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Best Places to Travel—Old or New?

Are the best places to travel old or new? That’s a question many of us ask when we are choosing a vacation spot. Richard Kipling, a co-host of the Camp Codger podcast for people in their golden years, admits that he has this debate with himself every year. Should he find a wonderful new place…

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First Year of Camp Codger

The first year of Camp Codger is over!! A whole year delivering rocking chair wisdom to our loyal listeners Pretty cool!! This week, Randy Schultz, Richard Kipling, and Gary Ebersole—your favorite camp counselors—take a breather and look back at where we have been and consider where we might go from here. A big thanks to…

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How to Start Exercising Again

Older folks often wonder how to start exercising again. Is it beneficial to start an exercise and fitness program again? And what’s the best way to get physically fit and stronger if you are a senior citizen who is over 65 years old? Meredith Chen, of Senior Fitness with Meredith, thinks it’s never too late…

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R.I.P. Sports Page

It’s RIP Sports Page as two of the biggest newspapers announce the end of the daily sports section. Remember reading every word of the newspaper sports page–in the printed newspaper? Camp Codger hosts Richard Kipling and Randy Schultz sure do. The sports page (also known as the sports section) was the first part of the…

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What Can ChatGPT Do for Seniors?

Want to know what ChatGPT can do for seniors? We had the same question. You might remember our first show about ChatGPT that we posted a few months ago. (On March 22, 2023, to be exact.) That was when ChatGPT (an artificial intelligence program, or AI for short) had just be released to the public….

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What Happened in 1968

When we asked ourselves, “What happened in 1968?” several big news stories came to mind. Then we started doing the research for this episode of the Camp Codger podcast. We were amazed by everything that happened in just one year. The year 1968 just might be one of the most turbulent and interesting years in…

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Ageism in the Workplace

Ageism in the workplace is a growing problem. The population continues to age, and the percentage of “senior citizens” continues to rise. As more older people continue to work, ageism in the workplace will surely continue to grow. What exactly is ageism? Simply put, it’s prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of a person’s age. And…

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Travel Then and Now

What is the difference between travel then and now? Is traveling today significantly different than the traveling we did in our youth? Randy is traveling in Europe for a couple of weeks, leaving Richard and Gary to hold down the podcast fort. His adventures in Italy got the guys reflecting on their travel experiences back…

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Camp Granny with Sharon Lovejoy

Camp Granny: A Conversation with Author, Sharon Lovejoy. Sharon Lovejoy is a successful author, illustrator, speaker, and shop owner. But her most notable role is that of being a “granny”. She takes grandparenting to a new level, reminding us that spending quality time with your grandchildren is the best gift you can give them. Sharon…

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Living Bolder with Carl Honore – Part 2

Living Bolder: Part 2 of Our Conversation with Best-Selling Author, Carl Honore. Growing older is not a bad thing. Especially when you consider the alternative. Or as George Burns famously said, “You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.” Yes, our society seems to worship youth. We get the message loud…

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