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WHAT MAKES SOMEONE COMMIT SUICIDE, AND WHAT CAN BE DONE TO PREVENT IT?

Guests: Meghan Henderson, Clinical Program Supervisor for Adult Psychiatry, UnityPoint Health-Meriter and leader of the Zero Suicide Initiative; Amy Nolden, survivor of two family suicides Why do some people think death makes more sense than life? When we see celebrities like Robin Williams, Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade choose death by their own hands, we… Read more »

THE STORY OF YOUR LIFE: HOW DO YOU WANT IT EXPRESSED?

Guest: Paul Fanlund, Editor and Publisher, The Capital Times I am sad to leave, but I leave with the knowledge that I lived the life that I intended. Those are the final words of famed columnist Charles Krauthammer in his A note to readers that appeared in newspapers across the country shortly before his death…. Read more »

THE GOOD, BAD, AND CONFUSION THAT EMERGES FROM A DIAGNOSIS OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Guests:  Hal Blotner, caregiver spokesman; Rebecca DeBuhr, Program Director and Melissa Theisen, Development Director, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin Now into his 90’s, Hal Blotner’s mind remains sharp and peppered with a touch of wit. His wife, Suzanne, was not as fortunate. She died in 2014 from Alzheimer’s disease, a disease that affects more… Read more »

A CONVERSATION ABOUT BECOMING A GREAT CONVERSATIONALIST

Guest:  Loren Ekroth, Ph.D., author, communications coach, consultant and speaker Has not knowing what to say stopped you from walking into a room full of people, from meeting people whom you might enjoy or who could have a positive influence on your life? Like any other skill, becoming comfortable in conversations, being able to participate… Read more »

MICHAEL AND TOYA JOHNSON SAY GOODBYE TO MADISON

Guests:  Michael and Toya Johnson Taking a break from packing boxes in anticipation of their move to Cincinnati, one of Madison’s “power couples,” Toya and Michael Johnson, stopped by the Mid-West Family Broadcasting studios to share special memories from their almost nine years in Madison and pass on some final thoughts. Michael Johnson was an… Read more »