Aging

Aging Well Conference

May 11, 2017

There's an Aging Well Conference next Tuesday, May 16th, hosted by the Council on Aging of Kent County. Co-Chair Kevin Hagler joins us in studio.

Senior Concerns

Oct 19, 2016
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Senior Concerns, a monthly conversation with guests on behalf of the Area Agency of Western Michigan. Today's topic: Community Options Counseling.  Stephanie Hecksel  joins us.

Senior Concerns

Jun 15, 2016
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Senior Concerns, a monthly conversation with guests from the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan.  Today, Bob Callery and Stephanie Hecksel discuss the Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program.

Disrupt Aging

Apr 11, 2016
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AARP's CEO Jo Ann Jenkins joins us to discuss her book, ‘Disrupt Aging,’ It’s all about the new reality of aging, including how to confront aging at work or anywhere.

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Grand Rapids Native Dr. Michael Fossel joins us to talk about his latest book, The Telomerase Revolution, an exciting, cutting edge book on the science of aging. 

West Michigan Woman Magazine presents their next event, Caring for your Aging Parents, including a panel of elder care experts. We talk about the details with Publisher Kasie Smith.

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GVSU's College of Community and Public Service welcomes Professor Priscilla Kimboko to talk about the 11th annual Art & Science of Aging Conference. We speak with Priscilla this morning.

Senior Concerns

Nov 18, 2015
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Senior Concerns, every month talking about a topic related to the aged with guests from the Area Agency on Aging West Michigan.  We talk about RideLink today with Meegan Joyce and Joan Konyndyk.

Kendra Schumaker and Marybeth Barkeley from Home Instead Senior Care join in to discuss the “Be a Santa to a Senior” program.

Aging in Place

Sep 29, 2015
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We talk about Aging in Place, defined by the CDC as the ability to live in one's own home and community safely and independently, regardless of age, income or ability. Guests join us from Homewatch CareGivers and Disability Advocates, Jeff Swain and Joanne Feutz talk about how the concept is used locally. 

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