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Saturday, May 25, 2013
MiddleAging & Cancer
Monday, April 18th
Why does our risk of cancer increase as we age? Is there anything we can do during our "middle years" to better/worsen our odds? We will explore the biology of cancer and aging as well as the cutting edge new research in this field.
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Plain Dealer Interview
Tuesday, April 19th
Regarding the PD's MiddleAging coverage in the Tuesday Health section of the PD, and five things you can do to guarantee that your memory and cognition will stay sharp as you age.
MiddleAging & Hormones
Thursdsay, April 21st
Middle age brings lots of changes to hormones - in women and men. Why do our hormones change? What are the physical, emotional, psychological consequences of these changes? Are there safe, effective ways to manage the symptoms that accompany a drop in hormonal levels?
Preview of MiddingAging
Thursday, April 21st
Preview the TV special airing on WVIZ/PBS.
Friday, April 22nd
You might be surprised when major organs and body systems reach their peak performance. Let's just say we start going "downhill" long before 40 candles appear on the cake. What does this mean to the MiddleAging boomers who are trying to follow doctor's orders by exercising more often and more vigorously? And since we are living much longer these days shouldn't our bodies be "peaking" later? Is there any way to "peak" later?
Views of Aging
Monday, April 18th at 9:00 AM on 90.3 WCPN
An examination of the societal and psychological views of aging and how those views have changed and continue to evolve as baby boomers start retiring. How do these powerful perspectives influence feelings and behaviors? And are there more healthy, realistic, or productive ways boomers should think about aging now so when they become "elderly" life will be more fulfilling? A conversation about the realizations middle age people come to, how they feel when they can't perform at the level they used to, what they can do to compensate for that, and how they can be comfortable in their own 50 year-old skin.
How to Master the Art of Aging
Wednesday, April 20th at 9:00 AM on 90.3 WCPN
How to master the art of aging before it's too late- what's good and not so good about getting older? For some that time may be an opportunity to relax and enjoy life, but for others it's an experience filled with pain and loneliness. What can you do during the "middle age" years to better position yourself for 10-15 years down the road on a physical, emotional, financial, psychological and social level. It takes more than 401K contributions to prepare and adapt before old age sets in.
Acting & Aging
Tuesday, April 19th at 12:00 PM on 90.3 WCPN
Dee talks with Great Lakes Theater Festival actress Laura Perrotta, who is managing the "middle years" with a very strict diet, exercise regimen and lifestyle choices that better equip her play roles of any age.
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