Author: Terri Labbe

Our first interview this week is with Jim Dau, State Director for AARP Virginia, about a new study that documents the financial strain on caregivers, and work the AARP is doing to try and help those experiencing that strain. Our second interview is with Courtney McCormick, corporate dietitian, Nutrisystem,...

This week we're speaking with Juanita Shanks, CEO and Founder of FailSafe-ERA, a non-profit organization that services individuals and families affected by incarceration. She discusses how FailSafe-ERA got its start, how it helps the local community, and how others can get involved! [audio mp3="https://wper.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/07032021-CM-FailSafeERA.mp3"][/audio]...

This week we talk with Sarah Lenz Lock, AARP’s SVP for Policy and Executive Director of the Global Council on Brain Health about a new study on dementia and brain health. The research shows health care providers overestimate the worry that adults 40 and older would...

This week we're talking with Dr. Karen Hacker, Director of CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) about tips to help quit smoking, but also how the CDC's Tips Campaign has helped adults quit in its 10 years of existence! We're also...

This week we are featuring a couple of interviews on personal finances and financial wellness. The first is with Dr. Elizabeth Dunn, Chief Science Officer at Happy Money and happiness researcher, as she shares tips to help relieve both financial and mental stress. Our second interview is with Brent Messenger, vice...

This week we are featuring several interviews on Community Matters. The first is with Dr. Julie Gralow, chief medical officer and executive vice president, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) about the latest cancer research findings. We're also talking with Darlene Green, Art Therapist with Hospice...

This week we are featuring an interview with Katy Pistole, award-winning, best-selling author and speaker, about Beautiful Brokenness Ministries - a horse-themed ministry dedicated to sharing the message of rescue, redemption and reconciliation. [audio mp3="https://wper.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/05152021-CM-BeautifulBrokenness.mp3"][/audio]...

This week we are speaking with Troy & Dee Stinson about Hub of Hope - a new non-profit based in Spotsylvania, VA aimed at helping to feed those in our community who face food insecurity. They discuss the restaurant space, the efforts being taken to...

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