September 2023

Senior Talk with Kent Mathews

On our latest episode of Senior Talk, Kent Mathews, with PPACG Area Agency on Aging, joins us once again! In this episode, Kent talks about finding life’s purpose and our real self, which is important for both seniors and family caregivers. The Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging provides information, advocacy and services for seniors Read More »

Senior Talk with Oak Street Health

Our latest guest is Dr. Erik Wallace of Oak Street Health.  Dr. Wallace shares about his path to understanding the social determinants of health, which affect the overall health, survival and quality of life of our population. Dr. Wallace relocated to Colorado Springs where he served as Associate Dean at the University of Colorado School Read More »

Identifying Medicare Scams

Research shows that seniors are common targets of scammers. One of the most common ways that criminals try to get information is through Medicare scam calls. In fact, your Medicare number is often more valuable for criminals than your social security number or credit card numbers/banking information. The caregivers at Gentle Shepherd Home Care in Colorado Springs Read More »

Senior Talk with Jennifer Horn PPAAA

Join us for another great guest from Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging, Jennifer Horn!  Jennifer is a social worker with PPAAA and works as a care planner with a focus on helping seniors overcome generational trauma. One way Jennifer helps our community’s seniors is through group book discussions, paired with support groups, which allows Read More »

Senior Talk with PPAAA

Don’t miss this refresher show with Kent Mathews, Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging (PPAAA), Greg Coopman, the former host of Senior Talk, and Dan Wilson, Gentle Shepherd Home Care. Kent tells our audience about his path through senior care to his current position at PPAAA and how this agency helps support family caregivers. Kent Read More »