Zoomer Week In Review
The Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – July 25th & 26th07/28/15
School is out and that means many children will be spending a little extra time with grandma and grandpa. Between negotiating with demanding parents, and figuring out how to bond with grandkids, being a grandparent these days can be a … read more
Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – July 18th & 19th
Jane Brown fills in for Libby Znaimer. One of the most common types of cancer receives very little attention. The director of Bladder Cancer Canada, Ken Bagshaw, joins Jane to talk about what’s being done to change that and how … read more
The Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – July 11th & 12th
If you suffer from arthritis, you’re probably on painkillers, and years of daily painkillers can take a serious toll on your health. But there might be a new option – if you’re to it. The Arthritis Society of Canada has … read more
Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – July 4th & 5th
It’s just days away from the start of the PanAM and ParapanAM games here in Toronto. One Canadian has made it his life mission to promote and celebrate disabled athletes. Libby is joined by the Man in Motion himself, Rick … read more
Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – June 27th & 28th
It’s Canada’s 148th birthday this week! Immigrants have always played a very important role in shaping our country, and they continue to do so. This week, 25 immigrants were honoured for their contributions to Canadian Culture. One of them was … read...
Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – June 20th & 21st
Jane Brown fills in for Libby Znaimer. Just recently was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. It’s a problem that is becoming increasingly common as a large partion of the population ages, and it’s a lot easier to fall victim to, … read more
The Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – June 13th & 14th
Two decades of rehab couldn’t reverse the paralysis in Howard Rocket’s left arm until he tried a promising new technology for stroke victims. He and his physiotherapist Sylvia Haycock join Libby to talk about Functional Electrical Stimulation. Plus –...
Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – June 6th & 7th
Are elder statesmen the latest flavour in local politics? Libby is joined by former Toronto Mayor Barbara Hallto talk about it. Plus – for a long time we’ve known that a proper diet will help keep us healthy as we … read more
Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – May 30th & 31st
Canada’s Finance Minister Joe Oliver made a bombshell announcement this week that reversed a long standing Conservative policy against enhancing the CPP. Critics condemning it as election an ploy. Is there any merit the the idea? Libby talks to two …...
Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – May 16th & 17th
Jane Brown hosts for Libby Znaimer. Many older canadians know first hand about being a caregiver. It becomes a balancing act of finding the right amount of personal time and spending the time needed looking after loved ones. Fortunately, the … read...
Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – May 9th & 10th
With all this warm weather we’re having, many people will be hitting the patio to enjoy a cold beverage. What will be in their glasses? You might be surprised to learn that Ontario cider is skyrocketing in popularity. Libby is … read more
The Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – May 2nd & 3rd
Sugar Coated is a film that’s screening this year at the Hot Docs festival. It explores the health hazards of a sugar laden diet and examines how the food industry has used marketing to obscure those risks. Libby talks to … read more
The Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – April 25th & 26th
This week marked the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. Approximately 1.5 million people died at the hands of the ottoman Turks. Almost as tragic as the event itself, is the fact that for the past century, many countries have … read more
Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – April 18th & 19th
Does a person suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s have the mental capacity to consent to sex? That’s the question at the heart of a court case in Iowa, where a 78 year old man is on trial for having sex … read more
Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – April 11th & 12th
The luxury home market in Canada is booming, and it’s Zoomers who are driving it. They aren’t just buying properties for them selves. The bank of mom and dad is allowing millennials to become homeowners. What makes a dream home … read more The post...
Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – April 4th & 5th
With passover this weekend and holocaust remembrance day coming up, Libby talks to a James Conlon, a conductor who says that we lost a great part of the 20th century classical music heritage when the nazis suppressed the work of … read more The post...
Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – March 28th & 29th
It’s not easy to make these decisions, but it is possible to take control and tackle any health issue. Angelina Jolie wrote that recently regarding her decision to have her ovaries removed to reduce the risk of cancer. Libby talks … read more The post...
Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – March 14th & 15th
With Libby Znaimer away this week, Jane Brown fills in. As Canada’s baby boomers age, some analysts project a decline in our economy, but one Canadian researcher is putting those concerns to rest. Fraser Institute’s Philip Cross found in a … read more...
Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – September 21st
On This Edition of The Zoomer Week in Review: It’s something no one wants to think about. Becoming widowed brings a huge emotional upheaval but it can also create major financial complications – Libby will be joined by Kelly Willis, … read moreThe...
Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – September 14th
On This Edition of The Zoomer Week in Review: All across Toronto and beyond, people were shocked and saddened by the news of Mayor Rob Ford’s tumour. It should be a wake up call for men and women of a … read moreThe post Zoomer Week in Review Podcast...
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