Episode 17: Finding the Right Match for Retirement Living

In this episode of the Aging in America Podcast, senior living advisor, Beth Friesen, shares how Oasis Senior Advisors help caregivers and adult children select a community that fits their needs.

Beth developed a passion for senior living after helping make the same decision for her parents. After more than 25 years in the healthcare, Beth decided to turn her passion into a profession, purchasing the Lincoln, Nebraska franchise of Oasis Senior Advisors.

Oasis Senior Advisors are located nationwide and work together to relieve some of the stress selecting retirement living can bring. They offer a range of free tools and connections […]

How to Become a Foster Grandparent

We recently had the privilege of speaking about the Foster Grandparent program with Elisa Stutheit with Aging Partners in Lincoln, Nebraska. She offered some in-depth insight about this program designed to provide individuals age 55+ with an opportunity to give back to the community and serve youth in local schools and educational programs.

What is the Foster Grandparent Program?

The Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) is a federal volunteer service program created in 1965. Aging Partners has sponsored FGP in Lincoln and Lancaster County since 1997.

Foster Grandparent volunteers are role models, mentors, and friends to children with exceptional needs.

The program […]

Episode 003: Preserving the stories of loved ones for future generations, with Dennis Stack

How a Free Technology Can Capture Legacy Stories of Loved Ones

In this episode of the Aging in America Podcast, Dennis Stack shares the one regret most people have after the passing of a loved one – the regret that they didn’t take more time to capture their stories and pass them on for future generations. Dennis is the co-founder and chairman of Legacy Stories, a company dedicated to providing a free living history library that provides life story learning, recording, archiving, and sharing to families professionals and groups. […]

Episode 001: An inside look at senior living communities

Senior Living Communities: An Inside Look with Greg Joyce

In this episode of the Aging in America Podcast, Greg Joyce shares his experience as leader of one of the area’s top senior living communities. Greg is the CEO of Legacy Retirement Communities. Founded in 1995, Legacy Retirement Communities have been distinguished as leaders in the industry. They have earned numerous local and national awards for their elegant assisted and independent living retirement communities. They are also known for world-class service and programming. […]