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THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE FOR SENIORS

Guests:  Lisa Lamkins, Federal Advocacy Director;  Jim Flaherty, Communications Director, AARP Wisconsin AARP has a long history of fighting for affordable health care for people 50 and older.  Some of their busiest days are now as they communicate why they believe the American Health Care Act would have been very damaging to older Wisconsinites and… Read more »

HEALTH CARE FORWARD IN WISCONSIN

Guest:  Robert Kraig, Executive Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) remains the law of the land for now, stated House Speaker Paul Ryan after repeal and replace legislation failed to garner enough Congressional support.  While conversation continues, questions are arising as to what impact the efforts to restructure the American health… Read more »

HARRIET TUBMAN FITS THE BILL

Guests:  Dawn Crim, Associate Dean of External Relations; Judith Houck, Associate Professor and Chair, Dept. of Women & Gender Studies, UW-Madison In April 2016, the U.S. Treasury announced that Harriet Tubman will replace President Andrew Jackson on the center of a new $20 bill. This followed the Women on 20’s campaign calling for a notable… Read more »

LOOK IN THE MIRROR FOR LOVE

Guest:  Vivian Probst, author “THIS – is the thing that changed everything, “ says Vivian Probst, author of her just-released memoir,    I Was a Yo-Yo Wife.  By THIS, she is describing how she reignited the love in her relationship with her husband by discovering she first needed to establish a loving relationship with herself…. Read more »

LIVE WELL – DO WELL – AGE WELL: MASTERING AGING

Guests:  James Firman, president/CEO, NCOA;  Pamela Vankampen, Older Americans Act and Senior Center Representative for GWAAR (Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources);  Paula Schutt, Senior Center Director, Grinnell Senior Center, Beloit Dramatically increased longevity is a gift that has been given to the aging population. The Aging Mastery Program recently introduced by the National Council… Read more »