Celebrity fitness trainer, star of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” and best-selling author, Bob Harper, had a near-fatal heart attack at the gym almost one year ago. This February to kick off American Heart Month, he marked one year on his road to recovery by launching a program with AstraZeneca for other heart attack survivors called Survivors Have Heart. This is in addition to recently releasing a popular new diet book you may have seen, titled The Super Carb Diet, which also gives a nod to his heart health.
In Soul Support:Spiritual Encounters at Life's End: Memoir of a Hospital Chaplain. Joan shares true stories of people coming to terms--or not--with their final days. It offers intimate, behind-the-scenes accounts of the many ways patients, their families and friends, and hospital staff all deal with death and dying. The book tells not only their stories, but also the chaplain's. It relates how she listened and learned and stumbled and grew.
Gary Barg interviews Sandra C. Raymond. She is the Chief Executive Officer of The Lupus Foundation of America, which is devoted to solving the mystery of lupus, a systemic autoimmune disease that occurs when the body's immune system attacks it’s own tissues and organs. Inflammation caused by lupus can affect many different body systems — including joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, brain, heart and lungs.
Gary Barg discusses Dr. Agronin's newest book, The End of Old Age: Living a Longer, More Purposeful Life
Marc E. Agronin, M.D., is a board-certified adult and geriatric psychiatrist who currently serves as the Vice President for Behavioral Health and Clinical Research at the Miami Jewish Health Systems, Florida’s largest long-term care provider. He is also an Affiliate Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.
Gary Barg interviews Johnny Ross, Co-founder and CEO of MedHab, which has developed a leading edge solution for our loved ones when we deal with fall protection.
Stephen Tweedle is Licensed Funeral Director and Location Leader for Hiers - Baxley Funeral Services - Ocala, Belleview and TimberRdge. Gary Barg and Stephen discuss what caregivers need to know about, in regards to their loved ones funeral decisions and how to best celebrate their life and wishes during the service.