Welcome to the GLSS TV page!

Here you will find links to past and current GLSS TV episodes plus information about watching GLSS TV on local cable stations.

You will also find tips for healthy living, recipes, and other fun stuff featured on GLSS TV episodes.

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Links to Episodes

Episode 43 | February 2024

This month we hear from Dr. Paul Foxman, the director of the Vermont Center for Anxiety Care, who provides a range of positive alternatives to replace feelings of worry and anxiety. Then, Kelly Daugherty checks in and offers the hope and promise of light at the end of a bitter cold and dark winter. No fear! The sun is just around the corner! And while we're waiting for warm weather, Mobility Specialist Rose MacDonald teaches us some exercises that are easily done right at home.

Episode 42 | January 2024

This month on GLSS TV we highlight the Phoenix Food Hub by stopping into one of the monthly cooking classes led by Susan Bergeron. We also get some reminders about the Winter Farmers Markets taking place at the Food Hub this month on January 13 and 27. Staying warm in the winter can be challenging. Mobility Specialist Rose MacDonald takes us through a checklist of things that can help keep us as warm as possible. And on Kelly's Corner, we look at the ways we procastinate, and why. Sometimes it really is okay if youre getting around to a project in a timely way. Give yourself the occasional break and allow your intentions to reset themselves.

Episode 41 | December 2023

In this month's episode of GLSS TV, we feature Migrating to Massachusetts, a look at how the North Shore became home to thousands of Russian-speaking Jews after the fall of Communism in 1989; One Woman's Story, spotlighting GLSS' own Irina Chulsky, who came to the North Shore with her family in the late 1980s under difficult circumstances in Russia; and Working it Out with Mobility Specialist Rose MacDonald, who reminds us of the importance of staying active during the winter months.

Episode 40 | November 2023

In this month's episode of GLSS TV, we take a stroll around the birthplace of the American Iron and Steel Industry, Saugus Iron Works, and see the beauty and rich history it has to offer. From there, we ride over to Swampscott where Rose MacDonald explains how the MBTA can accommodate anyone's mobility needs. Finally, will this be the most normal looking holiday season sine COVID-19 entered the mainstream? Kelly Daugherty, LMHC, talks about common stressors of the seasson and the decisions we'll have to make.


Episode 39 | October 2023

This month on GLSS TV we take a look at what effect climate change is having on people's mental health; raise awareness about falls prevention with Rose MacDonald; and facing our fears with Kelly Daugherty, LMHC.

Episode 38 | September 2023

In this month's episode of GLSS TV: 
We look at some of the stories that have stood out from this past year, as GLSS TV marks its third year on the air. We visit Phoenix Food Hub, a nutrition center that opened earlier this year by looking in on a community cooking class. Mobility Specialist Rose MacDonald takes us on a stroll along the Northerm Strand Trail on an especially beautiful day, and we offer testimony from a woman whose life was changed for the better, and permanently, as a result of the Protective Services program at GLSS.

Episode 37 | August 2023

In this month's episode of GLSS TV: 
We complete our two-part series on the remarkable role Lynn played in the history and transition to industrialized shoemaking with local expert Sarah Madeleine T. Guerin. We explore the not-so-obvious connection between music and practicing mindfulness whether you are playing an instrument or just lounging wile listening. And this summer's weather has been extreme in every sense of the word. Mobility Specialist Rose MacDonald provides information help us stay safe in the heat.

 

Episode 36 | July 2023

In this month's episode of GLSS TV:
This month's episode profiles some of the history behind the area's remarkable history around shoemaking. In Part One of this series, we meet bootmaker Sarah Guerin who is doing work and research around the impressive history of shoemaking in Lynn. Mobility Specialist Rose MacDonald explores memory and memory loss and provides great and easy tips to help our brains stay in shape. And, we head to the garden to dig in to one of the greatest pleasures of the season with Kelly Daugherty. We look at ways to maintain a healthy outlook and have some fun.

