Season 4 Episode 1: New women’s health center/Olympic Cyclist Shelley Olds

Cycling Sisterhood of the Second Act
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Olympic Cyclist Shelley Olds turns to coaching in her second act

New Horizons Healthcare has made women’s health a priority. The non-profit has opened a new center called “Well Woman Care.” Shelley Olds picked up cycling in her late 20s, but that did not stop her from representing the United States in the 2012 Olympics.

Women’s healthcare

Preventative Care can be difficult to afford if you are under-insured or do not have insurance at all. New Horizons Healthcare’s mission is to help people in that position. Their new women’s health center is an effort to fill a void in the community.

Host Kathy Heberle talks with Family Nurse Practition Terri Gibson about the services the “Well Woman Center” offers as well as how to stay healthy in every stage of your life.

Cycling to new heights

Shelley Olds started cycling at 26. The former college athlete needed a challenge to replace competitive soccer. The more she rode the more she wanted to ride and ride faster and farther. So her future husband planted the seed and told her she should train for the Olympics.

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Roanoke College’s first cycling team

Olds tells host Kathy Heberle what it took to reach that goal and her her goals for the Roanoke College cycling team.

Olds is a Roanoke College graduate with a long list of athletic accomplishments. Those accomplishments landed her in the schools sports hall of fame.

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Sisterhood of the Second Act (SSA) is a production of New Moon Creative Media, LLC for the New Moon Network.  SSA is a lifestyle talk show for women entering a new phase of their lives.  These women may be changing careers.  Retirement might be on the horizon.  They may be caring for elderly parents while raising their own children.  They could also be experiencing an empty nest for the first time in decades.  Whatever their situation, Sisterhood of the Second Act provides trustworthy information they can use to create a joyful, prosperous second act.

Show Notes

New Horizons Healthcare

Shelley Olds: Roanoke College Cycling

Kathy’s Wardrobe

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