Growing Older with Gusto

Growing Older with Gusto


Latest Episodes

Q&A with Dr. Maria Casillas-Abundis on pancreatic transplants
August 05, 2020

Our most recent guest on the show is the fourth person in a collaborative series we are doing with the Lustgarten Foundation, the nation's largest organization to raise research money solely for pancreatic cancer research. - Dr.

Author David Lereah on The Power of Positive Aging
July 27, 2020

David Lereah “Growing Old is not a health sentence it’s a life sentence because it pushes you to live.”        “When you have made it to the of the hill you have earned the right to stay and enjoy the scenery.”

Surviving COVID-19 with Noelle C. Nelson
July 20, 2020

NOELLE C. NELSON Our most recent guest on the show was Noelle Nelson, an engaging speaker who happens to also be an author and a clinical psychologist.  She has recently come out with her latest book on how to successfully navigate the post COVID-19 w...

Michelle Dresbold Handwriting Expert
July 18, 2020

Meet Michelle Dresbold, internationally renowned handwriting expert!   She is the author of Sex, Lies and Handwriting. Dubbed the “Handwriting Doctor” she is an expert in using her skills to help solve a kidnapping, arson, murder, voter embezzlement,

A conversation with pancreatic cancer survivor Ken Brown
July 16, 2020

I had the pleasure of recently having Ken Brown, as a guest on our podcast Growing Older with Gusto. Ken is the third person in our collaborative series we are doing with The Lustgarten Foundation. The Lustgarten Foundation is the largest foundation so...

A peek into Lustgarten Foundation fundraising efforts with Jason Rice
June 26, 2020

What is the Future of Fundraising?  How does becoming Virtual play into the landscape?  How do you maintain momentum to support an important cause? Jason Rice, the National Director of Development and Events for the Lustgarten Foundation dives into hi...

Kerri Kaplan, President and CEO Of The Lustgarten Foundation
June 20, 2020

Doing what matters. This is what Kerri Kaplan, President & CEO of The Lustgarten Foundation does every day! With this episode, we begin a collaboration between Growing Older with Gusto and The Lustgarten Foundation,

Introduction to Joan Craig – ChooseJoyfulHealth.com
June 16, 2020

Meet Joan Craig, founder of ChooseJoyfulHealth.com. CEO has a new meaning. CHIEF EXPERT OCCUPANT is who you are, and also who you can be. Joan Craig took an experience living in Honduras and turned it into a business.

CK – Dynamic Forever
January 31, 2020

CK Perez, as she is affectionately called at the East Bank Club in Chicago, is 86 years young!  She appears vibrant, in shape, and has the spirit of the color she loves the most — green. Green is symbolic to her of all that is growing and willing to li...

Deacon Leonard Richardson
January 10, 2020

This is a story about an 82-year-old man who made a life-altering change at age 50 by allowing his faith, his energy and his love of life, family and friends to steer him into becoming a Deacon at age 53.  Deacon Leonard Richardson,