Growing Older

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streetbeat650x2001 Growing Older

Sunday, May 15 at 11:30am

As America’s population ages, the issues and opportunities facing seniors and their families increase. 

First, Street Beat’s Syma Chowdhry talks to Kevin Hatman of the Michigan Humane Society about four-footed companions for elderly parents and the animal adoption fair where one could be adopted.  Syma’s dog, Nala, makes a special guest appearance as well.  www.michiganhumane.org

Then Community Correspondent Rick Loewenstein talks to Radio Host Jack Krasula about beginning new chapters in life.  www.trustinus.com

Next, Community Correspondent Austin Dobreff finds out about Alzheimer’s from Lisa Gardner, Family Services Program Coordinator, for the Alzheimer’s Association -Greater Michigan Chapter.   www.alz.org/gma

Finally, Syma finds out about a program that helps siblings cope with the problems that come with caring for elderly parents from Tina Rowley of Home Instead Senior Care.  www.caregiverstress.com   www.senioremergencykit.com  www.homeinstead.com

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