Seniors Moment with Peter Gross

Health & Wellness Podcasts

The Seniors Moment is a weekly podcast, 20-25 minutes in length, comprised of issues, stories, people and things that are relevant to those in their 60s, 70s 80s and beyond. The host is Peter Gross, 70 years old, a fixture on the Toronto media scene since the mid-70s. With his life-affirming, humourous approach, combined with skillful editing and writing, Peter will deliver an entertaining and informative podcast every week. Peter is partnering with Toronto Mike, the definitive podcaster whose Toronto Mike’d, through over 800 episodes has covered the sports, music, media and political spectrum of the GTA.

Location:

Canada

Description:

The Seniors Moment is a weekly podcast, 20-25 minutes in length, comprised of issues, stories, people and things that are relevant to those in their 60s, 70s 80s and beyond. The host is Peter Gross, 70 years old, a fixture on the Toronto media scene since the mid-70s. With his life-affirming, humourous approach, combined with skillful editing and writing, Peter will deliver an entertaining and informative podcast every week. Peter is partnering with Toronto Mike, the definitive podcaster whose Toronto Mike’d, through over 800 episodes has covered the sports, music, media and political spectrum of the GTA.

Language:

English


Episodes

Seniors Moment Third Episode

6/8/2021
The remarkable Vera Cox passed away on June 6, 15 days before her 106th birthday. Four days earlier, she provided the Seniors Moment with a fascinating, funny and charming interview about her long life. Adrienne Smith of the Woodhall Park Retirement Village tells us what to look for when it’s time to move to a seniors resident. And we listen to the brilliant piano playing of a German woman, Colette Maze, who at 106, can still produce beautiful music.

Duration:00:20:32

Seniors Moment Second Episode

3/10/2021
In this episode of The Seniors Moment, host Peter Gross reveals that he had a stroke last summer and Patrice Lindsay of the Heart and Stroke Foundation answers all of Peter’s 10 questions. Fitness is important to seniors and Peter has found some amazing athletes in their 9th, 10th and even their 11th decades, still doing great things. And then there’s Covid Elvis, crooning outside senior residences. Cameron Caton tells us how he raises money and essentials by funneling The King; Louise...

Duration:00:23:59

Seniors Moment Pilot Episode

3/10/2021
Host Peter Gross introduces the Seniors Moment, agonizes over his theme music and interviews 91 year-old Yola Patterson. She talks about her decision to enter a seniors residence. In Canada, there does not appear to be a regular podcast aimed at seniors, but we found New Tricks for Old Dogs, a lively, irreverent show. We chatted with the hosts Paul Menzel and Jim Conlon to see what direction their show is going and how much we can steal. And just to get a little serious, OPP...

Duration:00:18:50