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Mar 31, 2020

Well Connected with Amber Carroll 

"Well Connected is available to adults aged 60 and over who are interested in lifelong learning, support, fun, and engagement with a larger community.— Amber Carroll

Social isolation is a state of near-complete or the complete distancing of an individual, physically, psychologically,...


Mar 18, 2020

It’s the best time to discuss coronavirus as the whole world is practically affected by it. And as you may have heard from the news, older adults are more susceptible to the virus. In this episode, we will share with you some of the best practices and how we can protect ourselves, most especially the elderly. 

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Mar 17, 2020

Have you ever wondered why Medicare doesn't have a dental benefit? Wonder why it's a longstanding problem? In this week's episode, Melissa Batchelor, together with her special guest, Taneika Duhaney, talks about the lack of dental coverage by medicare.

She's a dental hygienist and a healthcare administrator for the...


Mar 10, 2020

Age-friendly health systems are systems where people are thinking about you and what your care needs are. In this week's episode, Melissa Batchelor talks about age-friendly health systems with her special guest, Dr. Terry Fulmer, the President of the John A. Hartford Foundation, that funds the HAPF.

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