Nature, nurture, culture, family, life experiences, deaths, spiritual beliefs, collective traumas; every single thing in our lives contributes to how each being perceives, experiences and integrates grief. How can we recognize grief when many of us don’t really understand what […]
Dot Org: Little Sisters Mullen Home for the Aged
Little Sisters of the Poor Mullen Home for the Aged serves the neediest elderly with care, compassion and dignity. Sister Mary Emily talks with host Sean Hedden about how she got involved with the Mullen Home and about the 100th […]
Colorado’s Growing Aging Population
Colorado’s population is not only growing – it’s also getting older. Many of the state’s counties are poised to see huge increases in the number of people over the age of 65 in the next 25 years. Bente Birkeland visited […]
Radio Book Club: Stephen Graham Jones and Mongrels.
The July selection for the bookclub is Mongrels by Boulder based author Stephen Graham Jones. It’s a book that’s set in the deep South, about a teenage boy as he comes of age under the care of his aunt and uncle […]
Senior Reach Boulder County
May is Older Americans month and many local organizations that serve seniors are using it as an opportunity to spread the word about their services. One such organization is Senior Reach – a program for seniors aged 60 plus which offers up […]
Valentine’s Day: Advice on love from one generation to another
For Valentine’s Day, 17 year old Rocio Gaytan, a KGNU intern from the September High School in Boulder, sat down with octogenarian Len Barron to get advice on love, romance and courtship.
Aging Gratefully: The Power of Community
“Is there power in community in terms of growing old?” In December 2013 Boulder film maker Alan O’Hashi experienced a near death experience with a rare lung disease “at the time I was pretty bad health wise and for whatever […]
Alice in Wonderland: A Radio Play
VIVA Theater Company/The Society for Creative Aging recently performed Alice in Wonderland – a LIVE Radio Play at the Nomad Theater in Boulder. A inter-generational celebration of Lewis Carroll’s delightfully nonsensical social satire, on its 150th anniversary.