Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Eric Bass and his wife Ines Zeller-Bass about ways to develop compassion and empathy for those individuals with late-stage dementia. We will learn about a technique called the TimeSlip method of story collecting from those affected by the disease, and understand that we can appreciate people with late-stage dementia through listening to their stories of despair and joy. (Original air date November 11, 2013.)
Carlos Benjamin welcomes Canadian band The Duhks, receipients of Canada’s Juno Award to WDIY’s The Blend at 3pm Friday November 8, prior to their performance at The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe. The band recently reunited after their 2010 breakup. Winning the Best Roots & Traditional Album Juno Award, they boast a diverse collection of influences, including old-time, jazz, Celtic, folk, Quebecois, and gospel.
Economic Pulse with Dr. Kamran Afshar is a synopsis of the week’s economic news, with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley, and important issues to watch in the coming week. This program is part 2 of 2 covering The Employment And Purchasing Index of the Lehigh Valley, a quarterly report of Lehigh Valley businesses. For complete survey results, please visit Dr. Afshar’s blog at www.kaa-inc.com. (Original air date November 8, 2013.)
Host Waldemar Vinovskis talks with Allan Birney, Music Director of the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra about their next concert "Kaleidoscopic Sounds" with piano soloist Dudana Mazmanishvili happening Saturday, November 9th at First Presbyterian Church Allentown at 7:30 p.m. (Original air date November 8, 2013.)
Join host Laurie A. Siebert, CPA, CFP(r), AEP (r) and her guest, Capital Blue Sr. VP of Business Development, Aji Abraham as they discuss the Capital Blue Store and highlights of the Affordable Care Act. (Original air date November 6, 2013.)
Bewildered by all the good and bad news about ObamaCare, also known as the Affordable Care Act? Tune in to hear Allentown attorney, Mark Aurand, who's practiced healthcare law for decades, as he clears away the confusion. Mark has made it his goal to understand ObamaCare thoroughly and be able to explain the essential points to the rest of us. You'll gain surprising insights on accessing affordable, high-quality health insurance plans, plus which of the current sensational news stories you can just ignore. (Original air date November 7, 2013.)