Don't Act Your Age podcast

13 EpisodesProduced by Rich & Steve

Adventures in aging, for Boomers and beyond.

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My Psychedelic Escape Plan

September 19th, 2018


Receiving a draft notice in the 60s felt like a death sentence. Add a growing resistance to the Vietnam War and it's easy to see why guys 18-to-26, like our friend Bob, looked for any way to avoid induction. His crafty …

Her Name Was Jean

July 3rd, 2018


You didn't have to attend high school in a small midwestern town to know a couple like Denny and Karen. They were always together, holding hands and …

Don't Act Your Age

April 24th, 2018


How are high-mileage Americans outliving the undertaker?

Last Train From Marienburg

February 14th, 2018


Most of us remember little or nothing about being 5 years old. Frank Gregor is the exception. He recalls it all too clearly. Far better than he'd …


August 4th, 2017


Ashton Applewhite’s book (“This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Aging”) is a wakeup call for a society obsessed with youth. The stigma of wrinkles. …

The New Old Me

June 7th, 2017


Break-ups, shake-ups and couch surfing at 60. Is it too late to rebuild your life when fate knocks you around like a piñata?

The Reluctant Millionaire

March 25th, 2017


Honk if you didn’t have dreams of getting rich when you were in your 20s and 30s. Well, we know a guy who turned that dream into reality. An Iowa boy from humble beginnings, he became a savvy entrepreneur, and later …

Crash Landing: A Love Story

January 1st, 2017


A 60-something woman trying to hold a relationship together. A crisis at 8,000 feet. A, bodily fluid. Dealing with loss without losing …

What can the dying teach the living about life?

August 31st, 2016


Lessons learned the hard way about what’s truly important, whether you’re 25 or 75. Listen as Hospice patients look back with the perspective only …

On The Trail of a Killer

July 5th, 2016


Ebola. Even though it's no longer a scary headline doesn't mean that it's gone. But why in hell would a comfortably retired Granddad go looking for …

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