Redefining ‘aging’ and addressing issues that we face everyday as we get older.
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Aging Matters: Personal Finance
Ben Hockema, Founder of Illuminate Wealth Management, talks personal finance and helps provide a different perspective when it comes to our relationship with money.
Aging Matters: Myths and Facts of Hospice
Dr. Alyssa Luddy, Hospice and Palliative Care Physician at Transitions LifeCare, joins us to dispel the myths and half-truths when it comes to hospice care.
Aging Matters: Virtual Reality and Caregiving
We explore the world of virtual reality and how it is being used to improve care as we speak with Leah Warnke, Director of Health Equity at CareYaya.
Aging Matters: Family Care Homes
We are joined by Shauna Tharpe, Owner and Administrator of Serenity Falls Family Care Home, to discuss what a family care home is and who benefits most from them.
Aging Matters: Death Cafes
Heather Hill, Funeral Director and Death Cafe Facilitator at Renaissance Funeral Home, explains what a 'death cafe' is and what to expect when attending one.
Aging Matters: National Health Care Decisions Day
North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall joins us to discuss advance directives.
Aging Matters: Palliative Care
Mark Philbrick, Staff and Community Educator at Transitions LifeCare, helps us understand what palliative care and isn't. We go over palliative care myths and misconceptions as well.
Aging Matters: Caregiving Grit
We welcome Dr. Karen Roberto, University Distinguished Professor at the Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech, for a discussion extended family member caregivers, dementia care and the Care Ex Project.
Aging Matters: Wills and Trusts
John Ross, an Estate Planning Attorney with Ross and Shoalmire discusses wills and trusts, which one fits best, and what to think about when it comes to estate planning.
Aging Matters: Guardianship
We discuss what guardianship is and who needs it with Joyce Massey-Smith, Director of The Division of Aging and Adult Services a part of North Carolina's Department Health and Human Services.
Aging Matters: EMS Subscription Services
Brian Brooks, Assistant Chief with Community Outreach and Public Information with Wake County EMS, joins us to discuss emergency services and helpful subscription service that can potentially help you save you money.
Aging Matters: What is a Good Death?
Mary shares the story of her caregiving journey with her grandfather.
Aging Matters: CareYaYa
Aging Matters: CareYaYa We talk about an exciting new tech-enabled care registry called CareYaYa with their CEO and Co-founder Neal Shah.
Aging Matters: The Unconscious and Conscious Mind
We discuss the role and the power of the unconscious mind with Dr. Dan Lieberman, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at George Washington University and author of the book 'Spellbound: Modern Science, Ancient Magic and the Hidden Potential of the Unconscious Mind'.
Aging Matters: FDA Approves Alzheimer's Drug
We chat with Heather Hooper, Executive Director of Dementia Alliance of NC about a new Alzheimer's dug approved by the FDA. We also discuss placement services and levels of care with Colleen Jones, Senior Living Specialist with All About Seniors NC.
Aging Matters: Death Doulas
Jane Dornemann, an End of Life Doula with Peaceful Crossings Durham, joins us to explain what a death doula is, the services they provide, and when is the right time to seek one out.
Aging Matters: What the 91 Year Old Wants You to Know
Betsy Barton fills in for Mary Lucas and chats with Dr. Jane Vella, who shares her perspective as a 91-year-old woman.
Aging Matters: Caregiving at the Holidays
Teepa Snow, Founder of Postive Approach to Care author of "Understanding the Changing Brain", joins us to provide caregiving tips for surviving the holidays. We also explore sundowning and dementia.
Four C's of Coping with Grief
E Belleau, Grief Outreach Coordinator at Transitions LifeCare, joins us to discuss the 'Four C's of Coping' and how we can cope with grief during the holidays.
Aging Matters: Hospice 101