Kentucky Living Health Club interviews
By Lisa Capehart from June 2014 Issue
Web Exclusive to "Staying on Track"
Mindful Eating interview
Dr. Michelle May, creator of the Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Programs and author of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat: How to BreakYour Eat-Repent-Repeat Cycle, shares how you can "eat mindfully, live vibrantly"—learn a simple way to eat the foods you love without guilt or fear. No more diets!
Q&A with Lisa Capehart interview
Kentucky Living's Health Club facilitator Lisa Capehart, who is also an exercise physiologist and certified wellness coach, answers questions posted by Health Club members.
Eating Healthy Without Deprivation interview
An interview with Kathy Marker from the blog, Hungry Again (hungry-again.com), talks about eating healthy without deprivation and non-diet weight management and shares favorite recipes.
End-of-Life Decisions interview
No one likes to talk about death, but it's perhaps the most important part of successful aging—planning ahead for all types of things, including end-of-life planning. At least 60 percent of people say that making sure their family is not burdened by tough decisions is "extremely important" yet 56 percent have not communicated their end-of-life wishes. One conversation can make all the difference. Kate DeBartolo of The Conversation Project explains what it's all about and how to make the conversation easier and meaningful.
Did you think that hormone replacement therapy is just for menopause? Learn how bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) can safely and naturally help in your quest to age successfully—weight loss, thyroid issues, hot flashes, etc. Listen to an interview with Lyn Hogrefe of The Happy Hormone Cottage to learn more.
Dr. Roger Landry, author of Live Long, Die Short interview
Dr. Roger Landry, author of the book, Live Long, Die Short: A Guide to Authentic Health and Successful Aging, how to embrace and take control of your own aging. Landry talks about his research on aging, which affirms that how we age is mostly determined by lifestyle, the choices we make every day.
If you've wanted to know more about what Hospice is and how it may factor into your end-of-life wishes, take a listen to this interview with Cassie Mitchell from Hosparus.
Planning for the Future interview
Donna Farmer of The Pillars Assisted Living Community in Shelbyville, Kentucky, talks about the importance of planning for housing in our later years (great info for yourself and for you in your caregiver role).
Long-term Care Insurance interview
Do you want to learn more about long-term care insurance? Check out this interview with Phyllis Shelton, a leading authority and consumer advocate for long-term care insurance, of LTC Consultants, Hendersonville, Tennessee.
Affordable Care Act/Healthcare Insurance interview
Susan Dunlap from Kentucky Health Cooperative talks about the Affordable Care Act and the healthcare insurance required as of January 1, 2014, including how to apply, subsidy eligibility, etc.
Financial Planning for Retirement interview
Suzan Ross, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) with Baldwin Wealth, LLC, shares valuable information on the subject of Financial Planning for Retirement.
Medicare In's and Out's interview
This week's interview with Michelle List of Senior Medicare Patrol the in's and out's of Medicare and what you need to know to get signed up. Even if you're not yet 65, this is some great info to know now!
Care for the Caregiver interview
An interview with Rev. Kate Hauk, a minister who has worked in hospice and as a hospital chaplain, shares the challenges of being a caregiver and the importance of self-care for the caregiver.
Polypharmacy is a term that refers to taking six or more prescription medications. Listen to this interview with Pharmacist, Mary Enzweiler, about what problems might crop up and what to do.
Aging in Place interview
"Aging in place" or "thriving in place" as our guest, Alicia Heazlitt, refers to it, is the idea of remaining in our homes for as long as we can as we age. And, who doesn't like the sound of that? Listen to our interview about all the cool products that will help us accomplish that.
Geriatric Medicine interview
What is geriatric medicine and who needs a geriatrician? Find out in this interview with Dr. Laura Morton with University of Louisville Geriatrics.
Wellness Coach Lisa Capehart interview
Listen to Kentucky Living's Health Club facilitator, Lisa Capehart, who is also a certified wellness coach and exercise physiologist, who shares tips to help you stay on track with your wellness promises. She asks questions such as: What are your priorities in life? Are your behaviors congruent with those priorities? Are you walking the talk? Learn tips to making successful, long-term change for overall wellness in your life. Remember, "Practice is Progress."
Read the Kentucky Living June 2014 feature that goes along with this Web Exclusive, "Staying on Track."