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Zestful Aging

By Nicole Christina, LCSW

Nicole Christina, a psychotherapist of 30 years, interviews a wide variety of influential guests about how they are creating their legacies--a crucial element in healthy aging. Contributing to the greater good is a central theme of the Program.

  1. 1.
    How Can Two White Women of Privilege Talk About Black Lives Matter?09/26/2020
    48:43
  2. 2.
    Lori La Bey -- Alzheimer’s Speaks – Shifting Dementia Care from Crisis to Comfort09/21/2020
    49:18
  3. 3.
    Rebecca Scritchfield -- What is “Body Kindness” and Why Is It So Powerful?09/19/2020
    55:54
  4. 4.
    From Menopause to Finding Purpose -- Nothing is Off limits on Hot Flashes and Cool Topics Podcast09/12/2020
    48:20
  5. 5.
    Laura Zam -- New Help and Hope for Survivors of Sexual Abuse09/07/2020
    59:12
  6. 6.
    Barbara Mancini -- Arrested and Wrongly Accused of Aiding Her Father’s Attempted Suicide09/06/2020
    56:35
  7. 7.
    Eugenia Brown -- The Beer Chick; Bringing Craft Beer to Women of Color09/05/2020
    37:48
  8. 8.
    Jodi Stolove -- Chair Dancing; Combining the Pleasure of Exercise, Dance and Music08/29/2020
    42:22
  1. 9.
    Frank King -- From Comedy Writer to Suicide Prevention Speaker and Trainer08/22/2020
    1:03:54
  2. 10.
    Rebecca Winn -- “One Hundred Daffodils”: Healing Trauma in Your Garden08/15/2020
    53:19
  3. 11.
    Aaron Gendle -- How I Cured Myself of Crohn’s Disease08/08/2020
    45:50
  4. 12.
    Daniella Young -- “A Cult Stole My Childhood”08/01/2020
    1:05:23
  5. 13.
    Nancy Davis Kho -- Want to Feel Happier? Say Thank You.07/25/2020
    43:42
  6. 14.
    Gayle Carson -- How to Be An S.O.B. -- ”Spunky Old Broad”07/18/2020
    37:27
  7. 15.
    Jane Bernstein -- What if You Had a Twin You Never Knew About?07/11/2020
    42:26
  8. 16.
    Amanda Rees -- How to Prevent Falls in Older Adults07/05/2020
    33:38
  9. 17.
    Rachel Peru -- Silver Haired, Over 45 year Old Model Encourages Body Acceptance07/04/2020
    39:05
  10. 18.
    Hearts in the Ice -- Two Midlife Women Research Global Warming in the High Arctic06/27/2020
    33:48
  11. 19.
    Joan Lunden -- “Why Did I Come Into This Room?”06/20/2020
    55:31
  12. 20.
    Talya Tibbon -- Walking with Refugees06/13/2020
    1:01:05
  13. 21.
    Donna Cameron: Why We Need Kindness Now06/06/2020
    44:15
  14. 22.
    Alison Pena -- “Life is Short, Get to It!”05/30/2020
    52:50
  15. 23.
    Annie Gaudreault -- Women, Food and COVID05/25/2020
    59:36
  16. 24.
    DJ Lee -- Women and the Wilderness05/23/2020
    1:04:54
  17. 25.
    Dan Blackwell -- Making Music to Heal the World05/16/2020
    51:46
  18. 26.
    Delia Folk and Alison Bruhn -- Mother and Daughter Fashionistas05/10/2020
    1:04:07
  19. 27.
    Maureen Towey -- “Using Storytelling As a Weapon Against Ageism”05/09/2020
    38:18
  20. 28.
    Jane Asher -- 89 Year Old Master Swimmer Can’t Wait Until She’s 9005/02/2020
    42:07
  21. 29.
    Suzette Mullen: “I Blew Up My Life to Be True To Myself”04/25/2020
    1:23:49
  22. 30.
    Adam Minter -- Where does your discarded stuff go?04/22/2020
    1:05:59
  23. 31.
    Stephanie Raffelock -- How Old is Old?04/18/2020
    41:08
  24. 32.
    Udo Erasmus -- How to “Make Life Your Friend”04/11/2020
    59:21
  25. 33.
    Jo Blackwell -- “I’m Not Mad...It’s the Menopause”04/04/2020
    42:28
  26. 34.
