THIS WEEK ON WDIY

Monday, 6:30-7:00pm, Dr. Peter Borten discusses his new book "The Well Life" and how joy and meaning come from three fundamental principles—sweetness, structure, and space.
Monday, 7:00-9:00pm, Steve Aaronson goes back to New York's Washington Square in the 1950s and 60s where folk singers of the day gathered to sing and share their thoughts.
Tuesday, 7:00-9:00pm, Dina Hall features archived sets from Susan Werner, Three Women & The Truth, and Jimmy LaFave; plus plenty of studio cuts of Godfrey’s artists.
Wednesday, 6:00-7:00pm, Laurie Siebert welcomes guest, James J. Ruggiero Jr., Esq. AEP®, Managing Partner at Ruggiero Law Offices, to discuss ACT 95 and power of attorney.
Thursday, 6:00-7:00pm, John Pearce speaks with guests Susan Falciani and Dr. Kate Ranieri about Trexler Library's efforts to digitize letters from students serving in WWII.

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Pathstones by Phoebe on Take Charge of Your Life

Eleanor Bobrow discusses a program called Pathstones by Phoebe which offers continuing care for seniors at home, providing all the services that a person might receive in the long-term care facility.

Eleanor speaks with Melanie Kohler , Executive Director of Pathstones by Phoebe , and Nancy Shelly , a life-long resident of the Lehigh Valley, who, along with her husband, is one of the many individuals using this service. (Original air-date: 1/16/2017)

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Reading The Game: 'Red Dead Redemption'

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For years now, some of the best, wildest, most moving or revealing stories we've been telling ourselves have come not from books, movies or TV, but from video games. So we're running an occasional series, Reading The Game, in which we take a look at some of these games from a literary perspective.

As Congressional Republicans begin work on repealing the Affordable Care Act, many of the nation's governors want to make sure that their state budgets don't take a hit during the dismantling process.

They're most concerned about Medicaid, the health insurance program for the poor that's run jointly by the states and federal government. As a result of a Supreme Court decision, states were allowed to decide whether they would expand Medicaid under the ACA. 14 million people have gained health insurance coverage through Medicaid since eligibility for the program was expanded.

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When Ali Andrew Li was born on Jan. 7, he was gently placed on his mother's chest, where doctors cleaned and examined him and covered him with a warm blanket.

"I just loved it," his mother, Salma Shabaik, a family physician who lives in Los Angeles, says. "It was really nice to have the baby right there beneath my eyes where I could feel him, touch him, kiss him."

Emboldened by Donald Trump's win and inauguration, several of Europe's top populist leaders gathered in Germany this weekend to strategize on how they might help each other in their upcoming national elections.

Marine Le Pen, who heads France's far-right National Front, proved especially popular with the largely German crowd that packed a convention hall yesterday in the historic western city of Koblenz, nestled between the scenic Rhine and Mosel Rivers.

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The Inside Dish's Michael Drabenstott on WFMZ

Michael speaks with WFMZ about WDIY's new program exploring the culinary arts in the Lehigh Valley.