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Ā© 2024 Grandma Communications LLC Host Geri Cole converses with physical therapist, mental performance coach, educator, and public speaker Dr. Laurel Mines, PT, DPT, OCS, who holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy from MGH Institute of Health Professions in Massachusetts and instructs at Stanford University in California, and with two other grandparents, their experiences and suggestions regarding exercise with children by persons in the role of grandparent to promote medical, physical, and mental wellbeing of all, including making an exercise plan considering the different ages, stages of development, and other circumstances of all participants in each activity and the equipment...
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Ā Ā© 2023 Grandma Communications LLCĀ  March 14, 2023 – In Grand CentralĀ® Radio podcast Episode No. 10, licensed clinical social workers experienced in assisting children and their caregivers in overcoming severe trauma resulting from such community disasters as 9/11, floods, and displacement and resettlement due to war or other disasters in Central America discussed with host Geri Cole and two other working grandmothers tools and strategies to help children in their care survive trauma and anxiety during and after community disaster when professional mental health and social worker services and ā€“ even the Internet ā€“ may not be available. Those...
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Ā©Ā 2022 Grandma Communications LLC Licensed clinical social workers experienced in assisting children and their caregivers in overcoming severe trauma resulting from such community disasters as 9/11, floods, and displacement and resettlement due to war or other disasters in Central America, Dr. Leslie Pena-Sullivan and Mr. William Stover, discuss with host Geri Cole and two other working grandmothers tools and strategies to help children in their care survive trauma and anxiety during and after community disaster when professional mental health and social worker services and – even the Internet – may not be available, including (a) listening more than talking, (b)...
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GRAND CENTRALĀ® RADIO EPISODE NO. 10: BUILDING RESILIENCE IN DISASTER. Ā© 2022 Grandma Communications LLC To download a pdf of this transcript click here Geri: Welcome to Grand CentralĀ® Radio, the grandparentsā€™ community platform. Iā€™m your host, Geri Cole. This is a talk, listen, and act show for grandparents and future grandparents everywhere. My adult child, that childā€™s spouse and in-laws, and my two young grandchildren give me LOTS of questions and concerns. Like you, I want to be as effective for my grandkids and their parents as possible. To achieve these goals, I also want to stay physically and...
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Ā©Ā 2022 Grandma Communications LLC Kristin Reiber Harris, an artist/animator/educator committed to visual storytelling about the natural world, host Geri Cole, and four other grandparents, including two other visual artists, discuss engaging and developing appreciation by grandchildren for nature and art, including enjoying nature together and creating parallel nature journals and other collaborative grandparent/grandchild art projects, integrating technological art creation with traditional art media, remaining non-judgmental about grandchildren’s and grandparent’s technical artistic competence and skills, and focusing on their mark-making and creative expressions of their perceptions and feelings in their art, validating their expressions as artists.
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Ā©Ā 2022 Grandma Communications LLC Katie Ginsberg, founder and advisor of the Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation, CELF, a not-for-profit organization fostering education of young people about the links between human health, consumption, conflict, equity, and the environmentĀ  and working with education and environmental thought leaders from around the world to bring best practices in Education for Sustainability to K-12 public and independent schools, discusses with host Geri Cole and another grandparent discussion topics and activities that grandparents can share with their grandchildren (including storytelling about grandparents’ childhood experiences with nature, connecting trees to environmental change, and nature journaling), actions that grandparents...
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Ā© 2022 Grandma Communications LLC Nancy A. May, a renowned strategic advisor to senior executives and boards of public and private companies of various sizes and locations in a broad array of industries about business issues whose company focuses on guiding caregivers to obtain practical knowledge, resources, and access for their support and to avoid tricks and traps of care systems, talks with host Geri Cole and other grandparents about best practices to train young children when and how to dial 911 and to plan for medical and other emergencies while caring for young children and disabled persons.  
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Ā© 2021 Grandma Communications LLC Dr. Bessie Fletcher, clinical psychologist, ordained Chaplain, magazine publisher, radio/television talk show personality focused on mother/daughter bonding, and great-grandmother, discusses with host Geri Cole and three other grandmothers Dr. Bessie’s strategies for developing loving “intra-conversations” and risk-free “honest conversations,”Ā mutual trust and respect, and fulfilling relationships from generation to generation:Ā requesting and receiving private time of mother with daughter or daughter-in-law and permission to give advice and take other action,Ā recognizing and admitting failings, apologizing, forgiving, and giving eye contact and hugs. Geri interviews Dr. Bessie the first 45 minutes and notes takeaways the last 5 minutes. Other...
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Ā© 2021 Grandma Communications LLC Dr. Gerald Goldhaber, known as “The Warnings Doctor,” an expert witness, consultant, author, and CNN Tonight and other radio and television show analyst, shares with host Geri Cole and another grandparent his extensive experience with dangers of and warnings about products, foods, beverages, and facilities and his suggestions to keep our grandchildren and ourselves safe.
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Ā© 2021 Grandma Communications LLC Host Geri Cole, other grandparents on America’s East and West Coasts, andĀ NRA member, certified Range Safety Officer, and home security and safety counselor Kelan J. VorbachĀ talk about education, training, and discussions with grandchildren and other family members regarding guns, gun violence, vigilance, alertness, preparedness, and safety.
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