Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body - Tips from the latest research on Alzheimer's disease
September 9, 2020
Hosted by Maria Lucassen, CPRC, DTM
Growing older comes with some challenges. Having seen how dementia impacted my mom’s last years of life, I have a deep respect for the research and work related to the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. I am super excited to talk to Keith Gibson, the Regional director of Program Services at the Florida division of the Alzheimer’s Association. Estimates vary, but experts suggest that more than 5.5 million Americans, may have dementia caused by Alzheimer’s. However, dementia is not a normal part of aging. Now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement and how to incorporate these into a plan for healthy aging. It’s never too late to make changes to achieve a healthier lifestyle — or too early to start. We urge listeners to call in to ask specific advice, air their concerns or worries
Women Seeking Blissful Retirement
Friday at 11 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel
This show is for unique women dreaming to soon retire blissfully. In reality, many women are uncertain about what retirement means for them. It is not just a date. It can be potentially a long time, and many could live for another thirty years.
A lot of women who are at the doorstep to retirement have fears of financial challenges and are stuck in a job they don’t like. As a matter of fact, they worry more about other areas that have a significant impact. Life in retirement is so much more than having enough money to spend. Maria’s passion inspires anyone to change perspectives, and to plan ahead to gain control of this next phase in life.
This fun, educational and interactive show talks about a variety of retirement topics with guest experts and contributions from other women around the world. You’ll see that you are not the only one who is unsure about life in retirement. Each show provides ideas, resources and tipping points to plan a blissful retirement.
Maria Lucassen, CPRC, DTM
Maria is a highly experienced corporate career junkie who worked for over 40 years. She has a passion to help career women shift their perspective on creating and living a blissful retirement after they leave their 9 to 5 job.
She is the CEO of Maria Lucassen Coaching and organizes workshops for women who are ready to plan their retirement and helps them individually or in groups to prepare for a happy next phase in life that is fun, purposeful and affordable. Maria helps them to rock retirement and have the lifestyle that they want. As a speaker she engages her live or remote audiences with her refreshing and compassionate presentations.
She has worked and lived in several European countries. Her love of travel and curiosity about other cultures and traditions gives this show a global appeal to women everywhere. Her enthusiasm for the topic together with a zest for life make her a dynamic host that is inspiring women to dream about the next chapter in the book of life.
Maria has a Bachelors degree in hotel management from The Netherlands. At age 54 she earned a Master of Accounting degree from Florida Atlantic University. She is also an active member of Toastmasters International and received the highest award as Distinguished Toastmaster in 2019. She is a Certified Retirement Coach and member of the Retirement Coaches Association. She is one of 36 authors who described a major life event in a compilation book “What Have You Forbes’d Lately?”