Agewyz Podcast Archives
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"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...read more
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....read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Dr. Samuel Harrington's father had a vision of how he wanted to experience the last days of his life. That vision led Dr. Harrington and his sisters to help their father make end-of-life decisions based on the exit strategy he wanted. It also inspired Harrington's...read more