Take Charge of Your Life

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Health
11:50 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Staying Healthy in a Sit-Down Environment

Tonight on Take Charge of Your Life, host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Carmen Gerardi, Vice president of GUNA, Inc., a bio-pharmaceutical company based in Whitehall, and Rachel Jeffery, marketing representative at GUNA. Keeping fit in a sit-down environment can be difficult. Carmen and Rachel explain their innovative plan to motivate their staff to keep fit physically and thrive mentally to reach their working goal.  (Original air date December 9, 2013.)

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Health
1:35 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Dr. Melissa Clarke on Take Charge

Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes physician, educator and patient advocate Dr. Melissa Clarke to the program. She’s written a book call Excuse Me, Doctor, I've Got What, The Complete Guide to Taking Ownership of Your Health and Making Health-Care Reform Work for You. In addition to practical, how-to guidance on everything from choosing a doctor to navigating insurance, Excuse Me, Doctor equips the reader with a self-health action plan to be our best advocate in taking care of our most valuable resource-our health.

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Education
10:59 am
Wed November 20, 2013

The Hillside School on Take Charge

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Rick Lavoie, author, educator and speaker on learning disabilities and Donna Henry, the head of The Hillside School, which offers opportunities for children with learning disabilities. Listeners will we learn ways to maximize the potential of children with learning disabilities through excellence in education. (Original air date November 18, 2013.)

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Health
12:34 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

D-Generation: An Exaltation of Larks on Take Charge of Your Life

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.)

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Health
10:43 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Seniors Becoming Silver Surfers on Take Charge of Your Life

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Steve Mekanik, owner of Visiting Angels in Doylestown and caregiver Brittni M. about teaching our parents how to use a computer and SKYPE to make loving connections with family members and friends.  (Original air date November 4, 2013.)

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Arts
5:16 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Author Deborah Heiligman on Take Charge

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Deborah Heiligman, author of the book, Intentions, about understanding the teenage world that is often confusing to parents and adults who care for them.  (Original air date October 28, 2013.)

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Health
5:49 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

The PROGRAM on Take Charge of Your Life

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Dr. Joyce Dougherty, Executive Director of The PROGRAM for Women and Families. The organization helps women offenders reunite with their children. They also provide services for at-risk youths and male offenders to re-enter the community, all done in a setting that helps to provide and create positive change for all involved. (Orignal air date October 14, 2013.)

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Health
10:48 am
Mon October 14, 2013

Aging in the 21st Century on Take Charge of Your Life

Take Charge of Your Life host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Trina Johnson Brady, Community Relations Specialist at Phoebe Ministries, Keith Ochwat, PBS film producer and Managing Director of the Documentary Foundation, and Don Kimberling, a Phoebe Berks County resident who is the chairperson of the Sports and Recreation Task Force.  They discuss the 21st Century concept of aging which focuses on wellness and healthy activities by tackling the challenge of old age with grace, humor and optimism.  The Phoebe Institute on Aging will focus on this theme with a free conference enti

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Education
1:28 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Learning Disabilities and How to Overcome Them on Take Charge of Your Life

On this program, host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Rick Lavoie, author, educator and speaker on learning disabilities and Donna Henry, the head of The Hillside School, which offers opportunities for children with learning disabilities. Listeners will we learn ways to maximize the potential of children with learning disabilities through excellence in education. (Original air date September 30, 2013.)

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Health
10:47 am
Tue October 1, 2013

"Tennis Team" and Bullying on Take Charge of Your Life

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Rich Herschlag, writer and co-producer of The Tennis Team, and Bill Staples, executive producer of the Tennis Team. The two have created a film to help us understand the impact of bullying on our children and what we can do to prevent it and censure it in order to take a firm active position for the well-being of our children. (Original air date September 23, 2013.)

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