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Take on Today Podcast

An AARP Take On Today

An AARP Take On Today is news you can use about health, work, money, aging, entertainment and more.

Take on Today Podcast Episode 8

Personal finance expert Suze Orman joins Bob Edwards to share tough-love guidance for people seeking financial security

Take on Today Podcast Episode 7

Reid Cox, founder of iFoster and AARP Purpose Prize winner, talks with Bob Edwards about how he got involved in the child welfare system in this episode

Take on Today Podcast Episode 6

Bob Edwards talks with Celeste Mergens, who was a winner of the AARP Purpose Prize Award

Take on Today Podcast Episode 5

VJ Sleight, a two-time cancer survivor, and Peter Moore, author of “Broke From Cancer” from the AARP The Magazine, discuss the financial cost of a cancer diagnosis

Take on Today Podcast Episode 4

Frank Abagnale talks about how scammers operate and tips for listeners to protect themselves

Take on Today Podcast Episode 3

Lisa Marsh Ryerson on the Importance of social connections and the causes and implications of isolation

Take on Today Podcast Episode 2

John Hishta, AARP Senior Vice President of Campaigns, joins Bob Edwards to discuss nationwide voter mobilization efforts

Take on Today Podcast Episode 1

Bob Edwards and Sarah Lock, AARP Senior Vice President for Policy, discuss ways to improve brain health

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Meet Our Host

take on today podcast host bob edwards

 

Bob Edwards is an award-winning broadcast journalist and author. He gained national recognition as the host of NPR’s flagship program “Morning Edition” from its premiere in 1979 until 2004. Full bio