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Meeting Late-In-Life Challenges With Peer Counseling

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Change is constant in life, but it can have a greater impact in later years. 

Aging and retirement and mortality are facts of life, but not always welcome ones. 

A program called "Age Wise Age Well," a program of the Community Volunteer Network in Jackson County, is designed to help people cope with the changes. 

AWAW provides peer counseling to people over the age of 55. 

The co-director and assessment officer join us with details.   

There is no web site for AWAW, but you can call the office at 541-646-3402.
 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.