AARP Real Possibilities TV

Posted on 01/16/24 by Careena Eggleston

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AARP Real Possibilities by AARP Michigan is a weekly TV show airing every Tuesday on ABC 53 in Lansing and Jackson at 9:00 am and ABC 4 West Michigan at noon.

Real Possibilities strives to improve the quality of life for older adults with advice and insights to show life’s real possibilities in Michigan.

All episodes are archived here for you to stream 24/7/365, so enjoy the shows and discover all the real possibilities in store for you!



Real Possibilities TV

Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist
Real Possibilities TV - Season 6, Episode 15
Join host Paula D. Cunningham and special guest Garlin Gilchrist, the Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, as they discuss what’s going on in the state of Michigan!
This episode originally aired on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. Click here or on the image above to watch this episode.


Disrupt Aging
Real Possibilities TV - Season 6, Episode 14
Join host Paula D. Cunningham and special guests Jennifer Feuerstein, the AARP Michigan Associate Director, and Dr. Heather Renter, the Director of Education and Research at Heritage Community of Kalamazoo, as they discuss Disrupt Aging.

This episode originally aired on Tuesday, January 30, 2024. Click here or on the image above to view this episode of Real Possibilities TV.


Quality of Health
Real Possibilities TV - Season 6, Episode 13
Join host Paula D. Cunningham and special guest Chris Johnson, the Founder of On Target Living, as they go over how to improve your quality of health during these chilly winter months!
This episode originally aired on Tuesday, January 23, 2024. Click here or on the image above to view this episode of Real Possibilities TV.

Michigan's State Legislature in 2024
Real Possibilities TV, Season 6, Episode 12

Join host Paula D. Cunningham and special guest Joe Tate, Michigan’s Speaker of the House, as they discuss what will be happening in the state legislature in 2024 in this episode of AARP Real Possibilities! Click here or on the above image to watch!

This episode originally aired on Tuesday, January 16th.

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Voting in Michigan
Real Possibilities TV, Season 6, Episode 11

Michigan's Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson join host Paula D. Cunningham to discuss changes Michigan voters can expect for elections and voting in 2024. Click here or on the above image to watch!
This episode originally aired on Tuesday, January 9th.

Community Challenge Grants

Real Possibilities TV, Season 6, Episode 10

Host Paula D. Cunningham and special guests discuss AARP's Community Challenge Grant program and the impact it can have on communities across Michigan. Tune in to hear from this year's awardees and learn about how the Community Challenge Grant is working to support communities. Click here or on the above image to watch!

This episode originally aired on Tuesday, December 19, 2023.




Food Insecurity
Real Possibilities TV, Season 6, Episode 9

Host Paula D. Cunningham and special guests Dr. Phil Knight, the Executive Director of the Food Bank Council of Michigan, and Gerry Brisson the President and CEO of Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan, discuss how food insecurity affects seniors in Michigan, and what is being done to help alleviate it. Click here or on the above image to watch!

This episode originally aired on Tuesday, December 12, 2023.




Social Security: Here Today, Here Tomorrow
Real Possibilities TV, Season 6
In this episode of Real Possibilities TV, host Paula D. Cunningham speaks with a panel of guests including the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare's (NCPSSM) CEO Max Richtman and Vonda VanTil of the Social Security Administration to discuss what Social Security means to you & your family. Watch the episode with this link or by clicking the image above.
This episode originally aired on November 28, 2023.















Medicare Open Enrollment
Real Possibilities TV, Season 6, Episode 5
Join host Paula D. Cunningham and special guests Teresa Smith, Regional Coordinator for the Michigan Medicare Medicaid Assistant Program and Xavier Vaughn, Program Manager of Medicare Education at AARP to learn everything you need to know about open enrollment for Medicare, as open enrollment is underway (October 15 through December 7). Click here or on the above image to watch!
This episode originally aired on Tuesday, November 7, 2023.















The Gillespie Group and McLaren Health Systems
Real Possibilities TV, Season 6, Episode 7
Join host Paula D. Cunningham and special guests Kirk Ray, President & CEO of McLaren Greater Lansing and Pat Gillespie, Founder & CEO of The Gillespie Group to learn about the new imaging center at McLaren Health Systems. Click here or on the above image to watch!
This episode originally aired on Tuesday, October 24, 2023.















Staying Healthy and COVID-free During the Winter Months
Real Possibilities TV, Season 6, Episode 6
Join host Paula D. Cunningham and special guest Dr. Natasha Bagdasarian, the Chief Medical Executive of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, as the pair discuss where we are with COVID and what we need to know going into the winter months.
Click here or on the image above to watch!
This episode originally aired on October 17, 2023.















Wharton Center
Real Possibilities TV, Season 6, Episode 3
Join host Paula D. Cunningham and special guest Bob Hoffman, the Public Relations Director for the Wharton Center for Performing Arts, as they talk about the upcoming performances at the Wharton Center this season. Click here or on the image above to watch!
This episode originally aired on October 3, 2023.












Wealth Management and Financial Planning
Real Possibilities TV, Season 6, Episode 4
Join host Paula D. Cunningham and special guest Christopher J. Berry, Esq., the founder and CEO of Castle Wealth Group, as they discuss wealth management and financial planning. Click here or on the image above to watch!
This episode originally aired on September 26, 2023.














Special Episode: Social Security Town Hall: Here Today, Here Tomorrow
Real Possibilities TV, Season 6, Episode 2
In this one-hour feature episode of Real Possibilities TV, host Paula D. Cunningham speaks with the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare (NCPSSM) CEO Max Richtman and Vonda VanTil of the Social Security Administration to discuss what Social Security means to you & your family. Watch the town hall here and learn more, with this link.
If you encounter difficulty with the link above, you may also find this program on our YouTube channel.
This episode originally aired on September 19, 2023.














Real Possibilities TV, Episode 601: Emergency Preparedness
Real Possibilities TV, Season 6, Episode 1
Maria Paton, Disaster Program Manager for the Mid-Michigan Chapter of the American Red Cross in Michigan joins host Paula D. Cunningham to discuss how the American Red Cross, Mid-Michigan Chapter supports residents in Michigan during disasters, as well as how to best prepare for common disasters in the state. Click here or on the image above to watch!




Artificial Intelligence & Cyber Security
Real Possibilities TV, Season 5, Episode 23
Join host Paula Cunningham and special guest & expert Dan Lohrmann as they discuss artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, and ransomware in this week’s episode of AARP Real Possibilities. Click here or on the image above to watch!
This episode originally aired on August 15, 2023.


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