Monthly Newsletter      Second Half of Month
February 2018
February is The American Heart Month, a month for love, appreciation and a great time to make lifestyle changes. It is also a time to reach out to those we care about and let them know how special they are to us. Remember that this is a month of love for ourselves as well. Appreciate your potential and your gifts, do your best, and remember that will love anything is possible.

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This month's programs on WPRO are brought to you by Age-Friendly RI
Age-Friendly Rhode Island is a coalition of community and state agencies, healthcare and social service providers, older adults, advocacy and faith-based organizations as well as businesses and academic institutions dedicated to meeting the needs and preferences of Rhode Islanders as they age. Learn more and join our effort to build an age friendly RI at: Age-Friendly RI Facebook and Twitter: @AgeFriendlyRI #agefriendly #agefriendlyri
Saturday, February 17th
3:00-3:30PM - Dan Buettner

Dan Buettner, is a National Geographic Fellow and multiple New York Times bestselling author. He has discovered the five places in the world – dubbed “Blue Zones” – where people live the longest and are healthiest. He travels the world seeking out new Blue Zones and speaks at seminars and television shows such as Ted Talks, The Today Show and Good Morning America. He will discuss the locations and habits that lead to a happy and healthy lifestyle.   More about Dan Buettner
3:30- 4:00PM - Lt. Gov. Daniel J. McKee

Lt. Gov. Daniel J. McKee,  is the 69th lieutenant governor of Rhode Island. As a private citizen, small business owner and elected official, he has spent much of his life advocating for positive change in Rhode Island. His record is one of strong fiscal management, visionary education and health initiatives and accomplished economic development. Lt. Governor McKee will discuss his role as Chair of the Long Term Care Coordinating Council, which works to preserve the quality of life for seniors in Rhode Island. The Council also develops and coordinates policies, including the Alzheimer’s RI State Plan. Membership consists of various healthcare organizations throughout RI.
Saturday, February 24th
3:00-3:30PM - Dr. Patrick Mattingly and Martha Wales

Dr. Patrick Mattingly , president of the Providence Village Board of Directors is a retired physician and health care administrator. Martha Wales , a member of the board, is a medical social worker. The Providence Village is a non-profit volunteer organization of neighbors helping neighbors. They will discuss providing support to help elderly remain safely in their homes and community. The Village offers social activities and events to engage members and combat loneliness and isolation.
3:30-4:00PM - Joy Loverde
Joy Loverde, (Chicago, IL) is a spokesperson for the mature- market industry and serves as a marketing and media consultant to members of the fast-growing eldercare industry. She has 30 years’ experience as a media spokesperson and is known for being a path carver and a visionary. She has written two books, Who Will Take Care of Me When I'm Old? and a best-seller, The Complete Eldercare Planner. Joy’s work has taken her all over the world where she has personally interacted with thousands of family members and professionals in the field of aging. More about Joy Loverde
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 Monday, February 19th
2:00-2:30pm/11:00-11:30am PT - Thelma Reese
Thelma Reese , MD, (Philadelphia, PA), author of The New Senior Woman: Reinventing the Years Beyond Mid-Life. She wrote The New Senior Man to satisfy the numerous requests from men who wanted their own book.   Thelma redefines retirement by offering inspiring stories of retired men who have expanded their experiences and discovered new sides of themselves. She will discuss the realities and opportunities men face once they retire.
2:30-3:00pm/11:30-12:00pm PT - Tama Kieves
Tama Kieves, life coach and author of, Thriving Through Uncertainty: Moving Beyond Fear of the Unknown and Making Change Work For You. She offers advice on the moment when our plans fall apart is when our true destiny begins. Overcoming the feeling of uncertainty will allow you to live the authentic life you crave. She will discuss how to prevent life's changes, fears, and uncertainties from allowing you to move forward in life. More about Tama Kieves
Monday, February 26th
2:00-2:30pm/11:00-11:30am PT - Jocelyn Crowley

Jocelyn Crowley, Ph. D, author of Gray Divorce: What We Lose and Gain from Mid- Life Splits. Jocelyn has spoken with men and women who have gone through divorce at over 50 and asked them questions about why they got divorced and how their lives have transformed. She raises the concern on the increasing number of marriages falling apart and why it is an issue. Jocelyn analyzed the experiences of these men and women through this life transition and shares their stories. More about Jocelyn Crowley
2:30-3:00pm/11:30-12:00pm PT - Jocelyn Crowley

Elissa Felder, is a Jewish mother of five children and an active, vibrant Providence resident who organizes women’s trips to Israel for The Jewish Women's Renaissance Project. The program's mission is to empower women to change the world through values that will transform the women themselves, their families, and their communities. She will discuss the eight-day journey through Israel and the thousands of women who have experienced this life-changing trip. More about Elissa Felder


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Podcasts Produced by Raskin Resources Productions
PODCAST: The Fresh Rebellion

On a mission to take back the lives we love from sickness due to the food we eat, Michelle Girasole helps her listeners live a vibrant life by providing the necessary tools for healthy living. Listen on iTunes here

She celebrates food, the companies that make it great, and Purium's Million Mom Movement that helps people eat cleaner and greener.

PODCAST: What Just Happened?!
Surviving Family Court , a podcast for those needing guidance navigating the stresses of family court and their loved ones. Listen on iTunes here

Timothy M. Sweet, LLC represents clients in Providence and throughout Rhode Island in family law and landlord/tenant matters.

PODCAST: Ponytale Talk

This CEO's podcast series with Kimberli J. Lewis provides sound advice for females in the workplace as well as anyone who is just trying to move a couple rungs up the career ladder. Listen on iTunes here

Kimberli J. Lewis,  owner of Global Business Therapy, is a certified executive and systemic team coach with over 29 international awards in marketing and leadership.

PODCAST: Covering Your A$$ets During Divorce

Jane McAuliffe will be discussing tips on how to begin the divorce process, how to obtain financial independence and how to make a case for your support. Listen on iTunes here

Jane McAuliffe, CDFA and President of Collaborative Divorce Strategies, works with individuals, families and business owners who need comprehensive financial planning and ongoing investment advice.

PODCAST: The Truth About Change: Focus on People to Achieve Results

Hillary Potts will discuss the five steps to leading change, how to gain alignment and agreement with your management team, and succeeding at change. Listen on iTunes here

Hilary Potts is President of The HAP Group, and specializes in strategy execution. She spent the first fifteen years of her career at a Fortune 500 chemical company, and rose through the ranks to run the Polyethylene Business. Hilary earned her B.S. and M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University.

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