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The feisty side of fifty is just the time to focus on making improvements to your health and wellbeing. Each of us wants to remain strong and healthy for as long as possible. That’s where Dr. Ashani Weeraratna, author ofIs Cancer Inevitable? can really help. Join this highly regarded physician as she shares the latest information on cancer research…
 
Have you decided to start eating healthier as you age? Would you like to learn to prepare easy, nutritious and decidedly delicious meals? Do you want to nourish your body and satisfy your palate at the same time? If so, you’ll want to be sure to catch this show. Our guest, Laura Theodore, is the award-winning host of the popular PBS series the Jazz…
 
In many ways, aging can truly bring on our “Golden Years.” Yet, sadly, the number of scams and various other fraudulent means of targeting us seniors are on the rise. And many of these crimes are actually perpetrated by those in our own peer group. Yes, there are a whopping 14 million people over the age of 50 in our country who have antisocial, na…
 
Our guest, Stephanie Pearson, writes about travel, culture, the environment and the people who inhabit the amazing places she visits. Her work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine; National Geographic Traveler; Bicycling; Wired; CNN; O, and The Oprah Magazine, among other highly respected national publications. In her career, Stephanie has n…
 
If you’re looking for a great read to share with your middle-grade grandchildren look no further! Our guest, Mike Johnston, is an architect turned author who loved reading science fiction and fantasy books as a child. Although he studied architecture and ancient history in college, he never forgot his early interests, which also included playing mu…
 
If you’re a grandparent, no doubt you know there’s no greater joy than sharing a lively, information-packed adventure book with your grandchildren. And that brings us to our guest, Kelly Hargrave. Kelly has written a variety of nonfiction and novelty children’s books for top publishers that inspire kids to think genuinely and creatively about their…
 
Every boomer out there remembers the famous British invasion of the 1960s and how it nearly destroyed the career of Elvis Presley. That is until Steve Binder, TV producer and director, was able to convince “the king” to make a comeback TV performance in 1968. This project, however, was fraught with backstage drama because Elvis distrusted the mediu…
 
If you’re looking for a great read to share with your middle-grade grandchildren look no further! Our guest, Riley Redgate, is an award-winning author who published her first novel while she was still in college. Her latest book has been described as an enthralling update of Lord of the Flies set in space. It’s one heckuva compelling read for both …
 
David Liittschwager has shot more than a dozen assignments for National Geographic. He has, moreover, spent 12 years photographing octopuses, seahorses and jellyfish in more than 28 locations around the world. David joins us to share all about his beautiful new book that’s both an incredible feast for the eyes and a treasure trove of information ab…
 
In many ways, aging can truly bring on our “Golden Years.” Yet, sadly, the number of scams and various other fraudulent means of targeting us seniors are on the rise. And older adults, who have experienced loneliness and isolation during the pandemic, are more susceptible than ever. That is why you will want to be sure to listen to what our guest h…
 
Are you a boomer who wants to live a life that’s fulfilling, inspiring and packed with opportunities for joy and happiness? If so… you’ll want to be sure to take a listen to what our guest, Cy Wakeman has to say. Cy is a drama researcher, international leadership speaker, and consultant. She is the founder of Reality-Based Leadership and authored a…
 
As revolutionary as our generation has been, younger women are inspiring us with their honesty, courage and outspoken attitude in challenging some of our most outmoded (and often hurtful) human interactions head on. Our guest today, Kimberlee Yolanda Williams is just such a woman. Kimberlee is an educator, DEI administrator, consultant, workshop le…
 
One of the joys of age is that we have more discretionary time to follow our bliss. And, for many of us baby boomers, that means spending time outside in our garden. Whether it is filled with colorful blooms, fresh vegetables or is mainly a tranquil oasis to sooth one’s soul, a garden can contribute to your health and well being in important ways. …
 
Are you a boomer who is considering retirement and wants to live a life that’s fulfilling, inspiring and packed with new adventures? If so… you’ll want to be sure to take a listen to what our guest, Dawn Fleming has to say. Dawn has been living her best life and helping others to do just that for years though her global coaching and consulting comp…
 
If you’re a grandparent, no doubt you know there’s no greater joy than sharing a lively, information-packed adventure book with your grandchildren. And that brings us to our guest, Crispin Boyer. Crispin has written more than 20 books for National Geographic Kids, wherein he’s covered numerous topics that young readers find fascinating. His non-fic…
 
Joe Yogerst is an editor, writer, and photographer who has lived and worked on four continents: Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America. His writing has appeared in numerous major publications including, among others, Conde Nast Traveler, CNN Travel, and National Geographic Traveler as well as in40 National Geographic books. Joe joins us to share a…
 
We boomers have been through some rough times of late and let’s face it: the forever-young generation is aging. Given these realities, we could really use a big dose of inspiration. And wouldn’t it be great to meet someone who could motivate us to get off the couch and make the most of this time in our lives? Well… you are about to meet that someon…
 