    Landmark Anti-Ageism and Gender Equity Lawsuit at New York News Channel NY103/28/2020
    46:13
  27. 35.
    Adrienne Martini: "Somebody’s Gotta Do It: Why Cursing at the News Won’t Save the Nation, but Your Name on a Local Ballot Can"03/21/2020
    39:30
  28. 36.
    Katsitsionni Fox -- “We’re Not Feminists. We’re the Law.”03/14/2020
    36:37
  29. 37.
    Sharon Nelson -- Advocating For Women’s Voices in Politics03/08/2020
    49:49
  30. 38.
    Alex Rotas and Danielle Sellwood: The Maverick Generation Film; Older Athletes in Their Glory03/07/2020
    37:23
  31. 39.
    Jackie Schildkraut -- Helping Victims of Mass Shootings02/29/2020
    42:11
  32. 40.
    Chelsey Clammer -- Trauma is Grist for the Mill02/22/2020
    38:11
  33. 41.
    Suzka -- Seeing Dementia with Fresh Eyes02/15/2020
    36:06
  34. 42.
    Anne Marie Higgins -- “A Love Story Beyond Death”02/14/2020
    35:02
  35. 43.
    Verla Fortier -- How Trees Heal Us02/08/2020
    37:23
  36. 44.
    Dr. Michael Fossel -- There’s Hope for Curing Alzheimers Disease02/03/2020
    43:31
  37. 45.
    Ellen Goodman - The Conversation Project02/01/2020
    32:05
  38. 46.
    Jo Moseley -- From Perimenopause to Warrior with a Paddle01/25/2020
    44:31
  39. 47.
    Roger Landry -- “Live Long, Die Short”01/20/2020
    43:17
  40. 48.
    Peggy Orenstein -- Groundbreaking author of “Boys and Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent and Navigating the New Masculinity”01/18/2020
    41:41
  41. 49.
    Christina Adams -- How Far Would You Go to Help Your Autistic Child?01/11/2020
    48:04
  42. 50.
    Samantha Brown -- PBS Travel Host says “Meet the people.”01/04/2020
    41:01
  43. 51.
    Aimee Lee Ball -- Mothers and Daughters: Food Stories12/29/2019
    46:01
  44. 52.
    Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham -- Living with Alopecia: “Under the Rose-Colored Hat”12/28/2019
    35:55
  45. 53.
    Kay VanNorman -- Brilliant Aging; How to Do It12/22/2019
    39:25
  46. 54.
    Sky Bergman -- "Lives Well Lived: My Grandmother Inspired This"12/21/2019
    35:59
  47. 55.
    Vicki Tapia -- “Somebody Stole My Iron”12/14/2019
    34:28
  48. 56.
    Paige Mills -- Aceing Autism: A Positive Ripple Effect12/07/2019
    27:08
  49. 57.
    Jackie Terribile -- Small Town Stylist12/01/2019
    38:42
  50. 58.
    Action Nan -- Crusader for a Plastic-Free World11/30/2019
    43:42
  51. 59.
    Liz Vassey -- The Biggest Race of Our Lives11/23/2019
    33:36
  52. 60.
    Judy Butler -- “It Takes a Couple of Villages to Raise a Senior Adult”11/16/2019
    29:23
  53. 61.
    Lisa Russell -- Filming the Real People Across the Globe11/09/2019
    34:52
  54. 62.
    Bronnie Ware -- How To Live Without Regret11/02/2019
    36:14
  55. 63.
    Ann Campanella -- "Motherhood, Lost and Found"10/26/2019
    41:55
  56. 64.
    Liz O’Donnell -- Working Daughter; How Can We Balance All of Our Roles?10/19/2019
    36:11
  57. 65.
    Suzanne Falter -- "Self-Care for Extremely Busy Women"10/14/2019
    44:50
  58. 66.
    Kristin Johnson -- Online Safety and Etiquette10/13/2019
    33:34
  59. 67.
    Jolene Hill -- “Life is Short...So Let’s Talk”10/12/2019
    43:01
  60. 68.
    Melissa Berton -- "Period. End of Sentence."10/11/2019
    38:03
  61. 69.
    Kathrine Switzer -- A Real Marathon Woman10/05/2019
    35:33
  62. 70.
    Gillian Walnes Perry -- Anne Frank Scholar, Teaches Peace and Tolerance09/28/2019
    52:59
  63. 71.
    John Leland -- What Does a Great Life Look Like?09/21/2019
    31:50
  64. 72.