 

 

Episode 35 | June 2023

In this month's episode of GLSS TV: 
We look at the exciting new project Phoenix Food Hub, which recently partnered with GLSS' Caregiver Support program and the Lynn Senior Center for some cooking instructions in the Hub's new teaching kitchen. We'll take a trip on the Northern Strand Community Trail with Mobility Specialist Rose MacDonald. That portion of the Bike-to-the-Sea trail connects Everett, Malden, Revere, Saugus, and Lynn and is a great place to travel on foot or bike, and practice your balance. As part of our mental health checklist, Kelly Daugherty, LMHC, reviews many aspects of what can contribute to a healthy mental outlook. Spoiler alert: Spending time outside is one of the tips!

 

Episode 34 | May 2023

In this month's episode of GLSS TV: 
Dottie Davies provides details about the Protective Service program and how it supports older people in crisis. We'll also hear a testimony from a woman whose life was directly and positively impacted by GLSS's Protective Service intervention. Mobility Specialist Rose MacDonald takes us on a walk in Lynn Woods Reservation to revel in the welcome and warmer temperatures--and to get our bodies in condition to move! The pandemic is over but not everyone’s ready to resume life as they once knew it, and that might just be okay. Kelly Daugherty explains. And from the kitchen, Chef Joey treats us to fish and chips!

Jacquelyn N. Smith

 

Episode 33 | April 2023

In the April episode of GLSS TV the spotlight will be on Adverse Childhood Experiences and the effects they have on children as they grow older.We learn some easy ways to start a doable exercise routine as we spend more and more time outside in the good weather.The people who help make GLSS's North Region LTSS Partnership tick provide a glimpse of how the program works and how it measures success.And, in Spring, one young man’s fancy turns to Spring Rolls! Chef Joey takes us into the kitchen so we can learn to roll with the best of them.

 

Episode 32 | March 2023

In this episode of GLSS TV, we:

Look at travel options ranging from The RIDE to Mobility Links, with Rose MacDonald.
Meet three social workers who strive to meet the diverse needs of their clients every single day in honor of National Social Work Month.
Feature a Spotlight explaining the risk signs related to Suicidality.
Visit Kelly's Corner for a discussion of ways to reconnect after three years of COVID-19 awareness.
Catch up in the kitchen with Kichen Coach Joey, who will introduce us to the tasty and economical pork tenderloin.

National Social Work Month Steve Galante

 

Episode 31 | February 2023

This month on GLSS TV, a message about being prepared and staying safe outdoors in winter, with Mobility Specialist Rose MacDonald. 
We learn about the accomplishments and legacy of orator and abolitionist Frederick Douglass.
Kelly's Corner explores the nuances and delicate nature of grieving the loss of a loved one.
And, Chef Joey invites us to try making a simple and hearty beef stew.

Spring is Coming message with melting snow

 

Episode 30 | January 2023

January is Mental Wellness Month so we're highlighting previous stories that provide tools and awareness around caring for yourself and others during what can be a tough time: the first month of every year. We'll also get some safety tips for traveling public transportation, and warm up in the kitchen learning how to make roasted brussels sprouts.

Happy New Year

 

Episode 29 | December 2022

This month on GLSS TV, a look at how to get through the holidays while caring for others and yourself. In a Spotlight video we explore hoarding behaviors especially in older adults, and we learn and practice some memory exercises. Chef Joey creates a hearty and delicious Tuscan vegetarian stew, and we dip into the archives to find amusement in a musical about and sung by American truckers. The show ends with an extended montage of winter and holiday scenes.

Winter scene

 

Episode 28 | November 2022

This month on GLSS TV we focus on National Caregivers Month and the countless and rarely acknowledged people in our community who provide care to others. 
We learn exactly why caring well for yourself means caring better for those around you.
GLSS seeks to strengthen its Meals on Wheels program by increasing its ranks.
We offer some answers to questions -- and basic explanations of what Dementia is, and isn't.
And, November without a pumpkin pie would be unthinkable! We make it easy, and so can you.

