Rita Losee is a Registered Nurse and the author of, Soaring Seniors: Stories, Steps and Strategies for Living Full-Out After 50, 60, 70….. She will share with us the 8 words that changed her life forever to make her a woman of adventure! After struggling with Lyme Disease for 15 years, she is now thriving at 78 years young and she’ll share what continues to give her a zest for life!
And then Shawn Shambo, with Assisted Living Locators, and I will also make an exciting announcement about a new venture we are starting!!
Lynda celebrated her 100th Living Life with Lynda episode by inviting her mother, Joan Morton onto her show and talking about how she overcame many life challenges including being a young child when her parents divorced, getting married at 15 and having 2 children by the time she was 16, losing her oldest son in an accident when he was just 11 years old, how she worked her way into positions that had her managing multiple small businesses and more! She will also share why she feels she is still thriving at 78 years young and what she loves about the job she is currently working at!
Part 1: Shawn Shambo has over 30 years of experience as an Occupational Therapist and is now a Senior Care Advisor through Assisted Living Locators. We will talk about how Covid has changed elderly housing and also about the upcoming Alzheimer’s Walks happening in Maine that Shawn is helping with!
Part 2: Weekly Words of Wisdom – Do you find that you are always running late? What is that really saying?? Lynda shares a DailyOm email about chronic lateness that may help shed some light on that for you!
Part 1 – Dr. Jennifer Stagg is a practicing Naturopathic Physician, the founder and medical director of Whole Health Wellness Center in Avon, Connecticut and a national authority in Precision Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Stagg is also the author of The Bitter Prescription and Unzip Your Genes. In The Bitter Prescription, which we talk about in this episode, Dr. Stagg outlines the core elements for optimal health as we age: using bitter bioactive foods to improve digestion and metabolism, the bitter truth about how your dietary needs change with age, and how getting rid of bitter feelings will set you up for your greatest potential.
Part 2 – Weekly Words of Wisdom: Lynda talks about scams and shares tips on how to prevent you and your loved ones from becoming victims to them!
Part 1: Doctors Karen Saylor, MD and Alexandra Barr, DO join me to discuss their new practice, Coastal Maine Direct Care, and why they chose Direct Primary Care vs. taking insurance and how they help their elderly patients live longer, healthier lives by having direct access to their doctor, when and where they need it.
Part 2: Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda talks about patterns in our lives and reads an article written by James Van Praagh.
Part 1: Dr. Lisa Parsons, DO. Dr. Lisa is a board certified OB/GYN and co-founder of Mindful Roots located in Falmouth, Maine. We will talk about two new technologies. One is the BTL Emsella which helps with incontinence issues & sexual function and the other is BTL Emsculpt which helps tone and strengthen abs, buttocks, arms & legs. Dr. Lisa invited me to her office so I could try out both of these machines. Check out the video on my Facebook page of me receiving the BTL Emsella treatment! Dr. Parsons also takes some time at the end of the show to talk with us about treatments for menopause.
Part 2: Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda talks in length about the importance of buying your food locally.