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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

Retired...or ReWired? Episode 10: Intergenerational Issues

Airs at: Wed, 07/11/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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10.  Intergenerational Issues: Getting involved:  organizations and options. Since 1997 Donna Butts has been Executive Director of Generations United, She began her career in Oregon as a youth worker with the Salem YWCA. She’s held leadership positions with Covenant House,... Read more

Retired...or ReWired? Episode 9: Work and Volunteering

Airs at: Tue, 07/10/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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9.  Work and Volunteering: In this episode we discuss inding work and finding help with Elders in Action, and we talk about age discrimination with Jeannette Liardi, Barbara Bernstein, Executive Director, Elders in Action Overview of Elders in Action---the various programs... Read more

Retired?...or ReWired? Episode 8: Legal Issues in Ageing

Airs at: Mon, 07/09/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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8.  Legal Issues:   Kateri Walsh, Public Affairs, Oregon Bar Assn Key issues:  will, power of attorney, living will. Publication is “Legal Issues for Older Adults.”  Available free on internet.on the Oregon Bar Association site.   Janay Haas, Oregon Bar Assn   Power of... Read more

Retired?...or ReWired? Episode 7: Financial Issues

Airs at: Fri, 07/06/2018 at 12:30pm - 1:00pm
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7.  Financial Issues: How to plan for a low-income life-style. You may be seeing lots of ads on prime-time TV these days about the benefits of “reverse mortgages.”  In this episode KBOO interviews Rachel Mohlere,  a leading specialist who feels that this type of arrangemen... Read more

Retired?...or ReWired? Episode 6: Housing in Portland

Airs at: Fri, 07/06/2018 at 12:00pm
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6.  Housing: The housing shortage; accessibility and planning.     Dr. Margaret Neal is the Director of the Institute on Aging of Portland State University…Her interests include nearly all the subjects we’re looking into in this series:  Designing age-friendly communitie... Read more

Retired?...or ReWired? Episode 4: The Hollywood Center

Airs at: Thu, 07/05/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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We meet with Amber Kerns Johnson, Driector of the Hollywood Center, and learn about programs.  Or tour includes a discussion with the teachers of the ukelele and writing classes and a visit to the gift shop.  Read more

Retired?...or ReWired? Episode 5: Portland---Issues and Challenges

Airs at: Fri, 07/06/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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In this episode we speak with City Commissioner Nick Fish on "Portland:  Issues and Challenges." Where are we headed, where should we be going? Commissioner Nick Fish has been a proponent of interests of elderly population in Portland for your entire career here, from the ... Read more

Retired?...or ReWired? Episode 3: Medical Overview

Airs at: Wed, 07/04/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Dr. Mark Williams is  Board-certified in geriatric medicine and internal medicine.  He has a clinical practice in Wilmington, NC.  He’s Clinical Professor of Medicine, UNC and Professor Emeritus, UVA.  And he’s the author of a leading book on the medicine of aging,  The Art... Read more