Take Charge of Your Life

Adaptations Lehigh Valley on Take Charge

Feb 6, 2014

Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Marsha Timmerman, founder of Adaptations Lehigh Valley, to the program. Adaptations Lehigh Valley is an organization for people in their 20's and 30's with learning disabilities, or for those who need support. The group offers a wide variety of opportunities, from social activities to ways to improve interpersonal skills. (Original air-date February 3, 2014).

The Generational Impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan 23, 2014

Program host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Dr. Joel Nathan Rosen, Associate Professor of Sociology at Moravian College and Moravian College students, Elijah Irving, a senior psychology major, and Justin Charles, a senior political science major, and try to understand how Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s efforts not only impacted his generation but many generations thereafter. (Original air-date January 20, 2014). 

Author Anil Gupta on Take Charge

Jan 2, 2014

Tonight on Take Charge of Your Life host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Anil Gupta, speaker, life coach and author of Immediate Happiness. The book guides readers to the possibilities of a New Year filled with good health and physical, mental and spiritual growth. (Original air date Dec. 30, 2013.)

Elders' Elves on Take Charge

Dec 18, 2013

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Negar Jahanbin, owner and managing director of Synergy HomeCare. The program provides Elders’ Elves who shop, wrap, cook, and even decorate for local seniors who can’t deck the halls like they used to.  (Original air date December 16, 2013.)

Staying Healthy in a Sit-Down Environment

Dec 11, 2013

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.)

Dr. Melissa Clarke on Take Charge

Dec 3, 2013

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.

The Hillside School on Take Charge

Nov 20, 2013

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.)

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.)

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.)

Author Deborah Heiligman on Take Charge

Oct 31, 2013

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.)