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Updated May 2020
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Here’s something you’ll WANT to catch! Catching Health with Diane Atwood exposes you to useful, accurate information about being well and living fully your entire life. Conversations About Aging is a Catching Health podcast series produced and hosted by Diane, who is a former health reporter. She is traveling her home state of Maine interviewing people 60+ about their perspectives on aging. Their stories are full of life and inspiration for people of all ages. For more stories, recipes, and ...
 
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Wayne Newell is a Passamaquoddy Indian Man who was born and raised on the Pleasant Point Indian Reservation in Maine. After getting a Master's degree at Harvard he and his family made their home on the nearby Indian Township Reservation, where he taught until his retirement in 2012. Although struggling with health issues, his mind and spirit are go…
 
It may be a cliché, but life does have its ups and downs. That's certainly been true for Loring Newcomb, who prefers to be called Bob. He says if he could go back in time, he might change a few things. He'd change some things right now, too. At 94, he's pretty active, but he says he's often lonely. Hear Bob's story in the latest episode of Conversa…
 
The first documented case of AIDS was reported in Los Angeles, California in 1981. Back then, someone who was newly diagnosed might not survive even a few months. New medications were developed in the 90s that helped slow the progression of the disease but did not offer a cure. Today, another generation of medications called antiretrovirals has led…
 
At 62, Vikki Choate has started thinking about her retirement plan. I'm sure there's relaxation built into it, but most of it involves moving into a new career. She's got more than a full-time job and she's working toward a doctorate degree. All part of the plan. She's a dynamo, but she also has a strong spiritual side that guides everything she do…
 
Imagine living most of your life on an island off the coast of Maine. That's what Paul Quinn has done and he has lots of stories to share. Like about the time he came home to find a lobster boat (not his) half in his garage and half out in the driveway. I'm Diane Atwood and I'm traveling around Maine talking to people 60+ about what it's like to be…
 
Joanne Santee was diagnosed with a chronic lung condition 25 years ago. She knew that someday she'd need to be hooked up to an oxygen tank in order to breathe. That day arrived, but it hasn't stopped her from enjoying life. Whether reminiscing about adventures she's been on, talking about a recent conversation she had with a group of 11-year-olds o…
 
My name is Diane Atwood and I'm traveling the state of Maine interviewing people 60 and older about their perspectives on aging. At one time, Ernie DeRaps was a lighthouse keeper in Maine. After retirement, at age 80, he became an artist. What do you think he painted? Mostly lighthouses, of course! I hope you enjoy our conversation.…
 
Bill Taylor packed away his windsurfer when he was 92. Didn't have the balance he needed any more. He didn't pack away his zest for life, though, or his curiosity. He talks about the lure of windsurfing, some of the adventures he's had these past 97 years, and love in the latest episode of Conversations About Aging, a Catching Health with Diane Atw…
 
At 93, Bill Saltzer is still an active man. Up until last winter, he was living alone in the house he had shared with his wife until she passed away several years ago. His children worried about him and had been urging him to move into an assisted living facility, where they thought he would be safer. He fell while shoveling last winter and hurt hi…
 
Shirl Weaver was born and raised in Minnesota. After serving in the military and getting her master's and doctorate degrees, she moved to Maine. In the ensuing years, Shirl made a difference, not only in her community but also around the entire state of Maine. Now retired, she continues to make a difference in people's lives. Listen to our conversa…
 
Joy Hare tries to live up to her name in all aspects of her life. You can't make it to 75 without experiencing some heartache, and she has. But she is always seeking joy, which is reflected in the poetry she writes, the art she produces, the work she does, and the adventures she takes. She reflects on all of that in the latest episode of my special…
 
Bill Green has been a familiar face on Maine television for more than 40 years. He began his career behind the scenes as a cameraman and went on to become a sportscaster. He now produces and hosts one of Maine's most popular TV shows, Bill Green's Maine. He talks about his life, shares some wisdom, and reflects on what's next now that he's 65.…
 
Lavon Harris recently celebrated her 100th birthday. Sickly as a child, doctors told her parents that she probably wouldn't live to be very old. Today, she is healthy and spry and grateful for her long and happy life. You can't reach 100 without having some significant losses. In our conversation, she talked about the joy and the sadness she has ex…
 
Conversations About Aging is a Catching Health podcast. I'm traveling the state of Maine interviewing people 60+ about their perspectives on aging. At 73, Sue Hoyt is an active volunteer who visits older people who can't get out on their own. She talks about raising her kids in a log cabin in the woods and being best friends now with a 100-year-old…
 
Dr. Bob McAfee is a retired surgeon who was Maine's first and only president of the American Medical Association. He stopped seeing patients more than 20 years ago, but still contributes a great deal to the health and wellbeing of his fellow human beings. In our conversation about aging, he reflects on his accomplishments and his life now that he i…
 
One of the issues that often comes up as people are living longer is figuring out the best place to live. Most people want to stay put in their own homes. That's what Peesh and her husband Paul want, only they have different ideas about where in Maine their home should be. Get in on that discussion and more in this episode of Conversations About Ag…
 
