Season 2, Episode 9

Alzheimer’s and other dementias pose challenges in our life. In the latest episode of FiftyForward Exchange, Sallie Hussey, CEO of FiftyForward, talked with Dawne Bunn, the Executive Director of the Tennessee Alzheimer’s Association. Our latest FiftyForward Exchange showcases how this nonprofit focuses on brain health and how we can understand and cope with cognitive changes.

Season 2, Episode 8

In this special video series journalist Mary Hance (aka Ms. Cheap) chats with FiftyForward Friend Vanessa Hickman to share tips on stretching the dollar, frugal finds, and low-cost or no-cost events in our community. From groceries to medications and gift giving, we are certain this is an interview that will pay you dividends in the future.

Season 2, Episode 7

This FiftyForward Exchange offers a glimpse into caregiving with someone who knows all too well about how essential care programs are for older adults and family members. Adult Day Services Program Manager Georgina Dench talks with Heather Bogdal. Heather is a dedicated and loving daughter, caregiver, and businesswoman eager to share her caregiving journey with us.

Season 2, Episode 6

Charmin Bates shares a bit about her vision to launch the Nashville-based nonprofit Creative Girls Rock.

Season 2, Episode 5

Nashville’s Rudy Caduff shares how IPF (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis) almost took his life, but an organ donor saved him.

Season 2, Episode 4

FiftyForward All of Us Program Coordinator Keith Richardson speaks with Dr. Amy Price Neff, of Mindstream Integrative Medicine, about health and wellness as we age.

Season 2, Episode 3

Learn about healthy and safe nutrition practices for the holidays and throughout the year in this exchange featuring Second Harvest’s Senior Manager of Nutrition & Innovation Caroline Pullen and FiftyForward Bordeaux Center Director Melvin Fowler. In addition, Pullen shares valuable information on food resources in Middle Tennessee to help counter food instability.

Season 2, Episode 2

Join Gretchen Funk, Chief Program Officer of FiftyForward, and José Gonzaléz, co-founder and CFO of Conexión Américas, for FiftyForward Exchange as they discuss the importance of Hispanic Heritage Month. In the interview, Gonzaléz shares stories that underscore the benefits of building strong communities and families, as well as the important role older adults often play in intergenerational sharing.

Season 2, Episode 1

Join FiftyForward Human Resources Director, April Curlin, and children’s book author, Donna Drehmann, for FiftyForward Exchange–an exchange of ideas and good conversation tackling the issues facing older adults.

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