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Dr. Magda takes you beyond the “medical” stuff to talk about dying, getting sick, getting older, losing people, losing yourself… health topics others don't talk about and real people telling stories. She wants health care to be about your lived experience, not just about the disease. And general questions about medicine are ok too, drmagda@doctormagda.com.
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There is magic in hospice, at least according to Sara Benson, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner and a sometime Bear Chaser (you gotta listen to find out!). From the reality of working in hospice to questions of what makes a death a good one, Sara shares her unique perspective on a topic that can make people uncomfortable, but shouldn't really. If you want to share your hospice story contact us at drmagda@doctormagda.com.   
Dr. Inouye was spreading the message about the seriousness of prolonged delirium long before it was a thing. Her HELP program has made a difference in the lives of many older adults since. If you want to understand more about delirium, why it's a serious issue and how to prevent it, this is the podcast for you! if you think it doesn't matter well... let's talk when you hit 60 or so:) Comments or questions as always at drmagda@doctormagda.com or www.doctormagda.com 
Another story in our caregiving series... this time with author Carol Bradley Bursack, who has been listening to older adults and their caregivers for a few decades now... focusing on the feelings and experiences of new caregivers, who come to caring for older parents suddenly, and who often feel like they've been thrown into hot water. It's worth a listen as Carol's advice is timeless and common sense... if you have questions email us at drmagda@doctormagda.com  
If you thought HIV was not a "thing" anymore you were wrong! Almost 50% of people living with HIV in the U.S. are over the age of 50. Dr Meredith Greene, Geriatrician at UCSF and expert in HIV/AIDS, shares her perspective on current treatment, how HIV affects us as we get older, and reveals her secret life as a Seal Docent at the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. A treasure trove of resources await after the talk at www.doctormagda.com (Links & Resources tab). If you have questions or comments email us at drmagda@doctormagda.com 
This episode isn't for everyone but if you are hurting, and need to feel less alone, Dr. Magda shares her personal and professional thoughts about surviving losses of all kinds! Listen to her playlist (help others by adding to it at www.doctormagda.com) and her 7 tips for getting through those hard times. There have been too many losses lately, and this is a small part of your journey of healing.  Questions or comments at drmagda@doctormagda.com 
Can a Geriatrician and a Facial Surgeon be friends?! Heck yeah if it's with Dr Zakhary - a Mom, breast cancer survivor and a real (award-winning) doctor who thinks beyond the procedures. Sharing her inspirational thoughts on the art of healing, her unique whole-person approach, and the perception of both beauty and aging in today's social media obsessed world. The world is more beautiful by having folks like her in it.  If you want to ask questions email at drmagda@doctormagda.com or visit at www.doctormagda.com for more information. 
Welcome to the Caregiver Series!! We are all an intersection of abilities, experiences, knowledge, and wounds we've sustained along the way. Caregiving requires that we reach deep into all that and focus on another person - it's a huge task! Matthew is a formal caregiver, a person with Asperger's, a video game aficionado and a kind human who believes that despite his personal challenges, "people are something we can all relate to." Enjoy!  If you love it, and want to make sure you are not missing episodes, or want to share a story, subscribe, review, email us at drmagda@doctormagda.com or www.doctormagda.com.
Join me in a conversation with Dr. Reddy, Geriatrician, Wound Care Physician, Entrepreneur and Harvard Medical School Instructor... oh and a Pilot! She practices in the under-the-radar specialty of wound care, and shares with us practical tips, life-lessons and ideas on medicine, healing, and the passion that drives her to care for not just her patients, but also those who care for them. 
Yes it's that time, a special On Call Episode doing my favorite thing! Answering YOUR questions... it's all about YOU!! From supplements and natural medications to questions about why I do what I do to...well you gotta listen to find out! And remember, more such episodes coming up so submit your questions today!  www.doctormagda.com or drmagda@doctormagda.com or Twitter @drmagdapodcasts or... you had enough yet? 
"Love is love" no matter where you are as an adult, young or older... a frank conversation with Molly Papp, Licensed Family & Marriage Therapist and Sexologist, about love, sex, sexual health and achieving intimacy. We tackle some hard topics too such as loving again after trauma and finding ways to sexual health as we get older and things change. Whatever age, there is a pearl in there for you.  If you have questions check out www.doctormagda.com and send questions to drmagda@doctormagda.com.  And check out Molly's site at www.bellavidatherapy.com. 
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