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The Kathryn Zox Show

The Kathryn Zox Show

Wednesday at 7 AM Pacific

June 13th 2018:Ep. 1: Jody Gastfriend and Ep. 2: Motherhood

Kathryn interviews senior care expert and social worker Jody Gastfriend, author of “My Parent’s Keeper: The Guilt, Grief, Guesswork, and Unexpected Gifts of Caregiving”. With life expectancy almost double what it was a 100 years ago, we're at a point in history when people 85 years and over make up the largest growing demographic in the US. Gastfriend shares her guide to caring for aging family members by providing advice, vignettes and a compassionate approach to helping family caregivers find gratification in their new role. Kathryn also interviews Laura Jean Baker, award-winning author

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Jody Gastfriend

Jody Gastfriend has been a social worker for more than thirty years and is Vice President of Senior Care for Care.com, the world’s largest online marketplace for finding and managing family care. As the company spokesperson on a wide range of senior care topics, Jody is an informed interview and a dynamic on-air presence. She has published numerous articles on caregiving and aging in outlets such as the Huffington Post, the Harvard Business Review, and USA Today.
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Laura Jean Baker

Laura Jean Baker is that rare combination of poet, journalist, chronicler, philosopher, and humorist, writing where mental health, crime, and family intersect. Her recent essays have appeared in Salon, The Washington Post and Scary Mommy. Her work has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and in 2013 her essay “The Year of the Tiger” (now incorporated into this book) was named a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2013. Raised by therapists; married to a defense attorney, Laura Jean Baker writes where mental health, crime, and family intersect. She earned her M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Michigan, where she was a Colby Fellow for graduate study.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1444/the-kathryn-zox-show 20/06/2018 07:00 20/06/2018 08:00 The Kathryn Zox Show https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1444/the-kathryn-zox-show Kathryn interviews senior care expert and social worker Jody Gastfriend, author of “My Parent’s Keeper: The Guilt, Grief, Guesswork, and Unexpected Gifts of Caregiving”. With life expectancy almost double what it was a 100 years ago, we're at a point in history when people 85 years and over make up the largest growing demographic in the US. Gastfriend shares her guide to caring for aging family members by providing advice, vignettes and a compassionate approach to helping family caregivers find gratification in their new role. Kathryn also interviews Laura Jean Baker, award-winning author of the book “The Motherhood Affidavits: A Memoir”. With the birth of her first child, Baker discovers oxytocin to be the first effective antidote to her lifelong depression. Over the next 8 years, addicted to the highs of pregnancy and new motherhood, her ‘oxy’ cravings and family grow — to the dismay of her public defender husband. Baker is featured in Salon, The Washington Post and the NYTimes. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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