Take Charge of Your Life

Mondays, 6:30-7:00pm

Each week, marriage and family therapist Eleanor Bobrow invites you to take charge of your life with guests discussing a variety of topics including health, relationships, wellness, and more. The theme of this program is that so many events in life happen to us over which we have no control. Our only control is our response to life’s situations. It is said that 90% of life’s events happen to us and 10% is what we make happen.

The Hillside School on Take Charge of Your Life

Dec 15, 2012

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with David Mendlewski, head of The Hillside School in Macungie. The school is dedicated to serving students who have language-based learning disabilities and is designed to provide a structure to develop a sense of self-worth and self-respect, along with preparing students for college and beyond.

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Dr. Ric A. Baxter and Dr. Tricia A. Kelly, both from St. Luke’s about cancer. Once given the diagnosis, what are your options for treatment? 

Bedtime Tails on Take Charge of Your Life

Nov 27, 2012

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with author Susan Master, and illustrator Ann Cross about their book Bedtime Tails, which was written help children seek a restful night’s sleep. 

Dealing with Dementia on Take Charge of Your Life

Nov 15, 2012

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Marisa Leaser, Executive Director of Traditions of Hanover At Home, speech pathologist Janis Greim, and physical therapist Maureen Rinda about dementia; what it means and how to care for those who might begin to show signs of the disease.

On tonight’s program, host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Dr. Bruce Ellsweig, Medical Director of Lehigh Valley Health Network Hospice about caring for veterans living with complex and life changing issues.

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Eva Grayzel, author of the Talk4Hope Family book series. Eva wrote the books to help children understand cancer, learn skills to deal with their fears and communicate their feelings with family members

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Dr. Darren Traub, cardiologist at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem, specializing in arrhythmia and electrophysiology about ways to stay heart healthy.

Author John Paul Marosy on Take Charge of Your Life

Sep 28, 2012

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with John Paul Marosy, author of the Elder Care.  He is also the executive director of Everyday Life, a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly.  The focus of the program is the physical, mental and emotional issues that can arise when we are faced with becoming a caregiver for a partner, parent, or loved one.

Susan's Undoing Featured on Take Charge of Your Life

Sep 14, 2012

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with  Jennifer Sinclair, program director at the cancer support community in Bethlehem and Susan Chase, an actress playwright, dancer, director and star of  Susan’s Undoing;  a one woman theatrical production that chronicles her experiences as a cancer survivor.

Author Randi Rentz on Take Charge of Your Life

Sep 11, 2012

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Randi Rentz, author of Why Buy a Wig When You Can Buy Diamonds.  The book chronicles how a young woman in her 40s, brimming with life, discovers she has breast cancer.  They discuss her journey though "Cancerville" and her efforts to advocate for herself, with humor, dignity, bravery and passion.

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