Take Charge of Your Life

Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes guests from The Lodge, a living community that supports adults with mental illness in Northampton County.

Ian Panyko, director of The Lodge, and two of its residents join Eleanor for this week's show.

(Original air-date: 4/17/17)

The Freedom Seder on Take Charge of Your Life

Apr 6, 2017

In this web exclusive, host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Emily August from the National Museum of American Jewish History. Emily, the director of public programs, discusses the history of the museum's Freedom Seder.

The Freedom Seder combines celebrations for Passover with celebrations for universal freedoms.

This edition of Take Charge of Your Life focuses on weight loss struggles. Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Dr. Rovenia Brock, PhD., who believes she has a doable program that helps people struggling to lose weight and combat emotional eating.

Dr. Rovenia Brock is an award-winning health journalist and author of a new book, Lose Your Final 15: Dr. Ro's Plan to Eat 15 Servings a Day and Lose 15 lbs. at a Time. 

(Original air-date: 3/20/17)

Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Shonda Moralis, a licensed psychotherapist, in private practice specializing in stress-related disorders and mindfulness-based therapy.

She writes a psychology today blog called Breathe, Mama, Breathe, where she draws from her experiences as a mother of two. Moralis has developed and taught mindfulness courses for children, parents, teachers and students.

(Original air-date: 3/27/17)

Elder Scams on Take Charge of Your Life

Mar 17, 2017

Host Eleanor Bobrow discusses research that indicates older people are more likely to be victims of certain scams such as identity theft and financial exploitation.

Joining her is David P. Shallcross, Elder Abuse Unit Leader, of the Office of the Attorney General. He explains the types of crimes targeting seniors and presents valuable steps to help prevent such crimes. 

(Original air-date: 3/13/17)

'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 how there are over 80 million baby boomers and their families who will be facing the overwhelming challenge of down-sizing and relocating after decades of living in their homes.

Joining Eleanor is Renee Hillman, Lehigh Valley Director of Operations for Moving Solutions, a senior moving management company that has helped families with this transition for 20 years.

(Original air-date: 2/13/17)

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)

Author Lisa Lewtan on Take Charge of Your Life

Apr 28, 2016

Eleanor Bobrow is joined by Lisa Lewtan, author of Busy, Stressed and Food Obsessed, which expored the tools needed to overcome food obsession. Lisa talks about identifying symptoms that trigger a food fest, understanding how foods can affect mood, energy and health, what you're really hungry for, and the benefits of meditation.

(Original air-date: 04/25/16)

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