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Conversations on Aging: The Podcast!

We're never too young to think about aging...

Join us for engaging conversations on a wide range of issues with industry experts: the Master Plan on Aging, elder care, medicare fraud, science & technology, wisdom, caregiving, and much more!

We will feature conversations with Leza Coleman, Legislative Director of the California Commission on Aging, Dr. Dilip Jeste, the former Senior Associate Dean for Healthy Aging and Senior Care and Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences at the University of California San Diego and author of Wiser, and Elle Tee, a private caregiver.

Our population is aging and 2030 is approaching! Let's learn and age together!

Will it be the Golden Years of the Silver Tsunami?
Stay tuned and find out!

Subscribe to our channel so you don't miss a single episode!

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Conversations on Aging: The Podcast!

We're never too young to think about aging...

Join us for engaging conversations on a wide range of issues with industry experts: the Master Plan on Aging, elder care, medicare fraud, science & technology, wisdom, caregiving, and much more!

We will feature conversations with Leza Coleman, Legislative Director of the California Commission on Aging, Dr. Dilip Jeste, the former Senior Associate Dean for Healthy Aging and Senior Care and Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences at the University of California San Diego and author of Wiser, and Elle Tee, a private caregiver.

Our population is aging and 2030 is approaching! Let's learn and age together!

Will it be the Golden Years of the Silver Tsunami?
Stay tuned and find out!

Subscribe to our channel so you don't miss a single episode!

https://www.zoomcatchers.us/news
https://ccoa.ca.gov
https://dilipjestemd.com

    DIRECTOR'S CUT WITH BYRON C. SAUNDERS

    DIRECTOR'S CUT WITH BYRON C. SAUNDERS

    Greetings and welcome back to Conversations on Aging, Season 2, The Artists!
    This episode we're talking to Director Byron C. Sanders, no stranger to the Zoomcatchers family!
    Byron’s highlights and many credits currently include working as an independent Arts Management Consultant helping artists and arts organizations with grants administration and fund development.
    Byron has recently directed Elders Igniting: Many More Stories To Tell, a Zoomcatchers production, featuring 3 one act plays by some of Atlanta’s renowned senior playwrights.
    Byron has served on many arts panels including: The National Endowment for the Arts; The New York Foundation for the Arts, The Department of Cultural Affairs/NYC, The Georgia Council for the Arts and The City of Atlanta Department of Cultural Affairs.
    In New York City, he was the Executive Director of the Frank Silvera Writers' Workshop (1988-90) and the Workshop, on his watch, won an Obie Award for Playwriting Development.
    To watch Elders Igniting: Many More Story To tell:
    https://youtu.be/LZfk3iCGhGY
    To find out more about us:
    www.zoomatchers.us
    www.thefsww.org
    www.ncblackrep.org

    • 1 hr 37 min
    AGING WITH PASSION: AI, COMEDY & DRAMA...OH MY!

    AGING WITH PASSION: AI, COMEDY & DRAMA...OH MY!

    Welcome to Conversations on Aging, Season 2: The Artists!
    We're growing old magnificently! We're celebrating Older Americans Month this May!
    Thanks for all the support, sharing and continuing to believe in the Power of Podcasting to Make positive impacts in our world!
    This season we have another line up of great guests, many of them artists, writers, and actors to share their aging journey with us!
    Episode 7, we meet Rhonda Passion Hansome, a talented artist, who shares her journey in the arts, transitions through acting, directing, and comedy, the influence of aging on her work, emphasis on pro-aging content, and the significance of mentorship in the entertainment industry, including her involvement in the Black Women in Comedy Laugh Fest.
    Rhonda has directed and appeared numerous productions on stage including Brooklyn, Bridge & Fence, Between The Wires, Prenuptial Disagreements, and The Shadows of Love & Light. She has been a long-time participant in The Frank Silvera Writers' Workshop, that is celebrating its 50th anniversary!
    Her comedy has opened shows for Anita Baker @ Radio City Music Hall, Diana Ross @ Constitution Hall & Aretha Franklin @ Caesars in Atlantic City. Every Monday night (#HansomeMonday) she guests on John Fugelsang’s radio show "Tell Me Everything" on Sirius XM Ch 127. Rhonda writes the political cartoon, Politoonitics on Facebook.
    This award honored theater director (DirectedByPassion.com) recently directed Dust of Egypt by Karen Abarbanel at the Sheen Center in NYC.
    Join the conversation as we discuss, self-esteem, self-care and self-love!
    To learn more:
    www.zoomcatchers.us
    www.thefsww.org
    www.thebillieholiday.org
    https://rhondahansome.com
    Click here to watch the FSWW reading series playlist:
    https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD46GgMnP-pdO604UKm77WDiSygYw3IMS&si=Kn7mlDqDT79RH9rm

