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Raleigh Burleigh

Host Diane Johnson encourages seniors to break out their spikes and get their winter walks in safely! Mary Kenyon of Valley Meals and More calls in from her own evening walk to talk about her work in the senior community, the importance of volunteers, and more.

Lift-Up

This episode of Senior Matters first aired in November, 2019, when host Diane Johnson spoke to Lift-Up Executive Director Angela Mills. Lift-Up is a local nonprofit creating a bridge to empowerment and self reliance.

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This month, Senior Matters falls on Veterans Day! Diane calls up retired U.S. Airforce Colonel Gregory J. Rosenmerkel to talk about service and the evolution of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Raleigh Burleigh

Senior Matters returns for a live episode from the KDNK studio! This month host Diane Johnson discusses senior meal delivery with Mary Kenyon, director of Impact Marketing and founder of "Valley Meals and More."

A Little Help Roaring Fork Valley works towards connecting neighbors, organizations and services for seniors. Diane Johnson interviews director Mary Kenyon.

Ted and Sue Zislis are retired and living the good life volunteering. Diane Johnson with Senior Matters invites them to share their story of arriving to Carbondale and finding involvement through volunteering.

Diane Johnson

On this month's episode of Senior Matters, host Diane Johnson talks about neuroplasticity, also known as brain plasticity. It's the ability of the brain to change throughout an individual's life. Johnson is joined by representatives from NFI, or the Neuroplastic Functional Institute. Senior Matters is heard once a month of KDNK and is hosted by Diane Johnson. The program spotlights seniors in the community, representatives of senior services and programs and activities of interest to seniors. Hear past episodes here.

Diane Johnson

On today's Senior Matters, Marti Barbour and Dia Lynn of Boost your Brain Power share about brain health and ways to preserve cognitive function.

Stephani Askew

Host Diane Johnson receives her first ever ukulele lesson with Stephani Askew, artist, educator, muscian, creative director of the Redstone Art Center and leader of the Redstone Ukeladies.

Diane's guests today are Debbie Boyle of Lift Up's Carbondale office and longtime volunteer Joe Markam.

Welcome back, Diane Johnson! Her guests today are Diane Darling, executive director of Roaring Fork Brain Train, and Amanda Wagner, President/CEO of My Community Health Foundation, to talk about changes to the Roaring Fork Brain Train program.

Senior Matters: The ABCs of CBDs

Jul 12, 2017

Diane talks to Doctor's Garden owner Josh Smith about the benefits of CBDs.

Eric Brendlinger, Carbondale Parks & Rec director, talks about the endless benefits of parks and recreation.  Click here for a list of local parks and 2017 summer events.

Hone Williams

Diane talks to Bob Spuhler, Colorado ombudsman for the Western Slope, and local artist extraordinaire Hone Williams.

Dr. Greg Feinsinger and Diane Johnson talk about healthy winter eating with a plant-based diet. 

Senior Matters: Gong Bath Not All Wet

Oct 11, 2016

Host Diane Johnson talks to guests John Norton and John Hoffman about an upcoming gong bath with Richard Rudis and the healing properties of gongs. The Richard Rudis Gong Bath is Monday, October 17 from 7 - 8 PM at Carbondale's Third Street Center. Click here for tickets or call John Hoffman at 963.1689.