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.

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.

TAACCCT Featured on Take Charge of Your Life

Sep 7, 2012

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with  NCC staff Paul Pierpoint, Cindy Woodling and Janice Kenyatta to the program to talk about the TAACCCT grant. TAACCCT provides community colleges with funds to expand and improve their ability to deliver education and career training programs for employment in high-wage, high-skill occupations.

Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Richard Herschlag and Carol Polis, co-authors of The Lady is a Champ, about Carol's experience as the first female professional boxing judge.

Hope's Journey on Take Charge of Your Life

Aug 13, 2012

Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Dr. Bruce Ellsweig, Vice Chairman for Community Practices at Lehigh Valley Health Network and Anita Desai, Executive Director of Hope's Journey of the Greater Lehigh Valley.  They discuss the impact of debilitating childhood illness, not only on the children but also upon parents and families. They also explain the resources and services provided by Hope's Journey of the Greater Lehigh Valley, through the Lehigh Valley Health Network.

Adoptions from the Heart on Take Charge of Your Life

Jul 25, 2012

Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Tamara Christ, District Supervisor of the Allentown Office of Adoptions from the Heart.  Adoptions from the Heart has placed more than 5,600 infants and toddlers in loving homes since 1985, and offers counselors who enable adoptive and birth parents to create their own personalized adoption plans.

SCORE Featured on Take Charge of Your Life

Jul 16, 2012

Host Eleanor Bobrow talk Mike Willency and Jay Plotnick, both of Lehigh Valley SCORE, an organization that connects experienced local mentors  to entrepreneurs, helping them start a business, manage a business or succeed in business.

Women on U.S. Supreme Court Focus of Program

Jul 9, 2012

Host Eleanor Bobrow talk with Dr. Nichola D. Gutgold, Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Penn State University, Lehigh Valley Campus and author of The Rhetoric of Supreme Court Women: From Obstacles to Options, as they discuss the shift that took place once women were elected to the U.S. Supreme Court.