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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. 

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

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

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

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

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

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Pat talks to us about our gut health.

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

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Martha talks all things cookbook publishing.

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

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

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

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

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Kwavi helps us live our lives with zero apologies!

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

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Abby has a great new book!

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We chat with Abby about her career in food.

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

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Cynthia talks about writing 2 cookbooks at the same time!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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!

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

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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.

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

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

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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.