The New Young at Heart Radio Show

Inspiring and Informing

Reaching Out to Help Depressed Seniors

Dr Gary Linker, Executive Director for The Center for Successful Aging

Dr Gary Linker, Executive Director for The Center for Successful Aging

Gary Linker, the Executive Director for the Center for Successful Aging, addresses holiday depression and describes how peer counselers are trained to reach out to seniors who may be at particul risk of lonliness and depression during the holiday season.

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Area Agency on Aging Advocates for Seniors

Joyce Ellen Lippman

Joyce Ellen Lippman

Joyce Ellen Lippman explains that the Area Agency on Aging works with various agencies to provide support and services for seniors.

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Later in the show, Doug Giordani–a local musician, charms and entertains us with his fun rendition of “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.” 

Frank & Patti

Frank & Patti

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A Holistic Approach to Dementia Care

Fred De Lorenzo and Mitch Leichter

Fred De Lorenzo and Mitch Leichter

Fred De Lorenzo, Administrator of Mission Villa, an Assisted Living Community specializing in Alzheimer’s and dementia care, and Mitch Leichter, the Executive Director of The Alexander Properties, which owns and operates two senior living communities in the Santa Barbara area, discuss innovative and holistic approaches to dementia care. 

Frank & Patti

Frank & Patti

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