Prime Time Living

Friday, September 28, 2018

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In our Prime Time Living segment, produced in partnership with the Maryland Department of Aging we tackle the complexities of Medicare open enrollment with Sherry Kolbe, SHIP coordinator of Baltimore County.

Sherry Kolbe
SHIP Coordinator of Baltimore County

Friday, August 24, 2018

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New resources for older drivers to stay safe behind the wheel.

Dr. Gina Prevall
Chief, Medical Advisory Board, MDOT MVA

David Trolio
Director, Cecil County Department of Community Services

Monday, July 23, 2018

Prime Time Living - Elderly Isolation

A look at the impact social isolation and loneliness can have on older adults, plus a program that's here to help.

Diane Martin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Gerontology, Director, The Center for the Study of Aging at McDaniel College

Bonnie Glick
Maryland Department of Aging

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Prime Time Living: Elder Abuse Prevention

As the number of older adults in the United States continues to increase, so is the incidence of physical abuse and financial exploitation.

Valarie Colmore
Adult Protective Services Program, Maryland Department of Human Services

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Prime Time Living - Depression & Isolation in Older Adults

Older adults are often struggling with loneliness, isolation and depression. We discuss ways and community resources to encourage active and rewarding lives.

Leigh Ann Eagle
Executive Director, Maryland Living Well Center of Excellence

Sue Lachenmayr
State Program Coordinator, Maryland Living Well Center of Excellence

Monday, April 16, 2018

Prime Time Living - Avoiding Fraud and Scams

A look at how vulnerable older adults in Maryland are targeted in scams and fraud and what can be done to prevent this.

Angie Barnett
Better Business Bureau Serving Greater MD

Monday, March 12, 2018

Prime Time Living - Emerging Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease

A look at what Alzheimer’s disease does to a person, how is it diagnosed and some of the new treatments on the horizon, including stem cell therapy.

Dr. Paul Fishman
Professor of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Prime Time Living - Opioids And Substance Abuse

Pain medications and opioids in Maryland represent a growing issue within the older adults community.

Kim Burton
Director of Older Adult Programs, Mental Health Association of Maryland

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Prime Time Living: Planning Ahead

Living WillsJeff Salkin sits down with David Pessin of PK Law   to talk about wills, living wills and other important elder law planning documents.

David Pessin
Founding Member, PK Law

Thursday, December 7, 2017

PrimeTime Living

How a Maryland veteran's home is having an impact on the lives of those who served.

Sharon L. Murphy
Director, Veterans Home Program, MD Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Charlotte Hall Veterans Home

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
1-844-MAP-LINK (627-5465)

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
1-844-MAP-LINK (627-5465)

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.
1-844-MAP-LINK (627-5465)

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
1-844-MAP-LINK (627-5465)

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
1-844-MAP-LINK (627-5465)

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