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An Ohio native, Adrianne D. Jones is a gerontologist, servant leader, and Chief Executive Officer of Senior Resources and Consulting Services, LLC. She is the creator and host of the “GERO-Juice”, the nation’s #1 senior-focused radio program on Atlanta’s WAEC 860 AM station. Ms. Jones is also an adjunct professor at Clark Atlanta University, where she has designed courses to introduce students to the field of gerontology through a biopsychosocial lens. Additionally, Ms. Jones is the director of public relations for ALTER, a program to educate and create African American dementia-friendly faith communities, and active board member for SageNavigator, Inc., an organization with a mission to advocate and assist seniors and differently-abled adults in navigating their communities for readily-available resources. Ms. Jones has authored two books: Quick Tips On Choosing the Right Homecare Agency and Basic HomeCare Marketing Tips.

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Gero-Juice 5-16-24 Talking With Ms. Annie Stallsworth &Amp; Coping With Grief &Raquo; B300256Fc0706740080F096464B1B397
GERO-Juice 5-16-24 Talking with Ms. Annie Stallsworth & Coping with Grief

Its Older Americans Month and we are talking to rockstar Ms. Annie Stallsworth of Charles City, Iowa. Affectionately known as "Grandma Annie",  she shares the joys of being a foster grandparent to a …

Its Older Americans …

Its Older Americans Month and we are talking to rockstar Ms. Annie Stallsworth of Charles City, Iowa. Affectionately known as "Grandma Annie",  she shares the joys of being a foster grandparent to a classroom of third graders, who have now become her friends. Actress Halle Berry is in the news this time advocating for a women experiencing Menopause. And May is Mental Health Awareness Month and many older adults have experienced the loss of a spouse or friend which has affected their mental health. What are a few healthy coping strategies to help positively reframe the perspective of loss? 

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Gero-Juice 5-9-24 Younger Breast Cancer Screenings; Mother'S Day Tribute &Raquo; B300256Fc0706740080F096464B1B397
GERO-Juice 5-9-24 Younger Breast Cancer Screenings; Mother's Day Tribute

Mother's Day weekend is a few seconds away and we have a wonderful tribute to all mothers, aunties, grandmothers, and great grandmothers! Also, did you know a survey of mothers in the U.S. revealed th…

Mother's Day weekend…

Mother's Day weekend is a few seconds away and we have a wonderful tribute to all mothers, aunties, grandmothers, and great grandmothers! Also, did you know a survey of mothers in the U.S. revealed that the average age of first-times mothers has increased over the past four decades? According to new research, women under 50 should start receiving annual mammograms starting at age 40. This is due to the increase in the number of breast cancer cases in younger women. 

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Gero-Juice 5-2-24 Older Americans Month 2024 And Talking Senior Centers With Andre Gregory &Raquo; B300256Fc0706740080F096464B1B397
GERO-Juice 5-2-24 Older Americans Month 2024 and Talking Senior Centers with Andre Gregory

Returning guest Andre Gregory talks senior centers, programs, and engaging older adults. May is Older Americans Month and the theme this year is Powered By Connection. To recognize seniors this year, …

Returning guest Andr…

Returning guest Andre Gregory talks senior centers, programs, and engaging older adults. May is Older Americans Month and the theme this year is Powered By Connection. To recognize seniors this year, the Administration on Community Living lists several resources available to older adults and caregivers to help combat social isolation. This 110 year old gentleman from New Jersey is disease-free, lives independently, and continues to drive. Find out his secrets to longevity!

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Gero-Juice 4-25-24 Cau Guild Chair-Jacque Thornton Talks Scholarship Fundraising; Coping With Work Stress &Raquo; B300256Fc0706740080F096464B1B397
GERO-Juice 4-25-24 CAU Guild Chair-Jacque Thornton talks scholarship fundraising; Coping with Work Stress

Clark Atlanta University Guild Chair, Jacque Thornton talks about the largest scholarship fundraiser of the year, Jazz Under the Stars, and what this event means to CAU and the culture of Atlanta. GER…

Clark Atlanta Univer…

Clark Atlanta University Guild Chair, Jacque Thornton talks about the largest scholarship fundraiser of the year, Jazz Under the Stars, and what this event means to CAU and the culture of Atlanta. GERO-Juice host, Adrianne D., closes stress awareness month with nine tips on how to alleviate work-related stress: What is your morning routine? Have you thought about incorporating a walk at lunch? A recent study found that men who have five or more daughters may live a long life! Listen to this week's episode of the GERO-Juice to find out more!

