Agewyz Podcast Archives
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78-year-old Rosemary Otto is a self-taught, outsider artist whose work is both a form of creative expression and has helped in her recovery from mental illness. Born in Germany to an American mother and German father, Rosemary now lives in the house where she was...read more
MK Czerwiec was not the kid in school who could draw. But in 1994, during her first nursing job on AIDS Unit 371 in Chicago’s Illinois Masonic Medical Center, she began writing and creating comics as a way of coping with what she witnessed daily: the terrible toll of...read more
Growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico writer Tanya Ward Goodman was joined at the hip with her father Ross Ward, a nationally known carnival artist and creator of the whimsical Tinkertown Museum. Years later, when Ross was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s...read more
Jay Nelson believes that regardless of background everyone has a story worth sharing, and that the stories of our elders are especially worth sharing and preserving. In today’s show Jay talks about The Legacies Project, an oral history project designed by his company...read more
CELEBRATING OUR 100th EPISODE! Director Deirdre Fishel walked around in a state of rage during the making of her documentary film, “Care,” which delves into the world of paid care from the perspective of both workers and care recipient. In today’s show, Deirdre talks...read more
Peter Fox has a natural connection with older adults. An only child whose parents had him later in life and who were his best friends growing up, he also cared for an elderly neighbor in New York and now looks after a 92-year-old in his Palm Beach condominium. But...read more