Marissa Moss: Last Things

Award-winning author and illustrator Marissa Moss is best known for her popular “Amelia’s Notebooks” series.  She took a radical departure from that series with her novel, “Last Things: A Graphic Memoir About ALS,” a deeply personal story of how Marissa coped with the...

The Wide Circumference of Love

Best-selling author Marita Golden talks about her novel “The Wide Circumference of Love,” in which the real-world impact of Alzheimer’s disease on the African-American community is woven into a fictionalized story.  Marita tells us how writing the novel turned her...

Episode 145: Leaving Whidbey

Dr. Maxine Borowsky Junge, artist, psychotherapist and co-author of the book, “Dear Myra, Dear Max: A Conversation About Aging,” returns to the show to talk about what she discovered on a trip to upstate New York where—with her adult children in tow—she visited three...

Episode 142: Facing Cancer

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Jennifer Schosheim is one of America’s low-profile but critical pieces of the healthcare puzzle delivering person-centered care outside the operating room.  In today’s show, Jennifer tells us about her work counseling cancer patients...