BUFFALO, N.Y. - WNED AM 970, in partnership with BlueCross BlueShield of WNY, presents “Good For You: The Best Third of Your Life,” a live radio program dedicated to healthy living.
The second program in the series will air Thursday, Nov. 3 at 1 p.m. on WNED AM 970 as a special edition of “Forum”. WNED’s News Director Jim Ranney will lead the hour-long discussion with a panel of experts entitled “The Best Third of Your Life: Senior Health.” The panelists include Dr. Kenneth Garbarino, geriatrician and medical director of Geriatric Ambulatory Program at DeGraff Memorial Hospital, Dr. Riffat Sadiq, geriatrician and president of Western New York Medical, PC and Judy Casassa, supervisor of program development and evaluation for the Erie County Senior Services Department.
As the first of America's baby boomers reach their 65th birthdays this year. WNED-AM’s “Good For You: The Best Third of Your Life” focuses on staying healthy and aging well. The panel of experts will discuss common diseases and conditions we face as we age, how nutrition, physical activity and social issues affect the life and health of older adults, what safety issues need to be addressed, and how partnering with your health care team and making certain lifestyle changes can lead to healthier years ahead.
A health expo and buffet lunch start at 11:30 a.m., followed by the live broadcast in the WNED Studios. The event is free but seating is limited. Visit bcbswny.com/wned or call (716) 887-8590 to register. Audience members will also have an opportunity to ask questions and the listening audience will be able to submit questions via email.
The “Good For You” radio series is part of WNED’s on-going commitment to health-related programs, which has included “My Health Counts,” “b Healthy For Life” and ThinkBright and Well’s “LiveWell” initiative.
Through WNED-TV, ThinkBright and Well/WORLD TV, Classical 94.5/WNED-FM and WNED-AM 970, the member-supported WNED Buffalo/Toronto provides high quality programming and services to local, regional and national audiences that enlighten, inspire, entertain and educate Western New York and Southern Ontario communities. Additional information about WNED can be found at wned.org.