10/7/13 - Ann Hartstein speaks with Stacey Monahan, Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance. Commissioner Monahan discusses what the Dept. of Transitional Assistance offers, who it serves, and its eligibility requirements.
4/20/12 - Ann Hartstein interviews Ruth Ellen Fitch and Ruth Kelley of the Dimock Center, who discuss health care for minorities.
11/22/11 - Ann Hartstein discusses respite care, a support given to caregivers that offers temporary relief from care-giving duties. Guests include Amy Nazaire, Regional Director of Family Support and child services; and Christine Alessandro, Executive Director of Bay Path Elder Services.
9/8/11 - Ann Hartstein interviews James Wessler, Director of Alzheimer's Association of MA and NH, about Alzheimer's Disease and how it can be detected. Al and Jeanne Krieger offer a personal perspective of how the disease impacts lives.
4/28/11: The host is Ann Hartstein, Secretary of Elder Affairs for the Commonwealth, the subject is banking & finances, and the guests are Diane Lawton, from the MA Office of Consumer Affairs and Cheryl Cannon from the Money Management Program.
For more info. go to: mass.gov/elder