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2 Boomer Broads – Life – Love – Laughs & Unsolicited Advice: A weekly podcast for Baby Boomer women who aren’t ready to be called seniors and want to be healthy and have fun well into their 90’s. Join Dr. Sharone Rosen and Rebecca Forstadt-Olkowski as they raucously cut through the marketing hype focused on people over 50, to find the simplest and safest ways to live well and stay groovy! Episodes offer interviews with midlife experts on subjects ranging from health, nutrition, aging gracefully, re-invention, body image and more. If you’d like to submit a question to the 2 Boomer Broads or have an idea for an upcoming show, please contact us at: www.2boomerbroads.com/contact/

2 Boomer Broads – Life – Love – Laughs & Unsolicited Advice: A weekly podcast for Baby Boomer women who aren’t ready to be called seniors and want to be healthy and have fun well into their 90’s. Join Dr. Sharone Rosen and Rebecca Forstadt-Olkowski as they raucously cut through the marketing hype focused on people over 50, to find the simplest and safest ways to live well and stay groovy! Episodes offer interviews with midlife experts on subjects ranging from health, nutrition, aging gracefully, re-invention, body image and more. If you’d like to submit a question to the 2 Boomer Broads or have an idea for an upcoming show, please contact us at: www.2boomerbroads.com/contact/
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Los Angeles, CA

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2 Boomer Broads – Life – Love – Laughs & Unsolicited Advice: A weekly podcast for Baby Boomer women who aren’t ready to be called seniors and want to be healthy and have fun well into their 90’s. Join Dr. Sharone Rosen and Rebecca Forstadt-Olkowski as they raucously cut through the marketing hype focused on people over 50, to find the simplest and safest ways to live well and stay groovy! Episodes offer interviews with midlife experts on subjects ranging from health, nutrition, aging gracefully, re-invention, body image and more. If you’d like to submit a question to the 2 Boomer Broads or have an idea for an upcoming show, please contact us at: www.2boomerbroads.com/contact/

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English


Episodes

Celebrity Sightings from Hugh Grant to Lou Grant: 2BB 075

8/16/2016
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In this episode, we (the 2 Boomer Broads) go to a celebrity screening and party for the film Florence Foster Jenkins and get to stand next to and drool over several stars including HUGH GRANT. We both live in Los Angeles so celebrity sightings are sort of a normal thing. Still, it’s always fun. Coming to you from that exclusive screening room from that big Hollywood Agency The event took place at Creative Artist’s Agency (CAA) in Century City. Some of the stars we spied included Bud...

Duration: 00:19:16


Dementia or Alzheimer’s and How to Deal with it – Tara Reed: 2BB 074

8/10/2016
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We interview Tara Reed, an artist who has also written the book, “What to do Between the Tears – A Practical Guide to Dealing with a Dementia or Alzheimer’s Diagnosis in the Family." Her dad had Alzheimer’s and passed away soon after this episode was recorded. The 2 Boomer Broads send her our love and prayers. Coming to you this time from the 2 Boomer Broads Bombay Café. Tara talks with us about normal aging and how to know if you may be at risk for dementia. Do you worry that you’ve...

Duration: 00:20:18


Dealing with in-law Conflicts – Deanna Brann PhD: 2BB073

8/1/2016
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We interview Dr. Deanna Brann, author of “Reluctantly Related Revisited; Breaking Free of the mother-in-law daughter-in-law conflicts.” Coming to you this time from the Hollywood Professional Wrestler’s Ring. Deanne works with both mother-in-laws and daughters-in-laws but not together. A mother-in-law who will do or say anything, no matter what is a big problem for a young wife. The husband, who has dealt with his mother his entire life avoids the problem. If the mother-in-law, for...

Duration: 00:16:40


From Science Center Creator to Novelist – Sheila Grinell : 2BB 072

7/25/2016
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Our guest on this episode is not only interesting but smart as well. Her name is Sheila Grinell and she has had a successful 40-year career as the creator of science museums. Before entering her second act of life, following her mother’s heart attack and stroke that led to losing memories, words and a sense of herself, Sheila felt compelled to write her mother’s story down. She then realized she wanted to write more. Not analytic material like she did at the museum, but something looser...

