Agewyz Podcast Archives
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Writer/Director Liz Levine talks about a new web series she co-created with Jessie Award winning actress France Perras, who plays a caregiver (Madeleine) with a talking goldfish (Myrtle) who helps her cope with the strain of caring for twins and her aging parent, who...read more
Canadian author Rick Lauber is among a growing number of male caregivers who provide support alone or with the help of siblings. In today’s show, Rick talks about moving his parents from Vancouver Island closer to his home in Edmonton, co-caregiving with his two...read more
When her mother was diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease, 29-year-old writer Melissa Bilchik had to decide whether she too should be tested; there was a 50/50 chance she was carrying the fatal gene. In today’s show, Melissa talks about the events leading up to her...read more
Author and essayist Judy Mollen Walters has been battling Crohn’s disease for over 16 years with oral medications, injections, biologic therapies and a devoted caregiver husband. In today’s show: how she balances writing with managing her autoimmune disease, and the...read more
Veteran documentary filmmaker Christine Herbes-Sommers talks about her new film for PBS, which explores how longer life expectancy is transforming small town Norcross, Georgia and the big city of Atlanta plus older populations in Europe, China and Japan. From...read more
A year ago on the podcast Lisa Howland told of quitting her job to be a full-time caregiver for her father, who has Parkinson’s disease, and of hiding the knives in her house because of his increasingly aggressive behavior -- associated with his later diagnosis of...read more