Boomers Today Podcast
Deb Johnstone is the founder of Transformational Pathways Australia and Women Reinventing MidLife. She is also the creator of her signature program HER Rediscovery and signature product Your Success Planner. Deb is the creator and host of the Women Reinventing MidLife Summit Series and has a global vision to build a connected community for women in middle life and beyond to transition their lives feeling confident, visible, vibrant and free to be their true selves. After initiating the summits in 2020 she saw a great need to develop even more resources for women in midlife. This prompted the launch of The Women Reinventing MidLife Club and more recently the YouTube channel Women Reinventing MidLife TV. Listen to "Self Care for Parents and Adults" on Spreaker.
Amy Schenk, RN, BSN, MSEd, CDP, Community Engagement Lead, The Neuropsychiatric Research Center of Southwest Florida Amy began her career as a Registered Nurse in Neurology in Northwest Ohio. After obtaining her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Toledo she has held a variety of senior leadership roles in health care organizations. Since moving to Florida, she has held positions in the Senior Living industry, including independent and assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing. Prior to joining the Neuropsychiatric Research Center of Southwest Florida, she was the Program Manager for Southwest Florida with the Alzheimer’s Association. Amy is also a Certified Dementia Practitioner. Listen to "Clinical Trials - Why?" on Spreaker.
Leslie Robinson is a therapist in private practice, who spent 30+ years working in many diverse capacities within underserved and marginalized communities. In 2009, Leslie founded Trance4mation Games. She just launched REMEMBRANCE – a resource to help people to process and to heal grief and loss of a loved one with friends, family and loved ones. This Restorative Communication Game providea safe, structured spaces to have engaging and profound conversations, generating understanding, empathy, healing and LOVE! Leslie has developed and facilitated workshops on leadership development, diversity and inclusion, mental health, professional development, veteran reintegration and service learning on college campuses nationwide. She has appeared on PIX 11 News, Good Day New York, Al-Jazeera America, The Security Brief series on Reelz TV, WBAI’s On The Count, and numerous national radio broadcasts and podcasts. Listen to "Processing Grief Through Grief Games" on Spreaker.
Liz O’Donnell is the founder of Working Daughter, which supports women balancing eldercare, career, and more. An award-winning writer, her book, Working Daughter: A Guide to Caring for Your Aging Parents While Earning A Living, was named one of the Best Books of the Year by Library Journal. In 2020, she launched National Working Daughters Day. She also created a list of the Best Places to Work for Working Daughters and published the top companies in 2022. She has written on the topic for many outlets including The Atlantic and Harvard Business Review. She has been featured in The Wall Street Journal , Oprah Magazine and Health. Listen to "Working Daughters Power the Economy" on Spreaker.
Cynthia Perthuis, owner of Senior Care Authority of New York and Southwest Florida, interviews Peggy Sarlin, the acclaimed author of 'Awakening From Alzheimer's', in the Boomer’s Today podcast. Sarlin has recently released the highly anticipated third edition of her groundbreaking book. Known as the pioneer in investigating alternative remedies for Alzheimer's disease, Peggy's insightful work has captivated readers worldwide. Her expertise extends beyond writing, as her three-part video series on dementia has amassed an impressive five million views, making a significant impact in raising awareness about safe and natural approaches to cognitive health. Residing in New York, Peggy leads a multifaceted life as a health coach and a talented singer-songwriter. 'Awakening from Alzheimer's' is available for purchase on Amazon. Listen to "Awakening from Alzheimer’s" on Spreaker.