Finding Joy As You Grow Old, Science News, How The Recent Shutdown May Effect FoodShare Recipients

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We hear from the author of a new book who likens the experience of growing old to ‘rowing north’, something that requires continuous effort in order to keep moving forward. We also hear from an editor at Discover Magazine about the latest in science news and we take a look at the effects of the recent partial government shutdown on FoodShare recipients.

Featured in this Show

  • A New Take On Growing Old As A Woman

    Many of us consider growing old to be a nuisance or something to dread, but the author of a new book says equipped with the right skills and mindset we can push forward, adapting to whatever life hands us. We talk about the stereotypes and challenges women face as they grow older.

  • The Continued Effects Of The Recent Shutdown On Food Assistance

    The most recent government shutdown ended on Jan. 25, but Wisconsinites receiving food assistance may still feel the effects. Our guest joins us to talk about what FoodShare recipients are experiencing and what food needs are in the state.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Breann Schossow Producer
  • Mary Pipher Guest
  • David Lee Guest
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director

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