28 episodes

It’s true—age is more than just a number. With each year comes new challenges, new opportunities, and new experiences to navigate. In this podcast, we bring together experts in all things aging from Holland Home, Faith Hospice, and Atrio Home Care to arm you with the information you need to spark conversations with your loved ones and help make confident decisions as they go through the phases of life. Topics range from preparing for senior care both at home or in a senior living community to hospice and palliative care and maintaining wellness as you age.

This Day and Age Holland Home, Faith Hospice, Atrio Home Care

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

It’s true—age is more than just a number. With each year comes new challenges, new opportunities, and new experiences to navigate. In this podcast, we bring together experts in all things aging from Holland Home, Faith Hospice, and Atrio Home Care to arm you with the information you need to spark conversations with your loved ones and help make confident decisions as they go through the phases of life. Topics range from preparing for senior care both at home or in a senior living community to hospice and palliative care and maintaining wellness as you age.

    Aging with a Positive Mindset

    Aging with a Positive Mindset

    Throughout Season 3 of This Day & Age, we’re exploring how choosing to age with a positive mindset can lead to a more enriching and rewarding experience. In this episode, we talk to two Holland Home senior living residents, Carol and Judy, to hear firsthand how they maintain a positive mindset and the impact it has on their aging journey.

    • 46 min
    But First...A Look at Last Season

    But First...A Look at Last Season

    We’re excited to be kicking off Season 3 of This Day & Age, where we’ll cover topics around the theme of “The Art of Positive Aging.” But before we dive in, we wanted to share a quick recap of Season 2, in which we educated listeners on the growing, aging population in America and the implications this has. From the challenges Baby Boomers face to misconceptions about moving into a senior living community and unexpected keys to healthy aging, this episode highlights some of the most impor...

    • 23 min
    Coping with Grief as You Age

    Coping with Grief as You Age

    While grief is most commonly associated with the passing of loved ones, there are a number of different factors that can lead to a higher level of grieving in aging adults. From retirement to becoming empty nesters to physical or mental decline, these natural life transitions and changes can contribute to feelings of anguish. In this episode, we’re joined by Janet Jaymin, Director of Bereavement Services at Faith Hospice, and Bereavement Counselor Jenny Gruppen to discuss how aging adults can...

    • 36 min
    Dementia Awareness & Care

    Dementia Awareness & Care

    There is still a lot of stigma around dementia, and the lack of awareness and understanding leads many people to shy away from those living with the disease. In this episode, we’re joined by Lois Thomas and Rosemary Apol-Hoezee of the Dementia Institute, who educate listeners on the effects of brain change and how we can better interact with, communicate with, and approach those living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

    • 34 min
    Maintaining Your Mental Health as You Age

    Maintaining Your Mental Health as You Age

    People often think of older adults as carefree individuals with few responsibilities and stressors in this phase of life. However, older adults can still experience mental health issues like anxiety and depression—the causes are just different. In this episode, we’re joined by Hope Huizinga, a Transition Navigator with Reliance Community Care Partners, as we discuss factors that can lead to mental health issues and cognitive decline in aging adults and how they can be prevented.

    • 29 min
    Good Ol' Fashioned Advice

    Good Ol' Fashioned Advice

    In this episode, we’re taking a moment to celebrate one of our community’s greatest resources: the knowledge and wisdom of the older generations. Their collection of stories, experiences, and lessons learned over a lifetime are invaluable, especially to the younger generations. Listen now to hear what advice Holland Home residents Dan Girdwood and Lois Vander Wel recently shared with Calvin University students.

    • 27 min

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