The Art of Aging

The Art of Aging seeks to provide information and inspiration on how to improve our lives as we grow older. This podcast is produced by the Dayton Foundation Encore Fellows Initiative and the Ruth Frost Parker Center of Abundant Aging.

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Many people find themselves looking for employment and volunteer opportunities after retirement that match their skillset.  In this episode, we will talk to the initiators of the Silver Is Gold websit...
December 5, 2021
In this two-part episode, we explore the role of service coordinators in independent living facilities.  In part two, we meet Natalynne Baker, Vice President of Resident Services at St. Mary’s Develop...
November 5, 2021
In this two-part episode, we explore the role of service coordinators in independent living facilities.  In part one, we meet Kim Yoder the Manager of United Church Homes Engage and Barbara Rose, the ...
November 5, 2021
Dr. Jamie Mitchell, an Associate Professor at the University of Michigan School of Social Work, shares research she has done in effective communication between doctors and African American men.  She e...
October 8, 2021
Leslie Gold, an accomplished radio host and producer, shares some of the stories behind the subjects of her new podcast, A Life's Story.  Her subjects are all over 85, some over 100.  The stories push...
September 8, 2021
What happens when a 64 year old man decides to through hike over 2000 miles of the Appalachian Trail?  In this episode, we meet David Rough who was inspired to take on this challenge as a way to raise...
September 2, 2021
Bobbie McKay was called to the ministry during the 1960s when it was rare for a woman to be ordained in the Methodist Church.  Not to be deterred, she was ordained and went on to have a career that in...
August 5, 2021
In this episode, we will meet Susan McFadden, author of Dementia Friendly Communities: Why We Need Them and How We Can Create Them.  Susan shares her years of research in how communities in England an...
July 13, 2021
Palliative care is a team approach to supporting patients with serious illness.  In this episode, we meet Dr. Stacie Levine, who is the founder of the palliative care program at the University of Chic...
June 7, 2021
How likely is it that you will need long term care in your future?  What are the factors that you need to take into consideration?  In this episode, we talk to Dr. Robert Applebaum, who is the Directo...
May 4, 2021

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