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SIRIUS XM to Broadcast ‘Doctor Radio Reports: Our Aging Parents’

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SIRIUS XM Radio today announced that it will broadcast Doctor Radio Reports: Our Aging Parents, a live one-hour call-in special on which a panel of experts will arm millions of people in this country with the latest information, advice and expert guidance on the issues surrounding the care of aging relatives and loved ones.

Doctor Radio Reports: Our Aging Parents, hosted by Perri Peltz, will air live March 5 at 10:00 am ET on Doctor Radio, SIRIUS channel 114 and XM channel 119. It will replay March 5 at 3:00 pm, March 6 at 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm ET and March 7 at 7:00 am, 12:00 pm and 9:00 pm ET.

Peltz’s special guests on this show are: Michael H. Perskin, MD, Director of the Faculty Group Practice for the Department of Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center, host of Doctor Radio’s weekly Healthy Aging show and a specialist in geriatric care management; renowned psychosexual therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer; and Daniel Reingold, President and CEO of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, a leading geriatric care center in New York.

On Doctor Radio Reports: Our Aging Parents the panel will take calls, offer listeners world-class advice and breakdown the latest research on a variety of topics including:

  • How to balance the demands of aging parents with the needs of your family
  • How to manage doctors visits and medication for aging parents and relatives
  • How to navigate today’s complex health care system and get the coverage your family needs
  • How to arrange for home care
  • Ensuring nutritional needs
  • When it’s time to take away the car keys
  • How and when to discuss estate planning and living wills
  • How to broach the subject of assisted living facilities, and how to handle the transition to one
  • Sex, companionship, affection, and romance later in life

Michael H. Perskin, MD is the Director of the Faculty Group Practice for the Department of Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center, and Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine. On his weekly Doctor Radio show Healthy Aging he takes calls from listeners around the country and offers advice on how to deal with a multitude of aging issues affecting individuals and families. Dr. Ruth Westheimer is a world-renowned psychosexual therapist, Adjunct Professor at N.Y.U. and the author of over thirty books including Dr. Ruth’s Sex After 50: Revving up the Romance, Passion & Excitement! (The Best Half of Life). The Hebrew Home at Riverdale is a non-sectarian, not-for-profit geriatric care center providing a continuum of care to more than 3,000 older people in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Westchester County. Perri Peltz is a television news journalist and public health advocate.

Doctor Radio features live, call-in shows hosted by leading NYU Langone Medical Center doctors from a vast array of fields including: child psychology; sexual health; plastic surgery; emergency room medicine; cancer; heart health; women’s health; dermatology; pediatrics; men’s health; diet and nutrition; sports medicine; psychiatry; and more. For sample audio clips and a complete programming lineup visit www.sirius.com/doctorradio.