This Friday was another Fitness Friday on the TV-5 Morning Show. This week, Joy and Wayne were joined by Bangor Pilates’ Val Kitchen. Val was showing them some more Pilates exercises this week. This time, she focused on an easy back extension stretch that you can try yourself right at home in your living room.
Executive Director of Penobscot Regional Communications Center Chad Labree was back in the studio Thursday for this week’s 9-1-1 Tips. This week he was speaking with Wayne about some of the information you should try to gather (if possible) before making a call to 9-1-1. This information is used by dispatchers to ensure the right people, get to the right location, and begin administrating the right procedures upon arrival.
Danielle Haggerty, owner of Dragonfly Therapy, was in the studio Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. This week, Danielle was speaking to Wayne about keeping some winter walking safety tips in mind, as we get more and more into the slippery and dangerous time of the year for walking outdoors. Although seniors obviously have good reason to pay attention to these safety tips, Danielle reminded our viewers that young people also have a chance of injuring themselves from walking in slippery conditions and gave some tips for how both can be more prepared on those especially icy winter days.
Bobbie Fowler was in from the Old Town Animal Orphanage with a furry friend for us to meet.
If you are interested in adopting a pet, the orphanage is open Monday through Friday 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m and Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM.
For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy, showed Joy how to get creative in baking apples. If you have any questions for Abby about this segment or you would like to know how to bake with apples, you can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chad Labree, Executive Director of Penobscot Regional Communications Center, was back in the studio Thursday for this week’s 9-1-1 Tips. This week, he sat down with Wayne to go over the appropriate circumstances of when someone should or should not rely on 9-1-1 for their problems.
Dr Sufana Alkhunaizi, Director of Hospice medical and palliative care at St. Joseph’s Hospital was in the studio Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. Dr. Alkhunaizi was speaking with Joy about the differences between palliative and hospice care, as well as giving some possible ideas for good gift ideas for the holidays for people in those kinds of care facilities.
Stacey Coventry from the Bangor Humane Society was in the studio Tuesday, introducing Wayne to this week’s Pet of the Week: Margaret.
Margaret is an eight year-old female spayed beagle mix and is ready to be picked up today for an adoption fee of $125. Margaret is a calm, yet very fun dog that loves to be pet and does great with other dogs and children. Stacey said to use good judgement with cats, but did not rule them out.
Russ Van Arsdale was in the studio Monday for this week’s Consumer Contact segment. This week, we was speaking with Joy about a string of new email scams that are being sent out by the thousands now as we are well into the holiday season.
This Friday was another Fitness Friday on the TV-5 Morning Show. This week, Joy and Wayne were joined by Bangor Pilates’ Val Kitchen. Val will be our newest Fitness Friday guest for a while, teaching Joy and Wayne different Pilates and yoga stretches that you can try on your own at home. In this video, Val explains the history of Pilates and what it actually is, before getting into a quick and easy stretch you can try by yourself.
Chad Labree, Executive Director of Penobscot Regional Communications Center, joined Joy on the interview set Thursday morning for the TV-5 Morning Show’s newest recurring segment. Chad wanted to give some tips of how to call 9-1-1 in an emergency, and what kind of information you should try to have beforehand.
Erin Coltvet from the Eastern Agency on Aging was in the studio Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. This week Erin was speaking to Wayne about staying healthy during the holidays. She says the average adult gains 8 pounds between Halloween and New Year’s Day and gave some tips on how to cut back on that weight gain. She said if you are already exercising, adding as little as five or ten minutes to your program can do a lot, and if you are not currently exercising: there is never a better day than today.