21 episodes

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

Seniority Authority Cathleen Toomey

    • Education

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

    Predicting the Future: Changes Ahead for Retirees Today

    Predicting the Future: Changes Ahead for Retirees Today

    Many retirees have a hard time imagining that things will or can change. A lot of times, they are caught off guard because of their failure to plan ahead.

    Join us in today’s fascinating interview with Lisa McCracken, a seasoned lecturer, facilitator, and well-respected researcher for her insight and expertise. Learn more about what’s different today about the choices that older adults have, and what may stand in the way of thinking about a plan. Drawing from her extensive research and years in the industry, Lisa identifies five key trends and talks about them in detail. Tune in and learn the latest about what is happening in the future of senior living.

    • 36 min
    Skydiving and Sassy Women: Empowering Women 50+

    Skydiving and Sassy Women: Empowering Women 50+

    If you think aging is boring, then you haven’t met Jean Ketcham, the founder of the wonderful, wry, and exciting website, Aging But Dangerous. At 81, Jean is enjoying life, has excellent advice, and is having fun with her role as a healthy observer of culture and life. From skydiving to retreats and fashion shows, she continues to create opportunities for women to empower each other. If you want to be inspired to take action and do things that defy, and redefine, your numerical age, you do not want to miss this episode!

    • 34 min
    Change: Why We Fear It and How to Embrace It

    Change: Why We Fear It and How to Embrace It

    If “the only constant in life is change,” then why is it such a big deal?

    Join us for this fascinating interview with noted business psychologist Dr. Everett Moitoza, EdD, MBA, and sponsor of UNH’s Center for Family Enterprise. Learn about how cultural assumptions, our emotional brain chemistry and individual predispositions orient us to change events and decisions.

    • 36 min
    Planning for Retirement with Intention and Purpose

    Planning for Retirement with Intention and Purpose

    Would you believe it if someone told you that you can create a great life that balances living well today AND living well tomorrow by having the right little conversations about money? Roger Whitney, the Retirement Answer Man believes it is possible to achieve this and even more! Over the last 24 years, he has worked directly with clients on this journey and shares the wisdom he’s learned on his weekly podcast, The Retirement Answer Man.

    • 48 min
    Not Your Parents’ Retirement: What’s Different About Aging Today?

    Not Your Parents’ Retirement: What’s Different About Aging Today?

    From the creation of the Social Security Act of the 1930s to the impact of modern medicine, today's retirees have a vastly different experience than any prior generation. Over the last few decades, there has been a true revolution on how our attitudes and experiences of aging have changed. Armed with over 30 years of experience in the aging industry, John Spooner, the co-CEO of Greystone seeks to redefine successful aging.

    • 36 min
    Jeremy Dabor: The 20-Something Who's Revolutionizing Retirement

    Jeremy Dabor: The 20-Something Who's Revolutionizing Retirement

    How many college sophomores drop out of school to live in a nursing home for a year? All because they are seeking to understand how to better solve the real challenges of aging? Jeremy Dabor did exactly that! By the age of 23, he had dropped out of school, created a product — called Sensassure — based on what he saw the need was; built and then sold the company. By 23. Now, he has gone back to the drawing board to tackle the next challenge for older adults.

    • 29 min

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