Sinopsis

Join host Libby Znaimer as she brings you the latest Zoomer Headlines from around the world and shines a spotlight on the key issues affecting you. You?ll also get the freshest perspective from CARP and Zoomer Media experts on health, wellness and living the good life!

Episodios

  • Rose Reisman on Veganuary amp Dr. Lisa Del Giudice on Annual Health Physicals

    Rose Reisman on Veganuary & Dr. Lisa Del Giudice on Annual Health Physicals

    06/01/2019 Duración: 20min

    We’ve all heard about “Dry January” where people swear off alcohol for a month after the holidays. But this year, the big health trend for the month is: Veganuary. Libby talks to author, entrepreneur, and nutritional consultant Rose Reisman to get her take on it. And – Annual health physicals are becoming a thing of the past. This shift in healthcare comes after numerous studies found those who get yearly check ups don’t stay healthier or live longer. Libby learns all about it from Sunnybrook Hospital’s Dr. Lisa Del Giudice.

  • Political Panel Part 2 amp Helen Lambin on Tattoos at 70

    Political Panel Part 2 & Helen Lambin on Tattoos at 70

    30/12/2018 Duración: 19min

    Bob Komsic fills in for Libby Znaimer. The discussion continues this week with the second part of our year-end political wrap with our panel of experts. We look back at the highlights and lowlights of federal politics and what’s ahead, with an election just 10 months away. Libby speaks to Bob Richardson, Kim Wright, and John Capobianco. For part one, listen to last week’s episode. And – A new documentary profiling trailblazing seniors who’ve reinvented themselves later in life premieres on our sister station Vision TV. Bob talks with 84 year old Helen Lambin of Chicago, who started getting tattoos in her 70s…and hasn’t stopped!

  • Political Panel amp Faith Popcorn on No Gift-Giving

    Political Panel & Faith Popcorn on No Gift-Giving

    23/12/2018 Duración: 19min

    One of the big news stories of the year was Doug Ford’s majority win in the provincial election. Six months in, is the honeymoon over for this new Progressive Conservative Government? We’ve assembled a panel of expert political pundits to weigh in on the first term..and look to what’s ahead in the new year. Libby speaks to Bob Richardson, Kim Wright, and John Capobianco And – No gift-giving at Christmas? Bah humbug you say? While it may seem scrooge-like, it’s becoming a trend. We find out what’s driving the idea from Faith Popcorn, a leading futurist who’s been successfully predicting trends for decades.

  • Ambassador Deborah Lyons and iAngels Lee Moser on Canada Isreal Relations amp Robbie Lane on Baby Its Cold Outside

    Ambassador Deborah Lyons and iAngels' Lee Moser on Canada Isreal Relations & Robbie Lane on "Baby It's Cold Outside"

    16/12/2018 Duración: 18min

    With escalating diplomatic tension between Canada and China this week, and the recent frosty trade talks with the US, we focus on an international relationship that’s flourishing. Libby recently spent time in Israel to learn more about this burgeoning partnership between Canada and Israel on many fronts, including tech and trade. Libby spoke with Ambassador Deborah Lyons and iAngels’ Lee Moser. And – Libby talks about the controversial song of the year: Baby It’s Cold Outside Comes in From the Cold! Our very our own Robbie Lane shares his thoughts on the song.

  • Michael Maidmont on Senior Food Bank Use amp Carol Bradley Bursack on Holiday Loneliness

    Michael Maidmont on Senior Food Bank Use & Carol Bradley Bursack on Holiday Loneliness

    09/12/2018 Duración: 19min

    Christine Ross fills in for Libby Znaimer. The face of hunger is changing in this province. Seniors are twice as likely to use a food bank regularly compared with other visitors. Libby talks to Michael Maidmont, CEO of the Ottawa Food Bank, to look at the factors behind the dramatic 10 percent bump in visits by older Ontarians. And – Christmas can be a difficult time for many, but it’s particularly challenging and lonely for seniors. Libby talks to Carol Bradley Bursack to explore some ways to help navigate the holidays to bring cheer to older loved ones in the family, no matter where they live or their level of health.

  • Keith Warriner on Food Safety amp Allan Small on Financial Advice

    Keith Warriner on Food Safety & Allan Small on Financial Advice

    25/11/2018 Duración: 20min

    Refrain from romaine!!! That’s the advice from health experts as some Canadian grocery stores pull the leafy lettuce from shelves after a warning about potential E. coli contamination. But there’s been no official recall. Libby speaks with food safety expert, University of Guelph professor, Keith Warriner. And – We’ve had another wild week on the markets… so how should you adjust your financial portfolio? Or should you? We get advice from financial investment expert Allan Small.

  • Patrick Brown on New Book amp Dan Rosenburg on Tree of Life Synagogue

    Patrick Brown on New Book & Dan Rosenburg on Tree of Life Synagogue

    18/11/2018 Duración: 20min

    Former Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown has come out swinging in his new tell-all memoir that contains some blockbuster allegations about sitting provincial politicians and more. Libby speaks with Brown, who is now the mayor of Brampton..the day before the book hit the shelves. And – There’s been a troubling resurgence of antisemitism here at home and across the world. It’s been three weeks since the deadliest attack on Jews in American history took place at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. Toronto based documentarian Dan Rosenburg grew up there, just blocks away from where it happened. He shares his thoughts.

