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Alzheimers & Dementia

According to the Alzheimer’s Organization, Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S. Every 65 seconds, someone in the U.S develops the disease. As the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s and dementia is growing, we are all well aware of how this impacts each of our family’s lives. We explore this.

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WATCH: BrainShape and Aging

With Andrea Wilkinson, PhD, founder and CEO of BrainShape

Dr. Andrea Wilkinson, founder and CEO of BrainShape, empowers aging adults to take control of their own lives and teaches mental and physical...

BrainShape Podcasts

Dr. Andrea Wilkinson has a PhD in Psychology with a specialization in Cognitive Aging. She has been studying brain fitness and cognitive maintenance for over 15 years. She co-founded BrainShape™ in 2014 - an online community for adults who want to enhance their mental & physical vibrancy as they age. Dr. Andrea is the host of the BrainShape Podcast™, a weekly show that covers the latest brain health research and shares interviews with experts in the field of health & aging.

 

Doctors & Medical Professionals

GG seeks out an array of medical professionals that discuss their areas of expertise ranging from surgery, mental health, skin care, dementia and Alzheimer’s, heart health, urology issues, and much more.  We continue to grow our YouTube video channel and podcasts to keep you informed.

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WATCH: A Covid Long Hauler

With Heather Coleman-Voss, CPCC, CPLC, CBSP, founder of Career Savvy Coaching

Heather Coleman-Voss, CPCC, CPLC, CBSP, founder of Career Savvy Coaching, discusses her ongoing long road to recovery as a Covid Long Hauler.
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WATCH: Addiction, Signs & Recovery

With Aliya Pasik, MS, PA-C, Program Director of the Addiction Recovery Center at the Rochester Center for Behavioral Medicine.

Aliya Pasik, MS, PA-C, is the Program Director of the Addiction Recovery Center at the Rochester Center for Behavioral Medicine. Aliya addresses...
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WATCH: Explaining Medicare

With Joanne Giardini-Russell, Giardini Medicare

Joanne Giardini-Russell, owner of Giardini Medicare, breaks down the world of Medicare as she explains Medicare Advantage, Medigap, the various...

Exercise

Of course we all need to exercise.  Whether exercising the body or mind, this is what keeps us going, enables interactivity, and boosts our health. Professionals offer their advice, we explore fads and trends, exercise equipment, individual and group activity, and the overall benefits of exercise.  Pickleball anyone?

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WATCH: Screen Relief Yoga

Mindy Eisenberg of Yoga Moves MS provides tips and demos

As we are stuck in front of our screens day in and day out, our body and mind need a break. Mindy Eisenberg, MHSA, E-RYT-500, founder of Yoga...

Housing & Home Care

This is an enormous topic which includes when to downsize, caregivers, safety, home designs and products currently on the market, and choosing the right help for loved ones. Most every family is confronted with issues involving housing and home care for seniors. We explore all aspects.

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What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) vs. Nursing Homes

Assisted living facilities (ALFs) are sometimes confused with nursing homes, another long-term residential care option for seniors. But, the two...

Specialties (Community)

We explore how community policies effect millennials and senior citizens ranging from immigration, public safety, and public health, no matter where you live, and all of the important issues in between.

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WATCH: Explaining Medicare

With Joanne Giardini-Russell, Giardini Medicare

Joanne Giardini-Russell, owner of Giardini Medicare, breaks down the world of Medicare as she explains Medicare Advantage, Medigap, the various...
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WATCH: Want to be Motivated?

With Lila Lazarus, Health Reporter, Inspirational Speaker, Television Personality, Professional Emcee

Lila Lazarus’s superpower is her energy. As a health reporter, television personality, video producer, professional emcee, and a devoted...

Diet

We are what we eat. In this section we explore diets and nutrition as it relates to our bodies as we age. We seek expert advice from professionals in the field, including what is good and not so good for you, fads, making wise food choices, weight issues, and recipes.

Drugs & Medication

We know that prescription drugs and medication are an inevitable part of seniors’ daily lives. Issues such as over-medication, polypharmacy, communication issues, treatment plans, and organization are top-of-mind when dealing with medications.

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WATCH: A Covid Long Hauler

With Heather Coleman-Voss, CPCC, CPLC, CBSP, founder of Career Savvy Coaching

Heather Coleman-Voss, CPCC, CPLC, CBSP, founder of Career Savvy Coaching, discusses her ongoing long road to recovery as a Covid Long Hauler.
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Is CBD Right For You?

A Natural Alternative

A lot of these medications have undesirable side effects, and some may even lead to dependence. So, it is no surprise that today’s well-informed...
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Anxious and Stressed?

CBD Oil is a Solution to Reducing Anxiety and Sleeping Better

While methods such as behavioral therapy, cognitive therapy, yoga and other such modalities have demonstrated they can offer relief from anxiety...
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CBD and Arthritis

What You Need to Know

A look at the benefits, cautions, and realities of using CBD products to help ease the pain of arthritis.

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What is Medicare?

A Primer for a Complicated System

Take a look at this primer on Medicare, the complicated federal government's health insurance program.  Navigating the system can be...
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Is CBD Right For You?

A Natural Alternative

A lot of these medications have undesirable side effects, and some may even lead to dependence. So, it is no surprise that today’s...

Hearing

What did you say? Seriously though, as we age we know that hearing issues arise. What are the current and most state-of-the-art products to help seniors? We tap professionals in the field to address and discuss the issues and solutions.

Sleep

Sleep is important, especially as we age. We explore goals, data and studies, how sleep effects our bodies, minds, and relationships.

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How To Sleep With Hip Pain

Simple and Practical Ways to Alleviate Nighttime Hip Pain

For those who battle chronic hip pain, there are a number of strategies that can provide comfort and pain relief throughout the night, making it...
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Anxious and Stressed?

CBD Oil is a Solution to Reducing Anxiety and Sleeping Better

While methods such as behavioral therapy, cognitive therapy, yoga and other such modalities have demonstrated they can offer relief from anxiety...
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Music for the Heart

Soothing Music for Sleep

Music has many therapeutic benefits for seniors and sometimes helps more than medication. Turning on soothing tunes, specifically yoga music,...
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Senior Sleep Guide

Everything to Know About How Sleep Changes As You Age

Experts agree that older adults (age 65 and up) need around 7 hours of sleep each night. However, due to changes in circadian...

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