Wouldn’t it be great to restore your youthful figure and revitalize your zest for life? How about learning to cook easy, delicious recipes that will help to prevent some of the most dreaded diseases of aging? Want to learn the real key to maintaining your weight, your health and your wellbeing? Join Debi Chew, a full time RN who still makes time to…
 
If you’re a grandparent, no doubt you know there’s no greater joy than sharing a lively, information-packed adventure book with your grandchildren. And that brings us to our guest, Leigh Lewis. Leigh is a children's writer and a poet who has been "playing pirates" since she could walk. Her adventures on the high seas have enabled her to call many p…
 
Everyone loves getting lost in the pages of a great read—especially one that both entertains us with a captivating story as well as enlightens us about one of the major social ills our society faces today. Our guest, Bruce Lewis, has written just such a book. Bruce was a crime reporter for several California daily newspapers, covering police and fi…
 
If you’re looking for a great read to share with your middle-grade grandchildren look no further! Yoon Ha Lee is the New York Times best-selling author of Dragon Pearl, a companion to this book and winner of a number of awards. Yoon has also published several books for adults, including a standalone fantasy entitled Phoenix Extravagant, and the Mac…
 
We boomers know that one of the best ways to keep our minds active and sharp is by learning new and fascinating information. That’s why I’m especially excited to speak with our guest, Sarah Janssen. Sarah is a writer and editor who specializes in working on nonfiction, reference books. She joins us to share all about a brand new information-packed …
 
Are you a boomer who is considering retirement and concerned about your general wellbeing? If so… you’ll want to be sure to take a listen to what Lisa Weitzman has to say. Lisa is a social worker, WeCare Administrator and Manager of Business Development at the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging. She often writes on the topic of living your best life …
 
Despite the many upsides of age, a long life means that our generation has borne witness to a number of social inequities. And, as a generation of change agents, it is critical that we stay involved and committed to our goal of making the world a better place. Our guest, Megan McBride, is a research analyst for CNA’s Center for Stability and Develo…
 
Are you a boomer who is concerned about maintaining your youth and vitality for years to come? If so… you will want to be sure to take a listen to what Dr. David Bernstein has to say. Dr. Bernstein graduated from Albany Medical College and practiced internal medicine and geriatrics in Clearwater, Florida for 40 years before retiring in December 202…
 
Those of us over fifty know only too well that age brings challenges. And some of them, in fact, are so big they can seem insurmountable. Caring for a loved one with a debilitating disease is one of the biggest and our guest today has some valuable information to share with us that can be incredibly helpful. Karen Schueler was a wife, a mother, a c…
 
Few writers can claim to keep millions of readers eagerly turning pages like bestselling author, David Baldacci. His novels have been heralded as “gripping,” “spellbinding” and “thrill producing.” Now David has added another soon-to-be bestseller to his already impressive list. In Mercy, readers get to spend time with one of David’s most popular pr…
 
Gordy Megroz is a freelance writer and contributing editor for Outside magazine. He is also a regular contributor to Men’s Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, Wired, and SKI, where he writes about all things sports related. Gordy joins us to share all about his just released book. It’s published by National Geographic and is called100 Slopes of a Life…
 
Thomas Peschak is a marine biologist turned National Geographic photographer. His passion focuses on conserving and protecting our planet’s most valuable and beautiful resources: our oceans, islands and coastlines. He joins us today today to share all about a book that’s both an incredible feast for the eyes and a treasure trove of information abou…
 
Our guest, Ann Williams, is an archaeologist and National Geographic editor who specializes in writing about the ancient world and cultural heritage preservation. In her role, Ann has no doubt been lucky enough to witness many incredible and awe-inspiring discoveries that have uncovered much of the world’s hidden archaeological heritage. And those …
 
Those of us over fifty know only too well that age brings challenges. And some of them, in fact, are so big they can seem insurmountable. Caring for a loved one with dementia or other debilitating diseases is one of the biggest, and our guest today has some valuable information in that regard. Ted Fischer is Co-Founder & CEO of Ageless Innovation. …
 
We boomers know that one of the most profound lessons of age is the growing awareness that many of the greatest joys in life are to be found though giving to others. And that’s where our guest comes in. Genevieve Piturro had successfully climbed the corporate ladder and landed a position as the vice president of creative services for a television s…
 
As much as we may hate to admit it, the “forever young” generation is running up against some of the more unfortunate aspects of aging. But that’s exactly where our guest can really help… Francine Falk-Allen is one of our own: a baby boomer. Yet Francine has an added aspect to her life and it’s one that many in our generation can relate to. Francin…
 
If you’re looking for a great read to share with your middle-grade grandchildren look no further! Kwame Mbalia, creator of the much-loved Triston Strong series, has just published his latest book. It’s called Tristan Strong Keeps Punching and is the final book in the bestselling trilogy. The first book in the series received the Coretta Scott King …
 
