Prime Time Living

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Prime Time Living: Malnutrition

While many have an overabundance of food, malnutrition is a growing concern for older adults in our country. Why are older adults at risk of being malnourished, and what resources are available to seniors with poor nutrition and their caregivers?

MD Access PointRobert Blancato
National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs
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Monday, November 14, 2016

Managing the Medicare Maze

MD Access PointThe Medicare Annual Open Enrollment is underway. It is a busy time of year, filled with postal mail, televised ads and telephone solicitations, which confuses many consumers. We discuss what you need to know to best navigate the Open Enrollment period.

Bernice Hutchinson
Chief of Client and Community Services, Maryland Department of Aging

Melissa Moreno
Health Insurance Specialist, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Monday, August 1, 2016

Prime Time Living - Mental Health & You

MD Access PointA discussion on mental health issues that can arise later in life due to unforeseen changes and stress, and how to best address them.

Kim Burton
Mental Health Association of Maryland
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Thursday, July 7, 2016

Prime Time Living - Older Drivers Safety

An educational program called CarFit is helping senior citizens keep their driving skills sharp while on the road.
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Monday, June 13, 2016

Prime Time Living - Stroke

The signs of stroke, how can it be prevented and a look at the Stroke Rehabilitation Program that helps stroke patients recover and maximize their potential.

Prime Time LivingDr. Peter Gorman
University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Emergency Preparedness

MD Access PointWhat older adults and people with disabilities need to know before an emergency.

Cecilia Warren
Director, Emergency Preparedness Policy, Dept. of Disabilities
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Monday, March 21, 2016

Prime Time Living - Senior Fitness and Wellness

Prime Time LivingHow often and how long should the older adult exercise? We discuss fitness, wellness and motivational tips for seniors with Charles county Senior Center coordinator, Deborah Shanks.

Deborah Shanks
Physical Fitness Coordinator, Charles County Senior Centers

Monday, March 7, 2016

Prime Time Living - Healthy Choices

Prime Time LivingMaking healthy food choices when visiting grocery store meal buffets can be challenging. We discuss the dos and don'ts and how to reach your optimal heath with Erin Peisach.

Erin Peisach
Owner, Nutrition by Erin

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Prime Time Living - Home Modifications and Safety

According to the CDC, every 13 seconds an older U.S. adult goes to the ER for fall- related injuries. Jim Resnick, Program Manager for Senior Outreach and Education for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, addresses the cost of home modifications and safety steps that people can take to prevent falls at home.

Prime Time LivingJim Resnick
Program Manager for Senior Outreach & Education, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service

Monday, February 8, 2016

Prime Time Living - Dating and the Single Senior

In this first episode of Prime Time Living, our new co-production with the Maryland Department of Aging, we are exploring dating options, importance and advice for single seniors.

Prime Time LivingMeredith Ritchie
The IMAGE Center