Boomers Today Podcast

Boomers Today is our weekly podcast that helps educate families on resources available to the aging boomer population. Frank Samson, founder and CEO of Senior Care Authority®, interviews a different expert on aspects of what families face as the Boomers and their parents are aging. Subjects range from caregiver challenges, to legal matters, to financial considerations, to health and wellness topics and self-care. 

You can listen in here, or access the podcast through Apple PodcastsiHeartRadio, and the Boomers Today app for iPhone and Android.

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Becoming the Advocate Your Loved One Deserves

Erin Galyean is a pharmaceutical sales trainer, professional speaker, and published author. In 1997, Erin lost her father, Mike, to Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma and in 2018, she lost her sister, Meghan, to a rare lung disease. These heartbreaking life events, combined with her professional experience, taught Erin how to effectively advocate for a patient. As a result, Erin’s vision in life is to share her knowledge with others so they can do the same. In 2020, Erin published her first book Badass Advocate: Becoming the Champion Your Loved One Deserves.

Finding the Most Meaning and Satisfaction from Life

Dr. Judith Carney is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in mental health and well-being. She completed her master’s and doctoral degree at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia and has worked with individuals, couples, and families from diverse backgrounds to address a wide range of clinical issues. Dr. Carney is also a certified specialist in retirement transition, striving to help individuals make healthy adjustments in response to changes in areas that include career, health, family, leisure and social interests. Her pursuit is to help people build greater fulfillment and satisfaction in the retirement phase of life.

Inappropriate Sexual Behavior with Dementia

With 50 years of clinical experience, Dr. Dorian Mintzer is an experienced therapist; retirement transition, money, relationship, and executive coach; consultant; speaker; and writer. Dorian has authored and co-authored several books and has been featured in a variety of media such as the NY Times, WSJ, USA Today, CNN Money, Forbes, NPR, ABC Evening News and the Today Show and has given a Ted X talk focused on “Embracing your Bonus Years: A Time to Learn, Grow and Evolve.” Elizabeth Marcus is a former architect and current freelance writer. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Boston Globe and on online magazines. Her book Don’t Say a Word!: A Daughter’s Two Cents, is coming out soon. The book is a memoir about her struggles to make sense of the strange last years of her parents’ lives, when they cut loose and seemed to make a complete about-face.

Distinctive, Virtual, End of Life Celebrations

Kit Pappenheimer and Lynnea Brinkerhoff are co-founders of Heartfelt Memorials,LLC. Lynnea is an ordained Interfaith Minister, a Disaster Chaplain, and "End of Life Doula". Kit is a former educator, teaching and running public schools and a long time hospice volunteer. Both are ICF certified Executive Coaches, employing heart-based, body-oriented and trauma-informed practices with a fierce belief in the resilience of the human spirit to face and honor the end of life with dignity and grace.

Moving From Retire to Inspire

Julie Sursok is an inspiring breakthrough author of the best-selling book “I’m Now called a Senior WTF”. Julie is a senior herself. She has run her own successful businesses, performed on stage and television and is an award-winning recording artist. Julie emigrated from South Africa to Australia mastering the challenges of losing everything to rise back up again. And now with laughter, humility and life experience she is passionately inspiring seniors to stand tall and feel relevant again. Laugh at senior travels and senior moments and separate bedroom syndrome. Relate to medical checks and downsizing and technical faux pas. In this heart-felt and honest commentary on senior life, you will feel quite at HOME.

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Boomers Today Podcast