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How People Face The Challenges Of Caregiving

OPB | May 14, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We're talking with an audience about what it's like to to take care of a parent, a child, or a spouse.

Lauren Kessler On Turning Time Counterclockwise

OPB | Jan. 02, 2014

THURSDAY: We're replaying an earlier interview with Eugene author Lauren Kessler. Her 2013 book, Counterclockwise, recounts her year of personal research into the world of anti-aging.

Examining Assisted Living in Oregon

OPB | Aug. 05, 2013

A collaborative documentary from Frontline and ProPublica has exposed the dark side of assisted living, where profit can often outweigh the well-being of residents.

Lauren Kessler Fights Aging

OPB | July 25, 2013

Oregon author Lauren Kessler has taken on the world of anti-aging to discover the secret to staying young.

Filming Old Goats

OPB | Dec. 20, 2012

We'll talk to the director of the independent feature film Old Goats and some of the actors in the movie who had never acted before.

Extending Human Lifespan

OPB | Sept. 11, 2012

Following a new study that suggests calorie deprivation does not extend life, we'll explore some of the longevity research here and elsewhere in the country.

Eating for Brain Health

OPB | Jan. 03, 2012

A new study suggests that avoiding trans fats and eating certain nutrients may help maintain cognitive function and brain health.