  • Richard Rohmer on Rememberance Day amp Rick Mercer on The Final Report

    Richard Rohmer on Rememberance Day & Rick Mercer on "The Final Report"

    11/11/2018 Duración: 19min

    Christine Ross fills in for Libby Znaimer. It’s Remembrance Day and this year is extra special. It marks the 100th anniversary of the end of world war one. 94 year old Canadian veteran Richard Rohmer spoke at the ceremony at queens park. He has many titles: aviator, lawyer, author and historian. But the one he’s most proud of is his current title: Honorary Lieutenant General of the Canadian Armed Forces. And – Don’t ask Canadian comedian Rick Mercer if he’s retiring. The answer is an emphatic NO. His new book, The Final Report, contains a collection of his famous rants he delivered from Toronto’s graffiti alleys during 15 season of his popular TV show.

  • Max Eisen on Holocaust Education Week amp Anthony Rose on The Last Schmaltz

    Max Eisen on Holocaust Education Week & Anthony Rose on "The Last Schmaltz"

    04/11/2018 Duración: 20min

    Holocaust Education Week began just days after the horrific massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. 11 people were murdered and 6 were wounded by a gunman shouting anti-Semitic slurs. Can this become a teachable moment? Libby talks to 98 year old Max Eisen. He survived the notorious death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau and has been sharing his experience for 32 years. And – A very popular renewal of one aspect of Jewish culture is in full swing in Toronto – the food! Anthony Rose is one of Toronto’s most prominent restaurateurs who currently runs a new style Jewish deli, an Israeli middle-eastern restaurant and a takeout and sandwich joint called Schmaltz Appetizing. Schmaltz means melted chicken fat or excessive sentimentality, and it is also the title of his new cookbook “The Last Schmaltz.”

  • Neil Orford on The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 amp Renee Pellerin on Conspiracy of Hope

    Neil Orford on The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 & Renee Pellerin on "Conspiracy of Hope"

    28/10/2018 Duración: 20min

    This month marks the 100th anniversary of the great influenza pandemic of 1918 and it was at its worst this very week. The flu pandemic is often considered the deadliest event in human history killing between 50 and 100 million people. Neil Orford is behind a major project to commemorate the history of this tragedy in Canada. And – As we mark the end of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, here is a contrarian view of breast screening. For decades we have been told that mammograms save lives. And the backlash was huge when a major study in 2014 found that was not necessarily true. The emotional force of that reaction prompted Renee Pellerin to write “Conspiracy of Hope.”

  • Dr. Patrice Lindsay on Heart Health Gender Bias amp Timothy Caulfield on A Users Guide to Cheating Death

    Dr. Patrice Lindsay on Heart Health Gender Bias & Timothy Caulfield on "A User's Guide to Cheating Death"

    21/10/2018 Duración: 20min

    Recently we heard about gender bias with heart health…and worse outcomes for women than men with heart failure. Now, there’s evidence the same is true for strokes. But doctors don’t know all the reasons behind the gender bias. This past week, the 11th World Stroke Congress was held in Montreal. Dr. Patrice Lindsay, a director with the Heart and Stroke Foundation, presented this research which she shares with Libby. And – Staying healthy shouldn’t be overly complicated. That’s the message behind a groundbreaking new health show that premiered on Vision TV last week. It’s called A User’s Guide to Cheating Death. Libby caught up with series creator and host Timothy Caulfield to learn all about some of the trends and myths the show debunks.

  • CARP on FACES amp Dr. Danial Schecter on Legal Marijuana

    CARP on FACES & Dr. Danial Schecter on Legal Marijuana

    14/10/2018 Duración: 20min

    The largest advocacy group for Zoomers is putting a “face” to the issues impacting older Canadians. This week, CARP launched its 5-point national strategy called FACES in advance of next year’s federal election. And – Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Canada in just 3 days. How will that affect the hundreds of thousands of Canadians who use medical marijuana? Libby finds out from physician, medical cannabis expert, and CMO of Cannabo Medical Clinics, Dr. Danial Schecter.

  • Martin Himel on Follow the Money amp Bella Bathurst on Sound: A Memoir of Hearing Lost and Found

    Martin Himel on "Follow the Money" & Bella Bathurst on "Sound: A Memoir of Hearing Lost and Found

    07/10/2018 Duración: 20min

    A new VisionTV documentary “Follow the Money shows how radical Islamic terror groups are linked with organized crime. It exposes how Jihadists fundraise on the dark web and how they make millions from human trafficking and looted art and antiquities. Libby speaks with the documentary filmmaker, Martin Himel. And – Author Bella Bathurst lost her hearing in her 20’s. Twelve years later, she was able to hear again. The experience transformed her life…and she’s written about it in a memoir…called “Sound: A memoir of hearing lost and found”. Libby talks to her to find out all about it.

