BGR 5/5/2015: Us Against Alzheimer’s, and Healthcare Legal Issues

On the May 5, 2015 Boomer Generation Radio, Rabbi Address’s guests are Virginia Bigar from Us Against Alzheimer’s and Clergy Against Alzheimer’s, and Alan Horowitz, an attorney and expert on health care legal issues.

About the Guests:

Virginia Biggar, Director, Us Against Alzheimer’s: Ginny directs the ClergyAgainstAlzheimer’s Network and the ActivistsAgainstAlzheimer’s Network, and manages our website as well. Ginny brings 20 years of media and communications experience as a writer, reporter and filmmaker to the USAgainstAlzheimer’s campaign. Ginny most recently wrote and produced the film “Sweater Queen: May Gruber and the Rise of Pandora Industries,” about 100-year-old May Gruber, one of the most successful businesswomen of her generation. Prior to that, she worked for National Public Radio as a reporter in Los Angeles and Washington D.C. covering a wide range of issues, including the Clinton impeachment trial, labor issues, welfare reform, and the O.J. Simpson civil trial. Ginny also wrote a history of one of the oldest girls’ camps in the country called “Its Hats Off to Alford Lake!” She graduated from Trinity College in Connecticut with a BA in History.

Alan C. Horowitz: Alan C. Horowitz is a partner in the Healthcare Practice at Arnall Golden Gregory, an Atlanta law firm. Apart from practicing law for the past 22 years, Alan has significant healthcare experience having held clinical, faculty and management positions at major medical centers where he utilized his management skills as well as his background as a registered respiratory therapist and registered nurse. In 1976, he formed the first neonatal respiratory care team while at Hahnemann University Medical Center in Philadelphia. Read more.

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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