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Words of Wisdom with Shelby

13 EpisodesProduced by Shelby HoeflingWebsite

Seniors are a too-often untapped resource in our communities. It's time to change that! Please join me as I talk with Seniors all around the world who have nothing but great stories to share from a lifetime of experience, wisdom to pass along, and knowledge that can make a difference in your life. D… read more

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Episode 12: Eileen Beck Keeler (age 90)

June 27th, 2021


In this episode I had the pleasure of interviewing my dear friend's Grandma, Eileen Beck Keeler. Eileen was born on April 19, 1931 in Pennsylvania. …

Episode 11: Donne Davis (age 74)

January 28th, 2021


Donne Davis, founder of The GaGa Sisterhood, is 74 years young. She was born in 1946 and has three grandchildren.
She has been extremely successful …

Episode 10: Michael Cohen (age 79)

December 30th, 2020


Join me in this episode with Doctor Michael Cohen, age 79 turning 80 this March. Not only is he extremely talented with his poetry (he recites a Yates poem for us in the beginning) but is also an extraordinarily …

Episode 9: Grandma Bobbe (age 87)

December 2nd, 2020


Grandma Bobbe graces us with her presence in today’s episode! She may be known by most as a TikTok star with 2.9 million followers who has been a …

Episode 8: Bena Shklyanoy (age 75)

November 17th, 2020


Bena Shklyanoy, age 75, was born on July 29, 1945 in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, when it was part of the Soviet Union. After finishing the Kiev …

Episode 7: Leo Dorman (age 96)

October 11th, 2020


In this episode I had the privilege of sitting down with Leo Dorman, a tri-vet who is 96 years old! Leo was born in Saline, Louisiana on July 30, …

Episode 6: Jerry Witkovsky (age 92)

August 20th, 2020


In this episode we sit down with Jerry Witkovsky who is 92 years old and hands down an amazing person. I was introduced to Jerry just a few weeks ago …

Episode 5: Words of Wisdom from Sonia Kaplan (age 91)

August 4th, 2020


In this episode we sit down with my friend's Bubby, Sonia Kaplan. Sonia lives in Atlantic City and is turning 92 this January. She has an amazing …

Episode 4: Words of Wisdom from Audrey Mutton (age 93)

July 15th, 2020


Audrey Mutton lives in Australia (you’re going to love her accent) and turned 93 just this week! Audrey is known as a loving, kind, compassionate, adventurous, always-up-for-anything kind of woman. This episode is all …

Episode 3: Words of Wisdom from Jay Ku (age 81)

June 30th, 2020


Excited for you all to listen to this interview I had with Jay Ku who was born in 1939 in New York, New York and now lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee. …

Episode 2: Words of Wisdom from Pat Patrick (age 88)

June 18th, 2020


My neighbor and chair yoga client Pat, age 88, has lived a full life thus far with incredible stories to share, many of which were near death …

Episode 1: Words of Wisdom from Patricia Hoefling aka my Nanny

May 28th, 2020


For my very first episode, I knew it had to be with someone extremely special to both me and to so many others. That is why in this episode I sat down with my grandmother, known to many as Nanny! 

Nanny was born in 1925 …

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