Aging Matters Radio Program

AGING MATTERS weekly radio program features individuals with expertise about a broad array of aging-related topics.

The show is broadcast both on Arlington Independent Media radio WERA-LP 96.7 FM and on podcasts. Produced in an interview format, guests educate and inform listeners about timely topics that impact the lives of older adults and their families.

The program's focus is to help older adults live healthier and more independent lives.

AGING MATTERS radio producer and host Cheryl Beversdorf interviews Arlington County Board Member Christian Dorsey

Listen to 2021, 2020 and 2019 episodes below


Health and Wellness

Joint conditions and joint replacement surgery - Kenneth Vaz, MD, Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeon, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital


Health and Wellness

Living with dementia during the pandemic - Karen Love, Executive Director, Dementia Action Alliance (DAA) and Chuck McClatchey, DAA Advisory Board member living with dementia

Housing and Personal Safety

Home care for the holidays - Mitch Opalski, Owner, SYNERGY Homecare


Services - Non-Government

Transportation alternatives - Janet Kanarek, MSW, Manager, NV Rides and Carol Edelstein, Secretary, Board of Directors, Shepherd's Center of McLean-Arlington-Falls Church.

Health and Wellness

Organ donation and transplantation
(5/28/19 replay) - Jecoliah Ellis, Manager, Media Relations & Communications, Washington Regional Transplant Community and Betty Graves-Bender, wife of kidney recipient

Services - Government

Fraud, scams and identity theft - Stephen Izaguirre, Community Outreach Coordinator, Office of the Attorney General of Virginia


Personal Information, Financial Planning and Wealth Management

Financial growth and security - Jim Joseph, President, Financial Services Advisory


Christmas legend visit - Santa Claus, North Pole

Individual, Social and Community Activities

Ending the climate crisis - David Mog and Jan Greenberg, Volunteers, Elders Climate Action

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