Discussions on a variety of topics related to positive aging and the longevity marketplace.
These podcasts are recordings of our live digital discussions on the Zoom platform, to view all recordings and see the upcoming schedule, visit https://www.retirementlivingsourcebook.com/digital-discussions
Discussion with author of Dementia Home Care: How to Prepare Before, During, and After
Tracy Cram Perkins is a dementia caregiving survivor with over 12 years of caregiving experience, who is currently caring for her fourth family member. It is her mission to supply caregivers with proven shortcuts to reduce the stresses of dementia care. Tracy Cram Perkins teaches hands-on solutions for reducing repetitive questions, melt downs, and wandering using simple fixes found at the hardware store.
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Understanding, Treating and Living with Aphasia - Panel Presentation
Superstar Bruce Willis is living proof that changes in our health can happen to anyone! Much of what you are reading in the news may be misleading.
Panel members include
Susan I. Wranik MS, MA, CCC-SLP
Suzanne Coyle, MA, CCC-SLP, Executive Director Stroke Comeback Center
Marcia Moran - Individual with Aphasia
Susan Emery - Individual with Aphasia
Discussion with TV Show Host Matt Paxton - Hoarders and Legacy List
Interactive discussion with Matt Paxton host of Hoarders and the new PBS Series "Legacy List with Matt Paxton". Matt will share stories, tips and insights to help you, your loved ones and your clients approach downsizing from a new perspective. One of the top hoarding experts in the country and a featured cleaner on the hit television show HOARDERS. Matt is the host of the new downsizing show Legacy List with Matt Paxton that will air on Public Television starting in 2020. Paxton started cleaning out houses after his father, step-father and both grandfathers died in the same year and are the reason Matt has been working with families struggling with hoarding and downsizing for almost 20 years. Matt appears regularly as a public speaker, television guest and radio personality helping families find the upside of downsizing. He lives in Virginia with his family.
Discussion with Steven Petrow the award-winning author of STUPID THINGS I WON'T DO WHEN I GET OLD
A discussion that takes a humorous, irreverent, and poignant look at the gifts, stereotypes, and inevitable challenges of aging Steven Petrow is an award-winning journalist and book author who is best known for his Washington Post and New York Times essays on aging, health, and civility.
This special event is brought to you by Montcordia with support from the Positive Aging Community
Questions/Comments Answered in the Discussion
As I understand it, Hollywood has discovered the beaut;y of silver/gray/white hair. I'm jealous. I am over 80, it doesn't look like I will ever get it.
You've mentioned that we older adults tend to participate in "organ recitals". Can you speak to the downside of such discussions and how to diffuse them?
This book is a great resource for talks with our adult kids. Have the conversations with them now, so we can clearly articulate what we want. Saying things out loud, or even write them down into a contract!
there is a publication called "five wishes" that helps tell those you love what you want done as you age and how you want people to remember you
How can I invite Steven to speak to a future Zoom meeting with the group I lead in Arlington, TX (Ambassadors For Aging Well). 500+ members...
"Does Steven know anything about use of video for end of life issue planning and decision making
Steve, what is your next book? Research? Joys of aging well?
Thank you, Steve for sharing that you are in the midst of writing a new book. In the meantime, love your articles.
Solo Aging Discussion with Joy Loverde, author of Who Will Take Care Of Me When I’m Old?
Joy Loverde has a reputation for being a path carver and visionary. Joy is the author of the "Who Will Take Care Of Me When I’m Old?" and "The Complete Eldercare Planner." The American Medical Association says, “It’s the best book we’ve seen.”
Discussion with the Author of Right Place, Right Time: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Home for the Second Half of Life
Wondering where to live in your later years? A discussion with the author of a strategic and thoughtful guide aimed at anyone looking to determine the best place to call home during the second half of life. Ryan Frederick CEO of SmartLiving 360 and Author of Right Place, Right Time: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Home for the Second Half of Life This event is co-hosted and produced in partnership with JK Moving Services
Informative & Entertaining
Show covers a wide variety of topics that I need to understand for myself and my parents. Great guests that have lived through challenging situations and share helpful advice and their stories. Everyone needs to listen for planning ahead. Host is enthusiastic and entertaining!