Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli, joins host Eleanor Bobrow to discuss the establishment of the county’s new Mental Health Court. The new court will deal with individuals with addiction problems and mental health issues.
Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Jack Stern, PhD, from Weill Cornell Medical College to discuss a problem affecting those all across the country--back problems. Jack is the author of Ending Back Pain and the co-founder of Spine Options, New York's first and only facility committed to non-surgical care of back and neck pain.
Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Warren County's Teacher of the Year 2014/2015 award recipient, Ann Marie Ball, to discuss Project Impact, her program which builds strong relationships between teachers, students, and community members to help organize community outreach programs. Joining Ann Marie Ball is Audra Churetta, a 13-year teacher at Andover Morris Elementary School and Susan Schweitzer a 22-year secretary at Freeman Elementary.
Host Eleanor Bobrow spotlights the Sigal Musuem's new exhibit, Eras of Elegance, which explores the fashion of Northampton County women from the 1750's to the 1920's. Guests Nancy O'Hanlon, Curator of the Sigal Museum, and Andria Zaia, Curator of Collections and Archives, discuss the downtown Easton museum's new exhibit running until summer 2015.
As we enter the holiday gift-giving season, tonight's discussion focuses on appropriate gifts for children. Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes author Susan Master and illustrator Ann Cross to discuss their new children's book What IS Mr. Peepers?
Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes sisters Serene Allison and Pearl Barrett, co-authors of New York Times bestseller Trim Healthy Mama, to discuss sensible, healthy Thanksgiving eating plans and getting the family to cooperate.
In honor of Epilepsy Awareness Month, we talk about what epilepsy is, how it impacts our children, families and relationships. On this edition of Take Charge of Your Life, host Eleanor Bobrow speaks with Ellen Baca, Coordinator for the Epilepsy Foundation serving Lehigh, Northampton, Schuylkill, Monroe and Carbon counties, conducting monthly support groups and educational programs for school personnel, Emergency Medical Services, police and human service organizations.
Sheri Sobrato Brisson, author of Digging Deep: A Journal for Young People Facing Health Challenges, joins host Eleanor Bobrow to discuss what happens when either ourselves or our children receive a diagnosis for a terminal disease for which there is no cure. Sheri is a survivor of a terminal malignant brain tumor diagnosis. She was not expected to survive her twenties. Now in her forties, she is making it her life’s work to support the healing process for youth dealing with a health crisis.
Moravian College graduate, blogger, and author, Shane Burcaw, joins host Eleanor Bobrow to discuss Spinal Muscular Atrophy which Shane was diagnosed with at age two. They talk about the disease, Shane's day-to-day life in a wheelchair, starting his own non-profit organization, and his latest book, Laughing at My Nightmare, in which Shane describes his life from infancy through adulthood and how he developed the ability to look at his life with humor and acceptance.