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Gero-Juice 4-18-24 Living With Parkinson'S Disease &Amp; Tsu 1957 Men'S Bb Champions &Raquo; B300256Fc0706740080F096464B1B397
GERO-Juice 4-18-24 Living with Parkinson's Disease & TSU 1957 Men's BB Champions

Its 65 years later and TSU's 1957 Champion Men's Basketball team has finally made it to the White House. And April is Parkinson's Awareness Month, how can you live a healthy and active lifestyle with …

Its 65 years later a…

Its 65 years later and TSU's 1957 Champion Men's Basketball team has finally made it to the White House. And April is Parkinson's Awareness Month, how can you live a healthy and active lifestyle with a PD diagnosis? What foods are recommended to alleviate pain and discomfort? What are the findings in the new PD study? Also, a North Carolina Bojangles restaurant is in the news for honoring a local centenarian on his 105th birthday! 

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Gero-Juice 4-11-24 Alter Dementia Summit W/ Dr. Fayron Epps; Who Is Vulnerable To Food Insecurity &Raquo; B300256Fc0706740080F096464B1B397
GERO-Juice 4-11-24 Alter Dementia Summit w/ Dr. Fayron Epps; Who is Vulnerable to Food Insecurity

Dr. Fayron, founder of Alter, returns to the GERO-Juice to remind listeners of the need for dementia education and resources in communities of color and the inaugural Alter Dementia Summit. April is S…

Dr. Fayron, founder …

Dr. Fayron, founder of Alter, returns to the GERO-Juice to remind listeners of the need for dementia education and resources in communities of color and the inaugural Alter Dementia Summit. April is Senior Hunger Awareness month and while there are many home and community based programs in several states that are equipped to address senior hunger, there are still millions of seniors who are food insecure. How can you help? One Austrailian palliative care unit is putting a big smile on the faces of patients with Happy Hour! 

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Gero-Juice 4-4-24 Creative Ways To Alleviate Caregiver Stress; Vitamin C Day; Minority Health Initiative &Raquo; B300256Fc0706740080F096464B1B397
GERO-Juice 4-4-24 Creative Ways to Alleviate Caregiver Stress; Vitamin C Day; Minority Health Initiative

April is here and to kick it off host, Adrianne D. Jones introduces need-to-know information about how to release Caregiver stress for Stress Awareness Month. April 4th is National Vitamin C Day, and …

April is here and to…

April is here and to kick it off host, Adrianne D. Jones introduces need-to-know information about how to release Caregiver stress for Stress Awareness Month. April 4th is National Vitamin C Day, and while we know citrus fruits are infamous for V-C, what other foods are high in vitamin C, and how do you know you are Vitamin C deficient? Minority Health Month is in full effect with the 2024 theme of Be the Source For Better Health. How can communities come together to prioritize community health to impact individual health?

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Gero-Juice 3-28-24 Throwback Interview: Raymond Jetson And Let'S Talk About Kidneys &Raquo; B300256Fc0706740080F096464B1B397
GERO-Juice 3-28-24 Throwback Interview: Raymond Jetson and Let's Talk about Kidneys

Throwback interview with Raymond A. Jetson, the brains behind the Aging While Black Movement. This year old interview is still going strong as Reverend Jetson gives the 411 on how to support Black sen…

Throwback interview …

Throwback interview with Raymond A. Jetson, the brains behind the Aging While Black Movement. This year old interview is still going strong as Reverend Jetson gives the 411 on how to support Black seniors in older adulthood. Also, find out about kidney health and how chronic health conditions such as hypertension and diabetes put adults at risk for developing kidney disease. 

