Aging Well Together Radio Show

NEW Radio Program...aging well together. Every thursday at 2 pm on WCOM-LP 103.5 Fm.

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AGING WELL TOGETHER RADIO SHOW

Join us each week as we interview special guests to share information, resources, insights and stories about the opportunities for Aging Well Together (AWT)!

Hosted by: Heather AltmanHeather Altman professional headshot

Tune in to listen live every Thursday at 2 PM (EST) on WCOM-LP 103.5 FM

Stream online @ WCOMFM.org

Call in: (919) 246-9639

Email us: agingwelltogethershow@gmail.com

This weekly radio program is brought to you by the Orange County Department on Aging.  

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AGING WELL TOGETHER RADIO SHOW

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AARP NC

AARP NC

Heather Burkhardt | AARP North Carolina Associate State Director for Outreach and Advocacy,Triangle Region
Website: www.AARP.org/NC

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Veteran Services

Veteran Services

Jeff McNeil, Veteran Services Officer, Orange County and Josh D’adolf, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Durham VA’s Caregiver Support Program 

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LTC Ombudsmen & Community Advisory Committe

LTC Ombudsmen & Community Advisory Committe

Autumn Cox, Central Pines Regional Long Term Care Ombudsman & Jackie Podger, Co-Chair Orange County Adult Care Home & Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee

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Hugh Willard

Hugh Willard

Hugh Willard, author of “Finding Beauty in the Gray”

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Robert Bradford Quartet

Robert Bradford Quartet

Today we had the Robert Bradford Quartet live in the studio – local musicians, and creator of the Aging Well Together theme music!

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Musical Love Letter to Grandparents

Musical Love Letter to Grandparents

Heather was joined by her daughter, Sydney as they shared favorite songs & memories!

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Randy Young

Randy Young

Randy Young, local author

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Writing Towards Resilience

Writing Towards Resilience

Guest: Carol Henderson (writer, teacher, educator, & coach) 

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UNC Geriatrics Clinic & Caregiver Support

UNC Geriatrics Clinic & Caregiver Support

Guests: Bryan Godfrey & Jennifer Muise, Clinical Social Workers for UNC Geriatric Clinic

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Orange County Dementia Programs

Orange County Dementia Programs

Guest: Alison Smith, Aging Transitions Program Coordinator for OC Department on Aging

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Family & Caregiver Resources

Family & Caregiver Resources

Guests: Kendall McMillan, Eldercare Social Worker, Orange County Department on Aging & Allison O’Shea, Aging Advisor & Founder, Openly Aging & Caryn Utberg, Senior Living Specialist, All About Seniors 

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Understanding Long Term Care Insurance

Understanding Long Term Care Insurance

Guest: Bill Comfort, Long Term Care Insurance Expert, Owner, Comfort Long Term Care

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Understanding Medicare Options

Understanding Medicare Options

Guest: Jeanne Chamberlin, Program Coordinator, SHIIP & VITA Programs, Orange County Department on Aging

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Falls Prevention Awareness Week

Falls Prevention Awareness Week

Guests: Marie Rawlings Dagger, Occupational Therapist for the Orange County Department on Aging & Landon Weaver, Community Paramedic Coordinator for Orange County’s Emergency Medical Services

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Creativity Expo

Creativity Expo

Guests: Marielle Hare (writer, Creativity Coach, Somatic-Based Experience Designer), Hugh Willard (writer, psychotherapist, musician, podcaster) & Carl Nordgren - not pictured (entrepreneur, former Duke professor, novelist, radio show host)

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Outdoor Spaces, Parks & Recreation for Chapel Hill, Carrboro & Orange County

Outdoor Spaces, Parks & Recreation for Chapel Hill, Carrboro & Orange County

Guests: Dana Hughes, Recreation Supervisor, Town of Carrboro Recreation, Parks and Cultural Resources Department & Kevin Robinson, Senior Manager of Planning and Park Operations, Town of Chapel Hill & Kalani Allen, Communications Manager, Orange County Department of Environment, Agriculture, Parks & Recreation

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Green Burial & Bluestem Conservation Cemetery

Green Burial & Bluestem Conservation Cemetery

Guests: Heidi Hannapel & Jeff Masten, co-founders and co-directors & Seletha Pherribo, Council of Steward member, Bluestem Conservation Cemetery

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Preserving Your Stories

Preserving Your Stories

Guest: Jon Camp, Founder, Ever Living Memories

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Older Adults & Medications

Older Adults & Medications

Guest: Dr. DeLon Canterbury, President and CEO, GeriatRx

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Older Nutrition & Meals on Wheels

Older Nutrition & Meals on Wheels

Guests: Rachel Sobel Bearman, Executive Director, Meals on Wheels Orange County & Professor Amanda Holliday, Program Director, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health’s MPH-Nutrition and Dietetics Program

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Affordable Housing & Marian Cheek Jackson Center

Affordable Housing & Marian Cheek Jackson Center

Guests: Kathy Atwater, Community Advocacy Coordinator, Marian Cheek Jackson Center & Dr. Ryan Lavalley, Occupational Therapist and Director of the UNC Partnership in Aging Programs

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Speech & Music Therapy

Speech & Music Therapy

Guests: Alie Chandler, Owner, Ossia Music Therapy & Daria Borowski, Owner, Stronger Pathways: Neuro-Cognitive, Speech and Swallowing Rehab


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Elder Law & Advance Care Planning

Elder Law & Advance Care Planning

Guest: Colin Austin, Principal Attorney, Hillsborough Wills and Trusts

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Creating Supportive & Accessible Environments

Creating Supportive & Accessible Environments

Guest: Esther Greenhouse, CEO, Silver to Gold Strategic Consulting

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Creativity + Chronic Illness

Creativity + Chronic Illness

Guest: Patty Meehan, Master Gardener & community volunteer

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Orange County Senior Centers

Orange County Senior Centers

Guests: Myra Austin, Senior Centers Administrator & Cydnee Sims, Programs & Operations Manager of the Seymour Center & Dawn Smith, Programs & Operations Manager of the Passmore Center

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Home Organizing, Decluttering & Hoarding

Home Organizing, Decluttering & Hoarding

Guests: Kim Lamon-Loperfido, Aging Transitions Administrator, Orange County Department on Aging & Elizabeth Hirsh, Owner, The Downsizers & Dr. Annette Perot, licensed psychologist

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Aging Transitions – Resources for Individuals & Families

Aging Transitions – Resources for Individuals & Families

Guests: Kim Lamon-Loperfido, Kendall McMillan, and Marie Dagger, Aging Transitions Team, Orange County Department on Aging


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Transportation Support in Orange County

Transportation Support in Orange County

Guest: Brandi Beeker, Transportation Specialist, Orange County Department on Aging

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Wellness Programs in Orange County

Wellness Programs in Orange County

Guests: Latonya Brown, Wellness Coordinator & Alicia Reid, Wellness Instructor, Orange County Department on Aging 

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National Health Policy

National Health Policy

Guest: Dr. Stuart Altman, National Health Policy Expert

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Social Engagement & Orange County Volunteer Programs

Social Engagement & Orange County Volunteer Programs

Guests: Shenae McPherson, Volunteer Connect 55+ Administrator & Volunteers: Judy McCord & Ed Tiryakian

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Aging Well Together Introduction & Orange County Department on Aging

Aging Well Together Introduction & Orange County Department on Aging

Guests: Janice Tyler, Director & Beverly Shuford, Communications Manager, Orange County Department on Aging

Beverly Shuford and Jancie Tyler