Achim Nowak will interview Doe on his podcast, My Fourth Act. Nowak’s guests on this series include people who are taking on new challenges and impacting the world during their “fourth act.” Tune in to hear him talk with Doe about her first career as a child actress, her second career as an adult educator, and her encore career with Leadership Greater Hartford, the Third Age Initiative™, “Finding Purpose with Parkinson’s” and…oh yes! She almost forgot about her newest career as an author!
Doe was the featured speaker at a luncheon hosted by Laura Fish-Kelly, Private Wealth Advisor and Sebastian Olczyk, Associate Financial Advisor, for their clients at Heirloom Private Wealth. Doe shared the story “behind the book,” read excepts and signed the copies that Laura gave her guests.
More than 500 guests at Hartford HealthCare’s Fourth Annual Stars Dancing for Parkinson’s event at the Connecticut Convention Center enjoyed watching celebrity dancers, all of whom are executives and professionals at Hartford HealthCare, displaying new talents on the dance floor. Proceeds from the fun evening will support the wellness programs at the Chase Family Movement Disorders Center. Click here to see the video produced by Hartford HealthCare that featured Doe and two participants in the pilot program “Finding Purpose with Parkinson’s,” Doe and Leadership Greater Hartford developed this program for Parkinson’s patients and their significant others. Doe spoke about the plan to offer multiple sections of the program statewide and collect data to determine the impact on emotional and cognitive health.
Ann Nyberg, longtime anchor on ABC affiliate WTNH-TV (News 8), interviewed Doe. Ann and Doe discussed Doe's career as an adult educator, her recent book, the lessons she has learned, and how she helps others learn and grow. Watch the interview here.
Doe read excerpts from Look, Ma! No Hands! and autographed books at the Watkinson School in Hartford where she is a trustee.
Doe and her granddaughter Courtney Davis read excerpts from Look, Ma! No Hands! and signed books at the Windham Textile and History Museum—The Mill Museum, 441 Main Street, Willimantic.
Doe joined Kira Holmes, the Executive Director of the Mill Museum in Willimantic, and John Murphy on WILI 1400 AM to discuss the upcoming reading and signing of Look, Ma! No Hands!
Seabury Retirement Community invited residents, members of Seabury at Home and prospective residents to hear Doe speak about the lessons she has learned in her life that inspired her to write Look, Ma! No Hands! Life’s Lessons Learned the Hard Way.
5:00-6:00 p.m. Doe and her granddaughter, Courtney, were the guests of Susan Johnson and Dennis O’Brien on their weekly radio show, “Let’s Talk About It” on WILI 1400 AM. Doe moved to Willimantic one year after she smashed her elbows and lived in the Victorian house she renovated for 23 years. O’Brien and Johnson, who represents Windham and serves as the Deputy Majority Leader in the Connecticut House of Representatives, talked with Doe about her book and her life in Willimantic and with Courtney, a sophomore at Eastern Connecticut State University about her illustrations and her life in Willimantic today.
Listen to Doe’s interview on WILI 1400 AM here.
As guest facilitator at the Enfield Parent Leadership Academy, Doe presented a workshop on Personality Styles and shared stories from Look, Ma! No Hands! Life’s Lessons Learned the Hard Way as examples of different world views. Attendees purchased the book and got Doe’s autograph!
Following the Sunday service, members of South Congregational Church gathered to hear Doe speak about “Positivity and Resilience in Healthy Aging.” Doe shared stories from her own lived experiences and read excerpts from Look, Ma! No Hands! Life’s Lessons Learned the Hard Way.
As the kick-off speaker in a series of lunchtime webinars presented by Goodwin University on “Aging with Purpose,” Doe was interviewed about “The Power of Resilience in Healthy Aging” and read excerpts from Look, Ma! No Hands! Life’s Lessons Learned the Hard Way. Watch here.
“I had the privilege and honor of being at her book signing and listening to her speak. It was one of the best Sunday afternoons I have experienced, and I couldn't wait to read the book which I did cover to cover. Loved. Loved. Loved it. As stated in the foreword, Dr. Doe Hentschel is in fact “a beacon of light, love, and hope.” I can't wait to read her next book. THANK YOU, DR. DOE!!! YOU HAVE IN FACT INSPIRED ME.”
November 15, 2022 Leadership Greater Hartford
November 20 and December 21, 2022 The Woodland
Enjoy a lunch with Dr. Doe at a place of your choice, gather some “pearls of wisdom,” and take home an autographed copy of Look, Ma! No Hands! Life’s Lessons Learned the Hard Way.
October 25, 2022: Leadership Greater Hartford Polaris Awards
February 25, 2023: The Watkinson School: A Watkinson Affair
March 24, 2023: The University of Bridgeport UB RISE