Duration: 00:19:36


Howard Harrison – Reflections of an Aging Baby Boomer: 2BB 071

7/12/2016
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Our guest on this week’s podcast is Howard Harrison, author of the book, “Now They Make it Legal – Reflections of an Aging Baby Boomer.” Coming to you from the visitor’s room at the Rocky Mountain Collective Howard says the title of the book expresses (in jest) his “bitterness” that the symbol of the 60’s and 70’s counter-culture is finally legal as the youngest Baby Boomers enter their 50’s. He has been a writer his entire life, primarily as a corporate speech writer and says he wrote...

Duration: 00:19:16


We love Our Listeners and Want to Express Our Gratitude: 2BB 070

7/5/2016
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With our 70th episode of the 2 Boomer Broads podcast, we wanted to express our gratitude and give you, our listeners, our love for all your raves and support. This episode is about YOU. Coming to you from the all-natural museum of Boomer history. We love our listeners. Thank you to all of you who left comments, reviews, follow us on Twitter and are our Facebook page members. Because we love our listeners . . . We name names and read our reviews. Click on the podcast player above and...

Duration: 00:19:22


Music Industry Memoir of the 60s and 70s – L.E. Kalikow: 2BB069

6/20/2016
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We interview L.E. Kalikow, author of Sex, No Drugs, and Rock & Roll: Memoirs of a Music Junkie. He’s had an amazing life as a recording artist, performer, and entrepreneur. His book is about a horny little guy trying to make it in the music industry during the 60’s and 70’s. Coming to you this time from the Billboard Archives Library Thousands of musicians never quite caught the golden ring but Mr. Kalikow came close opening for top acts like Van Morrison, Richie Havens, Phil Oaks, and...

Duration: 00:40:00


Gentle Yoga for People Over 50 – Jennifer Houghton : 2 BB 068

6/9/2016
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We interview yoga Goddess Jennifer Houghton of Bountiful Yoga and Wellness who teaches gentle yoga for people over 50. Get ready for a nice and relaxing podcast. Coming to you this time from the 2 Boomer Broad’s spacious stick yoga studio. Gentle Yoga Breathing If you sit and focus on your breath, and are fully present, you are actually doing yoga. The breath is a bridge between the body and the mind. It can be used for relaxation, to build energy, to relieve pain, or to sleep...

Duration: 00:39:52


Carbon Dating Series Stars Amanda Serra-Marcie Barkin: 2BB 067

5/24/2016
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We interview Amanda Serra and Marcie Barkin, stars of the hit Carbon Dating Series, a web TV show on YouTube. Amanda is also the creator and writer of the show and says Marcie is her muse. Marcie would rather be a male’s muse but will take what she can get. Coming to you from our plush recording studios high atop Buster Keaton Peak They have completed their first season with 9 episodes on their YouTube channel. The 2nd season is currently being written. They were both in an acting class...

Duration: 00:35:17


Numerology – Find Your Number with Gerry Welles? 2BB 066

5/16/2016
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We interview Gerry (pronounced Gary) Welles, who isan expert in numerology. About 25 years ago, Gerry was at a Shirley MacLaine seminar where she met someone who did a numerology reading for her. Gerry was floored at the result. The numerologist told her she should get a book about the subject and she did. Now she has 40 or 50 books and has been studying it ever since. She was amazed at how much information you can get about someone from their birthdate, name on their birth certificate and...

Duration: 00:19:21


Street Orphan Builds Children’s Charity – Chantal Jauvin: 2BB 065

5/9/2016
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Chantal Jauvin worked as a high-powered international attorney negotiating cases in Paris, Buenos Aires and all over the globe. She is the author of “The Boy with the Bamboo Heart,” the story of a street orphan who built a children’s charity. Coming to you from the Boomer Lounge at the International Airport. As an attorney, Chantal was a linear thinker who typically did things one step at a time, but life got in the way. After living all over the world, she took time off from her job at...

Duration: 00:19:25


Recalibrate for Life 2.0 with Susan Spaulding: 2BB 064

4/23/2016
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We interview Susan Spaulding, who helps corporate executives and business owners recalibrate for Life 2.0. Coming to you from the 2 Boomer Broads Executive Dining Room Entrepreneurs are much more used to recalibrating and reinventing themselves than those who have owned a business for a long time or worked in corporations. A person who has worked in a high-level position often finds it difficult to separate their true identity from their former life. However, many have transitioned toother...

