Aging Gracefully Mini-Series – Episode 023 – 11/21/21

Aging Gracefully Mini-Series – Episode 023 – 11/21/21

Segment 1 (3:00): We start the show with talking about pancreatic cancer and how this month and Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month. We welcome Dr. Able and Jennifer to the show to discuss this. Jennifer starts the conversation with what brought her to work with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PANCAN) and what their mission is. Next Dr. Able shares how the symptoms of pancreatic cancer are vague and do not get diagnosed with it until it is very severe. Finally, hear what some of the symptoms can be. To learn more, please visit HERE!

Segment 2 (18:31): We wrap up the show with David Nannen, a social worker from Catholic Medical Partners, and we are talking about some things people are dealing with during the pandemic. First we talk about what social isolation is and why it is happening now with our seniors. He also shares how the upcoming winter months can make social isolation worse. Next hear how you can talk to someone, like David, with a referral from your primary medical doctor. Finally, David shares the factors from social isolation. If you or a loved one needs help, please visit HERE!

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