Specifically for Seniors

Specifically for Seniors

Specifically for Seniors is a podcast designed for those of us in the "Remember when..." generations. We talk about anything and everything that is of interest to us. “And meanwhile time goes about its immemorial work of making everyone look and feel like shit.” -Martin Amis

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Recent Episodes

Sebastian Michaels - Living the Phototoartistic Life

Jan. 11, 2023

Sebastian and I talk about his mission to teach photo artistry and to urge participants to live a photo artistic life. What is it all about? Listen to Sebastian as he talks about the joy he gets when he sees his students suc…

Brett Johnson - Cybercrime and How to Protect Yourself

Jan. 3, 2023

Brett Johnson holds the distinction of being the only guest on the podcast who has ever been on the U.S. Most Wanted List. He was convicted of 39 felonies, sentenced to more than 7 years in prison, escaped and built the fir…

Guest: Brett Johnson

Rick Sammon

Dec. 28, 2022

Rick and I talk bout his art, philiosophy and passion for taking photographs and teaching photography. We discuss trtavel photography, what gear you should bring on a trip, the value of the camera in the iPhone. Rick talks a…

Guest: Rick Sammon

Ashton Applewhite

Dec. 17, 2022

Ashton Applewhite, author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism and TED speaker, and I discuss what ageism is. We talk about how the attitude and published article of a prominent physician may be one of the best ex…

Howard Gleckman - Caring for Our Parent and for Ourselves

Aug. 25, 2022

Howard and I have an essential discussion about aging in America. We talk about the lack of a long term care system in the United Staes as opposed to other countries, aging at home vs. senior living facilities, and how to kn…

Charlie Crist for Governor Campaign with Mindy Koch

Aug. 16, 2022

I talk with Dr. Mindy Koch from the Seniors for Crist Coalition. We talk about Charlie Crist's political background and the reason he changed parties from Republican to Democrat and his thoughts on caring for seniors in Flor…

Recent Blog Posts

A Few Minutes with Friends Telling Stories

After a much too long hiatus from the Specifically for Seniors podcast, I am so happy to be able to announce the official start of the Second Season. &nb…

Old People - the movie and real life

There is an absolutely awful horror movie on Netflix called Old People.  I seriously recommend that you DO NOT waste your time watching this movie. …

Sometimes Life Just Gets in the Way

As you all know, when we reach a certain age, life has a way of taking preference over what we plan to do. This is the case with me and the reason Specif…

About the Host

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Larry Barsh

Podcaster

Larry Barsh

Larry is an 85 year old retired dentist originally from Boston, Massachusetts. During his career he has published a textbook in dentistry and many scientific articles, taught dentistry at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, lectured in the United States and abroad, has been studio photographer for both the Jane Pauley and Catherine Crier Shows, hosted a call-in Ask the Doctor radio program on WBZ radio, had photographs published in Rolling Stone, Variety,  People and The Boston Globe. Larry has developed web sites commercially, and developed and hosted the web site Snoring Isn't Sexy - a site featuring dentists who provide therapy for snoring and sleep apnea. His other web site at www.adlibdesign.com displays much of his artwork.