Agewyz Podcast Archives

If you like what you hear please take a moment to show your support by posting a comment on the episode page. Thanks for listening!

Episode 127: The Caregiver Project

Theater artist, writer and educator Nell Bang-Jensen believes that instead of staging big shows on a main stage, theater producers might better serve their communities by finding out what people in the community are interested in and engaging them in the artistic...

read more

Episode 126: Life After Caregiving

After ten years of caring for three different family members who died four months apart, Andrea McMillan woke up to the realization that she was no longer responsible for the well-being of anyone but herself and her healthy daughter.  On today’s show, Andrea talks...

read more

Episode 125 – Iris Waichler: Role Reversal

In her new book, “Role Reversal: How To Take Care Of Yourself And Your Aging Parents” author Iris Waichler combines practical advice for caregivers with her personal story of caring for her father, a colorful World War II veteran who died at age 97.  Iris brought...

read more

Anything For That Smile (Rebroadcast)

Loretta Veney’s greatest fear is that her mother will outlive her money.  Her great grandmother lived to age 107 and her grandmother to age 98.  Neither had dementia.  But Loretta’s mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at age 77.  In today’s show, Loretta...

read more

Episode 124 – Joy Loverde: Creating A Quality Old Age

Twenty years ago, when author Joy Loverde began thinking about writing her new book, “Who Will Take Care of Me When I’m Old?” the timing wasn’t right.  Back then people were still grappling with the concept of elder care, and Joy’s book “The Eldercare Planner” was a...

read more

Episode 123 – Matt Gurwell: Beyond Driving With Dignity

Former Ohio state trooper Matt Gurwell talks about his organization Keeping Us Safe and the Beyond Driving With Dignity self-assessment program he created as a proactive measure, after spending years as a trooper delivering bad news to family members about accidents...

read more