Ep. 1: Jody Gastfriend and Ep. 2: Motherhood

June 13, 2018
Hosted by Kathryn Zox

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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.

The Kathryn Zox Show

The Kathryn Zox Show

Wednesday at 7 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

Kathryn Zox is your Social Worker with a Microphone™. She’s informative and fun and opens up the mike with conversations that women need to hear. The Kathryn Zox Show is savvy and relationship oriented. Kathryn has counseled hundreds of women and their families who have suffered from eating disorders, addiction problems, marital, family and geriatric issues as well as persons coping with mental and physical disabilities. She combines her feminine perspective, social work skills and acting talents to produce a show that’s smart, upbeat, informative, sometimes irreverent, but never boring! Tune in Wednesdays at 7 AM/PT, 10 AM/ET to The Kathryn Zox Show be a part of Kathryn’s lively interviews on wealth, health, kids, divorce, travel, menopause, recipes, diets, and relationships. Serious and not so serious topics include hair loss, weight gain, face lifts, obsession, and rejection and even male contraception. That’s the Kathryn Zox Show, right here on VoiceAmerica Variety.

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Kathryn Zox

Kathryn Zox

Kathryn Zox is your social worker with a microphone™. She has been producing and hosting The Kathryn Zox Show Lunchtime Talk in Albany, NY for over five years and is excited about bringing her show from the capital of NY State to the Nation's Capital. She has also recently been a co-host and featured life expert on Doug Stephan's syndicated Good Day Show. Kathryn's interviewed thousands of guests including lifestyle experts, celebrities, authors, lawyers, psychiatrists, physicians and dieticians. At Albany Medical College she has trained doctors and medical students to communicate effectively with their patients. She's an actor who can be seen on the Sopranos and Law and Order and even admits to modeling for AARP! She has Masters' Degrees in Social Work and Counseling Psychology and is a graduate of the New School of Radio and Television. Much background for her show comes from traveling the world and raising three boys now in their twenties - a rock star, an actor and a film maker. There's also one ex-husband, one boyfriend, two brothers and an aging mom!

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Episode Directory

June 2018

  • 6/13/2018: Ep. 1: Jody Gastfriend and Ep. 2: Motherhood Listen Now
  • 6/6/2018: Ep. 1: Divorce and Ep. 2: Women Over 40 Listen Now

May 2018

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