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Episode 132: The Last Poker Game

"Abe and Phil’s Last Poker Game” is the rare Hollywood movie that explores the subject of aging through characters that are neither pitiable nor put on a pedestal.  Charming, funny and brutally honest, it stars Paul Sorvino as a womanizing gambler and the...

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Episode 131 – Time Goes By: Ronni Bennett

Not one of us knows what it's like to be old until we get there. So says 76-year-old Ronni Bennett, a former radio producer who also spent over 25 years as a writer and a producer in network television in New York and was managing editor of the first CBS news website....

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Episode 130: The Legacy

When it comes to aging parents, working daughters often feel they have to choose between being a good employee and being a good daughter.  After her father died Illinois resident Maggie McClane chose to be a good daughter: she left her job as a paralegal and moved in...

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Episode 129: Explaining Dementia To Children

Canadian author and illustrator Kathryn Harrison created her picture book “Weeds in Nana’s Garden” to help children who have family members with dementia understand and be aware of the disease.  She created the book after her mother was diagnosed with Frontotemporal...

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Learning How To Dance In The Rain (Rebroadcast)

The challenges of his political career were nothing compared to the steep learning curve faced by former Wisconsin Governor Martin J. Schreiber when his wife Elaine was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and he plunged into the role of spousal caregiver.  In today’s...

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