Extraordinary At Every Age
By Bishop Gadsden
Extraordinary At Every AgeApr 12, 2023
Episode 9, Lucy Royall, What is a Care Navigator?
In this episode, Guest Host and Bishop Gadsden VP of Community Life and Compliance Katie Jayne talks to Care Navigator Lucy Royall who talks about what her position means and how it benefits the senior living community at Bishop Gadsden.
Episode 8, Ray Ford and Charlie Campbell, Life At BG
In this episode, Bill talks to Ray Ford and Charlie Campbell who are two of the longest tenured team members at Bishop Gadsden! They each spent some time acknowledging their many years and memories together at BG!
BG Chats Episode 8 - Megan McCoy - All About Family
In this episode of BG Chats, Lead Floor Tech Megan McCoy talks about her love for her personal and work family, her role at Bishop Gadsden, and how she feels about empowering young women.
BG Chats Episode 7 - Jonna Cook and Evan Roberts - Goals For Gadsden Glen
In this episode of BG Chats, VP of Health Services Jonna Cook and Director of Clinical Excellence Evan Roberts talk about the opening of Gadsden Glen Center for Health & Rehab and their goals for the Glen and themselves in 2023.
BG Chats Episode 6 - Sarah Tipton and Aaron Roop - Year In Review
In this episode of BG Chats, President/CEO Sarah Tipton and Senior VP Aaron Roop discuss 2022 at Bishop Gadsden. From opening the Glen to renovations in Myers Hall, BG has seen a lot of change.
BG Chats Episode 5 - Nancy Calvary - Life of a Public Servant
Welcome to BG Chats, a podcast that is a branch of the Extraordinary At Every Age Podcast created by Bishop Gadsden. In this episode, host Antonio Stinson spoke with Culinary Team Member Nancy Calvary about her her political journey as a member of the St. Andrews Public Service District as election season sweeps the nation.
BG Chats Episode 4 - Jaicie Metz - The BG Journey
Welcome to BG Chats, a podcast that is a branch of the Extraordinary At Every Age Podcast created by Bishop Gadsden. In this episode, host Antonio Stinson spoke with CLS and Finance Administration Coordinator Jaicie Metz about her her start at Bishop Gadsden, her love for the outdoors and her time as a student athlete.
Episode 8, Janean Balach, The Power of Rehab
In this episode, Guest Host and Bishop Gadsden Senior Vice President Aaron Roop talks to Bishop Gadsden Director of Rehab Janean Balach about all things rehab! She talks about BG's Rehab Program, how it can benefit seniors, and about the transition to the new Gadsden Glen Center for Health and Rehab.
BG Chats Episode 3 - Emily Barrett - The Marathon Runner
Welcome to BG Chats, a podcast that is a branch of the Extraordinary At Every Age Podcast created by Bishop Gadsden. In this episode, host Antonio Stinson spoke with Clinical Dietitian Emily Barrett about her journey as a marathon runner, her family, and the place that the Bishop Gadsden Community has played in her life.
BG Chats Episode 2 - Hannah Jones - Food, School, and The Strongheart Scholarship Program
Welcome to BG Chats, a podcast that is a branch of the Extraordinary At Every Age Podcast created by Bishop Gadsden. In this episode, host Antonio Stinson spoke with Server Hannah Jones. She talks about her role with the Bishop Gadsden Culinary Team and her life as a student at Penn State University. Hannah is one of the recipients of Bishop Gadsden's Strongheart Scholarship.
BG Chats Episode 1 - Kayshawn McCoy - For The Love Of Music
Welcome to BG Chats, a podcast that is branch of the Extraordinary At Every Age Podcast created by Bishop Gadsden. In this episode, host Antonio Stinson spoke with HR Coordinator Kayshawn McCoy about what led him to Bishop Gadsden and about his passion for writing and performing music that has reached hundreds of thousands of people.
Episode 7, Anna Abram and Sheena Kruger, The Art of Baking in the Bishop Gadsden Bakery
In this episode, Bill talks to Bishop Gadsden Pastry Chefs Anna Abram and Sheena Kruger about what led them to Bishop Gadsden, what they love most about baking, and how it all works inside of the kitchen.
Episode 6, James Parker, The Importance of Cyber Security for Seniors
In this episode, Bill talks to Bishop Gadsden IT Network Security Administrator James Parker about what led him to work at Bishop Gadsden, what potential cyber security issues people could face, and how to best avoid any potential online scam.
Episode 5, Ike Smith and Norman Walsh, The Nature of Bishop Gadsden
Bill talks to residents Ike Smith and Norman Walsh. Ike took part in certifying Bishop Gadsden as a Level 1 Arboretum along with the help of the Bishop Gadsden Arboretum Committee. Norman Walsh helped and led the charge with the creation of the Bishop Gadsden Nature Trails. They both talk about their experiences at Bishop Gadsden and how the campus' real natural beauty continues to catch the attention of many people.
Episode Four, Bishop Gadsden Honors Pride Month with Former President/CEO Bill Trawick
Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community welcomes you to the Extraordinary at Every Age Podcast. Explore the incredible stories of Bishop Gadsden’s extraordinary residents and team members, hosted by our former President/CEO Bill Trawick. In episode four of our podcast, we celebrate Pride Month by honoring the leadership and legacy of Bill Trawick who is taking on a new role in this episode as the interviewee. Current Bishop Gadsden President/CEO Sarah Tipton talks with Bill about his life and leadership in senior living as a member of the LGBT community. We hope you enjoy Bill’s story on how his leadership and dedication aligned with the evolution of Bishop Gadsden’s culture and mission of inclusion and support for residents and team members across the broad spectrum of faith, gender, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.
Episode Three, Resident Susan Sanders, The Beginning of Spoleto
In episode three of our podcast, we will be spending time with resident Susan Sanders an art history major who moved to Charleston in the early 70’s. She went on to work at the College of Charleston to help with their special events and later became the Director of College Relations. We talk to Susan about her time working for the Spoleto Festival including the very first year of its existence as Charleston prepares for another year of the beautiful festival in 2021.
Episode Two, Resident Paul Roberts and Team Member Emily Tucker, The Start of a New Passion
As a civil engineer, Paul Roberts traveled around the world and saw some amazing places. Now, as a resident at Bishop Gadsden, he has shared his worldwide experiences through his newfound passion of art. He went from never painting in his life to creating some incredible pieces of artwork. His development started after being taught by Bishop Gadsden Art Instructor Emily Tucker, a trained artist, who teaches art to several residents inside of the Miller Art Loft.
Episode One, Resident Don Wedewer, The Bravest Guy: A True Story of Overcoming Impossible Odds
As a U.S. Army infantryman in World War II, Don Wedewer was twice wounded in four days. On both occasions he was left for dead. Now, at 19. he was a double amputee and blind with seemingly no hope for the future. Yet, inspired by a brief meeting with the renowned activist, Helen Keller, and through extraordinary determination and persistence, this highly decorated combat veteran overcame seemingly impossible odds to become a leader in Florida and nationally in providing opportunities for those with vision loss. Don Wedewer's accomplishment would be recognized by Presidents Richard Nixon, Ronald Regan, George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton. He would also be awarded the Migel Medal -- the highest award afforded to those in the field of vision loss.
This first podcast episode of Bishop Gadsden's Extraordinary at Every Age offers the listener an inside look at our resident, Don Wedewer's truly remarkable and inspiring story.