Dianne Jenkins

 

Episode 27 | October 2022

During this month's episode of GLSS TV we take a look at the Open Enrollment period for health insurance coverage. The segment will explore who is eligible and under what conditions.
Also, mobility specialist Rose MacDonald urges everyone to get out and about while the weather and foliage are at their best.
Checking in with the Lynn Community Health Center reminds us that the newest round of COVID boosters became available last month and that it’s as important as ever to get vaxxed and stay boosted.
And finally: Kindness. A simple act of kindness can have profound ripple effects. This month Kelly's Corner offers some recommendations around kind gestures, with testimonies — from kids.

Catherine Reyes, MD

 

Episode 26 | September 2022

GLSS TV's September episode includes:

  • A profile of Kiame Mahaniah M.D., the Chief Executive Officer of the Lynn Community Health Center. Dr. Mahaniah's global perspective has led the Center through the many challenges related to the pandemic with a great measure of success
  • Kelly's Corner provides reinforcement on how to manage getting adequate sleep;
  • September is Fall Prevention Month and Rose MacDonald will remind us of the careful "steps" we need to take, every day.
  • And, from the Conversations files, Dr. Malcolm Horn provides a thoughtful explanation of what the diagnosis of "Personality Disorder" means.

Kiame Mahaniah, MD

 

Episode 25 | August 2022

This month on GLSS TV we celebrate two years of shows and look back on some notable and also fun moments including:

  • A street tour of the Beyond Walls murals project in Lynn
  • Lessons learned about coping smartly with stresses during the pandemic
  • The COVID vaccine and children: An update from the Lynn Community Health Center
  • Increasing health and dexterity in our hands, wrists and fingers
  • And Chef Joey's perfect summer salad - the simple and tasty Caprese Salad

GLSS TV two year anniversary collage

 

Episode 24 | July 2022

This month's episode of GLSS TV features a lot of summer!
We'll get some good tips on how and why to stay hydrated.
We’ll look at ways to stay cool on vacation if things get a little heated with family and friend dynamics.
We consider the lives of homeless people in the Commonwealth and the ways the intersection of trauma and homelessness often affects them.
And, Chef Joey invites us to cool down this month with a perfect bowl of homemade gazpacho!

Pouring water from a jug into a glass

 

Episode 23 | June 2022

This month on GLSS TV, we visit Swampscott to explore the life and far-reaching legacy of the prolific inventor whose home is now the beautiful Town Hall. Elihu Thomson’s inventions have had an effect on all of our lives, and in almost every day. We’ll find out why.
In summer, it’s great to get out and about. Kelly Daugherty challenges us to try something new in the process.
Focus on Footwear: Rose MacDonald recommends footwear for keeping things simple — and safe.
Fresh veggies and pasta make for a great summery dinner combination. Chef Anna shows us just how easy it is to make a tasty dish.

Entering Swampscott street sign on beach highway

 

Episode 22 | May 2022

This month on GLSS TV, a health check to see how everyone is dealing with the stress around the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. Kelly Daugherty urges people to stay the course in trying to reduce stressful activities.
We’ll take a complicated subject and make it easier to understand in our Spotlight video, “How to Access Affordable Health Care.”
Rose MacDonald offers some great motivation and tips around doing a little -- but not too much -- spring cleaning.  
And, we promote the benefits of working for GLSS in our effort to attract new employees.

Field of yellow and red tulips

 

Episode 21 | April 2022

This month on GLSS TV, we sit down with Travel Trainer Rose MacDonald to learn that we’re all doing a little too much of just that — sitting. We'll explore addictions from two angles: In Kelly’s Corner, Kelly Daugherty looks at the symptoms and effects of alcoholism, and we’ll gain a broader understanding, through a Spotlight video, of the Science of Addiction. We’re getting word out about employment opportunities at GLSS on the program and Chef Joey shows us how easy it is, with a little cornmeal and a fry pan, to make crispy and tasty tofu bites, Asian style.

