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Learning about climate change, pollution, unsafe water and other climate issues may not be on the top of your to do list, but get to know Elders For Climate Action, a non partisan group committed to building a sustainable future with action. Our guest, Nadine Young, communications director of ECA says older adults can use our experience and wisdom to help protect the planet for all. Brought to you by NEXTVillageSF.comNEXT Village SF is a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently.
Parenting our Parents

Parenting our Parents

2022-05-0223:06

As our parents or other loved ones start showing confusion or seem to forget to take care of themselves, we often find ourselves conflicted as to how to help them without being bossy or make them feel resentful. Mary Hulme of Moonstone Geriatrics offers strategies and techniques to help elders age at home, while allowing the adult children to have peace of mind. Brought to you by NEXTVillageSF.comNEXT Village SF is a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently.
Teaching children to be philanthropists and to help those less fortunate is the goal of a movement of grandparents and active seniors learning and sharing their roots in social action with their grandchildren. Founded by Executive Director Sharon Morton, a retired educator with decades of experience in social action training, Grandparents for Social Action is a driving force in the growth of grandchildren’s social identities, and a positive influence carrying on generations-old traditions to the newest generation.Brought to you by NEXTVillageSF.comNEXT Village SF is a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently.
As people age, many want help with managing their money. The most reputable financial advisors are fiduciaries - professionals sworn to act in your interest while managing your assets or money.Julie Menack, a licensed fiduciary, explains what she does and why you or someone you know might need her services. Brought to you by NEXTVillageSF.comNEXT Village SF is a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently.
Finding Purpose

Finding Purpose

2022-03-2814:38

Many retirees find themselves searching for purpose in their later years. What is purpose and do we need it to feel involved and happy as we age?Life coach Daphna Noily shares her advice on purpose.Brought to you by NEXTVillageSF.comNEXT Village SF is a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently.
It's time to get out of those sweats and into something more fashionable! As we ease out of the pandemic clothing choices, our fashion expert, Marsha Silberstein talks about style and fit as we age.
It Takes A Village

It Takes A Village

2022-03-0417:51

The founder and Executive Director of NEXT Village SF, a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empower members to live independently in their own homes as they age are our guests today. They provide a bit of history of the Village Movement, and reflect on how community can dignify aging. ©
If you think aging means you are part of a forgotten minority, think again. Older adults are the new majority and we will continue to be studied, analyzed, and degraded... unless we change our attitudes about aging and accept ourselves as important members of society. Our guest, Matt Thornhill, calls it Being Openly Gray. Brought to you by NEXTVillageSF.comNEXT Village SF is a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently.
We are all getting older, and some are doing a better job at it than others. Helen Dennis, co-founder of Project Renewment, a movement of career women defining their next chapters in life, shares her thoughts and wisdom on how we can age positively. Brought to you by NEXTVillageSF.comNEXT Village SF is a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently.
Who Can You Trust?

Who Can You Trust?

2022-01-2819:41

It is sad but true, many older adults are abused by their caregivers, be they hired help, family members, or trusted friends. Attorney Ingrid Evans knows the moral cost of elder abuse and offers solutions and protections you can implement now.Brought to you by NEXTVillageSF.comNEXT Village SF is a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently.
The current generation of older adults contains millions of never married, divorced, widowed and childless people. They are now Solo Aging and Dr. Sara Zeff Geber tells us how they can build their own "family" and support systems and enjoy their later years.Brought to you by NEXTVillageSF.comNEXT Village SF is a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently.
Whether you are Nana, Papa, or just grandma and grandpa, how we relate to our grandchildren often means creating a new relationship with our adult children. Boundaries need to be established and expectations understood by all involved. Laura Geller, author of Getting Good and Getting Older, has advice for grandparents and their kids.Brought to you by NEXTVillageSF.comNEXT Village SF is a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently.
Getting older often means eliminating a lifetime of possessions that clutter our lives. Author Ciji Ware talks about how to overcome the emotional hurdles that sabotage the process and helps free us to keep only the things we love.Brought to you by NEXTVillageSF.comNEXT Village SF is a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently.
On The Road Again

On The Road Again

2021-12-0316:43

We speak with Sue Shoemaker, a travel leader with Road Scholar, a travel company offering learning adventures for people over 50. While avoiding COVID, try to catch the travel bug!Brought to you by NEXTVillageSF.comNEXT Village SF is a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently.
The founders of Peace of Mind Dog Rescue discuss the joys, advantages, opportunities and responsibilities of owning a pet as we age. They match senior dogs with senior people and it's often love at first sight. Brought to you by NEXTVillageSF.comNEXT Village SF is a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently.
Francine Falk-Allen, a polio survivor, compares aging with living with a disability and finds they have a lot in common. Mobility, exercise, knowing your own limits, and when to ask for help are just a few of her issues. Plus, travel agent Sandra Lipkowitz suggests a 'starter' trip for those who have been housebound far too long.Brought to you by NEXTVillageSF.comNEXT Village SF is a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently.
The death of a family member or friend can be emotionally overwhelming, but legal and financial issues often need immediate attention. Author Scott Smith shares his research and experience to help lessen the trauma and burden of a death. Brought to you by NEXTVillageSF.comNEXT Village SF is a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently.
This episode examines ageism in the workplace and how to get hired at any age. We speak with David Robins, a career advisor at Jewish Vocational Service about why being older is an asset in the workplace. Brought to you by NEXTVillageSF.comNEXT Village SF is a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently.
They Want Your Money

They Want Your Money

2021-10-2218:38

Scams against older people are on the rise. Today's episode examines the growing problem of financial elder abuse. Attorney Michael Bolgatz describes the most common abuses and gives tips on how to avoid being a victim.Brought to you by NEXTVillageSF.comNEXT Village SF is a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently.
What type of health care is right for you as you grow older? We talk with Dr. Jay Luxenberg, Chief Medical Officer of On Lok in San Francisco about making sense of the choices you have.Brought to you by NEXT Village SF, a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently.
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