Portland's only radio program where together they discuss proactive aging in the right place, with a choice, connecting to the professional advice of their special guests, while creating better days throughout the aging process.
Dementia care is never easy. However, a highly trained caregiver can help create better days for those living with dementia. Kate Bodin, DementiaWise Coordinator, and Caregiver Kayla McGranahan of ComForCare Home Care of West Linn share how they are training caregivers to create better days for their clients. Making a difference and helping people to live their best lives is how ComForCare caregivers are trained.
Our guest, Joe Greenman of Lane Powell is the chair for the Governors Commission on Senior Services. The commission is coming to West Linn, June 13 to address everything Senior. The public is invited to the meeting and all attending are welcome to share ideas to help Seniors live their best life possible.
When it comes to the environment, we Americans love to volunteer. Millions of us recycle, grow our own vegetables, and even clean our beloved hiking trails. But have you given much thought to the ultimate act of environmental volunteerism? You know, the one gift you give... after you die? We love to be eco-friendly at Cornerstone Funeral in Boring, Oregon.
Emily-Rose joins us for our last ALS program in the month of May. Creating a world without ALS requires advocates. There are 4 main events for you to show your support. The Bicycle Ride, The Walk, Skiing, and next years Gayla. Learn how you can make a difference.
May is ALS Awareness Month. Stephanie Rudeen, Director of Donor Engagement, ALS Association of Oregon and SW WA is in the studio. Since the Ice Bucket Challenge 5 years ago...ALS Association wants to keep challenging us. 'CHALLENGE ME' We won't rest till ALS is defeated. Join us in Creating a World without ALS!
There is a new group of leaders and innovators forming in Portland, led by Ted Hillison, chapter Ambassador. It's Aging 2.0! Founded in 2012, Aging2.0 strives to accelerate innovation to address the biggest challenges and opportunities in aging. Aging2.0’s international, interdisciplinary and intergenerational community has grown to 40k+ innovators across 20+ countries. The mission is simple...LEADING COLLABORATION AND INNOVATION FOR AGING WELL IN PORTLAND.
Join us this week to explore how chiropractic care can help with pain from an auto or work-related accident. Melissa Gimby, Marketing Manager for Oregon Medical Centers, LLC (formerly First Choice Chiropractic & Rehabilitation) talks to us about how a chiropractor can help you recover from these types of accidents. She also talks about the three phases of healing in regard to chiropractic care. The clinic has one goal which is to make their patients feel better using chiropractic treatment, massage, and Physical Therapy. Don't miss this show!
In Part 3 of Parkinson's Awareness month, JJ Flentke of Boomerang Therapy Works shares how they are making a difference for those living with Parkinson's. Exercise is Medicine! They are the first and only wellness center in the Vancouver and Portland Metro Area which is focused on specialized Parkinson's treatments. JJ's energy is contagious, motivating, and she will get you moving.