Steve Chisholm

 

Episode 20 | March 2022

This month on GLSS TV, our Travel Trainer takes a tumble in the snow and reminds us of ways we can avoid doing the same, as well as answering some of your questions about falls. We'll also learn how a man who'd experienced severe childhood traumas was able to not just overcome them, but who now thrives in spite of them. And, the country is poised, once again, to return to something more normal, related to the pandemic. What does "returning to normal" mean? And finally, we enjoy the bounty of the sea through the bounty of Chef Joey's cooking of some Fish and Chips!

Dr. Paul Foxman

 

Episode 19 | February 2022

On this month's episode of GLSS TV: The city of Lynn played a critical role in the life of Frederick Douglass who lived here for seven years in the mid 1800’s. This month, GLSS TV honors the remarkable life of Douglass and explores how Lynn provided him with the opportunity to become a prominent national figure as an abolitionist and world-class orator. Travel Trainer Rose MacDonald offers a mix of strength and safety tips in a variety of conditions and terrains. In a nod to his grandmother, Chef Joey pulls out all the stops to make a hearty and easy beef stew. And, Kelly Daugherty invites us to pause for a moment during February to relax, with guidance and visualizations as part of Kelly’s Corner.

Frederick Douglass

 

Episode 18 | January 2022

In January, GLSS TV tackles the chill by making sure we stay active and healthy even in winter! We'll visit Nahant Beach and increase flexibility and strength while we're there. We'll offer a few more details about the Phoenix Food Hub in Lynn and learn ways to gently usher in the New Year, without huge expectations. As part of our Spotlight series, we'll look at some Opioid-use treatments that are having positive effects in the Commonwealth. And from the kitchen — Chef Joey treats us to a perfect and cozy winter soup.

Person walkiing on the beach

Broadcast on:

Lynn Community Television (LCTV)

COMCAST: Channel 3  |  VERIZON: Channel 38

For air dates and times check the LCTV website at
http://www.lynntv.org/watch-online/public/channel-schedule/


Lynnfield Government Channel

COMCAST: Channel 9  |  VERIZON: Channel 29


Swampscott Government Access Television

COMCAST: Channel 22  |  VERIZON: Channel 41

For air dates and times check the Swampscott Cable TV website at
http://tv.swampscottma.gov/CablecastPublicSite/?channel=4


Saugus TV

Public: Channel 8

For air dates and times check the Saugus TV website at
https://www.saugustv.org/

 

 

This Month's Recipe

fish and chips

FISH AND CHIPS

Download the recipe here

INGREDIENTS
• 2 cod fillets
• Bread crumbs
• Salt
• Pepper
• Olive oil
• Lemon for garnish
• 2 potatoes

DIRECTIONS
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. Wash the potatoes and cut them into small circles, like potato chips. The tinner you slice them, the crispier they will be.
3. Toss the potatoes in olive oil, salt, and pepper. Line the potato slices up on a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 40-50 minutes.
4. Rub the cod filets in olive oil or melted butter; season with salt and pepper on both sides. Cover entire filet with bread crumbs.
5. Bake until bread crumbs begin to get crispy and the cod is flaked easily with a fork, about 15 minutes. Fish should reach an internal temperature of 145 degrees.
6. Garnish fish with squeezed lemon juice to taste.

Recipe submitted by
Joey S.

 

Recipies from previous shows

Spring Rolls- Episode 32

Gazpacho Soup - Episode 24

Tofu Bites - Episode 21

Fish and Chips - Episode 20

Beef Stew - Episode 19

Chopped Caprese Salad - Episode 14

Baked Salmon and Sautéed Spinach- Episode 12

Chicken Piccata- Episode 10

Spring Rolls- Episode 9

Brussels Sprouts- Episode 7

Ribollita- Episode 5 and 29

Pumpkin Pie- Episode 4

Pizza- Episode 3

Summer Squash and Basil Pasta with Chick Peas- Episode 2