    • 1 hr 11 min
    THE ACTOR'S JOURNEY: A CONVERSATION WITH JULIE COLLIS

    THE ACTOR'S JOURNEY: A CONVERSATION WITH JULIE COLLIS

    Greetings and welcome to Season 2 of Conversations on Aging, hosted by Kimberly Gunn from Zoomcatchers.
    Thanks so much for watching, listening, and sharing our content and continuing to believe in the power of podcasting to make positive impacts on our world.
    This season, we have another lineup of great guests, many of them artists who are going to be sharing their aging journeys with us.
    Today, we're going to be talking with Julie Collin, who is an award-winning actor, dancer, singer, and all around cool person coming to us all the way from Auckland, New Zealand.
    Julie has appeared in numerous productions on stage and on the screen, including Slow Dating, written by Adam Zudrich, who is no stranger to the Zoomcatchers family. Slow Dating is a one woman show all about seniors and speed dating. And a 2023 sunny coast showdown winner. You know what we say? We're never too young to think about aging!
    To learn more about Zoomcatchers, go to:
    www.zoomcatchers.us
    To learn more about Julie Collin:
    https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1452370/

    • 57 min
    THE POWER OF COMMUNITY SERVICE WITH LARA CALVERT

    THE POWER OF COMMUNITY SERVICE WITH LARA CALVERT

    Greetings and welcome to this latest episode of Conversations on Aging!
    In episode five of 'Conversations on Aging', host Kimberly Gunn interviews Lara Calvert, Executive Director of Spectrum Community Services in Alameda County, California. Lara shares details of the various services the organization offers seniors and low-income residents, such as Meals on Wheels, the Senior Meals Program, Fall Prevention classes, Weatherization Assistance, and the Connect Program. 
    She also highlights the importance of community service, the significant role that volunteers play in the organization's work, and how the organization responds to and copes with crises like the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Lastly, she briefly discusses donating "time or treasure" and how members of the community can contribute or get involved.
    To learn more about Spectrum Community Services and Zoomcatchers, visit their websites:
    https://www.spectrumcs.org/
    https://www.zoomcatchers.us/
    To watch the video podcast:
    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD46GgMnP-pf2lIyjjjm0TaRZSaRQ50eB

    • 1 hr 1 min
    ENVISIONING THE FUTURE OF ELDERCARE

    ENVISIONING THE FUTURE OF ELDERCARE

    You know what we say at Zoomcatchers, we're never too young to think about aging!
    Zoomcatchers is pleased to present Conversations on Aging, Episode 4, a conversation with Jennifer Liebermann. Jennifer is a strategic innovation leader, community builder, and facilitator.
    Her superpower is aligning disparate groups around a shared purpose and vision, often exploring the future of various topics.
    She founded a consulting practice in 2023 to apply her experience as a healthcare innovation leader, driving large-scale change to help organizations define new futures, engage stakeholders, and build programs for results.
    Jennifer founded and led Kaiser Permanente's Garfield Innovation Center, a global model for visioning the future of health and enabling people to prototype and test new ideas.
    Thanks for joining us in this important conversation!
    Will it be the Golden Years or the Silver Tsunami? Stay tuned and find out!
    Subscribe, like, share, and follow!
    Feedspot has named Conversations on Aging one of the Top 5 UCSD Podcasts!
    https://blog.feedspot.com/ucsd_podcasts/
    To listen to the audio podcast of this and previous episodes: https://conversations-on-aging.captivate.fm/listen
    To learn more about Zoomcatchers, go to: https://www.zoomcatchers.us
    This podcast is powered by Ecamm! To learn more about Ecamm: https://www.ecamm.com/mac/ecammlive/?fp_ref=kimberly87

    • 55 min
    CONVERSATIONS ON AGING: CAREGIVING & THE PRIVATE HOME CARE INDUSTRY

    CONVERSATIONS ON AGING: CAREGIVING & THE PRIVATE HOME CARE INDUSTRY

    #zoomcatchers #aging #eldercare #caregiving
    We're never too young to think about aging...
    Join us for engaging conversations on various issues with industry experts: the Master Plan on Aging, elder care, medicare fraud, science & technology, wisdom, caregiving, and much more!
    Episode 3 features a professional caregiver in the private home care industry. Learn more about her caregiving journey!
    Our population is aging and the need for caregivers is growing!
    Feedspot has named Conversations on Aging one of the Top 5 UCSD Podcasts!
    https://blog.feedspot.com/ucsd_podcasts/
    Watch previous episodes:
    The Science of Successful & Healthy Aging with Dr. Dilip Jeste
    https://youtu.be/jJ5Uyc7IrlQ
    A Conversation with the California Commission on Aging Legislative Director, Leza Coleman
    https://youtu.be/uesdQmi1iVQ
    Additional resources:
    https://estatejobs.com
    Care.com
    https://www.care.com
    Book reference:
    The 36-Hour Day
    Subscribe to our channel so you don't miss a single episode!
    To listen to the podcast:
    https://conversations-on-aging.captivate.fm/listen

    • 35 min

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