aging http://wamc.org en Listener Essay - Swinging In The Breeze http://wamc.org/post/listener-essay-swinging-breeze <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Steve Lewis is a member of the Sarah Lawrence Writing Institute faculty and freelance writer. He has been published in </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The New York Times</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Washington Post</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">LA Times</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Christian Science Monitor</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Spirituality and Health</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and a biblically long list of parenting magazines and books (7 kids, 16 grandchildren). He is also a contributing writer for </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Talking Writing Magazine</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:50:00 +0000 Steve Lewis 83619 at http://wamc.org 1/21/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/12114-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today's panelists are </span>WAMC’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Alan </span>Chartock<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary </span>Armao<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Times Union Associate Editor, Mike Spain.</span></p><p>Topics include:<br />Syria<br />Christie Troubles<br />Wendy Davis - Texas<br />Cuomo Budget<br />Aging Study<br />TU Stories</p><p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 82261 at http://wamc.org 1/21/14 Panel "The Geography of Memory: A Pilgrimage Through Alzheimer's" By Jeanne Murray Walker http://wamc.org/post/geography-memory-pilgrimage-through-alzheimers-jeanne-murray-walker <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Award-winning poet Jeanne Murray Walker tells an extraordinarily wise, witty, and quietly wrenching tale of her mother&#39;s long passage into dementia.</p><p>This powerful story explores parental love, profound grief, and the unexpected consolation of memory.</p><p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 74808 at http://wamc.org "The Geography of Memory: A Pilgrimage Through Alzheimer's" By Jeanne Murray Walker Centenarians To Be Honored In Dutchess http://wamc.org/post/centenarians-be-honored-dutchess <p>There is a celebration Monday in a certain Hudson Valley county. The event honors aging.</p> Sun, 19 May 2013 17:52:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 64978 at http://wamc.org Centenarians To Be Honored In Dutchess The Book Show #1287 - Daniel Klein http://wamc.org/post/book-show-1287-daniel-klein <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In his early 70s, author Daniel Klein came to terms with aging. Klein returned to the Greek village and philosophers he has visited for decades to discover authentic ways of aging.</p><p>In <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0143121936/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0143121936&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Travels with Epicurus: A Journey to a Greek Island in Search of a Fulfilled Life</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0143121936" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1" /> </em>, he concludes that old age is a privilege to be savored, rather than a disease to be cured or a condition to be denied.</p><p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 19:06:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 59897 at http://wamc.org The Book Show #1287 - Daniel Klein Berkshire Mayors Put Focus on Aging Workers http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-mayors-put-focus-aging-workers <div><p>The Mayors of Pittsfield and North Adams are encouraging employers in Berkshire County to recognize National Employ Older Workers Week. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports from North Adams, where a proclamation was signed today.</p><p>Roger Suters, Director of Community Services at Berkshire Elder Services says that for Berkshire County, the loss of manufacturing jobs has pushed much of the younger work force out. Now, he says, the percentage of workers over the age of 55 in the area is 21%.</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 23:18:48 +0000 Lucas Willard 48598 at http://wamc.org Berkshire Mayors Put Focus on Aging Workers Meika Loe - "Vital Aging Our Way" http://wamc.org/post/meika-loe-vital-aging-our-way <p><a href="http://www.saratogavitalaging.org/">Saratoga Vital Aging Network</a> (SVAN) is sponsoring an event with Skidmore College on 4/28. Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:44:18 +0000 Joe Donahue 37773 at http://wamc.org