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Because Hope Matters Radio

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Because Hope Matters Talk Radio provides a network of hope and support for families journeying through cancer, Alzheimer's, deployment and more. Co-hosts Maryann Makekau and Rob Harris bring listeners dynamic interviews, heart-felt conversations, and a wealth of information every Monday evening at 7PM EST. From Pulitzer Prize winning journalists and passionate entrepreneurs to leading researchers and medical experts, this radio show is sparking a loyal following of hopeful listeners worldwide! Visit your co-hosts after the show on their websites, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest by clicking the Show Extras button at the bottom of this page.

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Cynthia Gilley, community liaison for The Alzheimer's Caregiver, will be our special guest on June 3, 2013. Together, we'll discuss the exceptional caregiver model of The Alzheimer's Caregiver, developed by LightBridge Healthcare... more

This past week, Heaven gained an angel as yet another family said an untimely good-bye after a two-year battle with BRCA 2 positive, triple negative breast cancer, metastasized to the lungs. At just 40 years old, she leaves behind a... more

Join the conversation as we celebrate an evening of hope with author, speaker and blogger, Tami Boehmer. Five years into being cancer-free, Tami Boehmer was suddenly faced with a recurrence of breast cancer. Equipped... more

Join us on May 13th at 7PM EDT for an intensive round-table discussion with top researchers from the Catholic University of America and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. When Mom Goes to War there is a ripple... more

On May 6th at 7PM EDT, Rob Cares and Hope Matters (your co-hosts) will provide caregiving insights in the company of a phenomenal author and eldercare spokesperson. Joy Loverde, author of The Complete Eldercare Planner - Where... more

Join us for an engaging hour as we share insights and understanding about loving someone through Alzheimer's disease. Bob Deits, a world renown expert, brings listeners an incredible 60-year lovestory about navigating grief and loss.... more

Research and education are vital in order to make a difference at the core of disease. On Monday, April 22nd at 7PM EST we will connect our listeners with one of the nation's finest cancer research scientists. Dr Franz Thiebaut will... more

Our guest, Peter van Dernoot, Founder of The Children's Treehouse Foundation has made it his life mission to significantly reduce the stress and burden of dealing with cancer. When a parent hears the words ?you have cancer,? it can... more

Join us on April 8th for a remarkable episode with our guest Mark Thompson, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist. He serves as Washington Deputy Bureau Chief for TIME and has covered national security in Washington since 1979 and... more

Join us on April 1 at 7PM EST for this special episode of heroism. In a passionate discussion about taking care of our nation's heroes, Sam Houston will underscore issues facing veterans—young and old. As former... more
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