9 episodes

This program explores age-related issues affecting people in Calgary’s community.

Aged to Perfection & Old Enough to Know Better CJSW 90.9 FM

    • Society & Culture

This program explores age-related issues affecting people in Calgary’s community.

    Aged to Perfection & Old Enough to Know Better - Episode January 27, 2020

    Aged to Perfection & Old Enough to Know Better - Episode January 27, 2020

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    Aged to Perfection & Old Enough to Know Better - Episode December 24, 2018

    Aged to Perfection & Old Enough to Know Better - Episode December 24, 2018

    The December Episode begins with an update on Cathy’s caregiving saga, summed up in the title: “What do you do when your parents refuse caregiving help?” Linda shares a poem that many caregivers can relate to, and provides an overview of the dangers and benefits of legalized marijuana. From THC to CBD, an honest and well researched primer for the largest age group of consumers, adults over the age of 65…this isn’t the same pot as 40 years ago…” Happy New Year!!!

    Aged to Perfection & Old Enough to Know Better - Episode November 25, 2019

    Aged to Perfection & Old Enough to Know Better - Episode November 25, 2019

    November is a time for reflection, and paying tribute to Canadians who fought in the wars.

    The Canadian Legacy Project mission and goals are highlighted.

    A special tribute to Reverend Ron Predika, host of The Blues Witness on CJSW for 20 years. Ron passed away 10 years ago and is lovingly remembered by his many fans.

    Leonard Cohen passed away 3 years ago and is remembered with a poem and one of his final songs.

    The top 7 over 70 award winners are announced .

    Details of the FLC Seniors live theatre production “More Than a Number” on Nov 29 at Kerby Centre.

    Some Tips are shared from Readers Digest on Secrets to a Happier Life.

    Aged to Perfection & Old Enough to Know Better - Episode October 28, 2019

    Aged to Perfection & Old Enough to Know Better - Episode October 28, 2019

    This month’s Episode deals with an exciting new project by Author and former UofC Sociology Professor Gillian Ranson called: Boomers Getting Older. Linda interviews Nell Smith, whose book “10 Tips to Retire to the Life You Love” explains retirement as a process, complete with tasks designed to understand your retirement dimensions. Cathy talks about a summer spent immersed in a new role: caregiver.

    Aged to Perfection & Old Enough to Know Better - Episode September 23, 2019

    Aged to Perfection & Old Enough to Know Better - Episode September 23, 2019

    This month we talk about hearing loss and the effects on cognitive decline as we age.

    Aged to Perfection & Old Enough to Know Better - Episode August 26, 2019

    Aged to Perfection & Old Enough to Know Better - Episode August 26, 2019

    Cathy does a book review with Ramie Liddle, co-writer of Driving Miss Norma, a 90 year old senior who embarks on a road trip with her family instead of taking cancer treatment.

    Linda recaps the details of the National Dementia Strategy, “Together we Aspire” announced by the Federal Government in June 2019.

    Cathy ends the show with the changing eating habits of seniors.

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