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Midwest Book Review – Stage Seven book review (January 2022)

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Aging & Amazing/AlzAuthors Book Club: In this “Books and Chit Chat” with hosts Christy Byrne Yates and Andrea Couture, we discuss my novel Stage Seven, the challenges of caregiving, and how reading fiction can be helpful and informative as well as entertaining. You can watch the video on YouTube or access the podcast on the AlzAuthors website. (April 2024)

Between the Covers Fall Fundraiser (Las Candalistas): In this fundraising event at the Palos Verdes Golf Club, Las Candalistas hosted over 200 guests to raise money for several local charities with their first ever book-themed event. I joined four other authors—Rebecca Forster, Dr. Marilou Ryder, Wendall Thomas, and our engaging host James T. Bartlett, in a discussion on books and writing. (October 2023)

Authors Over 50: This weekly podcast with host Julia Brewer Daily celebrates writers and their journeys to publication. “Writing after 50 is a whole story on its own. So, let’s skip to life’s sweetest third and talk with authors about their journey from pen to publish.” Listen on Apple, Google, Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts by entering Authors Over 50 and the episode title. (August 31 2023 – Episode title: Stage Seven Alzheimers with Ruth Stevens). Or watch the video of this podcast on YouTube.

Sandwiched! Podcast:  Ruth chats with hosts Jennifer and Sioux about Stage Seven and its sandwich generation main character, Barbara Gordon. As the hosts summarize: “We are the Sandwiched Generation. Our children moved out. Our parents moved in. Join us as we try to navigate through this journey that has no roadmap.” (February 16 2023 – Episode title: Curl Up With a Good Book)

Summer Book Series Video: Ruth discusses Stage Seven on this 60-minute video co-sponsored by AlzAuthors and HFC (Hilarity for Charity), an Alzheimer’s awareness group founded by Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen (June 2022)

Summer Book Series Podcast: The podcast version of the above interview is listed under Season 11 of the AlzAuthors series, “Untangling Alzheimer’s and Dementia” (June 2022)

A Book and a Chat: Ruth appeared in a live interview on March 8, 2023 with popular radio host Barry Eva. With more than a thousand shows recorded, A Book and a Chat has received rave reviews from guests and listeners alike. The show will be archived on Barry’s website at a future date. 

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