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In a time when women couldn't even vote, she wielded incredible power, blazing her own trail to unrivaled fame and fortune. So why don't we remembe...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2018
  • Length: 14:33
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A 75-year-old actress confronts her fear of aging while writing and performing on Cape Cod.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WAMC, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jun 02, 2017
  • Length: 04:37
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Wine Fellers
Does the mere wearing of cologne overpower a fine wine tasting? The Wine Fellers is an upbeat, good chemistry driven show created for anyone who h...

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio

  • Added: Feb 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This hour-long special is about the unspoken challenges of caring for a family member with dementia. The show explores the experience of ambiguous ...

Bought by KCBX, WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, KWMR, 90.9 WBUR - Boston's NPR News Station and more

  • Added: Oct 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Triptych photo illustration, Credit: Doug Dobey.
For the longest while I would think of my mother as a husk like the shell left behind by a cicada, all the internal meat gone, just a crisp skin re...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 27:38
Caption: Mom and Uncle Harodl, Credit: Stephanie Guyer-Stevens
Most often family members are the ones that step up and provide care when a parent or loved one needs it. According to the Family Caregiver Allianc...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 12:39
Caption: Alana Theriault, disability benefits counselor in Berkeley, California and Alice Wong, Making Contact Community Storytelling Fellow, Credit: Alice Wong
Whether you’re a paid home care provider, or rely on personal assistance to meet your daily needs, or a family member caring for a loved one, the n...

Bought by WRIR

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Debby Wurster is having a ball at her new home in a retirement community. She's got a full calendar of activities, she's making new friends, and......

Bought by Wisconsin Public Radio

  • Added: Sep 02, 2015
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Both Kathy Gruel and Karen O’Conner had a strong desire to learn the piano. But for years, decades even, they let their own insecurities get in th...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Karen Miller met a man named Gil Harper on Facebook. They started flirting. The flirtation grew more serious. Eventually, they planned to meet in r...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 25:13
  • Purchases: 1
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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Everyone loves a good happy hour - a chance to socialize and sip spirits. But what about happy hour in an assisted living facility?

Bought by PRX Remix and New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Aug 02, 2013
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Maggie Kuhn left no stone unturned to leave the world in a better state than she found it. No topic was off limits. In fact, she even talked about ...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio

  • Added: Mar 01, 2013
  • Length: 02:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Life is long and love is complicated.

Bought by, WMPG, and PRX Remix

  • Added: May 27, 2011
  • Length: 06:41
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Conrad, Evelyn and Buhg
Aileen LeBlanc tells a very personal story of her friends Conrad and Evelyn who fell in love in older age.

  • Added: May 11, 2011
  • Length: 18:25
Caption: Louisiana blues diva Carol Fran performs at her 76th birthday party., Credit: Photo by Barry Yeoman
Still Singing the Blues: New Orleans and South Louisiana features musicians in New Orleans and South Louisiana who continue to perform the blues—of...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KCMJ Community Radio, Red River Radio Network, Red River Radio Network and more

  • Added: May 11, 2010
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 23
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Alice Loesch has lived through a century that has seen some of history’s most sweeping changes in the lives of women.

Bought by WTIP, Delta College Public Radio, KSFR, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KAWC and more

  • Added: Jan 06, 2010
  • Length: 06:46
  • Purchases: 10
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For a group of retired women in Maine, a garden grows more than just plants.

Bought by KZYX and WAMC

  • Added: Jun 22, 2009
  • Length: 07:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Marty Hagglund had it all. He had a loving wife, a beautiful home, and a great job. Then, Marty threw it all to the wind to realize a deep-seated, ...

Bought by KUOW, KVNF, and KFAI

  • Added: Jan 21, 2009
  • Length: 07:47
  • Purchases: 3
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Voices of Hurricane Katrina...this week on Prime Time Radio.

Bought by WCNY, KPFA, KGNU, KXOT Public Radio, KVNF and more

  • Added: Jul 27, 2007
  • Length: 01:01:56
  • Purchases: 9
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Myonne Lee has wanted to fly since she was a child. Some eighty years later, she?s finally learning.

Bought by KFAI and Third Coast International Audio Festival

  • Added: May 23, 2007
  • Length: 06:38
  • Purchases: 2
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Elderly women at the annual Valentine's day dance in Chicago.

Bought by WAMC and New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Feb 08, 2007
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 2
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Boxing has attracted a new type of pugilist: seniors, women, and cancer patients. A sound rich feature exploring the world of the non-traditional ...

Bought by KFAI and WAMC

  • Added: Jan 01, 2007
  • Length: 04:33
  • Purchases: 2
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Does getting older spell the end of sexuality? Not always.

Bought by KFAI, WMPG, and Spokane Public Radio

  • Added: Aug 16, 2004
  • Length: 27:46
  • Purchases: 3
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An extraordinary New Yorker who lives alone as her 100th birthday approaches

Bought by WYSO

  • Added: Jul 09, 2004
  • Length: 07:31
  • Purchases: 1