When Claire Jeffers and her husband Ben Lake found out that their infant son was deaf, she questioned her ability to be the kind of mother she thought he might need. Three years later, he is thriving and so are his parents. Claire tells their story in this episode of the Catching Your Memories podcast.
Every single person I’ve ever asked about Vet2Vet Maine agrees that it’s a win-win program. In this episode of the Catching Your Memories podcast I put the question to volunteer Sam Kelley. He couldn’t say enough. Neither could his wife Jean or Executive Director Sue Gold, who helped found the program in 2014.
Maybe you’d like to become a volunteer?
When physical therapy clients couldn’t come to him because of COVID fears, Maine physical therapist Phil Finemore created a mobile practice. It’s how he continues to practice today. He tells us all about it in this episode of the Catching Your Memories podcast.
Jodie Lapchick’s father had a plan for everything, except what to do if he and his wife could no longer care for themselves or each other. Jodie decided to bring them to Maine where she lived. Even with the challenges she’s faced, she believes it was the right thing to do. This is her story.
It starts with having a clear vision and then engaging 110% in living that vision. That is how Luanne Cameron approaches every aspect of her life. She even wrote a book about it – The 110 Philosophy. Luanne is my guest on this month’s episode of the Catching Your Memories podcast.
When Gary Chalk retired, he informed some of his friends in an email. What he wrote made them laugh. So he wrote another the following week. The next thing he knew, he was writing a regular humor column called Living Retired and making lots of people laugh. Gary Chalk is my latest guest on the Catching Your Memories podcast.
Only someone who has lived it can speak the truth about what it means to be poor. Claire Hersom has made it one of her life’s missions to speak her truth. She is this month’s guest on the Catching Your Memories podcast. Listen to her story or read the transcript.
Christina Erde believes that there are many ways we can help raise awareness and fight the stigma associated with mental illness and mental health. Her way is to share the story of her own struggles. Listen now or read the transcript of this episode of the Catching Your Memories podcast.
Roland T. has done a lot of hard work over the past 24 years to stay sober and deal with his anxiety. It is a never ending journey but it is a hopeful one. He shares his experiences as a way to pass along that hope to other people who may be struggling.
How can you forgive someone who abused you as a child? It may seem impossible, but Karyn Wing found a way, and forgiveness turned out to be an important step toward learning to love herself.