The New Young at Heart Radio Show

Inspiring and Informing

Advocates for the Rights of Residents in Long-Term Care Facilities

Linda Hardy, LTC Ombudsman Program

Our guest is Linda Hardy from the LTC Ombudsman Program.  Ombudsman serve as advocates for the residents of long-term care facilities — skilled nursing facilities and residential care facilities for the elderly. Hardy discusses  their immediate need for volunteers and encourages listeners to consider this rewarding and important volunteer opportunity.


Help for Brain Injured Adults and Their Families

Jodi House and Coast Caregiver Resource Center form Alliance

Carrie Bissell, executive director of Jodi House

Carrie Bissell, executive director of Jodi House and Mary Sheridan, executive director of Coast Caregiver Resource Center are working together to help brain injured adults and their families.

On August 20th, from 4:45-6 p.m. they are holding a workshop to help caregivers develop resilience and care for themselves.  It will take place at Jodi House, which is loacated at 625 Chapala.

At the end of the show, Don L. Higley shares an original, touching poem about brain injuries.

Mary Sheridan, Executive Director of CCRC

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Young at Heart Radio

Co-hosts, Frank Newton and Patti Teel

A BIG THANK YOU to Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara & the RSVP Program for supporting our community show!

Welcome to the Young at Heart Radio Show!  We welcome your input and look forward to hearing from you!  The show also airs on KTMS (990 on your AM dial) Sundays at 5:30pm

Patti and Frank


David Sullins Opens Peppers Estate Senior Day Center

On our first show, we interviewed David Sullins about the new senior day center at the Peppers Estate.  The grand opening will be held on Friday, August 17th.  From 1-3pm, WWII vets will share their memories of the war and from 3-6pm prominent guests from the community, including Luciana Cramer from the Alzheimer’s Association, will be speaking.  The public is invited to attend.

Toward the end of the show, Don L. Higley shared original and insightul poems on the effects of war.  To read one of his original poems from this show, click on the Don L. Higley page on the right sidebar.

Attendees at the Peppers Day Center can enjoy a game of pool.

Below is a picture of some ladies relaxing at the Peppers Day Center.

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