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Silver Shades

Silver Shades

By Erika Rodriguez
Join your host Erika Rodriguez for your weekly edition of Silver Shades presented by Ogden House. The Podcast dedicated to seniors in our community, discussing the issues the effect you!

On this podcast, we will discuss topics of importance to seniors and the community in general. We will share stories and connect with seniors and meet a variety of guests.

Look forward to a new episode every Thursday at 3pm MST you can find us wherever your favorite podcasts are available.

If you have suggestions for topics or guests please reach out on silvershades.ca
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Episode 24 - Care Within Reach
This we speak with Victor Manuel about the amazing group at Care Within Reach and the services they provide! you can reach Care Within Reach at https://carewithinreach.ca If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
36:57
April 01, 2022
Episode 23 - Ogden House Today!
This week we are speaking with Dave Swanson Chair of the Ogden House Board to talk about what's happen at Ogden House as restrictions lift! We look forward to seeing you in the club! If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
22:48
March 17, 2022
Episode 22 - Lets get outside!
This week we are speaking with Leith Monaghan from Path Less Taken, about getting out to experience the great outdoors. If you are looking for an outdoor experience tailored to you, or your groups experience you can find Leith at her website pathlesstaken.ca If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
23:37
February 11, 2022
Episode 21
This week we are speaking with Louise Gourdine about seniors fitness, the importance of physical activity and gentle fitness. If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
24:24
February 03, 2022
Episode 20 - A day At Ogden House
What is a day at Ogden House like? learn about the activates programs and social environment that Ogden House has to offer! If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
16:23
January 27, 2022
Episode 19 - Canyon Meadows
Today we are speaking with Maggie Foxx from Canyon Meadows Retirement Community about their facility, services and what such a transition could look like for someone looking for social community living. Canyon Meadows can be found HERE If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
34:29
January 20, 2022
Episode 18 - Happy Holidays!
Everyone at Silver Shades and Ogden House wish you Happy Holidays and an amazing new year! If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next year!
20:16
December 23, 2021
Episode 17 - Ohana Care - Helping seniors stay in their homes
Today we spoke with Alana Carlson from Ohana Care, and learn about some of private options that Ohana Care offers to aid a loved one in their desire to stay in their home. If you would like to learn more about Ohana Care you can find them here on the web. If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
31:54
November 25, 2021
Episode 16 - Chartwell Fountains of Mission Retirement Residence
Today we spoke with Jennifer, a Retirement Living Consultant, at Chartwell Fountains of Mission Retirement Residence and Lois, a resident there, about what the transition into a Retirement Residence may look like and the benefits and services it can provide. For more information about Chartwell Fountains of Mission Retirement Residence you can find them here on the web. If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
23:20
November 11, 2021
Episode 15 - Ogden House Christmas Hampers
Today we speak with Renata and Sonia about the Ogden House Christmas Hamper program. If you would like to help by donating food please contact the center ogden50plus.org If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
16:49
October 29, 2021
Episode 14 - Children's Link
Today we speak with Eryn Dewald from Children's Link about the amazing programs they offer, about our new partnership with them, and about how you can help. Please take a moment to check them out at childrenslink.ca  If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
30:40
October 22, 2021
Episode 13 - What's new at Ogden House
As summer comes to an end we speak with Renata from Ogden House about what's new and how the center is currently operating during the latest COVID-19 restrictions. If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
17:00
September 08, 2021
Episode 12 - Caregiver Support
This week we speak with Samantha Norberg from Jewish Family Service Calgary to learn about Caregiver Support. You can contact JFSC at https://www.jfsc.org/ we hope you enjoy this episode! If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
35:07
September 01, 2021
Episode 11 - Heart To Home Meals
This week we speak with Tracy Brandt from Heart to Home Meals about how they help make the lives of the seniors in our community easier. hearttohomemeals.ca If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
35:47
August 19, 2021
Episode 10 - Older Adult Program & SMHART Program
This week we speak with Sairose Kassam and Jena Davis from Jewish Family Service Calgary about their Older Adult Program & SMHART Program. If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
25:11
August 12, 2021
Episode 09 - JFSC with Roxanne Droppo
This week we speak with Roxanne Droppo from Jewish Family Service Calgary to learn about their programs and how they can help all Calgarians. you can contact JFSC at https://www.jfsc.org/ we hope you enjoy this episode!  If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
35:15
July 29, 2021
Episode 08 - The Calgary Neuropathy Association
This week we are lucky to have as our guests Linda and Sylvia from the Calgary Neuropathy Association, we hope you enjoy this episode! If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
42:16
July 22, 2021
Episode 07 - Jennifer From Chartwell Fountains of Mission
This week we meet Jennifer who has dedicated her career to helping seniors through the Chartwell Fountains of Mission! If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
33:41
July 15, 2021
Episode 06 - The Calgary Stampede!
This week we are lucky enough to meet Bev Blue a long time volunteer with the the Calgary Stampede! we hope you enjoy this episode If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
01:17:37
July 08, 2021
Episode 05 - Canada Day And The The Multicultural Fiesta!
Happy Canada day! Today we learn about the long running Multicultural Fiesta! If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
28:00
July 01, 2021
Episode 4 - Puppets!
On this episode we speak with Barb English from WP Puppet Theatre about the amazing programs they offer and a special event coming up than anyone can take part in! If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
39:46
June 24, 2021
Episode 03 - Cindy From The Alzheimer Society Of Calgary
This week we got to speak with Cindy Bond from the Alzheimer Society Of Calgary. We discuss what Dementia is and the affects it has. We truly hope you enjoy it and that it helps give a clearer understanding of Dementia. If you have any suggestions for topics please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
43:25
June 17, 2021
Episode 02 - Granddaughters Personal Care, COVID19 Isolation & Seniors Week
This week we meet Donna, Owner of Granddaughters Personal Care. We Learn about their services, discuss senior isolation in general, and the increase in isolation due to COVID19, we hear about Seniors week in Calgary and all the exciting activities surrounding it.  We hope you enjoy this episode and if you have any suggestions please reach out using the contact form on our website silvershades.ca Until next week!
37:27
June 10, 2021
Episode 01 - Discover Ogden House
For our first episode we meet Renata the Executive Director of Ogden House, We discuss their programs and challenges faced due to COVID-19.
22:25
June 03, 2021
Welcome to Silver Shades
Silver shades will air weekly Thursdays at 3pm MST starting June 3rd!
00:55
May 31, 2021