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The Benefits Of Aging

Feb 26, 2020
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This show originally ran on Jan. 6, 2020.

Older adults tend to be more accepting of individual differences, can regulate their emotions better and focus on the good stuff.

The Benefits Of Aging

Jan 6, 2020
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Older adults tend to be more accepting of individual differences, can regulate their emotions better and focus on the good stuff.

So, who doesn’t want to get old? Sadly, many people.

Rev. Meredith McDougle (center) with the new Hilltop Circulator.
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In a past life, as registrar of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Columbus City Council member Mitchell Brown says he got a keen understanding of the challenges aging Ohioans face.

blood donation
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A health trend claims that blood transfusions from younger people can prevent aging, dementia and other problems associated with old age.

But the practice has raised ethical questions with the Food and Drug Administration issuing a warning to companies doing the transfusions this month.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, blood transfusions, the recent measles outbreak and more.

If you’re a Baby Boomer, here are a couple of statistics that should concern you. By 2030, one in five Americans will be 65 and over. Yet a Harvard study says the nation has a serious shortage in accessible housing, the type that helps seniors age in place.

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Columbus City leaders have announced a planned senior housing "village" in the Hilltop.

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. 

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