Duration: 00:38:31


Surviving Life With Humor When it Sucks – Lee Gaitan – 2BB 063

4/7/2016
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We interview Lee Gaitan from Atlanta, Georgia about surviving life when it kicks you in the butt. She’s the author of the book, “My Pineapples Went to Houston – finding the humor in my dashed hopes, broken dreams, and plans gone outrageously awry.” She has also written, “Falling Flesh Just Ahead and Other Signs on the Road to Midlife,” as well as chapters in several bestselling books. Coming to you from the lost luggage department of Burbank Airport. Lee tells a hilarious story of how she...

Duration: 00:39:01


Amazing Memory Improvement Athlete Brad Zupp : 2BB 062

3/29/2016
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We interview Brad, Zupp, who is a memory improvement expert. He is also a memory athlete and participates in competitions around the world. Brad told us he was born in 1968 but we let him do our podcast anyway. LOL. He became interested in memory improvement when his uncle passed away from Alzheimer’s Disease. Memory competitions include memorizing a shuffled deck of cards. The "athlete" has to memorize what order they’re in. When the timer goes off, he or she is given an unshuffled deck...

Duration: 00:43:25


Debbie Spector Weisman – Dream Life Coach : 2BB 061

3/2/2016
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We interview Debbie Spector Weisman. Debbie is an author and a veteran of the parenting wars. She’s a mom of 2 and a Grandma and has put her experiences to good use as a Dream Life Coach. She also came out with a new book called, “It Came out of My Vagina, Now What? An Honest, Really Honest Guide to Conscious Parenting.” Coming to you this time directly from Dreamland. How Debbie became interested in becoming a Dream Life Coach She saw the movie “What the Bleep do We Know.” Her husband and...

Duration: 00:24:26


Fashion Over 50 – It’s Not Always Pretty: 2BB 060

2/15/2016
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Coming to you from the exclusive Lane Bryant Tea Room.The 2 Boomer Broads talk about fashion over 50. This show is funny. Please listen in by clicking on the player at the top of this post. What do we do? What do we wear? Footwear Sharone wears Birkenstocks and socks. Rebecca has been wearing big boat tennis shoes and loafers. (She sprained both feet last year) We both can’t see how women our age wear high heels. Finding something that fits after 50 It’s almost impossible. Both Sharone and...

Duration: 00:20:34


Midlife Humor Writer Vikki Claflin: 2BB 059

2/1/2016
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Our guest in this episode is Vikki Claflin, a midlife humor writer, and founder of the blog Laugh Lines. Coming to you from high atop the parking structure above Hollywood’s Comedy Club row. According to Vikki, midlife is hilarious and we need to laugh about it. You can either laugh or cry when you look in the mirror, so choose LAUGH. She’s 59, writing full-time and is the author of “Who Left the Cork Out of My Lunch” She also gives advice and marital advice to men on her blog. Men say,...

Duration: 00:40:52


Psychic Medium Lauren Bortolami Reads the Broads: 2BB 058

1/26/2016
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In this podcast episode, we interview Lauren Bortolami who is a psychic medium. She’s been able to connect with the beyond since she was 2 years old and is now in her 50’s. She says we’re all psychic and are born connected to each other. The difference between a psychic and a medium. Psychics can see into this world and can tell what kind of person you are, where you’re going, where you’ve been, and who is affecting you. Their skills include: Clairvoyance – the ability to see...

Duration: 00:44:33


Dating After 50 with Helen Reese author of Project Ex: 2BB 057

1/18/2016
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Coming to you from the single’s bar high atop the Monrovia Marriot. We interview Helen V. Reese, author of the book Project Ex, an entertaining novel about dating after 50. We wondered how much of the protagonist of the book (Lydia) actually came from Helen’s life. Both are therapists. Lydia has a long list of ex’s she finds using a Facebook ad and interviews them for an article she’s writing. Helen says she didn’t have as many. However, with Internet dating, you can meet a lot of guys....

Duration: 00:39:17


Walking the California Missons with Maggie Espinosa : 2BB 056

1/4/2016
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The Broads interview Maggie Espinosa a woman in her mid -50’s who walked 800 miles to all 21 of the California missions. She’s an award winning travel writer, teaches travel writing, a member of the Society of American Travel Writers and former president of the San Diego Press Club. Broads – Do your feet still hurt? Maggie - Yes, they do. I have one toe that’s still acting up. Maggie completed her walk 1 year ago. She has written a book about it calledOn a Mission – An 800 mile walk to...

Duration: 00:39:15

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