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We look at the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project, which helps people with Alzheimer’s learn (or re-learn) a classic, well-loved poem and create new poems....

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 10:10
  • Purchases: 1
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It was 1945, Joe Prinster was just hours into his high school diploma when he was told to "pack and be ready to get on the train in the morning...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:35
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A majority of Americans say their biggest financial concern is that they won’t be able to save enough money to retire. This finding, by a recent Ga...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 04:20
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You never know where someone's been…Sammy.

  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:33

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:03
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Folks in Ocean Point, Maine are afraid of Bobby Moore. They say he’s strange and even dangerous. But a visit to Bobby’s trailer reveals another sid...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 08:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Patty Woods remembers her partner, who left a lasting impact on her life.

Bought by KMUD and WTJU


  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:25
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Gloria and Rose
Sassy and sagacious Gloria, 85, shares stories of being in both a conventional heterosexual marriage and a long-time same-sex relationship.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: 10:37
Caption: The artist's concept above shows the Pluto system from the surface of one of the candidate moons., Credit: NASA, ESA and G. Bacon (STScI) via Wikipedia
Greg O'Brien is a journalist on a mission, writing what may be his last story ever. This story was produced by Alex Kapelman for the Transom Story ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Rick Rayburn cares for his wife Marianne who has dementia., Credit: Andrew Nixon | Capital Public Radio
If you're not a caregiver now there's a good chance you'll become one, joining an estimated 66 million adults who make up the "backbone" of America...

Bought by KOSU, KQED, KZYX, KWGS, KCBX and more


  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 54:03
  • Purchases: 18
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In his prime, Dana Livingston’s father was an Oklahoma superhero. He lettered in four sports, drilled oil wells, and frequented country clubs with ...

Bought by KGOU


  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 06:22
  • Purchases: 1
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People 50 years or older now make up the majority of HIV and AIDS cases in San Francisco. Since HIV emerged in the 1980's, treatments have improved...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 08:14
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This chat with my nanny, Evelyn Smail, was recorded at her seniors' home in Morrisburg ON about a year ago. Created by me, it was produced by Ashle...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2014
  • Length: 07:14
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Denise Ortiz is a hypnotherapist who has a relaxed and positive approach to stress release, sleep and relaxation, confidence and motivation.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 25:46
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The 2012 Georgia Author of the Year Award in Poetry, Alice Friman's other honors include the Ezra Pound Poetry Award for her third book, ZOO. In t...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Frances Hilary McGuigan, Credit: Doug Dobery
This journey begins in the deepest recesses of the human brain--the hippocampus, and ends in the memory support unit of a retirement community. It'...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2013
  • Length: 54:59
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This journey begins in the deepest recesses of the human brain--the hippocampus, and ends in the memory support unit of a retirement community. It'...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2013
  • Length: 27:22
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Alzheimer’s sucks an entire life away, bit by bit at first, almost imperceptibly. By degrees memories--short-term, and then long-term--begin to fad...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2013
  • Length: 27:30
Caption: Ruben Aguilar (R) and Bill Luna (L)
Ruben Aguilar tells his friend Bill Luna about his family's deportation as part of the Mexican Repatriation Program in 1933.

  • Added: Apr 08, 2013
  • Length: 02:01
Caption: Pina Maisano Grassi is a fabrics store owner and dedicated activist in the fight against the Mafia.  Her husband was murdered in 1991 for refusing to pay the Mafia’s extortion tax., Credit: Nancy Greenleese
An 84-year-old grandmother and business owner is taking on the mob in Sicily. Organized criminals demand that business owners pay protection money...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2013
  • Length: 04:21
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Ringing the Salvation Army bell is boring, cold work during the busy Christmas holiday season. Margaret Agard, author and bell ringing volunteer, ...

Bought by Delta College Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 03, 2012
  • Length: 04:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "A quintessential wartime embrace.", Credit: Kenny Malone
In the safety deposit box that Udavilla Rutherford had with the Bank of America in Bradenton, Fla. she kept a strange array of items: a set of cow-...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 03, 2012
  • Length: 08:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A participant with Alzheimer's at the Studio Museum in Harlem, Credit: Cathy Greenblat
When dementia sets in, it’s often thought that all is lost. But staff at the Studio Museum in Harlem doesn’t think so. It has a program to provide ...

Bought by WJCT


  • Added: Oct 27, 2012
  • Length: 05:19
  • Purchases: 1
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Three hospice professionals explore ways for the dying and the survivors to find more peace around the death passage. This compelling hour also inc...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Jane Beard, of Silver Spring, Maryland
Now that her kids are grown up, it's not them keeping Jane up at night—it's her father.

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2012
  • Length: 04:26
  • Purchases: 1