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Wider Horizons Webcasts

Wider Horizons is pleased to present webcasts and web conversations that provide a rich experience to participants through an audio stream, content and resources, and online chat.


Wider Horizons Annual Forum


WHYY's Caring Community coalition hosts an all-day forum for professionals and community members around the Hospice Foundation of America's annual Living with Grief Teleconference. The entire day is webcast live and archived:


Living with Grief: Alzheimer's (2004)

Living with Grief: Coping with Public Tragedy (2003)

Living with Grief: Loss in Later Life (2002)


Farber Institute

Town Meeting on Alzheimer's Disease
An Evening for Family Caregivers
Hosted by Wider Horizons, its Caring Community Coalition and the Alzheimer's Association, Delaware Valley Chapter on April 19, 2004.




Our Genes/Our Choices

Advances in genetics herald astonishing possibilities for our health, our families, our work and our laws. WHYY presented a town meeting on "Our Genes / Our Choices" hosted by Glenn McGee, Ph.D. on January 22, 2003, which was webcast live. View the archive.



Caregiver Town Meeting: Strengthening Families and Communities for Caregiving
WHYY joins forces with the National Family Caregivers Association as NFCA's media partner to webcast a series of national town meetings on Strengthening Families and Communities for Caregiving. NFCA's Town Meeting for the Philadelphia region was held at WHYY's Technology Center on November 20, 2002.



Dementia Care: Living for Today, Planning for Tomorrow

The University of Pennsylvania's Alzheimer's Disease Center's first conference on October 18, 2002, was designed especially for individuals with dementia in the early stage and family members who care for someone at any stage. View the archive.


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Changing the Culture of Long-Term Care

CARIE's 25th annual conference May 16, 2002 at WHYY. AARP Executive Director and CEO Bill Novelli delivered the keynote address. A panel of noted researchers examined why cultural change is needed to meet the challenge of providing quality long-term care to an aging population. View the archive.


Wider Horizons held a Town Meeting February 4, 2002, on What is a Good Death? with Dan Gottlieb, Ph.D. host of WHYY-91FM's Voices in the Family. View the archive.