Posts Tagged: hank

MADISON IN THE SIXTIES

Guest:  Stuart Levitan, author, Madison historian, broadcaster Stu Levitan has recently published the civic history of a turbulent decade, “Madison in the Sixties.” No, it’s not a groovy, tie-dyed memoir of hippie life. In fact, as Stu tells us on this program, much about the Sixties in Madison was not groovy at all. The battle… Read more »

NEARING 65? WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SOCIAL SECURITY, MEDICARE AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE

Guests:  Deb Harvey, co-founder of Retirement Specialists, LLC and Alex Harvey, Licensed Insurance Agent There are 10,000 baby boomers a day turning 65. That means they have come of age to enter the world of Social Security, Medicare, supplemental insurance, and prescription drug coverage. If you are one of them, then you aren’t alone in… Read more »

THE URGENCY OF UNDERSTANDING CLIMATE CHANGE

Guest:  Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH, Director of UW’s Global Health Institute “Climate change creates new risks and exacerbates existing vulnerabilities in communities across the United States, presenting growing challenges to human health and safety, quality of life, and the rate of economic growth.” This statement is just one of many dire predictions reported in the… Read more »

A CONVERSATION WITH STATE SENATOR FRED RISSER

Guest:  Wisconsin State Senator Fred Risser The number 13 may just be State Senator Fred Risser’s lucky number. With the inauguration of Tony Evers, that will be the 13th Governor Senator Risser will serve under as a member of the Wisconsin Legislature. The previous 12 governors were evenly divided between 6 Republicans and 6 Democrats…. Read more »

CHRISTINE BEATTY HAS REDEFINED SENIOR LIVING

Guest: Christine Beatty, Retiring Director, Madison Senior Center “Before we get to the fragile era in anyone’s life, we want older adults to be engaged in our community and active – and indeed they are,” says Christine Beatty, who is retiring as Director of the Madison Senior Center after 30 years of service. Christine Beatty… Read more »