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Our mission is to educate, inspire and connect people across generations and disciplines to re-envision and improve the experiences of later life.

Our mission is to educate, inspire and connect people across generations and disciplines to re-envision and improve the experiences of later life.

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Our mission is to educate, inspire and connect people across generations and disciplines to re-envision and improve the experiences of later life.

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English


Episodes

Elder Wisdom: An Overlooked Resource in Trying Times | agein panel discussion recorded on 6.4.2022

6/28/2022
Elder Wisdom: An Overlooked Resource in Trying Times Panelist featured are women leaders, who are lifelong change-makers and paved their own paths where no roads existed! This discussion with Amy Meyer, Sandy Mori and Jennie Chin Hansen moderated by Sasha Shen Johfre is insightful as well as inspiring. We invite you to listen to our podcast, and please share your thoughts on social as we learn from these amazing women in our community! AHWGO's 'At Home, On Air' Podcast Homepage with Video +...

Duration:01:01:25

Aging in Many Places: Neighborhoods, Health and Wellbeing in Later Life

6/8/2022
Let's discuss Aging in Many Places: Neighborhoods, Health and Wellbeing in Later Life with Jessica Finlay, MA, PhD University of Michigan. Jessica Finlay has dedicated her research to investigating the qualities of neighborhoods and cities that enable healthy aging and allow people to age well in their communities. Opportunities for community connection are all around, from a neighborhood market to a McDonald’s, and are resources for wellbeing. The goal of Jessica’s research is to identify...

Duration:00:39:57

Afro- and Age-Futurism: Imagining a Better Future for All Elders

5/17/2022
Join us as we discuss Afro- and Age-Futurism with Raina J. León, PhD, Poet, Writer, Artist, Educator and her mother Dr. Norma Thomas, LCSW, Educator. Norma and her daughter Raina are frequent collaborators. They recently put forth and co-wrote a piece about afro- and age-futurism in a recent issue of Generations. What can be learned from afro-futurism, which visualizes a future where people of African descent are liberated fully and integrally as part of society with full equity, for the...

Duration:00:45:03

Art & Aging | A Conversation with Evan Johnson

5/4/2022
Let's discuss art and aging with Evan Johnson, Program Director of the Lake Merritt The Lake Merritt Independent Senior Living and the Director of the Cosmic Elders Theater Ensemble. Get invigorated and energized by this conversation with theater artist and creative community builder, Evan Johnson. His work with older adults focuses on discovering the life force of playfulness and joy! Evan facilitated the Curiosity Lab at our last agein in 2021, which was a huge success with participants....

Duration:00:34:09

Growing Old in San Francisco: Funding Aging with a Commitment to Racial Equity, with Janet Y. Spears

4/4/2022
Join us as we discuss funding aging with a commitment to racial equity with Janet Y. Spears, CEO of the Metta Fund, a private foundation dedicated to advancing health and equity in aging. In this role, she leads one of the only California foundations with a population focus on older adults, working with nonprofits, the community, and government partners to influence solutions that foster more equitable outcomes for older San Franciscans. In this discussion with Janet Spears, we talk about...

Duration:00:42:20

Medical Advocacy: Your Guide in the Complex World of Health Care | AHOA with Patricia Knight

3/23/2022
Join us as we discuss medical advocacy with Patricia Knight, a lawyer and the Founder of Pacific Coast Health Advocacy. This conversation with Patricia Knight and Talya Onorato explores the role of health advocacy in health care and end-of-life planning. At Home With Growing Older is proud to be your host of At Home, On Air a bi-weekly radio hour offering connection, community and knowledge to our participants remotely. We invite you to listen and learn from this live recorded episode of, At...

Duration:00:42:28

What To Do About Loneliness? New and Old Ways to Connect for Our Happiness & Health

3/9/2022
Join us as we discuss new and old ways to connect for our happiness and health with Kasley Killam, MPH, Founder Social Health Labs. Living in 10 different cities before turning 30 taught Kasley Killam the art and work of forging new friendships and building community. She decided to focus her career on battling the growing epidemic of loneliness in America and launched Social Health Labs, which works to improve social well-being in individuals, communities, and organizations. Kasley recently...

Duration:00:43:50

At Home, On Air | Longevity Explorers: The Future of Aging at its Intersection with Technology

2/23/2022
Join us as we discuss the future of aging at its intersection with technology with John and Candiece Milford, a power couple with much passion and experience in the field of aging. John is the Co-Founder of Tech-enhanced Life, an initiative that explores the intersection of aging and technology with the Longevity Explorers, a community of older adults who discuss products and services. Candiece is the Managing Director of Marketing at a San Francisco Residential Community, Rhoda Goldman...

Duration:00:37:43

Zen-Inspired Living for All: The Story and Practice of a New Kind of Senior Community

2/8/2022
Susan O’Connell is not only an ordained Zen Priest but also a serial entrepreneur, who was instrumental in realizing a new kind of senior community … with 20 units reserved for long term Zen teachers from the San Francisco Zen Center and 221 living units in total. This conversation is about the journey to and the practice of this undertaking. At Home With Growing Older is proud to be your host of At Home, On Air a bi-weekly radio hour offering connection, community and knowledge to our...

