Southfield (CW50) – On this week’s STREET BEAT, host Amyre Makupson helps to lessen the stress of aging as we learn how to embrace the Golden Years. First, she speaks with Jenny Jarvis, Chief Communications & Strategy Officer for Area Agency for Aging 1-B about how they assist seniors and caregivers to traverse the many areas of aging.

Jenny Jarvis, Chief Communications Officer for Area Agency on Aging 1-B, with Street Beat Host Amyre Makupson (Credit: Logan Tesmer/CW50)

Then we meet with Jeff Welsh, Owner of Right At Home, and Kay Winokur to learn about the warning signs of Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

Jeff Welsh, Owner of Right At Home, and Kay Winokur from Right At Home, with Street Beat Host Amyre Makupson (Credit: Logan Tesmer/CW50)

Next, Carmela LaCommare, Senior Companion Program Manager and Carol Wall, Program Manager for Foster Grandparent Program of Oakland County, tells us about their two programs helping to keep seniors active and giving back.

Carmela LaCommare, Senior Companion Program Manager, and Carol Wall, Program Manager for Foster Grandparent Program of Oakland County, with Street Beat Host Amyre Makupson (Credit: Logan Tesmer/CW50)

Lastly, Joanie Toole, Chief of Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center, brings in a shelter cat, Dottie, and explains the benefits that cats can have for seniors.

Joanie Toole, Chief of the Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center, with Street Beat Host Amyre Makupson (Credit: Logan Tesmer/CW50)

Shelter Cat, Dottie (Credit: Logan Tesmer/CW50)

Watch STREET BEAT Sunday at 8:30am on CW50

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