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The GERO-Juice: Atlanta's #1 Senior-Focused Radio Show

  • GERO-Juice 6-13-24 Homeownership: Benefits of Seniors Aging-in-Place & Safe Travel Tips and Dementia

    15 JUN. 2024 · June is National Homeownership Month and we're talking about the benefits of aging-in-place for seniors living in single family homes. How can aging-in-place be more cost effective and safe? This week we are continuing the discussion on brain health with travel tips for caregivers to consider when planning vacations for their loved ones living with dementia. And Father's Day activities for the whole family. Juneteenth is approaching and here is a list of places to look for events and Juneteenth celebrations.
    57m 15s
  • GERO-Juice 6-6-24 June is National Age Without Apology Month & Caregivers Who Beat the Odds

    7 JUN. 2024 · June is not Family Caregivers Month, but these caregivers have made headlines with their transformational stories of caring beyound limits. Listen as one California high school student graduated magna cume laude while caring for his ailng mother, and now he is on his way to one of the top universities in southern California. June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month and the NIA is campaigning to increase awareness of the disparities between Hispanics and dementia. National Age Without Apology month is here, and skincare brand, Willowberry, wants to know who has inspired you to age without apology!
    57m 30s
  • GERO-Juice 5-30-24 ADRIANNE D. JONES TURNS 43!! and Fibromyalgia Risk Factors

    2 JUN. 2024 · Adrianne D. Jones TURNS 43!!! This is a special birthday show with a few of her favorite things!! And its Fibromyalgia Awareness Month, know the risk factors and the treatment. These graduates are making history find out how age and being a caregiver have impacted their academic journey. And imagine a device that detects the symptoms of a stroke minutes before the physical signs of the health event.
    1h 1s
  • GERO-Juice 5-23-24 Interview with Kelsey Perri (Road Scholar) and How to Prepare for Summer Travel

    24 MAY. 2024 · Traveling can be fun, but challenging, especially, if you are an older adult. Kelsey Perri, director of public relations for Road Scholar and volunteer ambassador, Jean McMillan give the 411 on educational travel programs offered by Road Scholar. Also, what precautions should you take if you are a person living with a disability traveling by airplane? Loretta Mack is living her dream at the age of 69! Guess what singer is turning 80!!
    1h 54s
  • GERO-Juice 5-16-24 Talking with Ms. Annie Stallsworth & Coping with Grief

    17 MAY. 2024 · Its Older Americans Month and we are talking to rockstar Ms. Annie Stallsworth of Charles City, Iowa. Affectionately known as "Grandma Annie",  she shares the joys of being a foster grandparent to a classroom of third graders, who have now become her friends. Actress Halle Berry is in the news this time advocating for a women experiencing menopause. And May is Mental Health Awareness Month and many older adults have experienced the loss of a spouse or friend which has affected their mental health. What are a few healthy coping strategies to help positively reframe the perspective of loss? 
    58m 48s
  • GERO-Juice 5-9-24 Younger Breast Cancer Screenings; Mother's Day Tribute

    10 MAY. 2024 · Mother's Day weekend is a few seconds away and we have a wonderful tribute to all mothers, aunties, grandmothers, and great grandmothers! Also, did you know a survey of mothers in the U.S. revealed that the average age of first-times mothers has increased over the past four decades? According to new research, women under 50 should start receiving annual mammograms starting at age 40. This is due to the increase in the number of breast cancer cases in younger women. 
    1h 2s
  • GERO-Juice 5-2-24 Older Americans Month 2024 and Talking Senior Centers with Andre Gregory

    3 MAY. 2024 · Returning guest Andre Gregory talks senior centers, programs, and engaging older adults. May is Older Americans Month and the theme this year is Powered By Connection. To recognize seniors this year, the Administration on Community Living lists several resources available to older adults and caregivers to help combat social isolation. This 110 year old gentleman from New Jersey is disease-free, lives independently, and continues to drive. Find out his secrets to longevity!
    58m 36s
  • GERO-Juice 4-25-24 CAU Guild Chair-Jacque Thornton talks scholarship fundraising; Coping with Work Stress

    29 ABR. 2024 · Clark Atlanta University Guild Chair, Jacque Thornton talks about the largest scholarship fundraiser of the year, Jazz Under the Stars, and what this event means to CAU and the culture of Atlanta. GERO-Juice host, Adrianne D., closes stress awareness month with nine tips on how to alleviate work-related stress: What is your morning routine? Have you thought about incorporating a walk at lunch? A recent study found that men who have five or more daughters may live a long life! Listen to this week's episode of the GERO-Juice to find out more!
    59m 44s
  • GERO-Juice 4-18-24 Living with Parkinson's Disease & TSU 1957 Men's BB Champions

    19 ABR. 2024 · Its 65 years later and TSU's 1957 Champion Men's Basketball team has finally made it to the White House. And April is Parkinson's Awareness Month, how can you live a healthy and active lifestyle with a PD diagnosis? What foods are recommended to alleviate pain and discomfort? What are the findings in the new PD study? Also, a North Carolina Bojangles restaurant is in the news for honoring a local centenarian on his 105th birthday! 
    59m 41s
  • GERO-Juice 4-11-24 Alter Dementia Summit w/ Dr. Fayron Epps; Who is Vulnerable to Food Insecurity

    11 ABR. 2024 · Dr. Fayron, founder of Alter, returns to the GERO-Juice to remind listeners of the need for dementia education and resources in communities of color and the inaugural Alter Dementia Summit. April is Senior Hunger Awareness month and while there are many home and community based programs in several states that are equipped to address senior hunger, there are still millions of seniors who are food insecure. How can you help? One Austrailian palliative care unit is putting a big smile on the faces of patients with Happy Hour! 
    1h 12s

The GERO-Juice is an Atlanta-based, senior-focused radio show for ALL ages introducing the hottest topics, resources, and research on aging and how to thrive in older adulthood!! Listeners will be...

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The GERO-Juice is an Atlanta-based, senior-focused radio show for ALL ages introducing the hottest topics, resources, and research on aging and how to thrive in older adulthood!! Listeners will be wowed weekly by the nation's top aging professionals bringing the JUICE on caregiving, sexuality and aging, and chronic diseases.
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