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LM2911 Donna Mills

Our guest today has played many different roles, most of them villains.  Today we’re going to meet the real side of actor Donna Mills known for her role on Knots Landing, The Bait and many other television series and films.  She also shares her story about adopting a child as a single mom.  Donna recently played the role of a mom of a daughter with Down Syndrome in Carol of the Bells, a very special film produced and directed by Joey Travolta were 70% of the film crew were disabled.

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LM 2915 Surviving A Shooting

Today, we’re talking about mass shootings. Our first guest, Debbi Tamietti, survived a mass shooting when a gunman opened fire on unsuspecting concert goers in Las Vegas at the Route 91 Harvest music festival. She shares her story and the tools that she learned from David Kessler to deal with that trauma.

Also joining us is best-selling author, and one of the world’s foremost experts on healing and loss, David Kessler.  He shares how his experience from a mass shooting as a 13-year-old shaped his life and the healing mechanisms he recommends when you are a victim of trauma.

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Offer Description: Resilience doesn’t simply mean “bouncing back” from a trauma, loss, or disaster. It also means being proactive whenever possible and planning for or preventing such circumstances. CareNotes author Mary Kendrick Moore helps readers call upon the strengths and abilities needed to respond helpfully and hopefully to life’s challenges in sections titled: “Acknowledge your loss and fear,” “Believe in your ability to foster resilience,” “Exercise your brain,” and “Find support among those you trust.”

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LM 2914 Creative Vets

We’re talking about post-traumatic stress with veterans, Richard Casper and Ryan Matthews. As a Marine in Iraq, Richard Casper survived four different IED blasts that inflicted a brain injury and post-traumatic stress. He shares his personal story and the unique way he commemorated the death of his gunner and good friend, Luke Yepsen.  He found a creative way to deal with PTS and as co-founder of Creativets is helping other veterans to heal through music and art.

Army veteran, author and inspirational speaker, Ryan Matthews, shares what going through the Creativets program meant to him.  He’s joined with his dog, Zeus, a Belgian Malinois. Through Zeus and his unconditional love, it taught him to connect with family, friends, and loved ones.  Ryan and Zeus recently did a TEDx Talk overcoming PTSD using dog training techniques.  He is a trainer and founder of World of Dog Training, an online dog training at worldofdogtraining.com.

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Offer Description: Though this CareNotes is written by the Staff of the National Military Family Association, the information contained within can be of help to anyone who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Whether due to the experiences of combat, abuse, loss, or other trauma, PTSD can disrupt a person’s livelihood, relationships, and general well-being. This CareNotes offers both the sufferer and his or her loved ones a thorough overview of the disorder and provides proven resources and avenues for getting help.

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LM2913 Making Difficult Choices

Our two guests today are actors Raymond J. Barry and Michelle Stafford.  One is an athlete and one has a skin care line. Two very different people, very different stories and yet regardless of their life situation they saw something they wanted and went for it.  From star student athlete to successful veteran actor, playwright, painter, sculptor, Raymond J. Barry is quite the renaissance man. He’s been married more than 30 years with four kids. Emmy Award actress Michelle Stafford is best known from The Young and the Restless and General Hospital. She created her company called Skin Nation, providing organic plant-based natural skin products and is a single mom of two kids.

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LM2912 Nutrient Rainbow

Pastors Phil and Jan White, who had health challenges share three steps to their lifestyle that made incredible changes in their health.  Our second guest, Nancy Montuori from Ordinary Vegan, certified in plant-based nutrition, shares her amazing journey on becoming a vegan after seeing the documentary Fork Over Knives.  Her passion is to teach people how to transform their life through plant-based nutrition.

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Offer Description: If you want a peaceful life, it’s important that you understand and live in harmony with the laws of your state and your country. And if you want a long, useful life, it’s important that you understand the laws that govern your health. 8 Secrets to Better Health – new in the Signs of the Times Life Matters series can help unlock these eight secrets and give you practical, useful tips for practicing what you learn. Taken from Teenie Finley’s Natural Lifestyle Cooking.

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LM2909 Marriage

Our guests today are actors Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes. These daytime award-winning stars from Days of Our Lives share their stories about being married on television, but also in real life. This super couple talk about secrets that keep their marriage strong.

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Offer Description: Mike and Gayle Tucker share the “Mantras” or “slogans” that have become the guiding principle of successful marriages. Learn how to create a mantra that fits who you are as a couple and where you wish your relationship to be.

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LM2908 Hollywood To Real Life

We have two guests today both with inspiring stories.  Actor and musician Wally Kurth very well may be the only actor to simultaneously play recurring roles on two different soap operas, Days Of Our Lives and General Hospital.  However, he maintains that the most important roles he plays are husband and father.

Actor, comedian and author, Geri Jewell shattered the glass ceiling for people with disabilities on television as being the first person with a disability to be cast on network television. As a star with cerebral palsy she shares her experiences from the The Facts Of Life and Deadwood television series.

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2901 Spousal Care Giving

Ruta Lee has been in over 2,000 film and television productions, starring alongside such greats as Frank Sinatra and Audrey Hepburn. She shares her story with us today on her volunteer work with mental health and her new role as caregiver for her husband, Webb Lowe, who had a stroke.

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Offer Description: Most caregivers-both those professionally trained, and those given the role by circumstance-share a common trait. They tend to put the needs of others before their own. While this willingness for self-sacrifice can be seen as an admirable trait, it can also eventually wear down a person, making them unable to care for anyone. This CareNotes offers practiced tips for mental and physical self-care. But perhaps more importantly, it reminds caregivers that needing time for themselves is not selfish; rather, it is an absolute necessity for performing the job well. Written by Ralph P. Plumley, Th.M., C.T.

 

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LM2605 To Be Of Service

Imagine your loved one is fine one day, then is suddenly hospitalized for weeks and needs two years of recovery treatment. It’s happening to around 50,000 people a year in the U.S. alone, including the family of our special guest today, beloved actress Michael Learned who you know from shows like The Waltons, Scrubs, and more. She is joined by her nephew, Andy Kavoian to share the story of his brother, Nathan. Also joining us is Lindy Boone Michaelis, who was a founding member of Ryan’s Reach, a nonprofit designed to help individuals with brain injuries through recovery

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Self-Care for Caregivers pamphlet

Offer Description: Most caregivers – both those professionally trained, and those given the role by circumstance-share a common trait. They tend to put the needs of others before their own. While this willingness for self-sacrifice can be seen as an admirable trait, it can also eventually wear down a person, making them unable to care for anyone. This CareNotes offers practiced tips for mental and physical self-care. But perhaps more importantly, it reminds caregivers that needing time for themselves is not selfish; rather, it is an absolute necessity for performing the job well. Written by Ralph P. Plumley, Th.M., C.T.

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LM2302 Perfect Harmony – Interview with Ricky Skaggs & Sharon White Skaggs

He’s won 14 Grammy awards and has been named Male Vocalist and Entertainer of the Year by the Country Music Association. On today’s program we are honored to have country great Ricky Skaggs and his wife, Sharon White Skaggs, member of the Grammy Award-winning and Dove Award-winning group The Whites.

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