Wise Today Well Tomorrow

Project Milwaukee
10:59 am
Wed November 19, 2008

County Looks to Expand Services for Older Adults

Stephanie Sue Stein talks with Bob Bach. Ann-Elise Henzl, Project Milwaukee Executive Producer, in background.

The Director of the Milwaukee County Department on Aging, Stephanie Stein, says the community is a national leader in programs and services for older adults.

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Project Milwaukee
10:56 am
Wed November 19, 2008

Jewish Family Services Reaches Out to Older Folks

Gina Botshtein live with Bob Bach

Loneliness can be one of the most troublesome aspects of aging. Gina Botshtein of Jewish Family Services says agency staff carefully screen those they serve to identify how well they're connecting with family and friends.

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Project Milwaukee
10:52 am
Tue November 18, 2008

Rembering Not to Age

Anne Basting is the Director and Tom Fritsch is the Associate Director of the Center on Age and the Community at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. They talk with Mitch Teich about the different strategies to stave off cognitive decline and how there is now some optimism that the mental decline of old age need not be a rapid phenomenon.

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Project Milwaukee
10:50 am
Tue November 18, 2008

Mel Miskimen on Aging Well

Commentator Mel Miskimen is an award-winning writer, author, playwright, and a regular contributor to Lake Effect. She explores another angle to aging and being well.

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Project Milwaukee
10:48 am
Tue November 18, 2008

Being Wise in Your 20's

Dr. Julie Bonner is the executive director of the Norris Health Center at UW-Milwaukee and the campus health officer. She tells Lake Effect’s Stephanie Lecci that, unfortunately, she thinks that most young adults aren’t thinking about preparing themselves health-wise for when they get older.

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