Senior Moment:
A half-hour program about seniors and
their interests.

Hosted by: Joanne Rideout

on air: 3rd Tuesdays from 9:30-10:00am,
on KMUN and KTCB.

listen On Demand: Podcasts are available
for hearing now.  See below.

Tapes & Transcripts: Tapes and
transcripts of
Senior Moment may be
available. Contact
Joanne Rideout for
information.

Joanne also hosts The Ship Report,
weekdays, 8:48-8:58am, on all stations.
Joanne is General Manager for Coast Community Radio.  She is also a
freelance journalist whose work has appeared in a variety of national
publications, including Family Circle; Oxygen Magazine; E, the
Environmental Magazine; Tricycle; The Buddhist Review; and others.

Before moving to the North Coast, Joanne lived for many years in the
desert Southwest on the Navajo and Hopi Reservations, where she was
the editor of the Hopi Tribe's newspaper, Tutuveni, and covered tribal
issues for regional publications and the Associated Press.


Senior Moment
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Air Date
Senior Moment/Joanne Rideout.  Co-hosts Michelle Lewis of Northwest
Senior and Disability Services and Doug Scheaffer of the Olympic Area
Agency on Aging discussing residential assisted living options for Seniors.  
An encore presentation.

07/15/2014
Senior Moment/Joanne Rideout.  Steve Hawks, of Northwest Senior and
Disability Services, talks about the issue of Elder Mistreatment.  Help is
available with local resources.  Plus:  the latest from show regulars
Michelle Lewis of NW Senior and Disability Services and Dough Scheaffer of
the Olyumpic Area Agency on Aging.
06/17/2014
Senior Moment/Joanne Rideout.  Co-hosts Michelle Lewis of Northwest
Senior and Disability Services and Doug Scheaffer of the Olympic Area
Agency on Aging discussing residential assisted living options for Seniors.  
05/20/2014
Senior Moment/Joanne Rideout.  
04/15/2014
Senior Moment/Joanne Rideout./Michelle Lewis and Doug Schaffer.  
Special guests Larry Miller of the Astoria Senior Center and Candy Fink,
Supervisor for Coastal Community Action in Washington's Pacific County.  
Opportunities and services directed toward seniors in our region.
03/18/2014
Senior Moment/Joanne Rideout.  Guests: Michelle Lewis and Doug
Schaffer discuss better communications with Seniors and others who may
have issues such as dementia, hearing loss or stroke
02/18/2014
Senior Moment/Joanne Rideout.  
01/21/2014
Senior Moment/Joanne Rideout.  
12/17/2013
Senior Moment/Joanne Rideout.  Co-hosts Michelle Lewis of Northwest
Senior and Disability Services and Doug Scheaffer of the Olympic Area
Agency on Aging discuss caring for family members at home and some
services available for caregivers.  
11/19/2013
Senior Moment/Joanne Rideout.  Co-hosts Michelle Lewis of Northwest
Senior and Disability Services and Doug Scheaffer of the Olympic Area
Agency on Aging discuss Medicare Part D enrollment.  The enrollment
period starts October 15th and runs through December 7th.  
10/15/2013
Senior Moment/Kathleen Morgain.  Co-hosts Michelle Lewis of Northwest
Senior and Disability Services and Doug Scheaffer of the Olympic Area
Agency on Aging discuss the new health insurance marketplaces in Oregon
and Washington, also the Medicare open enrollment period. Online
resources:  
wahbexchange.org, wahealthplanfinder.org, coveroregon.com
Cover Oregon: 855-268-3767, Washington Health Exchange Information:
855-923-4633.
09/17/2013
Senior Moment/Joanne Rideout.  Co-hosts Michelle Lewis of Northwest
Senior and Disability Services and Doug Scheaffer of the Olympic Area
Agency on Aging discuss long term care options from aging in place to
skilled nursing care.
07/16/2013
Senior Moment/Joanne Rideout.  An encore presentation.  Guests Michelle
Lewis and Doug Scheaffer discussing emergency and disaster planning for
seniors.
06/18/2013
Senior Moment/Joanne Rideout.  Guests Michelle Lewis of NW Senior and
Disability Services and Doug Scheaffer of the Olympic Area Agency on
Aging.  Senior services available through Adult Protective Services.  Why a
durable power of attorney can be helpful, and where to file your copies.
05/21/2013