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Cannabidiol, an ingredient derived from the hemp plant, is a popular trend in wellness. Better known as CBD oil, it’s found in lotions, candles, coffee, lip balm, and many other products.

CBD oil, although derived from the same plant as marijuana, contains little to none of the chemical that produces a high.

The Ohio Pharmacy Board in August ruled that that CBD oil is illegal under the state’s new medical marijuana law.

Today on Wellness Wednesday we take a closer look at CBD oil and more. 

The Economic Impact of an Aging Population

Apr 9, 2018
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The world is aging at a rapid pace, and the United States and other countries are trying to grapple with the economic effect it will have. We'll take a look at the challenges and advantages of an aging population. 

Retirement means letting go of busy lifestyles and unlearning some habits, but also provides the opportunity for learning, playfulness, transcendence and spiritual reflection. 

In the final podcast of this mini series, we discuss retirement, the aging process and the journey of self-reflection from a spiritual perspective.

Anna Fiehler, 56, jokes that she was one of the first people to date online. She may not be wrong.

The Economic Impact of an Aging Population

Jan 25, 2018
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The world is aging at a rapid pace, and the United States and other countries are trying to grapple with the economic effect it will have. We'll take a look at the challenges and advantages of an aging population. 

The stories in this podcast highlight the freedom that comes later in life – freedom to choose activities that fit your personality at the time when heavy work commitments end.

It illustrates how uniquely we each go about the task of ripening into age, and how beautiful it can be for each of us.

No amount of positive thinking can take away the work of aging.

Adaptations to less energy and loss of friends are ever necessary, and we must creatively spend the time that was once filled by family and career roles that kept us happily occupied.

Much can be learned, retired or not retired, from a former hospital executive and a very un-retired university chancellor turned CEO, still in the thick of the action. 

The debut episode of the Stories for the Ages podcast celebrates the friendships and relationship possibilities that come with aging.

An expert and an active octogenarian shares the stories and principles for creating and maintaining relationships that matter in the elder years. 

What to Do When You Start Aging

Dec 28, 2017
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Join us today for a look at the transition into old age. The life expectancy for Americans has grown and people are living longer. Coming up what living and caring options exist for elder members of our communities and families.

Coming Soon: Stories for the Ages

Dec 19, 2017

Everyone is getting older, but that doesn’t mean personal development has to stop. How do we keep growing as we age, even into our later years?

Local life coach, author and educator John Schuster takes a look at aging. Throughout the series we'll explore how to have purpose, age tough, grow old, have a spiritual life and have some fun along the way.

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Public investment in HIV/AIDS research drove decades of progress that transformed the lives of individuals living with the chronic disease, how will proposed budget cuts effect the road to a cure? A new study indicates that children who spend more time playing outside are at lower risk of developing sight problems later in life.

Then, author Ann Kaiser Stearns joins us to discuss how more and more Americans are adapting to their role as caretakers of aging family members.

Wellness Wednesday: Ambulance Bills, Big Vape, and Caregiving

Nov 29, 2017
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Twenty one states protect consumers against surprise medical costs, but a recently published study shows that even the most common hospital services such as the use of ground ambulances can run up the bill for basic services.

Then, we explore the booming e-cigarette industry, government regulation of vaping, and its consequences for your health. Later, a discussion of caregiving for elderly parents and emerging norms from our aging population.

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The city of Columbus released its age-friendly strategic plan on Tuesday, following two years spent collecting data and surveying residents about their top concerns.

Alzheimer's Prevention

Nov 15, 2017
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The cure to Alzheimer's may lie in prevention. For years, researchers have focused on slowing or curing the neurological disease. But many have pivoted to the idea of preventing it before the symptoms emerge. Cardiovascular health and genetics play a role in many cases, but in the case of Alzheimer’s, prevention may be the best cure.

Coming up, we are talking about new research into preventing Alzheimer's and how that research could impact healthcare costs in the future.

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