15 episodios

Health, wealth and self....Interviews and insights with leaders in the field of living better at any stage of life, but especially after age 50. AARP's mission is to empower you to choose how you live as you age. We talk optimal living, embracing change, and protecting your finances.

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Health, wealth and self....Interviews and insights with leaders in the field of living better at any stage of life, but especially after age 50. AARP's mission is to empower you to choose how you live as you age. We talk optimal living, embracing change, and protecting your finances.

    New Medical Uses for Psychedelic Drugs

    New Medical Uses for Psychedelic Drugs

    Medicine is taking a new look at psychedelic drugs for treatment of PTSD, depression, anxiety, smoking cessation, end of life care and more. We talk with UW professor Ingrid Walker about the research being done at major institutions like Johns Hopkins and what hope these old, sometimes ancient, drugs have for new medical and therapeutic use.

    • 48 min
    Talking AARP WA on KIRO-FM

    Talking AARP WA on KIRO-FM

    "Home Matters with Pete" on KIRO 97.3 FM interviews our Outreach Director Amanda Frame and Communications Director Bruce Carlson n this radio segment. We talk about a full range of what AARP does in Washington State, including fraud prevention, employment programs, encouraging livable communities and much more.

    • 32 min
    Fighting Robocalls with the FTC

    Fighting Robocalls with the FTC

    We get billions of robocalls to our phones and it's driving many of us crazy. In this episode, we've got Chuck Harwood, Regional Director of the FTC live at our SpoofProof Your Life event to explain the latest on the robocall situation, how you can tell what calls are scams (hint: most of them!) and how you can fight back.

    • 19 min
    Bruce Lee in Seattle

    Bruce Lee in Seattle

    A deep dive into how Bruce Lee became a martial arts and movie legend and how Seattle is where he developed and put together what made him an icon to this day. Author Matthew Polly has written the first recognized biography, called "Bruce Lee: A Life" and we sit down to talk about Bruce's early years. He graduated from high school, attended the UW, met his wife and began teaching martial arts all in Seattle. Learn about how Bruce in Seattle helped bridge east and west like nobody before or since.

    • 56 min
    Latest Scams from the Fraud Fighter Call Center

    Latest Scams from the Fraud Fighter Call Center

    Recorded live, Amy Nofziger, director of AARP's Fraud Fighter Call Center, gives us the lowdown on the latest frauds and scams being reported to the Fraud Fighter Help Line, plus she gives tips on staying safer on social media. This presentation was part of our "Spoof Proof Your Life" events.

    • 38 min
    All About AARP WA's Fraud Work with Tony Russell

    All About AARP WA's Fraud Work with Tony Russell

    This time our AARP Washington State Office is the subject, as Bruce Carlson is interviewed by Tony Russell on 100.7 The Wolf. Tony is now the host of the "Tony, Jake & Jenn" morning show on 98.7 The Bull in Portland, OR. We talk about our work in the state office and especially about our scam prevention work with AARP's Fraud Watch Network.

    • 14 min

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