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Apr 28, 2020

Keeping Your 3 Brains Healthy with Annemarie Tolman RN MSN

In this week's episode, Melissa Batchelor talks about the health of our three brains with her special guest, Annemarie Tolman. The three brains are our actual brain, our heart, and our gut. They are linked and a disruption in one or more brain can leave you...


Apr 21, 2020

Staying in the Driver’s Seat of Life

 “There's so much ageism in the world.”-  Melissa Batchelor 

Do you feel like you are in the driver’s seat of your own life? With COVID-19, many of us may not feel like we are. These same feelings can happen to you as you age, but there are ways to help older adults get back...


Apr 14, 2020

COVID Scams and the Older Adult

"At least 20% of older adults have been the victim of some fraudulent scheme."- Melissa B 

Scams cost America’s seniors nearly $3 billion dollars a year according to the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging. In the past, these scams include themes like impersonating the IRS,...


Apr 7, 2020

Nurses Representation in the Media 

“Nursing, as a profession, has been the most trusted profession by the American public for 18 years in a row.” —  Melissa Batchelor  

In this episode, we talked about the representation of nurses in health news media. Historically, nursing has been underrepresented, but in the...