Late Life - Redefining Care
"Redefining Care" looks at patients, their families, and health care providers through interviews with local and national experts. We explore the painful challenges and rewards.
Late Life - Living with Chronic Illness
Modern medicine has transformed some diseases from a death sentence to a chronic illness. See how three Minnesota families adjust to living with chronic illness, including the use of alternative therapies to supplement traditional medicine, and focus on creating fulfilling lives. Second in a series. Produced with Allina Health.
Late Life - Beyond the Doctor
Many chronically ill people lack everyday support. Something as simple as nutritious meals or a ride to pick up medications or volunteering can make an important difference in a healthy life. Meet Minnesotans coping with health and non-medical challenges.
Late Life - Meaning & Legacy
Minnesota patients with chronic illness and their families face questions of meaning and quality of life. Follow along as they explore advance care planning and the desire to ensure their legacy. Included here are individuals from Prior Lake, Golden Valley, and Farmington.
Late Life - Language of Health
Doctors and patients sometimes struggle to communicate across cultural and medical-language barriers. See how some MN health providers are addressing this.
Late Life - Cancer In Between
Minnesotans are living fulfilling lives - even though they are also living with a cancer diagnosis.
Late Life: Exploring Possibilities
Baby-boomers have learned lessons from their parent’s late life experience and have begun to face their own retirement and impending old age. Meet Minnesotans exploring the options we will all face.
Late Life: Facing Dementia
Music, community, family and adult day services can help those with dementia live well at every stage. Meet families and caregivers. Produced with Allina Health.
Late Life - Heart & Soul
“Heart and Soul” features Minnesotans learning how to live well with heart failure, and gives insight into new approaches to caring for patients living with serious illness.
Late Life - Making a Difference
“Making a Difference” takes a look at organizations around the Twin Cities area that are thinking about Late Life in different, innovative ways. How are these programs helping patients and caregivers and can they be replicated? The discussion continues in the studio with host Cathy Wurzer.