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 Bridal Chair' on Take Charge of Your Life

Mar 10, 2017

Eleanor Bobrow welcomes best-selling author Gloria Goldreich to dicuss her latest book, The Bridal Chair.

Goldreich's book is a coming-of- age tale that chronicles the life of Ida Chagall, the forgotten woman behind the famous modernist painter, Marc Chagall. 

(Original air-date: 2/27/17)

Eleanor Bobrow discusses the Martin Luther & Coretta Scott King Memorial Inc., a 5013 C organization whose mission is to honor the King family and address issues of civil rights, world peace and economic equality for all.

Eleanor is joined by Sharon Fraser who chairs the Martin Luther & Coretta Scott King Memorial Inc.

(Original air-date: 2/20/17)

Eleanor Bobrow discusses Parkinson's disease and its current successful treatments.

Eleanor's guests this week will be Cathi Dunkelberger, a certified Natural Health Counselor and life coach, and Betsy Wetzig, a movement researcher, choreographer, educator, dancer, author, and the originator and director of Coordination Pattern™ "Breakthru" Training, and Full Potential Learning. 

(Original air-date: 2/6/17)

Eleanor Bobrow discusses how we find ways to engage in what brings us joy and meaning. Eleanor's guest is Dr. Peter Borten, co-author of The Well Life: How to Use Structure, Sweetness, and Space to Create Balance, Happiness, and Peace.

Dr. Borten maintains that joy and meaning come from learning to embrace these three fundamental principles.

(Original air-date: 1/23/2017)

Pathstones by Phoebe on Take Charge of Your Life

Jan 20, 2017

Eleanor Bobrow discusses a program called Pathstones by Phoebe which offers continuing care for seniors at home, providing all the services that a person might receive in the long-term care facility.

Eleanor speaks with Melanie Kohler, Executive Director of Pathstones by Phoebe, and Nancy Shelly, a life-long resident of the Lehigh Valley, who, along with her husband, is one of the many individuals using this service.

(Original air-date: 1/16/2017)

Understanding Depression on Take Charge of Your Life

Jan 20, 2017

Eleanor Bobrow examines depression and how it can often be misunderstood in society. Her guest is Cathy Reimers, PhD, a psychologist with 25+ years of experience counseling children, teens, and adults.

Remiers' latest book is The Mind, Heart and Soul of Depression: Your Guided Journal for Emotional Healing and Getting to The Truth of The Matter which explores the depth of depression and shows how to get to its causes. 

(Original air-date: 1/9/2017)

Eleanor Bobrow welcomes guest Stanley M. Vasiliadis, a certified elder law attorney, on this edition of Take Charge of Your Life.

Vasiliadis discusses how seniors can protect their assets from institutional demands when considering long-term care.

(Original air-date: 1/2/2017)

Eleanor Bobrow welcomes guest Judith Umlas to discuss how to treat people in the working environment in a way that will increase their productivity and loyalty to the firm.

Umlas is Senior Vice President at International Institute for Learning, Inc. and author of the new book, Grateful Leadership: Using the Power of Acknowledgment to Engage All Your People and Achieve Superior Results.

(Original air-date: 12/26/2016)

On this edition of Take Charge of Your Life, preserving brain capabilities as we age is discussed. Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Charis Lindrooth, D.C., a herbalist and chiropractor with a busy practice in Pennsylvania.

While the statistics are growing for Alzheimers and dementia, we do not hear much about what we can do to preserve our brain functions. Dr. Lindrooth explains how we can maintain brain function with proper diet, stress management, and natural methods.

(Original air-date: 12/12/16)

Twenty-one people die each day waiting for an organ transplant. The Philadelphia-based non-profit organization, Gift of Life Donor Program, works to help the nearly 5,000 patients awaiting a life-saving transplant in our region.

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