Zestful Aging

Zestful Aging


Latest Episodes

Kristin Johnson -- Online Safety and Etiquette
October 13, 2019

Kristin Johnson is a prize-winning poet and writer, a novelist, a ghostwriter, screenwriter and the author of "Ain't "U" Got No Manners, The Bible For Social Media”. We’re going to speak with her today about her book, and get some help navigating th ...

Jolene Hill -- “Life is Short...So Let’s Talk”
October 12, 2019

Jolene Hill wants to encourage families to have meaningful conversations about what really matters in life. Her campaign 'Life's short..so let's talk' is designed to recognize our intrinsic need to remember and celebrate our life and achievements and ...

Melissa Berton -- "Period. End of Sentence."
October 11, 2019

Rebroadcast for the International Day of the Girl. Since 2012, 11 October has been marked as the International Day of the Girl. The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls' empowerment and the fu ...

Kathrine Switzer -- A Real Marathon Woman
October 05, 2019

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to officially run what was then the all-male Boston Marathon, infuriating one of the event's directors who attempted to violently eject her. In one of the most iconic sports moments, Switzer escaped and f ...

Gillian Walnes Perry -- Anne Frank Scholar, Teaches Peace and Tolerance
September 28, 2019

Gillian Walnes Perry has dedicated her life to teaching peace and tolerance throughout the world. She is the Co-founder and Honorary Vice President of the Anne Frank Trust UK, which she set up in 1990 with family and friends of Mr Otto Frank, Anne Fr ...

John Leland -- What Does a Great Life Look Like?
September 21, 2019

What makes us truly happy throughout our lives? John Leland, columnist at The New York Times, wrote a yearlong series that became the basis for his new book: Happiness Is a Choice You Make; lessons from a year among the oldest old. The book is a NYT ...

Stacy Feintuch - "The Widow Wears Pink"
September 14, 2019

Stacy Feintuch was a stay at home mom with two young daughters in 2011 when her husband suddenly died from a heart attack. After a few very difficult years, she started the blog "The Widow Wears Pink" which helped her reach other widows and help them ...

Liz Scott -- "This Never Happened"
September 07, 2019

Liz Scott is a psychologist and the author of a fascinating and unusual memoir entitled, "This Never Happened". The book describes her life with two very unhappy and difficult parents who held many secrets; Liz grew up living an Anglo-Saxon life in C ...

Sheryl DiStefano -- Purpose Farm: Where Animals and Kids Heal Each Other
September 02, 2019

Zestful Aging tours Purpose Farm, in Upstate New York, which is a unique nonprofit, hosting a free youth program for traumatized children and rescued animals. Children who have emotional trauma from abuse, neglect or being bullied, interact with anim ...

Melissa Berton -- "Period. End of Sentence."
August 31, 2019

Melissa Berton is the Academy Award winning producer for Best Documentary Short for "Period. End of Sentence." and CEO of The Pad Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to the principle that “a period should end a sentence, not a girl’s educati ...