Wayne, who’s only 64, confronted some unexpected challenges during a recent job hunt. We talk about that and so much more on Conversations About Aging, a Catching Health podcast.
Conversations About Aging is a podcast about .... aging. I am traveling the state of Maine talking to people 60+ about their perspectives on growing older. Leona, who is 92, lives in the largest city — Portland. There's plenty to do there but one major challenge makes it difficult for her to get around. It's not her age.
Conversations About Aging is an exciting new Catching Health podcast series. This first episode explains the why behind the series and includes an interview with the man who inspired me to embark on this adventure. Let's get the conversation started!
If you're worried that someone is contemplating suicide, there are no right or wrong words. What's important is to say something. Learn more in this podcast with psychiatrist Dr. Marc Kaplan, Medical Director at Sweetser.
Narcan, a medication that can reverse a drug overdose, has become a familiar name in Maine. A bill making it available to everyone was recently vetoed by Governor Paul LePage, only to be overridden a few days later by state lawmakers. In this Catching Health podcast, addiction specialist Dr. Mark Publicker explains how Narcan works and when it can be used.
Finding it difficult these days to even agree to disagree? According to a national poll on civility in America, 75% of respondents agree that incivility has risen to crisis levels. In this Catching Health podcast, we learn about some major efforts to revive civility in America.
When it comes to eating disorders, size and weight aren't necessarily what's most important. The Eating Disorders Association of Maine is trying to dispel some of the myths surrounding eating disorders by providing education and other resources.
Dr. Micky Collins says the story that's not being told about concussions is that they can be treated. Dr. Collins is a world-renowned expert on concussions. In this podcast, he tells us about the latest research.
ALS is a devastating disease. George Smith remembers the moment his doctor gave him the diagnosis. And the moment he decided to reset his priorities in life.
In this Catching Health podcast, Jane Tholen talks about how antidepressants impacted her life, how she got off them, and what her life is like today.
Dr. Ron Bissell has spent his life helping others. He did it as a surgeon for 25 years. Now he does it by sharing what he knows about leading a spiritual life.
Your kids are bombarded with information about sex in the news, at school, online. You want them to hear it from you. If you're worried about saying the right things at the right time, listen to this podcast with certified sex therapist Jennifer Wiessner.
There are many unanswered questions about Alzheimer's and dementia. Peter Baker, with the Alzheimer's Association in Maine, has some answers in this podcast.
A conversation with Stacey Simms, who produces and hosts the Diabetes Connections podcast. It's personal for Stacey, whose son has type 1 diabetes.
Pastor Maria Anderson-Lippert leads a new kind of ministry that offers a safe space for reflection, commentary, and exploration. She explains how.
Kelly McGaughey's life mission is to change lives. As program director for the Travis Mills Foundation, she does it every day. She explains how in this podcast.
If you hate your job, it can affect every aspect of your life. When it happened to Nicholas Lore he found a way to be happy by helping others as a career coach.
Menopause is a normal part of a woman's life, but it is a major shift. Hot flashes aren't the only disruptive symptoms — we talk about them all in our podcast.
Menopause is confusing for many women. They can struggle with symptoms, but be unsure of the risks and benefits of hormone therapy. Some tips in this podcast.
In this Catching Health podcast, I talk with world-renowned dementia and Alzheimer's expert Teepa Snow. She shares practical skills and strategies.
Had THE TALK with your kids yet? Don't even know how to get things started? Listen to Jennifer Wiessner. She's an expert on raising sexually healthy children.
Community paramedicine is a growing trend around the country. Instead of providing emergency care, trained paramedics are helping to keep people well. Learn how in this podcast.
A grant from the Alfond Foundation will help MaineHealth expand access to cancer care in Maine. In this podcast, cancer specialist Dr. Scot Remick explains how.
A brain injury changed Carole Starr's life forever. She learned to accept it, but not easily. In this podcast, she talks about her new book To Root & To Rise.
Men — this podcast is all about you! We want you to have a long and healthy life, so we've got lots of useful tips for you. It's because we love you AND it's Men's Health Week.
Dr. Patrice Lockhart, medical director of the New England Eating Disorders Program at Sweetser, talks about risks, symptoms, and treatment of eating disorders.
Have insomnia? Sleep specialist Dr. Christopher Hughes talks about common causes and how to break the cycle. Listen to our podcast.
Vein disease is one of the most common health problems in the United States. Learn about the latest treatments in this podcast with Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen.
If you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome or IBS, you'll want to hear what registered dietitian Patsy Catsos has to say about a low FODMAP way of eating. It could change your life.
Sadly, kids with disabilities are often excluded from activities that other kids are doing. Listen to how the National Inclusion Project is making a difference.
It's our emotions, not lack of time management skills, that make us procrastinate says Dr. Timothy Pychyl. If you need some help, listen to this podcast now.