Culture

Getting Dot Older

Intimate, personal revelations about aging from diverse 50+ Americans, with commentary by nationally recognized experts on aging-related issues. Innovative show format includes in-person interviews, lifestyle clips, viewer-supplied home video clips and excerpts from video calls.

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26m 46s

We meet Jesseca, the artist, on complicated memories of her parents; Walter, the retired mailman, on whom he admires most; Ken, the attorney, on the connection between music and rowing; Rebecca, in Pittsburgh, on life after an unspeakable loss; Guest Expert: Gerontologist Sandra Crewe, of Howard University, with some good news about senior living.

Episodes

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    S1 E113 - 26m 46s

    We meet Howard, the film teacher, on intimacy and financial planning; Bert, the Professor, on how his parenting style differs from his Dad’s; Inderpreet, the IT Specialist, on gardening; 7-year Followup about Kim, the tennis player with cancer; Polly-Young Eisendrath, Psychotherapist, on impediments to happiness. Sneak previews of Season 2!

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    112

    S1 E112 - 26m 46s

    We meet Sheila, the administrator, on how intimacy between her and her husband has changed over the years; Karmen, the singer part 2; Melvin, the Native American museum specialist, on working in a uranium mine; Jesseca, the artist part 2; Guest Expert: Anne Doyle, LaSell Village Senior Community, on the power of lifelong learning.

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    S1 E111 - 26m 46s

    We meet Jessica, the transgender astronomer and bicycle activist; Dolores, the author, on growing up in a mixed-race family in the 1960’s; Orin & Bernardo, from Hollywood, on life-changing medical procedures; Guest Expert: Dr. Lesley Fernow, Geriatrician, on five things we can do at home to improve our health as we get older! Viewer Survey: Ophelia from Boston. Viewer Survey: Dan from Arizona.

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    S1 E110 - 26m 46s

    We meet Catherine, the writer for a 7-year followup, including her physical transformation and why she became an expat; Danny, the tailor part 2; Rochelle, on life after widowhood. Viewer Survey: Erica from Cape Cod. Guest Expert: Dr. Halima Amjad, Alzheimer's Specialist, Johns Hopkins Medical School, on things we can do to decrease risk of developing dementia.

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    S1 E109 - 26m 46s

    We meet Jesseca, the artist, on complicated memories of her parents; Walter, the retired mailman, on whom he admires most; Ken, the attorney, on the connection between music and rowing; Rebecca, in Pittsburgh, on life after an unspeakable loss; Guest Expert: Gerontologist Sandra Crewe, of Howard University, with some good news about senior living.

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    S1 E108 - 26m 46s

    We revisit Yulan, the ballroom dancing Chinese language teacher; Dianne, the african dancer part 2, on relationships with her parents; Orin & Bernardo, a married couple in Beverly Hills, on making it in Hollywood; Inderpreet, the IT Director and community leader on Sikhism; Guest Expert: Dr. Walter Willet, Harvard Nutritionist.t.

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    S1 E107 - 26m 46s

    We meet Regge, the professor; Mike, the Cattle Rancher part 2; Jeanne, the mountain biker, whose husband lives with dementia in a nearby facility; Joe & Martha, the artists part 2, on growing up as Native Alaskans; Guest Expert: Polly-Young Eisendrath, Psychotherapist, on couples’ therapy, mindfulness, Buddhism.

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    S1 E106 - 26m 46s

    John, the lay minister, wants to save men from toxic masculinity; Karen, the drummer part 2; Michael, the cyclist, on what happened after his wife passed away; Rochelle, the widow, on falling in love; Guest Expert: Dr. Lesley Fernow, Geriatrician, on things that improve with age.

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    S1 E105 - 26m 46s

    We meet Paul, the Vietnam Vet Advocate, still helping others to make sense of what happened; Bert, the professor, discusses his long term marriage; Joe & Martha, the artists, on living in Alaska; Mary, the pilot instructor; Guest Expert: Dr. Halima Amjad, Alzheimer's Specialist, Johns Hopkins Medical School.

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    S1 E104 - 26m 46s

    Steve, the art director, on losing his Mother; Yulan, the educator, on ballroom dancing; Allen, the corporate reformer, on fearing retirement; Rebecca, the store owner, on living life “in reverse”; Bob the educator prt2; Guest Expert: Gerontologist Sandra Crewe, Social Work, Howard University, on Baby Boomers taking care of their parents.

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    S1 E103 - 26m 46s

    Bob, the educator, talks about his mortality; Judith, the author, swoons over her grandchildren; Cori, the martial artist and ropes performer, shares the challenges of growing up “different”; Leslie & Jeff, the yoga musicians, on their love/career partnership; Guest Expert: Anne Doyle, Lasell Village Senior Community, on lifelong learning.

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    S1 E102 - 26m 46s

    We meet Pat, the restaurateur; Christie, the ice skater, faces the realities of jumping at her age; Carolyn, the yoga teacher, reflects on love and loss as the matriarch of her large family; we go deeper with Jan, the guitarist. Guest Expert: Dr. Walter Willett, Harvard Nutritionist.

Schedule

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