Growing Older with Gusto

Growing Older with Gusto


Latest Episodes

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,

Judi Schindler
December 11, 2019

Judi Schindler a lifelong Chicagoan is a multi-talented woman in her 70’s who has headed a 10 person PR firm for 40 years, become an actor, and an author where she describes one of her biggest life accomplishments - being married for 50+ years!

Phil la Duke
October 25, 2019

Phil La Duke who lives in Detroit, Michigan currently works as a workplace safety advisor for major companies. HIs life has taken a circuitous route to where he is now, and he shares how stumbling blocks spurred him on to better himself and live a joyf...

Barbara and Sheldon Stein
October 09, 2019

Gail interviewing Sheldon Stein - Barbara and Sheldon Stein are an active older couple who currently reside at the Clare, an independent living community in downtown Chicago. - A former lawyer and educator who remain chipper despite some health r...

Larry Clemons
August 19, 2019

Larry Clemons is a reflexologist, spiritualist and the first African American to rent office space in the iconic office building, The Garland Building in the Chicago Loop. He is a person who is a healer and has a positive spirit that has propelled him...

John & Barbara Cochran
July 24, 2019

John & Barbara Cochran, well-known journalists, who reside in Washington D.C. share their insights into how they have navigated through life and what sustains them today! - John was well known as a Senior Correspondent for ABC News and was their top C...