    Stacy Feintuch - "The Widow Wears Pink"09/14/2019
    38:06
  65. 73.
    Liz Scott -- "This Never Happened"09/07/2019
    46:36
  66. 74.
    Sheryl DiStefano -- Purpose Farm: Where Animals and Kids Heal Each Other09/02/2019
    1:09:29
  67. 75.
    Melissa Berton -- "Period. End of Sentence."08/31/2019
    39:49
  68. 76.
    Bill Protzmann -- Using Music to Heal08/24/2019
    49:54
  69. 77.
    Gyata Stormon -- On The Ball08/17/2019
    42:21
  70. 78.
    Colleen Wietmarschen -- I Want to Write!08/10/2019
    36:40
  71. 79.
    James Baraz -- Awakening Joy, Even in Tough Times08/03/2019
    46:28
  72. 80.
    Irene Frances Olson -- Honoring My Father07/27/2019
    41:38
  73. 81.
    Perley-Ann Friedman -- “The Happy Cat”07/20/2019
    37:41
  74. 82.
    Sheila Applegate -- Let Your Imagination Lead07/13/2019
    45:18
  75. 83.
    Marianne Sciucco -- Keeping a promise07/06/2019
    35:11
  76. 84.
    Kathy Elkins -- Co-owner of the Largest Yarn Store in the US, and Probably the World07/04/2019
    48:59
  77. 85.
    Margaret Zhao -- From Enemy of the State in China to California Comedienne06/29/2019
    57:39
  78. 86.
    Gary Glazner -- Founder of Alzheimer’s Poetry Project06/22/2019
    39:32
  79. 87.
    Judy Banker -- “I Never Pictured This”06/15/2019
    36:04
  80. 88.
    Michael Hebb -- Death Over Dinner06/08/2019
    33:22
  81. 89.
    Regina Stoops -- “What Doesn't Kill You Makes a Great Story"06/01/2019
    45:26
  82. 90.
    Gincy Heins -- I Wasn’t Ready for This05/26/2019
    41:59
  83. 91.
    Michelle Vina-Baltsas -- Menopause and Its Gifts05/25/2019
    47:56
  84. 92.
    John Graham -- A Life of Risk Taking05/18/2019
    43:10
  85. 93.
    Anastasia Pottinger -- What Time Creates05/11/2019
    36:25
  86. 94.
    Kerry Hannon -- Entrepreneurship Over 5005/04/2019
    48:19
  87. 95.
    Jen Ruiz -- Attorney Turned Full-Time Travel Blogger04/27/2019
    35:25
  88. 96.
    Jean Lee -- "Alzheimer’s Daughter"04/20/2019
    40:10
  89. 97.
    Dr. Michelle May -- How To Resolve Emotional and Stress Eating04/19/2019
    37:56
  90. 98.
    Sandra Sabene -- The Art of Letting Go04/13/2019
    34:09
  91. 99.
    Chris Farrell -- “There’s Good News for Us”04/06/2019
    34:24
  92. 100.
    Syracuse Women of Craft Beer03/30/2019
    31:20
  93. 101.
    Tia Powell -- Dementia Reimagined03/23/2019
    49:51
  94. 102.
    David Harry Stewart -- Finding Aspirational Role Models03/16/2019
    49:22
  95. 103.
    Kathryn Harrison -- A Heartfelt Story of Love03/09/2019
    39:13
  96. 104.
    Kristin Neff -- The Importance of Self-Compassion03/08/2019
    35:05
  97. 105.
    Beth Battaglino -- CEO of HealthyWomen Website03/02/2019
    39:36
  98. 106.
    Christine Cummings -- “I Was Born For This”02/23/2019
    1:14:44
  99. 107.
    Megrette Fletcher -- Mindful Eating With Diabetes02/16/2019
    41:04
  100. 108.
    Jools Barsky -- Embracing A Taboo Subject02/09/2019
    34:46
  101. 109.
    Charlotte Japp -- CIRKEL - Brilliant Intergenerational Networking Program02/02/2019
    42:58
  102. 110.
    Paula Harer -- Starting Over at Sixty01/26/2019
    1:00:53
  103. 111.
    Road To Albuquerque01/20/2019
    9:53
  104. 112.
    Elizabeth Speidel -- “Just Show Up and See What Happens”01/19/2019
    48:22
  105. 113.
    Stacey Gustafson -- Getting On Stage At 5001/12/2019
    36:33
  106. 114.
