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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 2019 - 2023 episodes below

Health and Wellness

Sep 26, 2023

Falls Prevention - Sara Pappa, PhD, MCHES, Coordinator (Northern Virginia Falls Prevention Alliance) and Rainie Ames, Executive Producer (Saving Claire Falls Prevention Project)

Health and Wellness

Sep 5, 2023

Father-Son Journey - Edwin Fontanez, Author (One Last Song For My Father: A Son's Memoir)


Aug 15, 2023

Refugee/Immigrant Assistance: Volunteer Opportunities - Christine Dunn, MPA, MDIV, Director of Community Engagement (Lutheran Social Services National Capital Area)

Services - Government

Sep 19, 2023

Library Services for Older Adults - Diane Kresh, Director (Arlington Department of Libraries)

Health and Wellness

Aug 29, 2023

Palliative Care - Michael Westerman, MD, Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care Coordinator and Kristin Nannetti, MSN, RN, CHPN, Palliative Care Coordinator (Virginia Hospital Center)

Housing/Personal Safety

Aug 8, 2023

Real Estate Decisions - Cathi Coridan, Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES)

Health and Wellness

Sep 12, 2023

Reimagining Dementia - Kathryne Fassbender, Gerontologist and Certified Dementia Communications Specialist

Health and Wellness

Aug 22, 2023

Healthcare Navigation - Charlene Rothkopf, MA and Colette Edwards, MD, MBA, Co-Authors (Navigating Your Healthcare Journey, Lessons Learned to Get the Care You Need & Deserve)

Housing and Personal Safety

Aug 1, 2023

Homeless Older Adults - Yolanda Stevens, PhD, Policy Analyst (National Alliance to End Homelessness) and Katherine Skiba, Journalist and Author

For older episodes, download our archives list:

Episodes are also available on all major podcast platforms
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