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Women Beyond a Certain Age is a weekly podcast hosted by Denise Vivaldo. She brings her own lively, humorous, and experienced viewpoint to the topics she discusses with her guests. WBACA is also a community for all of us to share our stories and experiences on wide-ranging subjects of importance to older women. 


Crescent talks Fearless Writing, her flagship 12-part writing and creativity program.


Crescent talks self-compassion, writing, and growing up the child of writers.


Pat talks about how denial, fear, anger, and fatigue sap our self-esteem. 


Michele talks about thriving in the chaos of the hospitality industry.


Laura talks about "feeling the fear and doing it anyway."


Pat talks to us about our gut health.


Dianne talks about the 4th edition of her book and how food writing has changed over the years.


Martha talks all things cookbook publishing.


Martha talks about what it takes to get a book published and what a book agent does.


Debra talks about the intersection of race, culture, and food.


Michelle talks about how we can rethink what we know about money so we can have more of it.


Denise tells two of her stories about Tony Bourdain and Eric Ripert.


Kwavi helps us live our lives with zero apologies!


Jennifer tells us how to handle being overwhelmed and how to accept help.

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Abby has a great new book!


We chat with Abby about her career in food.


Denise gives tips for a less stressful and more fun Thanksgiving!


Cynthia talks about writing 2 cookbooks at the same time!


Karen Randall is back to talk with us about mid-life, menopause and moving forward.


Chef Deborah dishes about The Twisted Soul Cookbook and her path to writing it.


Karen Randall uses her education and experiences to guide women to a life of  meaning and joy.


Karen Randall is back to talk with us about mid-life, menopause and moving forward.


Thérèse Nelson is a chef, writer and steward of Black culinary history. 


According to the amazing Judy Katz, the key to a great life is all in your attitude!


Cathy and Beverley talk about the human cost of inherited wealth, how our families define us.


Virginia talks gaining weight, losing weight, eating healthier, and dieting apps.


 In Part II, Jess tells us about the importance of the “3 Cs”: clarity, confidence and charisma.


Jess tells us about his newest book, A.W.E.S.O.M.E.


Marinda is a licensed spiritual counselor and teacher with over 20 years of experience.


Rick is with us to talk about his latest project, The Essential James Beard Cookbook.

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Kathy Hester tells us about her vegan cookbook journey.

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Martha Foose is with us this week to tell us about her collaboration with Amy Evans.

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Liz Pollock is back to chat about the restaurants of Santa Cruz.

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Adrian Lipscombe tells us how newest her project, 40 Acres and a Mule came about.

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Grace Young is back with us to demystify woks and get us cooking!


Dream about your next vacation in a small Tuscan village with Rhonda Vilardo and Coleen Kirnan!


We talk with our woman in Paris, Rachel Kaplan. Need a Parisian event or tour? She's your gal!

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Wok guru Grace Young tell us about documenting the impact of COVID on NY's Chinatown.


The Grand Dame of southern cuisine, Nathalie Dupree, joins us to talk about her newest book.


Julie Tran Deily joins us to talk about being your own health advocate in this 2-part episode.


Nancie McDermott talks with us about her passion for making a mess in the kitchen in this 2-parter.

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David Leite, author and podcaster, joins us to talk about food, growing up Portugese and manic depression.