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Gero-Juice 3-21-24 Estate Planning With Attorney Shannon Pawley J.d., Ll.m &Raquo; B300256Fc0706740080F096464B1B397
GERO-Juice 3-21-24 Estate Planning with Attorney Shannon Pawley J.D., LL.M

This show is a MUST LISTEN!! Wiils, a trust, special needs trust, inherited land, prioritizing legal documents, how to protect your loved one with dementia, Attorney Shannon Pawley, CEO , of The Estat…

This show is a MUST …

This show is a MUST LISTEN!! Wiils, a trust, special needs trust, inherited land, prioritizing legal documents, how to protect your loved one with dementia, Attorney Shannon Pawley, CEO , of The Estate and Asset Protection Law Firm gives it all! What should be done first to protect inherited land? Does a will exclude me from Probate court? I am not rich, do I need a trust? And the neighborhood Family Dollar store franchise will be closing several stores across the nation, how does this affect low-income seniors and other neighbors? Get this and more, just down the show!!

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Gero-Juice 3-14-24 Nutrition With Karla Dunning; Oaa Upgrades?? &Raquo; B300256Fc0706740080F096464B1B397
GERO-Juice 3-14-24 Nutrition with Karla Dunning; OAA Upgrades??

Nutritionist Karla Dunning gives listeners the 411 on nutrition, maintaining a moderate diet, and plant-based foods. Did you know increasing green leafy vegetables may be more beneficial than consumin…

Nutritionist Karla D…

Nutritionist Karla Dunning gives listeners the 411 on nutrition, maintaining a moderate diet, and plant-based foods. Did you know increasing green leafy vegetables may be more beneficial than consuming supplements? Upgrades are on the way for the Older Amerians Act! Senior center modernization, increased funding for home-based programs and services, find out what Ramsey Alwin, President and CEO of the National Council on Aging has to say. And Katt Wiliams has gone viral again! This time, for his athletic ability at the tender age of 52! 

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Gero-Juice 3-7-24 Careers In Aging Month; Women Making Fashion History; A Different World Tour &Raquo; B300256Fc0706740080F096464B1B397
GERO-Juice 3-7-24 Careers in Aging Month; Women Making Fashion History; A Different World Tour

The 80's tv sitcom A Different World set the tone for the black college experience, And after 35 years the cast is on the road touring ten HBCUs in the country. Find out what city they are coming to n…

The 80's tv sitcom A…

The 80's tv sitcom A Different World set the tone for the black college experience, And after 35 years the cast is on the road touring ten HBCUs in the country. Find out what city they are coming to next, and how to meet the cast. March is careers in aging month, and every Thursday in March we are highlighting a new career in gerontology. Also, 2024 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Georgia State University Gerontology Institute and we are kicking off the celebration right here on the GERO-Juice!

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Gero-Juice 2-29-24 Wendy Williams And Ftd &Raquo; B300256Fc0706740080F096464B1B397
GERO-Juice 2-29-24 Wendy Williams and FTD

Wendy Williams shocked the world when she announced her diangosis of frontotemporal dementia. Let's take a deeper look at FTD: who does it affect? what are the signs? And we are closing American Heart…

Wendy Williams shock…

Wendy Williams shocked the world when she announced her diangosis of frontotemporal dementia. Let's take a deeper look at FTD: who does it affect? what are the signs? And we are closing American Heart Awareness month talking about heart murmurs and heart palpitations. How will both affect your heart in older adulthood? This woman has made history in the NFL and Black History in 2024. Find out more about our Black History honoree. And the City of Flint will never be the same after the death of their most popular outspoken coucilmember. Its throwback Thursday....who are we rocking to today?

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Gero-Juice 2-22-24 Interview W/Dr. Carla Perissinotto And Men'S Health Risks For Heart Disease &Raquo; B300256Fc0706740080F096464B1B397
GERO-Juice 2-22-24 Interview w/Dr. Carla Perissinotto and Men's Health Risks for Heart Disease

Dr. Carla Perissinotto, geritrician and Chief Medical Officer of Sabio Health shares how loneliness impacts older adult heart health. Listen to how Sabio Health is changing how seniors access healthca…

Dr. Carla Perissinot…

Dr. Carla Perissinotto, geritrician and Chief Medical Officer of Sabio Health shares how loneliness impacts older adult heart health. Listen to how Sabio Health is changing how seniors access healthcare. Which factors put men at risk of developing heart disease? Empty nesters may not be solo for long, sources say young adults ages 18-30 are Moving back to their parents home. And aging-in-place: which home are more age-in-place friendly?

