1. Dr. Julie Poehlmann - Children of Incarcerated Mothers; Volunteerism; & More Dr Mara Karpel Your Golden Years 1:02:00

Happy Mother’s Day! 

Dr. Julie Poehlmann is a clinical psychologist, professor at the University of Wisconsin, and a nationally and internationally recognized scholar on children with incarcerated parents.  A growing number of children experience the incarceration of their mother. In most cases, grandparents provide care for their grandchildren during maternal incarceration. Dr. Poehlmann will discuss risks and Resilience for the children, mothers, and grandparents in these situations.

Also, Jennifer Puac is a Master’s student at Columbia University, she works at the College of Mt St Vincent in the Bronx, and is a member of the Immigration Committee at the College.  Jenn is also a volunteer with the non-profit group, The AfyaFoundation, located in Bronx, NY and founded by CEO Danielle Butin, which sends medical supplies to countries in crisis. Currently, Ukraine is where they are sending supplies.  Jenn will let us know how we can help in Ukraine and the benefits of volunteering.

Finally Minerva and Ruben will take us to another magical place in Mexico

Dr. Mara Karpel Clinical Psychologist, Author, Podcaster

Dr. Mara Karpel has been a practicing clinical psychologist for over thirty years, specializing in working with older adults and caregivers, as well as adults of all ages who are dealing with issues of anxiety, depression–or desiring to create more joy in their lives. She also specializes in working with veterans. Dr. Mara is the host of the Blog Talk Radio Show, "Dr. Mara Karpel & Your Golden Years," a program about the social, emotional, and health issues of older adults, caregivers, Boomers, and all who want to grow older with greater health and more joy. She is a regular contributor to Medium and has contributed to Huffington Post, Thrive Global, and Sivana East.

Dr. Mara’s Internationally Best-Selling Book, "The Passionate Life: Creating Vitality & Joy at Any Age," is a guide for all who want to live a more vital, joyful life! After all, Passion, Joy, and Vitality are not just for the young! They are meant for the young at heart no matter what our age.