The New Young at Heart Radio Show

Inspiring and Informing

Music can be the Best Medicine

Oscar Maynez and Trudy Bixby

Oscar Maynez and Trudy Bixby


Musical duo, Trudy Bixby and Oscar Maynez, have been bringing ‘musical medicine’ to seniors in the Santa Barbara area for the past 13 years. Their main focus has been entertaining residents of various residential homes, hospice, elderly care facilities, etc., using their music as a healing modality. They also visit seniors in their homes.

Don L. Higley, Sage and Poet

Don L. Higley, Sage and Poet

Don L. Higley shares a poem about the power of music and provides insight into its primal, healing qulities. Below, is Don’s beautiful poem.

Music Arrived
By
Way of Humming
Calming Reverberations
Between
Mother/Child
Visceral Fine Art
Cast
Inhibitions Aside
Mind/Body/Float
Singing/Dancing/Chanting
As
Family
Compelling Compositions
”Touch”
Our
Mind
Over and Over
Beautiful
∞©∞

Co-Hosts, Frank Newton and Patti Teel

Co-Hosts, Frank Newton and Patti Teel


A BIG thank you to the RSVP Program and Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara for supporting the Young at Heart Radio Show http://www.seniorhelpers.com

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Sri van der Kroef Combines Eastern & Western Healing Modalities

Sri van der Kroef and a client

Sri van der Kroef and a client

Don’t miss this informative show with Sri van der Kroef. Sri has a wealth of knowledge and her work incorporates the beneficial aspects of Tai Chi, educational kinesiology, Feldenkrais, moving meditation, Taoist Light Qi Gong and other forms of healing. Sri is a Somatic Movement Therapist and Educator and has ongoing classes for seniors that work on balance and brain function improvement. She also has private clients in Santa Barbara. http://dynamicsomatics.com/
Toward the end of the show, Deputy District Attorney Vicki Johnson will warn listeners about the latest scam targeting seniors.
Senior Deputy District Attorney Vicki Johnson

Senior Deputy District Attorney Vicki Johnson


A BIG thank you to Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara, the RSVP Program, and KTMS 990 for supporting this show!
Co-Hosts, Frank Newton and Patti Teel

Co-Hosts, Frank Newton and Patti Teel


http://www.seniorhelpers.com

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Patricia Bragg Shares How to Live a Healthier, Happier Life


Dr. Patricia Bragg

Dr. Patricia Bragg


Dr. Patricia Bragg has devoted her life to helping people to live long and healthy lives. In this interview, she passionately shares her wisdom and reminds us that we are what we eat, breathe, think, say and do. http://www.bragg.com

A special thank you to Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara for supporting this show. http://www.seniorhelpers.com

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Unfinished Business Opens at the Lobero May 9th

Playwright and director, Rod Lathim

Playwright and director, Rod Lathim

 Rod Lathim has written and is directing a play titled Unfinished Business.  It will be at the Lobero Theatre Thursday, May 9th-Sunday, May 12th.  Unfinished Business offers a glimpse into the mystical transition that takes place when loved ones pass on.  It is based on an experience that Rod had when his mother died.  Benefits from the performance benefit The Alliance for Living and Dying Well.  Get your tickets soon; some performances are already sold out.  Purchase tickets online at www.lobero.com or get them at the Lobero Ticket Office.   

Susan Plummer, Executive Director of the Alliance for Living and Dying Well

Susan Plummer, Executive Director of the Alliance for Living and Dying Well

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Preserving Life Stories

Linda Gregory, Senior Helpers, www.seniorhelpers.com

Linda Gregory, Senior Helpers, http://www.seniorhelpers.com

Allison Grosfield, Looking Glass Life Stories, http://lookingglasslifestories.com/

Allison Grosfield, Looking Glass Life Stories, http://lookingglasslifestories.com

Allison Grosfield, owner of Looking Glass Life Stories, shares the importance of preserving our life stories.  Looking Glass Life Stories is a  personal and family history service.  Allison works with people who want to preserve the stories of their lives in books for their friends, families, and future generations.  http://lookingglasslifestories.com

Linda Gregory compiled her father’s letters and created a story that her family will treasure for many generations to come.  She is also starting a book that will record and preserve her mother’s stories.  Linda Gregory works at Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara.    www.seniorhelpers.com

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Yoga Therapeutics for Older Adults

Dr Gloria Kaye, Therapeutic Yoga Instructor and Hands-On Healer

Dr Gloria Kaye, Therapeutic Yoga Instructor and Hands-On Healer

Dr Gloria Kaye describes the various types of yoga and poses that can help realign the body and promote wellness. www.drgloriakaye.com 1-805-701-0363

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Advice from Elder Law Attorney, Dallas Atkins

Dallas Atkins, Elder Law Attorney

Dallas Atkins, Elder Law Attorney

Long time Santa Barbara Elder Law Attorney, Dallas Atkins, discusses MediCare and MediCal.  She explains the importance of meeting with an Elder Law Attorney early on so that you can legally protect your assets and make the most of your benefits.

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LOVE STORIES

Newlyweds, George and Jeanne Goodall on a trip to Catalina.

Newlyweds, George and Jeanne Goodall on a trip to Catalina.

Just in time for Valentine’s Day be prepared to be inspired by touching love stories.  First, Joan Peterson describes leaving her home in England at the tender age of 22 and the treacherous journey she took to Santa Barbara, in order to reunite with and marry the love of her life. 

Then, newlyweds George and Jeanne Goodall share their love story and remind us that it’s never too late to fall head over heals in love.

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The Friendship Center Plans Festival of Hearts Fundraiser with a French Theme

Heidi Holly, Friendship Center Executive Director

Heidi Holly, Friendship Center Executive Director

Heidi Holly, Executive Director of the Frienship Center, discusses the services they offer and the upcoming  14th Annual Festival of Hearts on  Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at Fess Parker’s Doubletree Resort,

Tickets are available online at friendshipcentersb.org

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District Attorney Vicki Johnson warns us that there is no such thing as a ‘free lunch’ and discusses risky annuities. 

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Fielding Graduate University Hosts Conference on Positive Aging

Fielding Graduate University is hosting the 6th Annual Conference on Positive Aging.  It is taking place February 10th-12th at the Center for Healthy Communities at the CA Endowment, Los Angeles.  Young at Heart listeners have been offered $50.00 off the 3 day registration price.  Simply enter the code FRANKTALK to receive the discount when you register.  To check out the wide array of workshops and inspirational speakers, visit http://www.positiveaging.fielding.edu/

This conference will grapple with the questions of wellness, community, life transitions and creativity as we age. From these foundations, we will explore how positive aging is a combination of health, well-being, self-actualization and living in a system of support.” Katrina Rogers, Senior Vice President, Provost, Fielding Graduate University.

During the last few minutes of the show, District Attorney Vicki Johnson warned listeners about a recent scam that has been targeting seniors in our area. 

 

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