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Episode 136: Dear Myra, Dear Max – Dr. Myra Levick

In an era when women were often defined by the work of their husbands, art psychotherapist Dr. Myra Levick earned three degrees, she helped found the American Art Therapy Association and she developed the widely-used Levick Emotional and Cognitive Art Therapy...

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Episode 135: Grammy

Los Angeles-based writer Lauren DePino has always had a soft spot for older adults.  The death of her beloved grandmother hit her especially hard, but Lauren didn’t realize how hard until years later when she met 91-year-old Gloria Kessler, the grandmother of her...

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Episode 134: Millennial Caregiver Lisette Carbajal

Lisette Carbajal was sitting in her dorm room at the University of Virginia when her mother called, crying as she told her Lisette’s father had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.  In that moment Lisette—the daughter of Peruvian immigrants who speak little...

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Episode 133: Twilight Wishes

James Ciervo is the Regional Chapter Director (New York) of the Twilight Wish Foundation, a national organization that's in the business of making older adults happy.  On the show today, James talks about the range of wishes granted by the Foundation, from providing a...

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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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