Rethinking Notions of Aging and Retirement

“Some people call this the greatest gift of the 20th Century and the question is how are they going to use this great gift?” 88 year old Bill Zinke says it’s a gift that more and more people are living […]

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Hope at the end of life

What does it mean to have hope when you’re facing death? That is the topic discussed in the latest show in our quarterly series on end of life issues “Practically Dying.” Co-hosts Maeve Conran and Kim Mooney of Practically-Dying.com are […]

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Conflict Resolution: Intergenerational Conflicts

The latest installment of KGNU’s quarterly series of conflict resolution call-in shows focuses on conflicts between different age groups, both at home and in the workplace. Co-hosts Sam Fuqua and Mary Zinn (Zinn Mediation Associates) are joined by Dave Green, […]

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Dot Org: Meals on Wheels

Boulder County Meals on Wheels serves individuals of all ages; more than half of the clients are folks under 60 with chronic illnesses. Their Project Homecoming is a transitional program that offers 5 free meals for those leaving the hospital. […]

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Dot Org: Bessie’s Hope

Bessie’s Hope enhances quality of life for elders in nursing homes and assisted living by bringing generations together. They provide training to kids of all ages, youth groups, families, and civic organizations to interact as volunteers with people at all […]

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Dance for Parkinson’s

“People who get diagnosed with Parkinson’s have a range of things that happen to their bodies that really limit their ability, their balance. So dance has been shown to address the symptoms while also offering a really fun time.” Viki […]

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A Hero’s Journey: Reb Zalman and Dr. Rohini Kanniganti

by Shelley Schlender This edition features a conversation between Dr. Rohini Kanniganti, a physician at Rocky Mountain Senior Care, and Rabbi Zalman Schacter-Shalomi (August 28 1924 – 3 July 2014). Reb Zalman was founder of the Jewish Renewal Movement, a professor emeritus at […]

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