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Join host Libby Znaimer as she brings you the latest Zoomer Headlines from around the world and shines a spotlight on the key issues affecting you. You’ll also get the freshest perspective from CARP and Zoomer Media experts on health, wellness and living the good life!

Join host Libby Znaimer as she brings you the latest Zoomer Headlines from around the world and shines a spotlight on the key issues affecting you. You’ll also get the freshest perspective from CARP and Zoomer Media experts on health, wellness and living the good life!
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Toronto, ON

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Join host Libby Znaimer as she brings you the latest Zoomer Headlines from around the world and shines a spotlight on the key issues affecting you. You’ll also get the freshest perspective from CARP and Zoomer Media experts on health, wellness and living the good life!

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English

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AM 740 550 Queen Street East, Suite 205 Toronto, Ontario M5A 1V2 (416) 360-0740


Episodes

Dr. Ling on “Precision Medicine” & Buffy Saint Marie Inducted into The Songwriters Hall of Fame

4/2/2019
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Imagine if new information doctors learn from treating a cancer patient here could be immediately available to help tailor a treatment for someone in St. John or iqualouit? That’s the idea behind $150 million item in Last week’s pre-election budget. Continue reading → The post Dr. Ling on “Precision Medicine” & Buffy Saint Marie Inducted into The Songwriters Hall of Fame appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Duration:00:10:31

Dr. Marc Ruel on Low-Dose Aspirin Prescriptions and Ashton Applewhite on Ageism

3/26/2019
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For years, daily low-dose aspirin was being prescribed as a magic bullet to prevent heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular disease. Older Canadians were advised to undertake this regimen whether they had heart problems or not. Now there is evidence Continue reading → The post Dr. Marc Ruel on Low-Dose Aspirin Prescriptions and Ashton Applewhite on Ageism appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Dr. Marc Ruel on Low-Dose Aspirin Prescriptions and Ashton Applewhite on Ageism

3/24/2019
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For years, daily low-dose aspirin was being prescribed as a magic bullet to prevent heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular disease. Older Canadians were advised to undertake this regimen whether they had heart problems or not. Now there is evidence Continue reading → The post Dr. Marc Ruel on Low-Dose Aspirin Prescriptions and Ashton Applewhite on Ageism appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Nora Spinks on Solo Dwellers & Sgt. Guy Paul Larocque on Identifying Scams

3/19/2019
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An unprecedented one-in-six Canadian adults is living alone – Whether by choice or circumstance. Statistics Canada found more than a quarter of Zoomers over 65 are solo dwellers – a number that’s actually declining in part because men are living Continue reading → The post Nora Spinks on Solo Dwellers & Sgt. Guy Paul Larocque on Identifying Scams appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Duration:00:19:39

Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – March 17th

3/17/2019
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An unprecedented one-in-six Canadian adults is living alone – Whether by choice or circumstance. Statistics Canada found more than a quarter of Zoomers over 65 are solo dwellers – a number that’s actually declining in part because men are living Continue reading → The post Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – March 17th appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Duration:00:19:09

Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – March 10th

3/13/2019
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First he became the world’s leading advocate of the slow movement. Now best selling author Carl Honore’s new book Bolder is a call to action for us all to redefine aging, which is our philosophy here at Zoomer Media. He Continue reading → The post Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – March 10th appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Duration:00:21:19

Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – March 2nd

3/5/2019
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This week, the provincial government announced sweeping changes to modernize Ontario’s 60 billion dollar health care system. It’s creating a new super-agency by consolidating local and provincial health networks like Cancer Care Ontario, to create a central agency. Libby speaks with Continue reading → The post Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – March 2nd appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Duration:00:20:35

Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – February 24th

2/26/2019
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Have you ever received really bad customer service but you weren’t sure how to “fight back”? There’s a new way to resolve consumer complaints that takes the guesswork out of filing your grievance. Libby talks with founder and CEO of myresolver.ca, Continue reading → The post Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – February 24th appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Duration:00:20:20

Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – February 17th

2/21/2019
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With a federal election just 8 months away, the Trudeau government’s final budget is expected sometime next month. The Zoomer Advocacy group CARP has spent this last year calling for critical changes needed for older Canadians like financial security, healthcare Continue reading → The post Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – February 17th appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Duration:00:19:55

Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – February 10th

2/13/2019
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Ground-breaking Canadian research is radically changing the way we think of vascular disease. For the first time ever, the connections between heart conditions, stroke and cognitive decline have been mapped, proving they’re more deeply connected than researchers knew. The Heart Continue reading → The post Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – February 10th appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Duration:00:20:55

Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – February 3rd

2/5/2019
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Six months into the job, Canada’s new minister for seniors has crisscrossed the country on a listening tour. Libby caught up with Minister Filomena Tassi to hear what older Canadians are saying as her government prepares to deliver its final Continue reading → The post Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – February 3rd appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Duration:00:18:15

Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – January 27th

2/5/2019
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Be honest, have you ever lied to your doctor? It turns out a disturbing number of patients are not forthcoming with their physicians. Many say they just don’t want to be judged or lectured, and some doctors say this disturbing new Continue reading → The post Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – January 27th appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Duration:00:20:14

Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – January 20th

1/22/2019
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Canada’s new food guide hasn’t been made public yet but already it is getting kudos for abandoning beef and dairy as separate categories in favour of “protein foods.” The document was first published in the ’40’s and last updated in Continue reading → The post Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – January 20th appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Duration:00:19:20

Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – January 13th

1/13/2019
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Death is often a taboo subject but NOT for an Ottawa-based Doctor who talks openly about it with his patients. His new computer algorithm can predict the end of life in years, months and even weeks. Libby talks to Dr. Continue reading → The post Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – January 13th appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Duration:00:20:45

Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – January 6th, 2019

1/8/2019
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We’ve all heard about “Dry January” where people swear off alcohol for a month after the holidays. But this year, the big health trend for the month is: Veganuary. Libby talks to author, entrepreneur, and nutritional consultant Rose Reisman to Continue reading → The post Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – January 6th, 2019 appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Duration:00:20:24

Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – December 30th

1/2/2019
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Bob Komsic fills in for Libby Znaimer. The discussion continues this week with the second part of our year-end political wrap with our panel of experts. We look back at the highlights and lowlights of federal politics and what’s ahead, Continue reading → The post Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – December 30th appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – December 23rd

1/2/2019
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One of the big news stories of the year was Doug Ford’s majority win in the provincial election. Six months in, is the honeymoon over for this new Progressive Conservative Government? We’ve assembled a panel of expert political pundits to Continue reading → The post Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – December 23rd appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – December 16th

1/2/2019
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With escalating diplomatic tension between Canada and China this week, and the recent frosty trade talks with the US, we focus on an international relationship that’s flourishing. Libby recently spent time in Israel to learn more about this burgeoning partnership Continue reading → The post Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – December 16th appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – December 9th

1/2/2019
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Christine Ross fills in for Libby Znaimer. The face of hunger is changing in this province. Seniors are twice as likely to use a food bank regularly compared with other visitors. Libby talks to Michael Maidmont, CEO of the Ottawa Continue reading → The post Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – December 9th appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – December 2nd

12/10/2018
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A new investigation has revealed shocking health news. Many Canadians suffered debilitating injury and even death from faulty medical devices like breast implants, and hip replacements. But the report also found the faulty devices used in this country, were pulled Continue reading → The post Zoomer Week in Review Podcast – December 2nd appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

Duration:00:21:03