What will you do with the rest of your life? This TV series targets 40 to 100-year-olds. Each episode features real people from different socio-economic levels and cultures. Each show's guests explain how they met the challenges of maturing, retirement, new experiences, divorce, economic planning, finding new jobs/careers, illness, loss, loneliness, and other problems. Programs are positive, inspiring, and practical. This series is about real people who find and share their solutions to problems unique and important to the challenges of living a longer life.
Leading Gen Previous Broadcasts
KQED Life: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 12:00 PM
Four people, ages 52-71, talk about dealing with the challenges in their lives. Shane Barrow, a 52 year old homosexual, describes the pain of losing his life partner, bias against the homosexual community, and moving forward with his life. Lori Palmer, age 58 and Jay Rubin, age 60, took an early retirement when their teaching jobs disappeared during a budget cut, and are now adjusting to living in a new community, retirement and financial planning for their future. Shirley Morton, age 71 a child of war-torn Europe, overcomes the horrors of World War II, gratefully moves to the United States and becomes a waitress to support her son. She is proud of her performance on the job and her values in life, and shares her views with the audience.
KQED Life: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 12:00 PM
Hosts Gino La Mont and Carolyn Ausman interview 80 year old Roy Daniels, widower and father of three adopted children, loves to play softball with his teammates; the softball team (from ages 50 - 88) share their views on camaraderie and playing with a team; Don Staub, age 73, Herman Mack, age 76, Marshall Stone, age 70, softball players, explain the importance of their teammates in their lives; Sheila Zacker, age 57, a single mom, talks about her life with adopted daughter, Julia, and how they live with very little income. Julia, age 14, discusses being an adopted child; Bill Marx, age 71, adopted son of "Harpo" and Susan Marx, talks about living with famous parents and what he will do with the rest of his life; Luther Symons, age 46, and Van Wyatt, age 59, HIV positive and HIV negative, devote their lives to one another and find new ways to deal with the challenges of homosexual partners.
KQED Life: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 12:00 PM
Hosts Gino La Mont and Carolyn Ausman interview Joel Cohen, age 58, retiree, who becomes bored, spends too much money and saves too little, decides to began a new career. Learn how he achieves success; Kathy Lewis, age 47, describes the despair of being unable to bear a child, and the joys of the child they adopt. Meet Hee Sook Yang and Chon Kyu Yang, ages 60 and 64, immigrants from Korea who become successful and maintain their family values and hard-work ethic in America; their two children describe their adjustment to two cultures. Viola Golden, age 79, a former teacher, and recent amputee, has every insurance except in-home health care that becomes necessary, shares her struggle to resolve financial problems.
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