    Reema Zaman -- “I Am Yours”01/05/2019
    45:51
  107. 115.
    A New Kind of Resolution, 201901/01/2019
    8:33
  108. 116.
    Zannat Reza -- Helping People Thrive12/30/2018
    43:17
  109. 117.
    Katherine Pettus -- “Palliative care is a human right.”12/29/2018
    32:32
  110. 118.
    Meg LaPorte -- “Age in America” Stories12/23/2018
    44:15
  111. 119.
    Kerry Egan -- Walking the Camino de Santiago12/22/2018
    54:42
  112. 120.
    Antonia Rolls -- Dying Puts Living Into Focus12/16/2018
    47:40
  113. 121.
    Ruthi Cohen-Joyner -- Serving with My Heart12/15/2018
    48:23
  114. 122.
    Joy Loverde -- Solo Agers, Who Will Take Care of You?12/09/2018
    37:42
  115. 123.
    Erin Casperson -- Ayurveda For The Rest Of Us12/08/2018
    56:14
  116. 124.
    Molly Watts, Angela McDade -- Live Happier Longer12/02/2018
    36:32
  117. 125.
    Katie Williams -- Kiwi Coffin Club12/01/2018
    52:20
  118. 126.
    Carol Bradley Bursack -- Caregiving, “It Chose Me”11/25/2018
    1:03:00
  119. 127.
    Brass Sisters -- The Food Flirts11/21/2018
    1:02:24
  120. 128.
    Jonathan Rauch -- Surprising Findings From "The Happiness Curve"11/18/2018
    49:02
  121. 129.
    Wendy Van de Poll -- Pet Grief Specialist and Author11/17/2018
    59:26
  122. 130.
    Michelle DaRin -- Not Your Typical Jewelry11/11/2018
    37:37
  123. 131.
    Eileen E. Schell -- Addressing Moral Injury Through Writing11/11/2018
    59:57
  124. 132.
    Mary Giehl -- Social Activist Artist and Avid Rock Climber at 6511/04/2018
    44:35
  125. 133.
    Joan Moran -- Aging with Joy11/04/2018
    55:54
  126. 134.
    Sandra Fish -- "Sense8" Actress, Prison Hospice Volunteer10/28/2018
    41:12
  127. 135.
    Susan Collins -- Helping Women Connect10/28/2018
    41:53
  128. 136.
    Tula Goenka -- We Reclaimed the Centerfold10/21/2018
    35:06
  129. 137.
    Sally Fox, Ph.D. -- “60 is Not the New 40”10/14/2018
    56:10
  130. 138.
    Barbara Demorest -- “Knitted Knockers”, A Three Way Blessing10/07/2018
    54:28
  131. 139.
    Christine Herbes-Sommers -- Award-Winning Independent Film Maker09/30/2018
    49:42
  132. 140.
    ENCORE of Adela Mizrachi -- Creating Communities on 5 Continents09/30/2018
    43:00
  133. 141.
    Dr. Pepper Schwartz -- Renowned Expert on Love and Relationships09/23/2018
    46:13
  134. 142.
    Jane Duncan Rogers -- Gifted By Grief09/16/2018
    41:08
  135. 143.
    Alua Arthur -- Going with Grace09/16/2018
    40:59
  136. 144.
    Kristi Nelson -- “Thank You On My Lips”09/09/2018
    51:09
  137. 145.
    Priti Robyn Ross -- Life as Yoga09/09/2018
    1:08:58
  138. 146.
    Hilary Henderson -- Helping Clients Navigate Retirement09/03/2018
    41:45
  139. 147.
    Jane Barratt -- The Goal is Connection09/02/2018
    44:29
  140. 148.
    Heidi Holtz -- “Exciting and Scary as Hell”09/01/2018
    51:25
  141. 149.
    Marci Alboher -- Leading Authority on Career and Workplace Trends08/31/2018
    30:14
  142. 150.
    Michelle Dalbec -- Knit, Pray, Love08/26/2018
    1:00:29
  143. 151.
    Jean Kilbourne -- “Action is the Antidote to Despair”08/19/2018
    38:14
  144. 152.
    Florence Williams -- "The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier and More Creative"08/12/2018
    30:48
  145. 153.
    Lisa Nelson MD -- Expert in Bone Health08/05/2018
    45:09
  146. 154.
    Julie Dillon -- Making Peace With Food and Your Body07/29/2018
    45:54
  147. 155.
