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This is a 20-part series on aging in Portland.  What it's like to get old in a City that worships youth...And we ask the question:  is Portland a good place in which to get old?

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Retired...or ReWired. Episode 20: Series Review

Airs at: Wed, 07/25/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Retired..or ReWired? Episode 19: The Village Movement

Airs at: Tue, 07/24/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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19 The Village Movement: Redefining "Aging in Place." Lynn trainer, Villages Northwest, and Lee Radovich, Village member We discussed these issues: What is the Village movement (is that the right term, “movement?”).     Can you give us a little context:     How and whe... Read more

Retired...or Rewired:? Episode 18: The MIT AgeLab

Airs at: Mon, 07/23/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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18.  The Future of Aging   Julie Miller is a Research Associate at the MITAgeLab and a Lecturer at Northeastern University. She is a gerontologicalsocial worker by training and studied at The University of California, Berkeley, and at Northeastern University in Boston. Jul... Read more

Retired...or ReWired? Episode 17: The Centers for Disease Control Brain Health Program

Airs at: Fri, 07/20/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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17.  Center for Disease Control ---Healthy Brain Initiative Dr. Lisa McGuire Dr. Lisa McGuire is the Epidemiology and Surveillance Team Leader in the Obesity Prevention and Control Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Dr. McGuire earned a Ph.D. i... Read more

Retired...or ReWired? Episode 16: Care-Giving

Airs at: Thu, 07/19/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Viki Kind  Viki Kind is a clinical bioethicist, professional speaker and hospice volunteer.  Her award winning book, The Caregiver’s Path to Compassionate Decision Making:  Making Choices For Those Who Can’t, guides families, conservators and other professionals through th... Read more

Retired...or ReWired. Episode 15: Alzheimer's Disease

Airs at: Wed, 07/18/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Dr. Allison Lindauer is Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Schools of Medicine and Nursing at OHSU Alison Lindauer is a nationally-certified gerontological nurse practitioner with a PhD. In gerontological nursing. As an assistant professor at OHSU's Layton Aging and A... Read more

Retired...or ReWired? Episode 14: Dealing with Alzheimer's Disease

Airs at: Tue, 07/17/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Dr. Allison Lindauer, Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Schools of Medicine and Nursing at OHSU Alison Lindauer is a nationally-certified gerontological nurse practitioner with a PhD. In gerontological nursing. As an assistant professor at OHSU's Layton Aging and ... Read more

Retired...or ReWired? Episode 13: Defrauding the Elderly

Airs at: Mon, 07/16/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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13.  Criminal Activity:  Fraud Looking out for the exploiters.   Ellen Klem   Ellen Klem is Director of Consumer Outreach and Education in the Office of the Attorney General of the State of Oregon.  Her job is to educate seniors on how to be savvy consumers.  Ellen is a... Read more

Retired...or ReWired? Episode 12: Dealing with Dementia

Airs at: Fri, 07/13/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Prevalence of dementia and care option Ann Hill and Dr. Marian Hodges Hill is co-author with Dr. Marian Hodges, Medical Director of Senior Health for Providence - Oregon, of the Help is Here series of books.    Quoting Ann Hill: “We published the first book, Help is H... Read more

Retired...or ReWired? Episode 11: Fitness for Older Adults

Airs at: Thu, 07/12/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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11.  Fitness: Physical fitness and training for elderly.   Mike Waters Mike is Director  of Health promotion at Timber Hill Athletic Club for the last 12 years.    He has a graduate  degree in exercise physiology – adult fitness  ( heart disease prevention)   and he wor... Read more