The New Young at Heart Radio Show

Inspiring and Informing

Oxygen for Caregivers

Simon Fox, Executive Director--Adventures in Caring

Simon Fox, Executive Director–Adventures in Caring

Our guest features Simon Fox, the Executive Director of Adventures in Caring. They focus on preserving the human element in health care. The non-profit organization has trained thousands of current and future health care professionals in the art and practice of treating patients with compassion. They have a new video which focuses on helping caregivers. It also helps first responders, doctors, and nurses–or anyone else who regularly faces life and death situations. It’s called Oxygen for Caregivers.
A Premier Event featuring the new Oxygen for Caregivers video will take place on Thursday, June 19th, at the New Vic Theatre in Santa Barbara. There is a 4:30 reception, and 5:15 video premier, followed by Q & A
The event is free, but reservations are requested.

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Food from the Heart

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Don’t miss this inspirational interview with Robin Monroe. Truly an angel in the Santa Barbara community, Robin (along with a bevy of volunteers,) prepares and delivers healthy meals at no charge to our homebound neighbors in need. If you’d like to volunteer for this wonderful organization, give me a call. Patti at RSVP: 805-963-0474.

Co-Hosts, Frank Newton and Patti Teel

Co-Hosts, Frank Newton and Patti Teel

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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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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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