52 episodes

Let's get smarter about growing older - a podcast to answer all your questions on aging.

Seniority Authority Cathleen Toomey

    • Self Help

Let's get smarter about growing older - a podcast to answer all your questions on aging.

    Staying Fit at Any Age

    Staying Fit at Any Age

    Can you stay fit at any age? Rico Caveglia shares his top ten secrets on how to stay fit at any age, revealing that a commitment to consistency, avoiding prescription drugs and surgeries, and eating real food are key.

    • 35 min
    A New Way to Discover Your Purpose

    A New Way to Discover Your Purpose

    In a world where people think “legacy” is often a concept left to those with the most money, Danielle Oristian York is dedicated to helping people of all ages and backgrounds create legacies of their own.

    • 29 min
    How Your Attitude Can Change Your Experience of Aging Patricia D'Antonio

    How Your Attitude Can Change Your Experience of Aging Patricia D'Antonio

    Statistically, people fear Alzheimer’s more than death! But what if I told you that there was a practice that can significantly reduce your chance of getting Alzheimer’s by reframing your thoughts? Today’s guest, Patricia D’Antonio, has a lot of great answers for us.

    • 27 min
    Navigating Grief and Bereavement: A Guide with Dr. Toni Miles

    Navigating Grief and Bereavement: A Guide with Dr. Toni Miles

    Is it just me, or do you find it hard to know what to say or do when someone dies? It’s the most profound loss and it happens to all of us. So why aren’t we better at comforting each other? One of my goals with this podcast is to bring to light the new research and ideas about aging and to encourage people to approach aging with more optimism, appreciation, and curiosity. But let’s face it: death - like aging - happens to all of us. You can’t exercise, meditate, diet, or socially connect your way out of dying and mourning those you love and those you have lost. So how can we help those who are newly bereaved or ourselves?

    • 32 min
    How Singing Can Help with COPD and Parkinson's

    How Singing Can Help with COPD and Parkinson's

    If you're like most adults, the only time you can be caught singing is alone in the car or in the shower. But what if I told you that done correctly, singing can help if you've got Parkinson's or COPD? On today’s episode, Angelynne and I talk about the physiology of the voice, why people stop singing (or perhaps never start), and her online and in-person singing workshops for people with breathing challenges due to Parkinson’s and COPD. We also talk about current research on why singing makes such a difference, what can happen if you incorporate a singing practice, and have Angelynne guide us through some exercises YOU can do to improve, no matter your skill level.

    • 33 min
    A Filmmaker's View: Achieving Your Lifelong Dream After 65

    A Filmmaker's View: Achieving Your Lifelong Dream After 65

    On today’s episode, we talk about what inspired Melissa’s debut documentary “Beyond Sixty”, her day with M. Night Shyamalan, and some sneak peeks about her exciting next project.

    • 35 min

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