Line One: Accessibility and dimensions of elderly support

Alaska’s elderly population is growing at a rapid rate while facing a range of challenges that can be distressing, and physically impairing. While the most common ailments faced are heart disease and Alzheimer’s & dementia, these are followed closely by depression, which often goes undiagnosed. How can we better assist our elders with the range of physical and emotional changes they are facing? 

Listen:

HOST: Dr. Jillian Woodruff

GUESTS:

Ken Youngberg, LCSW, a licensed clinical social worker providing mobile mental health care in Soldotna

Ade Akindipe, DNP, MBA, NP-C, Akins Mobile Health, a mobile health care provider and clinical consultant in Anchorage

PARTICIPATE:

Call 550-8433 (Anchorage) or 1-888-353-5752 (statewide) during the live broadcast (10–11 a.m.).

Send an email to lineone@alaskapublic.org before, during or after the live broadcast (e-mails may be read on air).

LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 10 a.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 8 p.m. AKDT

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Adelyn Baxter is Alaska Public Media's program producer. Reach her at abaxter@alaskapublic.org.

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