Elizabeth Meade Howard for her book, “Aging Famously: Follow Those You Admire To Living Long and Well.”  A journalist and...

Episode 115: The Fixer

Writer Brandi Neal was twenty-nine years old and living in Maine when she dropped everything and flew to Arizona to help care for her ailing father, a Vietnam War veteran who disappeared from Brandi’s life when she was twelve.  In today’s show, Brandi shares her mixed...

Episode 114: Not Just A Family Issue

As an elected official in Southern California, Hector De La Torre expanded access to doctors in underserved communities and he helped protect consumers from retroactive cancellation of their health insurance. Now Executive Director of the Transamerica Center For...

Episode 113: Bleeding Hearts

Pediatric and trauma nurse Tami Reeves talks about her memoir, “Bleeding Hearts: A True Story of Alzheimer’s, Family, And The Other Woman,” the candid story of a husband (Eric) torn between love for his ailing wife (Gaye) and the need to move on.  Tami began dating...

Episode 112: Tony And Elia – The Sequel

When we spoke with fine artist Tony Luciani in 2016, his then 93-year-old mother Elia, who has dementia, had recently moved in with him.  Tony had just produced his book, “Mamma: In The Meantime,” a collection of photographs he’d taken of his mother, and while he...