The New Young at Heart Radio Show

Inspiring and Informing

Finding a Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease

Genny Bolton and Luciana Cramer passionately discuss the importance of finding a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease.  They reflect on Alzheimer’s Action Day– which took place worldwide on September 21st.  To call awareness to Alzheimer’s Disease and to show solidarity in their determination to find a cure, people around the world donned purple clothing.  In Santa Barbara, the courthouse was ablaze in purple lights.  Santa Barbaran’s are urged to take part in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which will take place on November 4th. To find out how you can take part in the walk, call 805-892-4259 or visit

Toward the end of the show, Don L. Higley shared a poignant poem about memory loss.  To read the text, visit the Don. L Higley page.

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Jewish Family Services Offers Programs for Everyone

Barbara Kuhn & Corin Koren

We interviewed Barbara Kuhn, LCSW Director, Jewish Family Service of Greater Santa Barbara & Corin Koren, Coordinator, Portraits of Survival and Children & Family Program.    

Toward the end of the program, Vicki Johnson from the District Attorney’s Office, warns listeners about ‘the Grandchild Scam,’ which recently targeted two seniors in our community.

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SBCC Foundation Asks for Our Help

Vanessa Patterson, SBCC Foundation, Executive Director

Vanessa Patterson explains the funding cuts that have effected all of the Santa Barbara City College divisions: the community college, adult education, and the Omega Program.  They are looking for help in the form of volunteers and funds. 

Toward the end of the show, our local Scambuster, Vicki Johnson, warns listeners about the latest scams that are targeting seniors in our area.

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Cecilia Rodriguez Works with Families to Prevent Child Abuse

 Cecilia Rodriguez, executive director of CALM, discusses child abuse and the ways this organization works to educate parents to prevent abuse as well as providing therapy to children who have been abused.

Don L Higley shares a touching on poem on the subject.  To read it, simply click on the Don L. Higley page and scroll down.

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