Even If You’ve Never Liked the Sound of the Violin Before, You Will NOW!
Mary Beth Ions talks about her life as a violinist with the Cleveland Orchestra and much more!
You Think You Don’t Want to Live to 100? You Must Watch This!!
Bob Theobald enjoys life so much that you might change your mind about living to 100 years… or more! You’ll smile while watching him share his secrets to living life fully.
Interview with John Leland shows this author’s genuine appreciation and respect for seniors!
Happiness is a Choice You Make
Lessons learned from a year among the oldest old.
John Leland explains how his series on aging for the NY Times, leading to publishing a book changed his opinion about senior life and what he has to look forward to in his later years! You’ll love what he has to say!
Robyn Elder talks about her experience with breast cancer.
Robyn’s life greatly changed five years ago when she found out she had cancer. She tells her story in the hope that she can encourage other women to seek medical help or diagnosis before it’s too late. She keeps an attitude of gratitude and shares her insights on aging gracefully after cancer.
Jill celebrates 30 years of being clean and sober: At 60, it’s now half of her life!
Jill and Kathryn met together for a sentimental trip down memory lane to celebrate their 60th birthdays. They were roommates at a college in Wyoming forty years ago, but a life-changing moment split them apart for the rest of their lives… until now. Jill’s story may surprise you, but her attitude about her past may help you reconsider how you look at your own history!
At 91, Andy Monda does community service like no other!
Married, with eight children, Andy Monda was let go from his long-time job, suffered a massive heart attack, then lost his wife — all within a matter of about five years, but survived it all to have a second chance at life! You will enjoy watching this story about starting over, loving again, living life fully, and devoting oneself to community service. It’s heartwarming and uplifting!
Matt Gurwell helps with the right decision about driving!
As a retired state trooper, Matt created a program that emphasizes dignity and compassion for older drivers as he helps them with their decision about surrendering their car keys. If you have concern for yourself or a loved one, you will want to watch this!
Mike Ivan helps people with their transitions into smaller living spaces!
Mike did a complete career change after helping with his own father’s transition into a smaller living space. After he realized how stressful it was for his family, he decided he wanted to help other families, seniors, or anyone needing to downsize. Mike explains how he can be of great help to those in need.
Tomie Patton exemplifies community service and a passion for her community!
Tomie and her husband have worked hard and invested a great deal in bringing home artifacts of Avon Lake, Ohio. They generously welcome 3rd grade students each year to come into their museum to have a hands-on look at local history. The museum will be open to the public on a regular basis soon!
Karen and Bill Levine talk candidly about many things: marriage, a rare chronic illness, memory problems, and even marijuana!
Karen and Bill are dear friends of mine. They were my yoga students when I lived in Houston and I was fortunate enough to get to know (and love) them. I visited with them in May 2018 and filmed this episode. You will LOVE their compassion, kindness, humor, and honesty!
Tara Dorsey-Ward tells her story of strength, perseverance and the superpower that gets her through each day.
45-year-old Tara was out for a bike ride ten years ago with her husband and children when a drunk driver hit her from behind. The most amazing part of this story is Tara’s determination to be taken off addictive painkillers and to find natural solutions that would make her feel alive and clear-headed, in order to be a better person, mother, and wife. Her acceptance of whatever life brings is encouraging and her attitude of gratitude is inspiring!
Greg Piscura sings the old-fashioned love songs we still like to hear over and over again!
Greg touches hearts everywhere he goes, bringing back memories with the old songs that tend to make everyone smile. After the loss of a loved one, he decided to leave his career in teaching. Greg has now designed his life his own way and his positive attitude is contagious.
Local art historian and artist Sean Crum is energetic and informative!
Sean is well-known, so knowledgeable, and appreciated by many as he gives numerous presentations in the community and surrounding areas!
Susan Poole, Executive Director of Community Resource Services (CRS) says 155 seniors needed help in our area just last year!
Susan Poole is dedicated to helping people in the Avon and Avon Lake, Ohio areas.
“A little help can go a long way,” Susan said. “Sometimes people are trying to choose between food on the table or getting the leaky roof or their car fixed. I encourage people to talk to us before things get any worse! We may be able to get them back on their feet pretty quickly.”
Nancy Sharber from SafeHouse Solutions talks about preventing household mold and how it can affect us and our pets.
A doctor had found toxins in my blood that tipped me off that I might have unseen mold in my house. Nancy gives detailed information about mold and what to do if you suspect it.
Diane Brady is also known as “Stun Gun Diane.”
She has tools to empower seniors, and ALL of us, to feel safer at home, when going out, or traveling! Don’t leave home without your “special” flashlights!
Marilyn Robertson was determined to learn to speak and write again after being thrown from a horse and suffering brain injuries.
Then, she advocated for herself, and so many others who weren’t being heard!
Ann Seltzer surprises everyone with her inner strengths and abilities!
Prison guard? What!? Then, relocating after retirement, starting over with friends, finding activities and a “new life” may not be easy, but she did it, and she tells us how.
Gary Clawson never quits, even as he has lost his vision!
He’s committed to helping anyone who is visually challenged!
Vera McKlveen, fun, powerhouse of a woman!
Full of energy and spunk, she’s got great stories to tell!
Thelma Morningstar, well-known for selflessly giving to both – children and adults.
At 95 years, she is still working in community service. An exemplary example for all of us!
Grace Neumann, fun and fascinating, knows more about Cleveland history than most people!
She was one of the first speech therapists in the Cleveland area, then she fearlessly ventured into a second career as a Cleveland tour guide!
Dr. Brad, Chiropractor in Avon Lake, enjoys working with seniors!
Dr. Brad Vernallis, from Avon Lake Back & Neck in Avon Lake, gives suggestions for older adults to exercise, eat right and reduce toxins in their environments!
Bob Wicktora, 95-year-old Strong Man!
His cheerful attitude is contagious! He lives independently and stays strong with regular workouts. Celebrate his 95th birthday with us at the end of this show!
Dick and Charline Watts, seniors NOT afraid of change!
Seniors are often afraid of change in their older years, but this lovely couple is lively, fun and daring enough to make big changes at any age!
Fran Fisher, Grandma Extraordinaire!
How many people would leave their career to take care of their grandchildren? Fran offers insight on this priceless opportunity!
Sam Boggess, an unstoppable inspiration!
Just months before he would retire, he suffered a debilitating stroke. Nothing stops this man from leading a full life, keeping an amazing attitude, and a great sense of humor!
Dick Boyd, a lifelong educator!
This 90-year-old gentleman has a full and active life with his family and friends, but he still gives to the community by offering presentations on a wide variety of subjects!
Pat Heinke, 85 years of amazing!
This woman will amaze you with her talent and stamina! How many people do you know who start playing the cello at 80 years old!?