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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What can we learn from talking to a recently retired geriatrician?  In this episode we meet Cynthia Olsen who recently retired from a career in geriatrics medicine.  She talks about how older patients...
June 8, 2022
This month we meet another "aging hero."  Mary Tyler has worked with United Way programs all over the United States, been a community activist and social justice researcher, and continues to pursue hi...
May 9, 2022
Our co-host Reverend Beth Long-Higgins shares some insights about the non-financial aspects of retirement.  Many people find that after retiring, they have not taken time to reflect on the potential w...
April 8, 2022
Rachel Gut, who is the Deputy Executive Director of the Dayton Metro Library is our guest for this episode. Rachel shares some of the extraordinary services her library provides older adults.  Listen,...
March 4, 2022
LeadingAge Ohio is a not-for-profit association that represents over 400 long term care organizations who provide hospice, housing, nursing and ancillary services for older adults throughout the state...
February 7, 2022
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

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