216 episodes

Author and perennial caregiver Jana Panarites engages with unsung heroes — people caring for family members, friends and relatives amid the demands of their own lives — plus professionals in the field of aging and people using media to creatively address major health issues, foster dialogue and challenge widespread assumptions about aging. Laugh, cry, share and know you're not alone.

The Agewyz Podcast Jana Panarites

    • Personal Journals

Author and perennial caregiver Jana Panarites engages with unsung heroes — people caring for family members, friends and relatives amid the demands of their own lives — plus professionals in the field of aging and people using media to creatively address major health issues, foster dialogue and challenge widespread assumptions about aging. Laugh, cry, share and know you're not alone.

    VIP Care Management With Sonja Kobrin

    VIP Care Management With Sonja Kobrin

    How caring for the grandparents who raised her shaped Sonja Kobrin's approach to helping families manage the challenges of aging and disability.

    • 40 min
    Deirdre Fishel on her documentary film “Care”

    Deirdre Fishel on her documentary film “Care”

    Award-winning filmmaker Deirdre Fishel talks about the making of her powerful documentary, “Care,” which delves into the world of paid care from the perspective of both workers and care recipients. 

    • 50 min
    LGBTQ Sandwich Generation

    LGBTQ Sandwich Generation

    When mom moved in: Brent Wright on how multigenerational living changed Brent, his husband and their two daughters.

    • 29 min
    Autism Village Founder Topher Wurts

    Autism Village Founder Topher Wurts

    After his son was diagnosed with autism, this dad used his tech background to develop a free Yelp-like mobile app for autism families.

    • 44 min
    Shaista Kazmi: Serving Elderly Ethnic Minorities

    Shaista Kazmi: Serving Elderly Ethnic Minorities

    Finding culturally competent help for her own family members inspired this Michigan mom to start a company dedicated to serving ethnic minority seniors.

    • 45 min
    Suzanne Garber: Unraveling Global Healthcare

    Suzanne Garber: Unraveling Global Healthcare

    Suzanne Garber visited 174 hospitals in 24 countries to compare and contrast healthcare systems around the world. How does the US stack up? Her film "Gauze" is a revelation.

    • 59 min

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