  • Beri Fox on Marbles amp Eric Alper on The Beatles

    Beri Fox on Marbles & Eric Alper on The Beatles

    30/09/2018 Duración: 17min

    Bob Komsic fills in for Libby Znaimer. This week, marbles! The popular yet simple toy that many Zoomers grew up with. Can you believe in these times of high tech toys, there’s an American company that still produces a million glass marbles every day! Bob talks to Marble King CEO Beri Fox. And – The Beatles’ classic 1968 White Album is commemorating its 50th anniversary with a re-issue. It’s been remixed by “fifth Beatle” George Martin’s son, Giles Martin, and repackaged with additional demos and session recordings. It will be available as a 7 disc set on November 9th. Bob talks to Toronto-based music exert Eric Alper.

  • Dr. Howard Chertkow on World Alzheimers Day amp Andy Kim on His Annual Charity Christmas Show

    Dr. Howard Chertkow on World Alzheimer's Day & Andy Kim on His Annual Charity Christmas Show

    23/09/2018 Duración: 19min

    To mark World Alzheimer’s day, Libby talks to world-renowned neurologist Dr. Howard Chertkow. He has recently arrived in Toronto to become the inaugural director of the Kimel Family Centre for brain health and wellness at Baycrest Health Sciences Centre. And – Andy Kim has sold more than 30 million records and is still making music and performing. And this year, he’s one of 8 inductees into Canada’s Walk of Fame. Libby talks with him about his career and his upcoming annual charity Christmas show.

  • R.H. Thompson on the World Remembers amp Daniel Nester on the Davis Cup

    R.H. Thompson on "the World Remembers" & Daniel Nester on the Davis Cup

    16/09/2018 Duración: 20min

    This year marks a century since the end of the First World War. To commemorate the sombre anniversary, there’s a powerful project called The World Remembers, dedicated to the millions of lives lost. Libby talks with the Canadian behind the project: famed actor and playwright R.H. Thompson. And – Tennis is at an all time high in popularity in this country thanks to newcomers like Denis Shapovalov and Eugenie Bouchard, but it was Canada’s Daniel Nestor who paved the way over two decades ago. And the Zoomer is still playing, but this weekend marks his final pro event at the Davis Cup. Libby talks to him about his career and what’s next for him.

  • Patrice Dutil on John A. Macdonald amp Barry Avrich on Prosecuting Evil

    Patrice Dutil on John A. Macdonald & Barry Avrich on "Prosecuting Evil"

    11/09/2018 Duración: 20min

    Canada’s first prime Minister is once again at the forefront of the current conversation. A new Angus reid poll finds most Canadians want his name and his statues to stay in public view. Libby talks with historian Patrice Dutil to re-examine John A. Macdonald’s history with indigenous peoples. And – As TIFF begins, Libby talks to Toronto filmmaker Barry Avrich about his fascinating new documentary Prosecuting Evil, which focuses on the last living prosecutor from the Nuremberg Trials.

  • Marie Bountrogianni on Zoomers at School amp Margaret Webb on Marathon Running at 50

    Marie Bountrogianni on Zoomers at School & Margaret Webb on Marathon Running at 50

    05/09/2018 Duración: 20min

    It’s back to school time. Libby talks with Marie Bountrogianni, Dean of Ryerson’s Chang School of Continuing Education about what’s it like for Zoomers hitting the books this fall? And – Shattering the myth about declining health as you age. You CAN be in the best shape of your life in your 50’s and older. Libby speaks with Margaret Webb’s about how she transformed herself in her 50s to be able to run a marathon.

  • Robin Milhausen on Sex in Mid Life amp Jennifer Keishin Armstrong on Sex and the City and Us

    Robin Milhausen on Sex in Mid Life & Jennifer Keishin Armstrong on "Sex and the City and Us"

    05/09/2018 Duración: 20min

    It’s a taboo subject…sex in mid life. But it seems many Zoomers have problems in the bedroom. In fact, 40% of women and 30% of men report ‘not being in the mood’ according to new Canadian research on 40 to 59 year olds published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. Libby talks to study co-author Robin Milhausen from the University of Guelph. And- it’s the 20th anniversary of Sex and the City. The groundbreaking TV series that changed our view of the older single woman. Libby talks with author Jennifer Keishin Armstrong about her new book Sex and the City and Us: How Four Single Women Changed the Way We Think, Live, and Love

  • Larry MacInnes on Aretha Franklin amp Lawrence Franklin on New Career at 63

    Larry MacInnes on Aretha Franklin & Lawrence Franklin on New Career at 63

    05/09/2018 Duración: 18min

    She was the Queen of Soul, the first woman inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame, and arguably the greatest singer of the 20th century. This week Aretha Franklin passed away at the age of 76. Libby spoke with Zoomerradio music programming consultant Larry MacInnes. And – Zoomer Lawrence Franklin has taken a 360 degree turn in his professional life. At 63, the retired Mississauga urban designer IS launching a new career in radio broadcasting with an internship right here at Zoomer Radio. Libby talks with him about how his past, present, and future plans.

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