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Dr Mara Karpel Your Golden Years

Dr Mara Karpel & Your Golden Years


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Join Dr. Mara, expert guests & national musicians for an upbeat outlook on social, emotional & health info for ALL who want to age healthfully & joyfully!

Upcoming Broadcasts

Geriatrician, Dr. Michael Wasserman, Chair of the Public Policy Committee of the California Association of Long Term Care Medicine, returns to the program! He is an author and editor of numerous books, a speaker, and a tireless advocate for improving healthcare for older adults, as well as improving care received in nursing homes. He will join us to continue our discussion of some of the pressing current issues of geriatric healthcare and nursing home care. Also, Rosie Davis, founder of the international organization, Yellow Heart Memorial, advocate for COVID victims, and co-author of the book, Who We Lost: A Portable Covid Memorial, will return to join us once again from Austin, TX. Rosie will tell us about More Than A Number, a traveling memorial, honoring those lost due to Covid.

On-Demand Episodes

Larry Godwin has struggled with depression and the after effects of child abuse most of his adult life. He has written Transcending Depression: Quest Without a Compass and Surviving Our Parents' Mistakes: Healing the Scars from... more

One of the scariest times in the lives of parents (and grandparents) is when their teen children/grandchildren first receive their driver's license. Will Thornton is a driving safety professional with over 15 years experience with having taught... more

Internationally acclaimed intuitive artist, teacher and author of the book, Self-Love through the Sacred Feminine, Jo Jayson, joins us from New York to discuss her book, her artwork, and how we can learn to love ourselves unconditionally, tap... more

We're back with another show live from Austin, TX! And joining us from Austin, once again, Lauren Tarrant, RN, Co-founder of Well Beyond Care, a very unique nation-wide company, matching those in need of care with the right caregiver... more

We're back with another show live from Austin, TX! Professor of Education, Dr. Zakia Y. Gates refers to herself as an Intentional, Trans-formative Culturally Responsive Social Justice Professor of Education. There's a lot going on in this... more

Cristien Storm is a writer, activist and mental health therapist, integrating arts and cultural organizing into anti-racist and anti-fascist activism. She is a co-founder and former Executive Director of Home Alive, facilitating self-defense and... more

Sensei Alex Kakuyo is a lay Buddhist teacher and former Marine. His approach to Buddhism focuses on the connection between spirituality and daily life. He teaches students how to find enlightenment in every breath, every action, and... more

Dr. Kristin Neff, Associate Professor in the Educational Psychology Dept. at the University of Texas at Austin, co-founder of non-profit Center for Mindful Self-Compassion, and author, joins us from Austin, TX, to discuss her latest... more

Zen Buddhist monk, Vietnam War veteran, author, and founder of the Zaltho Foundation, a non-profit organization founded in 1993, dedicated to the peaceful transformation of conflict, violence, and trauma in individuals and groups,... more

Therapist, Asperger's and internet addiction specialist, and author, Nathan Driskell, joins us once again. This time Nathan will talk to us about Autism and his book, So You Have Autism, Now What? Twins Minerva and Ruben will once... more

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