Boomer Radio 6/14/16: Vitalize360, coaching for older adults, and computer issues with ‘The Computer Maven,’ Nancy Isaacs

Boomer Radio guests this week are (clockwise from top left): Diane Cox and Neil Beresin from Vitalize360.org; and Nancy Isaacs, the Computer Maven
Boomer Radio guests this week are (clockwise from top left): Diane Cox and Neil Beresin from Vitalize360.org; and Nancy Isaacs, the Computer Maven

On the June 14, 2016 Boomer Generation Radio program, the first-half guests are Diana Cox, executive director, and Neil Beresin, national program manager, of Vitalize 360, a coaching and assessment process for older adults that uses art and science to promote optimal wellness for successful aging. The program combines an award-winning, innovative, person-directed approach to wellness coaching with the power of information derived from a scientifically-grounded assessment system. Vitalize 360 is a joint venture between two not-for-profits: Kendal Outreach, LLC, a subsidiary of Kendal, a system of communities and services for older adults that is a sponsor of BGR; and Hebrew SeniorLife, a Harvard Medical School affiliate.

In the second half of the program, Nancy Isaacs, a personal technology consultant, is the guest. For 12 years she has operated The Computer Maven, helping small businesses and personal users with their technology.

About the Guests

Diana Cox (RN, MSN, NHA) is Executive Director for Vitalize 360, a wellness coaching and assessment system for older adults. Cox has a BA and MS in Nursing from Russell Sage College, and an MS in Health Care Leadership from Dartmouth College. Since 1998, she has been the Director of Resident Health Care Services at Kendal at Hanover in Hanover, New Hampshire. In addition to Cox’s expertise in health and well-being, she brings a variety of other strengths to her new job including teaching, strategic thinking, organizational management and a passion for the work. Cox played a key role in the successful genesis and development of Vitalize 360 at Kendal at Hanover.

Neil Beresin – Read Neil’s background on his LinkedIn profile.

Boomer Generation Radio is sponsored in part by Kendal Corporation, a Quaker-based provider of continuing care retirement communities in the Northeast and Midwest, airs on WWDB-AM 860 every Tuesday at 10 a.m., and features news and conversation aimed at Baby Boomers and the issues facing them as members of what Rabbi Address calls “the club sandwich generation.” You can hear the show live on AM 860, or streamed live from the WWDB website.

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