Senior Issues Etc.
Senior Issues Etc. produces shows on topics and issues of interest to seniors. Our shows may be seen weekly on TV and online. We are in our 18th year. We have a not-for-profit status and are a group of 9 senior volunteers (3 of whom are over 80). We handle all facets of production - developing show ideas, inviting guests, prepping cameras, audio, graphics, filming and editing.
Producing the show provides numerous benefits. It demonstrates to other seniors that people over 80 can remain active, be involved and be productive with dignity.
The show itself provides good information to seniors. The topics we cover to educate our audience range from finance, creative outlets, scams, and health, including Catholic Charities free home services programs.
When we started in 2000 we served three small communities. Since then we have spread into 105 communities. We have over 90 shows online, reaching seniors throughout the country.
Our mission statement is to give voice to the voiceless whether by age or by race.
We consider ourselves to be consciousness raisers, pioneering in the television media. We have kept ourselves free of any advertising or attempts to sell our audience anything. Our only support has come from our sponsors who have believed in the value of our community service work. So join with us in some capacity to raise the bar for seniors and society at large.
We relish your input. Feel free to call or email with any suggestions. Changes benefit us all. Contact host Vita Verden at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-573-1233
An old dog can learn new tricks. If you would like to become a crew member; operating cameras and other technical equipment, creating graphics or directing, certification is available through Comcast and is beneficial in seeking employment after training.
Shows are also seen at the Libertyville, Illinois Senior Center. Check with Carol Lopez at 847-247-7659 for schedule.
THE BEST IS YET TO COME
Back: Phil Hartung, Art Kick, John Snow
Middle: Sharon Klish, Judi Ward, Gloria Shapiro,
Front: Joe Passalaqua, Vita Verden, Joyce Hasney,