    Angela Littleford -- South Australia: Legacy in Progressive Eldercare07/22/2018
    37:12
  148. 156.
    Diane Wiener, Ph.D. -- “These Poems Saved My Life”07/15/2018
    53:00
  149. 157.
    Kris Edens and Deb Gaut -- Creators of the new online magazine Boomalally07/08/2018
    44:56
  150. 158.
    Christina Matz-Costa, PhD -- Expert On What Keeps Us Well as We Age07/01/2018
    47:32
  151. 159.
    Christy Jones -- How to Make Your Brain Younger06/29/2018
    36:33
  152. 160.
    Eve Abrams -- Documenting the beauty and pain that is New Orleans06/29/2018
    34:39
  153. 161.
    Conni Marshall -- “It’s a joyful and heartbreaking experience.”06/29/2018
    42:50
  154. 162.
    Lisa Sutz -- The Benefits of Intergenerational Friendships06/29/2018
    45:19
  155. 163.
    Catherine (Cat) Schuller -- The Queen of the Diversity Fashion Industry, and Marvel Comics spokeswoman06/24/2018
    1:16:54
  156. 164.
    Helen Codd -- When Your Parent Goes to Prison06/17/2018
    58:33
  157. 165.
    Sandy Weiner -- “Do Something Every Day That Scares the Hell Out of You”06/10/2018
    55:58
  158. 166.
    Ardra Cole -- Senior Humans and Their Senior Dogs; A Beautiful Relationship06/03/2018
    52:18
  159. 167.
    Erin McDonald -- Helping Vets with PTSD Heal Through Dog Training05/27/2018
    50:52
  160. 168.
    Carrie Luteran -- Professional Organizer and Declutterer05/20/2018
    39:58
  161. 169.
    Kerry Thomas -- Founder of Conquer the Chaos, TED talker05/20/2018
    46:50
  162. 170.
    Mother’s Day Edition: Darlene Endy -- “We’re just like everybody else.”05/13/2018
    44:52
  163. 171.
    Barbara Carranti and Emilee Lawson Hatch -- End of Life Decision Making05/06/2018
    36:52
  164. 172.
    Sue Kreitzman -- "Don’t wear beige. It will kill you.”04/29/2018
    37:55
  165. 173.
    Steven Loring -- Documentary Film Director Focuses on Love as an Older Adult04/22/2018
    36:50
  166. 174.
    Earth Day Bonus04/22/2018
    17:41
  167. 175.
    Barbara Hannah Grufferman -- How To Age Successfully, in Small Steps04/15/2018
    29:50
  168. 176.
    Bobbi Palmer -- How to Date Like a Grown Up04/08/2018
    53:28
  169. 177.
    Susan Horan Bertrand -- Creating Hope from Tragedy04/01/2018
    28:47
  170. 178.
    Jill Dodd -- Top Model Exclaims, “Aging Is Such A Relief!”03/25/2018
    40:08
  171. 179.
    Carol Watson -- "People walk in here and they say…. 'WOW!'"03/18/2018
    26:22
  172. 180.
    Adela Mizrachi -- Creating Communities on 5 Continents03/11/2018
    43:00
  173. 181.
    Elaine Wolf -- Healing Through NIA03/04/2018
    40:06
  174. 182.
    Evelyn Tribole -- "Aim for Satisfaction and Joy in Your Eating"03/03/2018
    32:24
  175. 183.
    Eating Disorders in Middle Age and Beyond03/03/2018
    14:54
  176. 184.
    Andrea Pflaumer -- Finding One’s Heart Through Color02/25/2018
    37:40
  177. 185.
    Ann Voorhees Baker -- Renaissance Woman02/19/2018
    46:56
  178. 186.
    Ashton Applewhite -- Aging is Living02/12/2018
    49:27
  179. 187.
    Vicky Lane -- To Her Own Drummer02/03/2018
    25:33
  180. 188.
    Kerin Rigney--Found Her Voice in Politics02/03/2018
    41:19
  181. 189.
    Hélène Tragos Stelian--Expert on Finding Purpose for Women in Mid-life and Over02/03/2018
    37:58
  182. 190.
    Mary Ellen Clausen--Fighting for a Cause02/03/2018
    40:36
  183. 191.
    Mary Fran Bontempo--Queen of Gallows Humor02/03/2018
    47:05
  184. 192.
    Episode 1: Why Zestful Aging?02/03/2018
    7:18

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