Every boomer out there knows Vicki Lawrence from the cheeky and ever-so-colorful characters she created on the Carol Burnett Show. Vicki debuted on the show in 1967 (the year she graduated from high school), playing Carol’s little sister, Chrissie. But as the years rolled by and her acting chops grew, Vicki morphed into a vast array of memorable ch…
 
Any boomer out there knows Jennifer Grey for her many memorable roles in both film and on TV. Hands down she is one of our generation’s most beloved stars. In fact, this multi-talented actress has starred in some of our favorite movies. Two of the best known, of course, were Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Dirty Dancing. But Jennifer has also brought …
 
Without a doubt, boomer women are reinventing the spirit and style of aging. To these ends, our guest, Cheryl Benton, has created the most wonderful media company, go-to resource and newsletter for boomer women called The Three Tomatoes. Now, she has added to her numerous offerings aimed at our age group by authoring a second inspiring look at grow…
 
There are only a handful of books that are a fascinating as the one we’ll be discussing in this podcast. Our guest is Anne Michaud. Anne is a veteran political journalist who is currently a reporter for The Wall Street Journal. Prior to this, she wrote a nationally syndicated column for Newsday and was twice named “Columnist of the Year.” Over her …
 
If you’re a grandparent, no doubt you know there’s no greater joy than sharing a lively, colorful book with your grandchildren. And that brings us to our guest, Ryan T. Higgins. Ryan is a #1 New York Times best-selling author and illustrator as well as the E.B. White Read Aloud Award winner and an Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honoree. But my fav…
 
Few stories as compelling as the one we’ll be discussing in this podcast. Our guest is Erika Schickel. You’ll recognize her father, Richard Schickel as the long running film critic for Time Magazine. But his daughter had an even more remarkable life, which she shares in her just released memoir, The Big Hurt. Although Erika grew upa child of famous…
 
As revolutionary as our generation has been, younger women are inspiring us with their honesty and courage in sharing their personal, often painful challenges in the hopes of helping others. Today we have the immense pleasure of meeting two of them, Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham. Their book, Friends Forever, is the third and final in a series that d…
 
If you’re a grandparent, no doubt you know there’s no greater joy than sharing a lively, information-packed adventure book with your grandchildren. And that brings us to our guest, Crispin Boyer. Crispin has written more than 20 books for National Geographic Kids, wherein he’s covered numerous topics that young readers find fascinating. His non-fic…
 
As revolutionary as our generation has been, younger women are inspiring us with their honesty, courage and fierce attitude in challenging social norms head on. Our guest today, Britta Lundin is just such a woman. Britta is a TV writer and an author who has just come out with her latest book and it’s already garnering plenty of critical praise for …
 
If you’re a grandparent, no doubt you know there’s no greater joy than sharing a lively, information-packed adventure with your grandchildren. Better yet, you can enjoy this one from the comfort of home! Our guest, Maggie McGuire, is the CEO of Pinna, the only ad-free, screen-free audio streaming device for children. She’s joined forces with Ron Ro…
 
Are you a boomer who is considering retirement and concerned about your financial security and general wellbeing? If so… you’ll want to be sure to take a listen to what Sonya Edwards has to say. Sonya is the broker and executive director of ESOP Realty, a subsidiary of Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging. She joins us to share her thoughts about the c…
 
As youthful boomers, our generational mandate was to “make the world a better place.” In many ways we succeeded. In others… not so much. But today we truly face a frightening reality. Our planet is in trouble and, if we want a robust and healthy Mother Earth to leave to our children and grandchildren, we have to be mindful of how we consume our pre…
 
It seems the older we get the stronger the messages become: you’re no longer attractive, you’re invisible, you’re woefully out of style and you dress like a frump. Not so… says our guest today! Kim Hancher is a Style Coach who teaches women (especially those of us over 50) how to create our unique style, dress for our body type, and curate a capsul…
 
The feisty side of fifty is just the time to focus on making improvements to your health and wellbeing. Each of us wants to remain strong, healthy and live pain free for as long as possible. That’s where Dr. Mohamad Bydon, author, of Back and Neck Health: The Mayo Clinic Guide to Treating and Preventing Back and Neck Pain can really help. Join this…
 
Our guest, Michael Farquhar, is known for planting his tongue firmly in his cheek and making wry and witty observations. In fact, Michael’s true talent is sharing his delightful take on, as he puts it, “highly entertaining, terribly unfortunate episodes throughout history—from the cringeworthy to the catastrophic.” In his sequel to his previous hit…
 
Our guest, Anita Silvey, has drawn upon her well-honed talents and extensive experience as an author and children’s book expert to coordinate with the amazing staff at National Geographic Kids and produce a true treasure for children of all ages. The book is called Unforgotten: The Wild Life of Dian Fossey and Her Relentless Quest to Save Mountain …
 
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