aging

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.

Infant Mortality, Anti-Aging and Chronic Pain Relief

Sep 20, 2017
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For new parents it can be a tricky and tough decision figuring out which methods for sleep are the safest for their infants. Find out more about the dangers of sleeping for babies on today's show. Also can chronic pain be treated without opioids and pain clinics? Get information on drug free alternatives for pain treatment.

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