The “Aging is living” podcast is brought to you by Central Plains Area Agency on Aging - for older adults, family caregivers and anyone interested in embracing aging. Hosted by Amy Arnold and Joe Samaniego who will interview guest speakers and discuss topics of interest to people 60+ including aging well, caregiving, common challenges and continued growth. Listen to experts and members of the community who will share how to embrace aging and exemplify how aging is living. All episodes and other resources can be found at our website - cpaaa.org.
Older Americans Month 2022
Every May we celebrate Older Americans Month to recognize and honor our older adults’ contributions to our communities and nation. This year's theme is “Age My Way” which is an opportunity to explore how older adults can continue to learn, enjoy hobbies, and thrive after retirement. On this episode, we sit down with three outstanding individuals from our community who are excellent examples of how to "Age My Way".
Retired Senior Volunteer Program - Meet the Volunteers
On this episode, Amy and Joe sit down with the RSVP volunteers of the Month for April, John and Kathy Kramer. Join us as we discuss the social and physical benefits of volunteering in your community. We also discuss the wide array of volunteer opportunities that are available around Wichita.
Senior Nutrition Program 50th Anniversary
On this episode, we are celebrating National Nutrition Month and the 50th anniversary of the Senior Nutrition Program with our special guest Jane Byrnes, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. Join Joe and Jane as they discuss nutrition, wellness, and the various health benefits that come with incorporating a variety of whole foods into your diet.
Discussing Advance Directives with Carolyn Harrison
On this episode of the “Aging is Living” podcast we sit down with Carolyn Harrison, an independent nurse educator, to discuss the topic of advance directives. Join us as Carolyn shares important information and resources to assist individuals and families as they plan for the healthcare for yourself of family members.
Holiday Tips From A Dietitian
The holidays are here once again! While it is great to spend time with family and family, some of the traditions that accompany the holidays can affect our attempts to achieve a healthy lifestyle. Join us as we sit down with Mary Hiebert, a registered dietitian, as she shares tips and tricks to stay healthy for the holidays this year. She also talks about hosting for people that have diabetes and helpful advice for setting and sticking to a New Year's resolution.
CPAAA Cares about Caregivers
In honor of National Family Caregiver Month, this episode of “Aging is Living” is all about caregivers. Join us as we sit down with two guests - Rhonda Custard, CPAAA’s caregiver program coordinator, and Anne, who is currently a caregiver for a family member. Hear about Anne’s own unique experience as a family caregiver. Also, Rhonda shares valuable resources as well as wellness tips, financial planning, and other considerations for current and future caregivers and care recipients.