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Gero-Juice 2-15-24 Interview With Mayor Teresa Smith &Amp; Learn About Heart Disease In Women &Raquo; B300256Fc0706740080F096464B1B397
GERO-Juice 2-15-24 Interview with Mayor Teresa Smith & Learn About Heart Disease in Women

Right on the heels of Valentine's Day the fun has not stopped! Mayor Teresa Thomas-Smith aka "Mayor Teresa" stops by the GERO-Juice to give the 411 on becoming the new mayor of Palmetto, GA; the first…

Right on the heels o…

Right on the heels of Valentine's Day the fun has not stopped! Mayor Teresa Thomas-Smith aka "Mayor Teresa" stops by the GERO-Juice to give the 411 on becoming the new mayor of Palmetto, GA; the first African American and the first woman mayor of the city! Mayor Teresa also shares who she is the first woman to place her name on the ballot to become mayor! Cardiovascular disease disproportionately affects women and specifically, African American women. What are the numbers? How many African American women die from cardiovascular disease each year? This week is Senior Week at the Capital in Geor…

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Gero-Juice 2-8-24 Smoking And Heart Health + Superbowl Fun With Seniors!! &Raquo; B300256Fc0706740080F096464B1B397
GERO-Juice 2-8-24 Smoking and Heart Health + SuperBowl Fun with Seniors!!

SuperBowl 58 is coming up and there is nothing better than engaging the whole family in SuperBowl Fun! Listen to these happy hacks for seniors on SuperBowl Sunday. Did you know smoking increases your …

SuperBowl 58 is comi…

SuperBowl 58 is coming up and there is nothing better than engaging the whole family in SuperBowl Fun! Listen to these happy hacks for seniors on SuperBowl Sunday. Did you know smoking increases your risk for heart attack and high blood pressure? Did you know the CDC has several resources available to help stop smoking? Hear how you can implement a five step plan to help you quit smoking.

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Gero-Juice 2-1-24 American Heart Month &Amp; Dexter King W/ Other African American Living Legends &Raquo; B300256Fc0706740080F096464B1B397
GERO-Juice 2-1-24 American Heart Month & Dexter King w/ other African American Living Legends

February is a heavy month and today we kicked off Black History Month acknowleging the life of Dexter King among African American living legends making history in 2024. Also, find out the key to livin…

February is a heavy …

February is a heavy month and today we kicked off Black History Month acknowleging the life of Dexter King among African American living legends making history in 2024. Also, find out the key to living a heart healthy lifestyle and discover why it is important to know your family health history!

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Gero-Juice 1-25-24 Eye Care With Optometrist, Dr. Candace Kotei &Raquo; B300256Fc0706740080F096464B1B397
GERO-Juice 1-25-24 Eye Care with Optometrist, Dr. Candace Kotei

The GERO-Juice is closing eye care awareness month with Dr. Candace Kotei, a metro Atlanta optometrist. Dr. Kotei gives the 411 on eye care, OTC readers, and eye stigma. Also, its throwback Thursday a…

The GERO-Juice is cl…

The GERO-Juice is closing eye care awareness month with Dr. Candace Kotei, a metro Atlanta optometrist. Dr. Kotei gives the 411 on eye care, OTC readers, and eye stigma. Also, its throwback Thursday and host, Adrianne D. shares the cost to buy a home in 1955. Also, find out how senior living communities can help keep residents warm in the winter months.

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Gero Juice1-18-24 Eye Care Month: Discussing Cataracts And Five Ageist Sayings To Leave In 2023 &Raquo; B300256Fc0706740080F096464B1B397
GERO JUICE1-18-24 Eye Care Month: Discussing Cataracts and Five Ageist Sayings to Leave in 2023

January is eye care awareness month and its important to know the most common eye diseases such as cataracts. What is the difference between glaucoma and cataracts? How effective is early detection? D…

January is eye care …

January is eye care awareness month and its important to know the most common eye diseases such as cataracts. What is the difference between glaucoma and cataracts? How effective is early detection? Dr. Regina Koepp, clinical geropsychologist, shares five ageist sayings to leave behind in 2023. And Ikette, Ms. Robbie Montgomery has a new hit, "Boss Lady".

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