221 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.

    Nancy Picard: Caregiving in a Crisis

    Nancy Picard: Caregiving in a Crisis

    Psychologist and founder of health care startup MemoryBeach Nancy Picard offers comfort and advice for caregiving during the pandemic.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Eugenia Zukerman: Like Falling Through a Cloud

    Eugenia Zukerman: Like Falling Through a Cloud

    Renowned flutist Eugenia Zukerman talks about her vivid new memoir and staying positive despite having the "gnarly" Alzheimer's disease.

    • 36 min
    Jason Resendez: LatinosAgainstAlzheimer's

    Jason Resendez: LatinosAgainstAlzheimer's

    How a coalition of community-based organizations in the US is addressing the growing impact of Alzheimer's and dementia on America's 55 million Latino families.

    • 42 min
    Leslie Gray Streeter: Black Widow

    Leslie Gray Streeter: Black Widow

    Palm Beach Post entertainment columnist Leslie Gray Streeter talks about her new memoir "Black Widow: A Sad-Funny Journey Through Grief for People Who Normally Avoid Books with Words Like 'Journey' in the Title."

    • 45 min
    Medication Overload: Time For An Action Plan

    Medication Overload: Time For An Action Plan

    We hear a lot about the opioid crisis, but the scope and impact of over-prescribing in older adults is a much bigger problem. On the heels of a newly-released Action Plan from The Lown Institute, we hear from the researchers.

    • 44 min
    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

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