For most of his adult life, Jack has struggled with bouts of anxiety and depression. During our conversation, two things, in particular, stood out for me. People and art. Jack loves them both and I think they’re what motivate him to stay strong. Two years ago, he was hospitalized and friends "came out of the woodwork" to help him get through it.…
 
Conversations About Aging is a podcast about .... aging. I am traveling the state of Maine talking to people about their perspectives on growing older. Maine is tied with Florida for having the oldest population in the nation. It is also the most rural state, where many people live in isolation. Leona, who is 92, lives in the largest city — Portlan…
 
Conversations About Aging is a new Catching Health podcast series. This first episode explains the why behind the series and includes an interview with the man who inspired me to embark on this adventure. Donato Tramuto is a mover and shaker in the world of healthcare and in providing resources where he sees a need. In this case, the need is to pro…
 
Narcan is a brand name for the drug naloxone. It's a nasal spray that can be used to reverse a drug overdose. Maine recently passed a law that gives everyone, regardless of their age, access to naloxone without a prescription. We’re going to talk about naloxone in today’s Catching Health podcast — what it can and cannot do and the role that it play…
 
Were you ever told that you should never discuss religion or politics in polite company? Have you noticed that these days everything, especially politics, seems to be fair game for a heated conversation? And whether you are a politician or just an ordinary citizen expressing your views, things can get pretty overheated and downright uncivil. The Na…
 
You've probably heard of the terms anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and binge eating. They're all eating disorders and to give you an idea of how serious they can be, anorexia nervosa kills more people in this country than any other mental illness. In the United States, 20 million females and 10 million males will suffer from an eating disorder at some t…
 
Did you know that complete bed rest when you have a concussion is not the best idea? It can actually make things worse. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center(UPMC)have identified six different types of concussions. Dr. Michael (Micky) Collins, director and a founding member of the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, says…
 
When George Smith was diagnosed with ALS in 2017, he decided that his disease would not define the end of his life. He has found many things to celebrate, especially his family and friends. A prolific writer, George is now sharing his ALS experience in a series of newspaper columns. In this podcast episode, we talk about his past, present, and futu…
 
In 1984, Jane Tholen was prescribed an antidepressant to help her cope with two harrowing experiences. It caused serious side effects, so she was switched to a different prescription. It also caused side effects. For the next 30 years, she was on various antidepressants as well as other medications to counteract the side effects. Today, the only pi…
 
When you forget someone's name or lose something or feel as if the word you're searching for is on the tip of your tongue, but not making it to your brain — do you worry that you have Alzheimer's Disease? You're not alone. Scientists around the globe are in a race to find out what causes this form of dementia, how it might be prevented, and success…
 
Ever since her son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2006, Stacey Simms has tried to learn as much as she could about the disease. She doesn't keep it to herself — she shares what she learns about diabetes prevention, treatment, research and how people get on with their lives on her podcast Diabetes Connections. Listen to our conversation and g…
 
Pastor Maria Anderson-Lippert serves as the transition pastor at St. Ansgar Lutheran Church in Portland, Maine. She is also Lead Organizer of Arise Portland — a new, experimental ministry bringing people together to celebrate and foster wholeness. In this Catching Health podcast, Pastor Maria talks about why she believes having a spiritual life is …
 
Kelly McGaughey is a physical therapist who used to work with combat-injured vets at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, DC. She is now program manager for the Travis Mills Foundation. Retired US Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills lost parts of all four limbs while serving in Afghanistan. He went on to establish his Foundation, which recently o…
 
Dr. Robert Emmons has made a career out of studying the psychology of gratitude. He is one of the world's leading scientific experts on the subject. He researches it, teaches it, writes about it and tries to practice what he preaches. He'll be the first to say it's not easy, but he's learned a lot about how to get started and how to maintain a life…
 
Community paramedicine is a growing trend around the country, particularly in rural areas. The primary goal of community paramedicine programs is to fill the gap for people who have difficulty accessing medical care. Specially trained paramedics go to people's homes to provide an array of services from safety checks to help with medications. Daphne…
 
Maine has one of the highest cancer rates in the country. MaineHealth, the state's largest healthcare system, just got a grant from the Alfond Foundation to expand access to cutting-edge treatments. Dr. Scot Remick is chief of medical oncology at Maine Medical Center, a member of MaineHealth. He is also chief of the newly created Cancer Care Networ…
 
Carole Starr’s life changed forever in 1999 when she sustained a brain injury in a car accident. She could no longer continue her life as a teacher and amateur musician. It took Carole many years to accept her brain injury and let go of her old life. Today, she is an inspiring speaker, founder and facilitator of Brain Injury Voices, an award-winnin…
 
Why is it that men, on average, don't live as long as women? Dr. Lenard Kaye has some opinions on the matter. He's a professor of social work at the University of Maine and director of the University of Maine Center on Aging. He also co-authored the book A Man's Guide to Healthy Aging. In this podcast, he passes alson some valluable advice that cou…
 
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