Add Value To Your Life At Any Age

February 18, 2022
Hosted by Phyllis Ayman, MS/SLP, CDP, CADDCT, CDCM, CMDCP

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Each and every one of us has dreams, Many of us let our dreams die or think we don't have what it takes to pursue them. Many others think that since they've completed their traditional work roles, whether by their own choice or because of ageist attitudes, that they've somehow lost their value and with them, the possibility of pursuing their dreams. Society contributes to those beliefs as the prevailing point of view is that if one is no longer an active member of the traditional workforce, they have somehow lost their value. Robert Peterson is dedicated, insightful and passionately believes that if you'd lived on this planet for more than fifty years, you have wisdom to share that can not only benefit others, but there are entrepreneurial opportunities for you to share that wisdom. Peterson, a former pastor, encourages people to tap into their expertise, knowledge and passions and helps them develop the confidence and shift their mindset to believe they can make their dreams become reality. In doing so they can live a happier, more fulfilled, and purposeful and society will be enriched by the wisdom they have shared.

Seniors STRAIGHT Talk

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Seniors STRAIGHT Talk, formerly Voices For Eldercare Advocacy, is rebranding with expanded content and topics. The podcast will continue to highlight the all-important relevant issues for seniors, their families, loved ones and the population at large, who ultimately are our future selves. Through informative and engaging conversations with thought leaders, professionals, and individuals who share their experiences, listeners will gain insights and information that will be meaningful for their everyday lives. Phyllis’ expertise captures the essence of the topic of the day and translates it into relevant discussion that provides insight into everyday problems. As we transition into elderhood, which Phyllis calls the third act of life, seniors are entitled to have a quality and fulfilling life with dignity, respect and purpose no matter the age, condition or living environment. Seniors STRAIGHT Talk is available to listen and download on all your favorite podcast platforms.

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Phyllis Ayman, MS/SLP, CDP, CADDCT, CDCM, CMDCP

Phyllis Ayman, host of Seniors Straight Talk, is a speech and language pathologist, certified dementia practitioner, trainer, and best-selling author who’s dedicated to improving quality life and quality care for older adults in our families, communities and nursing home residents. She’s best known for her communication skills, empathy, unwavering high standards, and believes strongly that care treatment of older adults is a direct reflection of society’s attitudes towards adults the elder years of their lives. She’s passionate about meeting the needs of our culturally diverse senior population and understands the root causes faced by nursing home residents after working in 50 nursing homes. Phyllis is passionate about teaching what she learned from helping your parents to how she can help you. Phyllis is an accomplished author and featured speaker and an accomplished trainer for both the public and private sector. Her latest book Dignity and Respect: Are Our Aging Parents Getting What They Deserve? became an instant Amazon bestseller. She’s published several articles and courses for healthcare workers and caregivers and holds a trademark for the word “IMpathy” (tm).

Phyllis serves as a board member of the Massachusetts Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, is an advisory board member to Olive Community Services based in Los Angeles, California and served as a member of the COVID19 National Health Care Coalition.

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