Sunday Morning Magazine

Sunday Morning Magazine is a local Seattle podcast featuring guests from local non-profit agencies, authors and specialists in the fields that are the focus of each weekend's informative conversation. These focus areas include education, environment, charities, crime, health, domestic issues, and youth.

LATEST EPISODE

8-20-17: ARC of King Co Team, 5K for Inclusion Walk 9/16, Magnuson Park, www.arcofkingcounty.org

ARC of King County--an incredible and important non-profit organization in our community that serves the needs of the intellectually and developmentally disabled (IDD) and their families and support systems. Stacy Gillett and several of her staff: Eric, Madeline, and Robin provide insights and extend a big invite to the "5K for Inclusion" to walk, run, roll and learn about the services and support. Takes place Saturday, September 16, 8-noon, at Magnuson Park on beautiful Lake Washington. Really it's through understanding that we can learn about the lives of the people who struggle, numbering about 34,000 in this area, and discover that simply want to live and thrive similarly to us. And Warm is am important partner on site at the Walk! www.arcofkingcounty.org
00:29:30 8/18/2017

Past Episodes

The "Ancestral Health Symposium 2017" happens at the University of Washington--Sept 7-9. 70 speakers from around the globe discuss healthful living and effective healing. To provide insights: Nora Gedgaudes (Portland, OR) has worked in the field of nutrition for a couple of decades and is an author, whose recent book is "Primal Fat Burner". Darryl Edwards (London, England) has lived the health lifestyle for the past 15 years. Prior to this, a doctor was prescribing a lifetime of meds for pre-diabetes, cardiovascular disease, back pain, high BP. Darryl decided on a life style change, ultimately leaving his work in the finance arena, sitting at a desk for hours on end, and created his new work in 'activity' and The Primal Play Method. www.ancestralhealth.org , www.primalbody-primalmind.com , www.primalplay.com
00:29:09 8/11/2017
PAWS Walk is Saturday August 26 at Marymoor Park in Redmond. You are invited: Tracey Rodgers, PAWS Program Manager, Jennifer Rubens--Top Mom for the Walk along with totally adorable Labradoodles, Top Dogs: Boomer and Bailey, all say--Please come on out! We know the important work PAWS does--they care about all animals, provide adoption for all ages of cats and dogs, provide spay/neutering, and rehab wild animals back to their habitat. The Walk is a major fund raiser for this great organization, and so they send out an energetic invite to join them for a super morning! Register early and you'll be awe-struck by the 'groovy' 50th anniversary T-shirt! www.paws.org , www.pawswalk.org/seattle
00:28:42 8/4/2017
Jarod Munzer, Zoo Manager for "Cougar Mountain Zoo" shares the Big News of birth of 5 reindeers--which should make the holidays that much more fun! It's so ideal for kids to see the babies in their natural habitat, and watch them grow. The zoo features a great variety of animals, with docents who have great stories to share. Jarod suggests it as a great place for birthday parties that provide great fun and support an important non-profit. www.cougarmoutainzoo.org
00:29:26 7/30/2017
Angie Ward is Program Manager for the WA Traffic Safety Commission. She provides some details on the new "Distracted Driver Law" that takes effect Sunday July 23. NO hand-held cell phone use! Hands-free is allowed, such as thru Bluetooth, or cell placed in a holder. BUT with that, only a single touch action is allowed: to start a function such as GPS or music before you drive. "Research shows that phone conversations reduce visual attention." First ticket is $136. A second within 5 years is $234. Important to note, it's on your record for insurance agencies to see. Best policy, don't risk a ticket, but don't risk your life and the lives of others on the road. http://wtsc.wa.gov/ and on Facebook
00:28:24 7/21/2017
Music Therapy is a unique and individualized approach in the health field. And there's likely nothing more touching and heart-warming than the work being done at Children's Hospital in Seattle. The group of 3 music therapists (and these are college certified therapists) include David Knott, Betsy Hartman, and Evelyn Pinder. They combine their talent, their love of music, and their heart for helping children and families dealing with the challenges of health crises. They share some touching stories including one about a young teen girl, and creating her rap song to express dealing with chemo treatments. (I even got to 'play' the bebot!--a music app that helps anyone feel musically accomplished!) And our good friend Dianna Rose in very involved in Music Therapy. www.seattlechildrens.org
00:29:54 7/14/2017
Dr. Jay Cohn is professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School, and Director of the Rasmussen Center of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. Cardio vascular disease--includes all the various heart conditions and stroke, together are the #1 killer of people in the US. Vascular disease is also connected to dementia. Dr. Cohn's campaign is to work on the prevention, acknowledging our inherited genetics. We need to have screening techniques. To support our education Dr. Cohn has a new, easy to read book: Cardiovascular Health--How Conventional Wisdom is Failing Us".
00:29:15 7/7/2017
Eric Metaxas is a New York Times best selling author, a historian, philosopher, cultural commentator. Especially for this holiday, July 4, Eric's comments on his latest book: If You Can Keep It, The forgotten Promise of American Liberty, ring strong and deeply. He reminds us that this along with all our holidays are rooted in the ways this country was founded, in this great experiment of Democracy. It is though a book for all days. A good reminder, and/or a good education. www.ericmetaxas.com
00:27:50 7/2/2017
Kim Kelley is the Program Coordinator of the WA Coverdell Acute Stroke Program, part of Washington State Department of Health. A stroke is a 'brain attack', and along with heart disease ranks at the top of health issues that kill the most people. Awareness and fast response SAVES lives. FAST indicates what we need to do: F: face drooping? A: arm weakness? S: any speech difficulty? T: time to call 911. Don't hesitate to call 911 as treatment begins immediately with the Aid medical team. www.strokeassociation.org
00:28:59 6/23/2017
Barbara Clark Smith is a curator at the National Museum of American History part of the Smithsonian, and she is part of the team of a new exhibit: American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith. There's also a companion book of the same name highlighting parts of the exhibit, and featuring stories by all these exhibit curators. This can mean a great vacation and even an education along the way of the meaning of this long-lived democracy we have. https://www.si.edu/exhibitions
00:30:06 6/16/2017

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