KDNK Programs: Senior Matters

SENIOR MATTERS hosted by Diane Johnson, spotlights seniors in the community, representatives of senior services and programs and activities of interest to seniors. SENIOR MATTERS came into being in 2006 in response to the growing need for a voice that would speak to and for seniors in the Roaring Fork Valley. The valley offers a wonderful environment to live in, grow and grow older in. Statistics have proven that physical, mental and social activity plays a significant role in extending the life span of everyone in every age group. Recent surveys show that the average age for retirement, which used to be 64, today is now 70. Trends are changing - and it is only natural for our local aging population to enjoy and active lifestyle. The Carbondale community recognizes seniors as a valuable asset and provides the opportunity to contribute and expand their talents and knowledge.

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Senior Matters April 18, 2012

Judy Martin
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Senior Matters April 30, 2013

Diane's guest today is Jody Powell, naturopathic doctor, and together they discuss what seniors need to know about vitamins, minerals and medications.
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Senior Matters April 9, 2014

Tai Chi instructor Martin Finklestein
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Senior Matters August 15, 2012

On this month's episode host Diane Johnson is joined in the studio by ranchers Bud Gates and Tel Gates to talk about living and working on the land they love.
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Senior Matters August 21, 2013

Debbie Sutherland of Garfield County Senior Services about a subject important to seniors and those who love them: falls.
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Senior Matters December 11, 2013

Author Barbe Chambliss will be talking about her book Contemporary Women Peacemakers, The Hidden Side of Peacemaking.
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Senior Matters December 12, 2012

Host Diane Johnson welcomes Lisa Dancing Light and Doug Graybeal in a discussion about multi-generational co-housing communities.
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Senior Matters February 12, 2014

Local dispensary owner James Leonard joins the show to talk about the medical benefits of marijuana.
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Senior Matters February 20, 2013

Bobby Mason is Diane's guest today.
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Senior Matters January 14, 2014

Barbara Bush, RN, and Sean Jeung talk about the celebration of life that is hospice.
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