Duration:00:39:23

From Anxiety to Action: A Conversation About Gerontology, Climate Change & Human-Centered Design

1/25/2022
Join us as we discuss turning climate anxiety into climate action with Dr. Michael "Mick" Smyer, Ph.D, Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Bucknell University and the Founder and CEO of Growing Greener. Dr. Mick Smyer has combined his expertise in the aging field and psychology with his commitment to mobilizing people across generations to take action to fight climate change. This conversation is both about practical strategies and tools Mick has researched and tested in his work and the...

Duration:00:46:13

The Emotional Tasks of the Last Chapters of Life: Creating a Vision for Your Own Good Death

1/12/2022
Join us as we discuss the emotional tasks of creating a vision for your own good death with Author Katy Butler, Award Winning Journalist and Thought Leader. Taking time to plan and talk about our own good death does not typically make the ‘most desirable conversations list’ with family and friends; however, making a point to find ways to broach the topic can help us feel more at peace and, to some extent, more in control as we age. In this podcast, Katy explains some of the methods she has...

Duration:00:48:07

Mindful Self-Compassion | How to be a Resource to Ourselves in Difficult Times

12/29/2021
Join us as we discuss mindful self-compassion with David Fredrickson, a Psychotherapist and Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher. Over the last few years, we have all come face to face with vulnerability and loss, especially older adults. In this conversation we explore the practice of Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC). We can’t avoid many of life’s difficulties, but we can develop a way of relating to ourselves that is kinder, more compassionate and causes less distress or harm. Research shows that...

Duration:00:42:18

Dealing with End-of-Life Issues in the Chinese American Community | A Conversation with the CACCC

12/14/2021
Join us as we discuss end-of-life issues in the Chinese American community with the Chinese American Coalition for Compassionate Care (CACCC). Sandy Stokes and Theresa Cheng from CACCC discuss two of their programs: 'Mindfulness for Stress Reduction of Caregivers in the Chinese Community' and 'Heart to Heart Café,' where participants play cards designed to help people talk about difficult subjects around the end of life and care needs, both within families and within the community. Both...

Duration:00:38:51

Designing Elderhood, Now and for Our Futures | A Conversation with Louise Aronson

12/1/2021
Join us as we discuss elderhood with Louise Aronson, M.D., Professor of Medicine at UCSF, Author of Elderhood, and 2020 Pulitzer Prize finalist. There's childhood, adulthood... and elderhood. In this conversation, we will explore this third phase of life and how we can better prepare for it individually and as a society. At Home With Growing Older is proud to be your host of At Home, On Air a bi-weekly radio hour offering connection, community and knowledge to our participants remotely. We...

Duration:00:42:59

Right Place, Right Time: Choosing Home for the 2nd Half of Life | A Conversation with Ryan Frederick

11/17/2021
Join us as we discuss Right Place, Right Time: Choosing Home for the 2nd Half of Life with Ryan Frederick, Author and Founder of Smart-Living 360. “If you care enough to watch your diet, exercise regularly and save responsibly, then you also ought to carefully consider your home at every stage of life.” Ryan just published a book, 'Right Place, Right Time' to help readers recognize and optimize their homes as an enabler of health. This conversation will look at the various factors - from...

Duration:00:42:08

The Road Less Traveled: Doing Death with a Doula | A Conversation with Sarah Hill

11/3/2021
Prepare to be moved and inspired by our conversation with Sarah Hill, as she shares her experiences as an end-of-life doula. We will explore the nuts and bolts of her role, how she taps into and influences the experience of dying for her clients and their families, and the ways in which death doulas are reshaping the cultural conversation about end-of-life. We will address how this differs from hospice care, as well as the role doulas play in supporting The California End-of-Life Option Act...

Duration:00:42:21

Co-Housing | A Conversation with Charles Durrett

10/20/2021
Join us as we discuss co-housing with Charles Durrett, author of Senior Cohousing: A Community Approach to Independent Living—The Handbook (as well as several other books on cohousing), and the Owner and Principal Architect of The Cohousing Company, a consulting firm which has adapted its cohousing design experience to affordable housing developments and senior neighborhoods. Charles presents often to groups about cohousing and has received numerous awards, including the World Habitat Award...

Duration:00:46:33

Gardening Through the Arc of Life | A Conversation with Clare Cooper Marcus

10/6/2021
Clare Cooper Marcus is Professor Emerita in the Departments of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the Principal of Healing Landscapes, a consulting firm that specializes in researching the effectiveness of restorative landscapes in healthcare settings. She is internationally recognized for her research on the social and psychological implications of design, particularly urban open space, affordable housing, outdoor space in healthcare,...

Duration:00:46:07

Connecting, Learning, Thriving: A New Space for Older Adults | A Conversation with Jennifer Wong

9/20/2021
Jennifer Wong, PhD is leading the newly founded Wallis Annenberg GenSpace located in Los Angeles’ Koreatown in a stunning, new building designed by one of the international star architects. In this conversation Jennifer will address the innovative vision for the GenSpace, the opportunities the context of this unique building offers to execute this vision and the challenges of supporting a healthy aging experience in the face of increasing social isolation. At Home With Growing Older is proud...

Duration:00:40:53

Here's to Life | A Conversation with Ed and Diane Reed

9/4/2021
At Home With Growing Older is proud to be your host of At Home, On Air a bi-weekly radio hour offering connection, community and knowledge to our participants remotely. We invite you to listen and learn from this live recorded episode of, At Home, On Air with Ed and Diane Reed. Learn more, donate today, and register for the next LIVE episode of At Home, On Air: www.athomewithgrowingolder.org

Duration:00:43:10