aging http://iowapublicradio.org en The Aging Challenge http://iowapublicradio.org/post/aging-challenge <p>People are living longer, but are they living better, more healthy, more active lives? &nbsp;Colin Milner is CEO of the International Council on Active Aging, and is visiting Iowa to talk about opportunities for governments, organizations, and individuals to take advantage to the changes that are ahead for people and communities. &nbsp;Also on the program is Iowa State University Assistant Professor Sarah Francis, who also oversees ISU&nbsp;Extension's program Living Well Through Intergenerational Fitness and Exercise.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:57:21 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Ben Stanton 38096 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Aging Challenge Retiring: 'Time to Make the Donuts' http://iowapublicradio.org/post/retiring-time-make-donuts <div><p>Forget the IRA for a minute. &nbsp;How’s your portfolio for spending your&nbsp;<em>time&nbsp;</em>after retiring? Here’s a little advice and thoughts explored in this ‘Talk of Iowa’ program:</p><p><strong>Make a plan</strong>. About a year before the retirement day, decide how you will be spending your time. Have a list of things to do: volunteering, learning a new skill, maintaining friendships and social networks, and develop ideas about how pieces of those goals can be accomplished every day.</p><p></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 04:15:39 +0000 Charity Nebbe, Dennis Reese & Ben Stanton 36850 at http://iowapublicradio.org Retiring: 'Time to Make the Donuts' Memory Loss and Caretakers http://iowapublicradio.org/post/memory-loss-and-caretakers <p>When Alzheimer's disease robs someone of their memory, it's not just that person who experiences loss.&nbsp; "Talk of Iowa" explores the path of people who care for loved ones with memory loss.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 14:11:53 +0000 Dennis Reese 19228 at http://iowapublicradio.org Memory Loss and Caretakers