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Witty Podcast Series Demonstrates Healthy Aging and Offers Wellness Tips for Life’s Universal Transition

Contact: Meredith Hart, Marketing & Communications Director

Stories for the Ages podcast hosted by John Schuster.COLUMBUS, OHIO, December 18, 2017 – Aging – everybody’s doing it – and Columbus author, coach and educator John Schuster wants to help you approach the process in a productive and healthy way. Stories for the Ages, a new podcast series produced by WOSU Public Media, explores the process of aging from all angles. It gives listeners a dynamic look at how to handle the changes in life that come after retirement when living situations change and wisdom gained throughout life comes to fruition.

In each 30-40 minute episode, Schuster welcomes guests to discuss their experiences with aging and shares his personal philosophies. Guests range from an 87-year old coach and psychologist to a 60-year old with several encore careers to a retired physician who recently completed the Camino de Santiago, a 500-mile hike in northwestern Spain often traveled as a pilgrimage.

Listen: Stories for the Ages trailer.

While Stories for the Ages is aimed at an audience 55 plus, it offers valuable lessons for listeners in any age group. Through a wide range of topics, engaging banter, and the often humorous look at the changes that come later in life, this podcast fills a void in the audio and digital space.

“Stories for the Ages is a unique series that offers new perspectives to aging Americans through a community of voices,” said Tom Rieland, General Manager of WOSU Public Media. “John not only leads thoughtful, informative discussions, but his research and personal journey provide important insights.”

The 5-part podcast series was produced by John Schuster with production assistance from Eric French, Senior Broadcast Engineer at WOSU Radio.

To listen to all episodes in the Stories for the Ages podcast starting January 5, subscribe to each in iTunes, listen at, or download the free WOSU Public Media mobile app for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android and Amazon devices.