“Senior Moments” Segments

Weekly Resource for Seniors and Family 

Join us for Senior Moments every Wednesday at 7:30A and 12P as KVON’s Wine Country Live Host, Barry Martin, talks to experts about issues that are most important to the Older Adult population in Napa County.

Check back here to listen to the latest Senior Moments podcast. If you would like to make any suggestions for future topics, please email napaseniormoments@gmail.com with your feedback. You can also follow our Facebook page: @NapaSeniorMoments

This is a project of Leadership Napa Valley brought to you by: Queen of the Valley Medical Center, Queen of the Valley Community Benefit and Molly’s Angels.

May 13, 2020

Kristi Lesnewich, Esq., Bay Area Legal Aid


May 6, 2020

Diana D’Amico-Clarabut, Senior Advocacy Services


April 29, 2020

Pablo Zatarian, Fair Housing Napa Valley


April 22, 2020

Greg Lake, Molly’s Angels Super-Volunteer


April 15, 2020

Julie Spencer, Rianda House


April 8, 2020

Rob Weiss & Javia Hendricks, Mentis


April 1, 2020

Deassa Binstock, Ripple Effect Animal Project

March 25, 2020

Drene Johnson, Community Action of Napa Valley (Can V)


March 18, 2020

Celeste Junté, COAD (Community Organizations Active in Disaster)


March 11, 2019

Julia Orr, Molly’s Angels


March 4, 2020

Will Marcencia, Bob Vanderbelt, Natalie Griffin, Bonnie Anderson, Kim Brown-Sims and Tammy Manning, Leadership Napa Valley Practicum Group


February 26, 2020

Enguira Lopez-Jones, Program Director of Upvalley Family Center


February 19, 2019

Selene Regalia & Robbie Hayes, Collabria Hospice

February 12, 2020

Hillary Zunin, Napa Valley Can Do

February 5, 2019

Lori Bitter, Author

January 29, 2020

Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, Assembly Member

January 22, 2020

Julia Orr, Molly’s Angels

January 15, 2020

John Crawford, Napa County Sheriff

January 1, 2020

Kecia Lind & Neena Jehle, Napa County District Attorney’s Office

December 18, 2019

Refugio Rivera, Napa Valley Library

December 11, 2019

Yvonne Baginski, Share The Care Napa Valley

December 4, 2019

Jill Techel, City of Napa Mayor

November 20, 2019

Dr. Robert Albenasi, Geriatric Psychiatry

November 13, 2019

Leisa Mathes, Obmbudsman for Long Term Care Facilities

November 6,2019

Dr. Martin Lawthick, Lung Cancer Awareness (Causes, Signs, & Screening)

October 30, 2019

Hillary Zunin & Carol Stroll, Napa Valley Can-Do

October 2, 2019

Lisa Alexander, Napa Humane

September 25, 2019


Julia Orr and her guest Muriel Snider, Mighty Nineties, Molly’s Angels


September 18, 2019

Ron Kraft, President of Napa Valley College

September 11, 2019

Ruth Hust and Brenda Burke, Jameson Animal Shelter

September 4, 2019

Lake Howell, Disability Services and Legal Center


August 28, 2019

Madeline Feldon, Immigration Attorney, will inform us on the immigration issues that affect Napa County seniors.

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August 21, 2019

Lenore Hirsch, Author, “Live and Laugh, Advice for Aging Boomers” will remind us that if we can laugh at ourselves as we get older, we will be wiser and happier.

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August 14, 2019


August 7, 2019

Matt Wilcox, Transit Manager, and Christina Lee, Communications Officer, Napa Valley Transportation Authority, discussed Senior transportation services NVTA offers.

July 31, 2019

Heather Stanton, Chair, Napa County Commission on Aging and Joe Cherry, Assistant Public Guardian, informed us about services Health and Human Services offers the Senior population.

July 24, 2019

Suzi Hubbard, Visit Napa Valley Manager, talked about the benefits of Volunteering.

July 17, 2019

Doug Pettie, Eagle Cycling Club, Ride Director, highlighted the importance of staying active, including cycling.

July 10, 2019

Tiffanie Walker, Information and Assistance Program Manager, Collabria Care, shared how she serves Napa County Seniors (60+) providing resources and linking them to agencies to serve their needs.

June 26, 2019

Kerri Dorman and Marita Dorenbecher, Councilmembers, Town of Yountville, addressed the importance of Emergency Preparedness.

June 19, 2019

Monica Stevens and Brenda Burke, Jameson Animal Rescue, talked about their Senior Citizens’ Pet Wellness Program.

June 12, 2019

Julia Orr, Molly’s Angels, Executive Director, discussed senior transportation that is available to Napa County Seniors and adults with disabilities.

June 5, 2019

Ian Stanley, LGBTQ Connection, Program Director, and Major Woolard, LGBT Senior Discussions Group co-facilitator, talked about their work with LGBT seniors and their experiences.

May 29, 2019

Mike Smith, Physical Therapist, Queen of the Valley Medical Center, discussed how to prevent falls.

May 22, 2019

Kristin Brown, Napa County Comprehensive Services for Older Adults, gave an overview of the Senior services Napa County offers.

May 15, 2019

Gerardo Martin, Napa County Hispanic Chamber, discussed the financial impacts issues that affect the Senior  population.

May 8, 2019

Senator Bill Dodd informed us about senior legislation.

May 1, 2019

Robert Plummer, Napa Police Chief, talked about senior home safety and security.

April 24, 2019

Susan Gonzalez, MD, President of St. Joseph Health Medical Group, addressed senior sexuality.

April 17, 2019

Rob Weiss, Executive Director, Mentis touched on Alzheimer’s and dementia.

April 10, 2019

Doug Wilson, DO, talked about palliative and hospice care.

April 3, 2019

Allison Hailey, District Attorney, Napa County discussed issues her team is seeing with the Senior Community in Napa County.

March 27, 2019

Jim Diel, Acting Mental Health Director, Napa County, addressed the County’s efforts to help the Senior population.

March 20, 2019

Shirley King, Community Action of Napa Valley Food Bank Program Director, talked about the collection and distribution their program offers our community in addition to some facts about Older Adults in Napa County.

March 13, 2019

Aura Silva and Salvador Nunez told us about CARE Network and how they provide complex case management and transitional care from hospital to home and brief care services to vulnerable populations in Napa County.

March 6, 2019

Heather Stanton, Chair, Napa County Commission on Aging, kicks off the Senior Moments segment providing an overview of Napa County Seniors.